As United States 4th largest city, Houston is a vibrant metropolis
with Texas charm. Home of one of the best culinary scenes in America,
sports passionate, contemporary and diverse. A famous business center,
Houston doesn’t lack in options to spend a fabulous vacation enjoying
Located in southwestern Texas near the Gulf of Mexico coast, Houston boasts of being a dynamic city with all the perks of the world’s greatest capital cities, proud of his roots and always looking forward. Let us guide through some of its more famous locations and activities and get your bags ready to visit Houston.
The city is very well connected through the George Bush
Intercontinental Airport, the 8th busiest in the country with flights
to and from dozens of domestic and international destinations from all
over the world. This airport is the second most important passenger
hub for United Airlines, so you can be sure there’s a flight over to
Houston from your closest airport.
When visiting the city, booking your airport transportation in advance will save you down times and unnecessary waiting lines for an airport cab. Book your Houston airport car service with Elife, offering a wide array of vehicles and options for personal and group travel.
Houston has great ground connection with Texas’ main cities: Dallas
(240 miles, 3.5 hours), San Antonio (220 miles, 3 hours) and Austin
(160 miles, 2.5 hours). Other southern main cities as New Orleans and
Oklahoma City are less than 500 miles away so you can also plan a road
trip as well.
If you want to enjoy a road trip without having to drive, an intercity car service will take you and your companions to Houston safe and sound for an all-inclusive fare.
Regardless of the time of the year, Houston hosts games for most of
the main professional sports leagues in the country. Whether is
football (Texans), baseball (Astros), basketball (Rockets), soccer
(Dynamo) and even hockey (Aeros, playing for the American Hockey
League), you’ll love to attend one of their games and cheer for the
Besides the pro leagues, the city is passionate about its college sports teams, so you will likely choose one or many sporting events to enjoy during your stay.
Houston surpassed New York and Los Angeles as the most diverse
metropolitan area in the United States
and the food is one way to confirm it. With over 10,000 restaurants
and options from over 70 countries and domestic regions, there’s no
question why Houstonians eat out more times in a week than the average
The answer on what to eat in Houston is simple: everything. We’re sure there’s an option to ease your craves while you’re in the city.
The ultimate Texan experience by excellence. When competition season rolls around (between late February and early March), over 2.5 million visitors can watch daily rodeo shows: steer wrestling, bareback riding, bull riding, tie-down roping, barrel racing and more. Even if you’re not that much into rodeo, you can enjoy many other activities happening during season, and have a taste at some delicious festival food.
The famous NASA’s Johnson Space Center, museums such as the Natural
Science, Holocaust and Art Car, jogging along the Buffalo Bayou,
taking a photo safari at the Houston Murals or learning about wildlife
at the Houston Zoo, the city doesn’t lack in wonders for you to
Purchasing the Houston CityPass may save you some money to get the most out of your Houston exploration.
Galveston is an island just 50 miles (1 hour) south from Downtown
Houston, a quiet lovely beach town in the Gulf of Mexico coast. Famous
as a cruise station, you can enjoy the local attractions: museums,
festivals, tons of beach sports and peaceful beaches.
Having one of the largest and well-preserved concentrations of Victorian architecture in the country, Galveston allows visitors to explore the island’s interesting history by touring one of its popular historic mansions.
Houston is waiting for you to discover it! Remember you can book any
transportation you need during your stay provided by local experienced
drivers. Limo services, group/event transportation, pet-friendly rides
and party bus rental are available for local and intercity rides.
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