About Houston

The style-savvy residents of the country’s fourth-largest city and third-largest county (Harris) know that there’s no place quite like Houston.

With more than 2.2 million residents, the city attracts visitors and transplants with a wonderful mix of world-class arts, booming business, pro sports and award-winning cuisine.

Venture Downtown during your stay and discover a thriving professional arts scene, with professional resident companies in ballet, opera, target=”_blank”>symphony and theater; only four other U.S. cities can say the same. And the nearby Museum District stakes its claim as the country’s fourth largest, with 18 cultural powerhouses set within blocks of one another.

We have our own version of Central Park, too, offering nearly 1,500 acres of green space in the heart of the city. Just inside “the loop,” Memorial Park is home to a public golf course, swimming pool, tennis courts, trails and more. Downtown, Discovery Green park is outfitted with WiFi, a farmers market, dog runs, fine dining and ice-skating during the winter—just one more of the 650-plus urban green spaces filling the city.
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