Conveniently located along Highway 59, Crowne Plaza Suites puts you in the best location for discovering all the fun things to do in Houston, Texas. No matter your interests, whether it’s sports, arts, history, or shopping that you desire, Houston boasts a diverse set of eclectic subdistricts, home to an attraction that’s sure to be perfect for you. Whether you’re in town for business or leisure, our city’s thriving metropolis is calling your name. And if you’re looking for a more laid-back atmosphere complete with signature Southern charm, there’s many more fun things to do in Sugar Land, Texas that’s sure to peak your interests.
Explore the largest Chinatown in the Southwest, home to the second largest Asian population in the United States! Enjoy some well-deserved retail therapy at the many shopping malls in the area, including The Galleria, Rice Village, Sugar Land Town Square and the First Colony Mall Sugar Land. Take the whole family for an unforgettable outing to the Houston Zoo or Discovery Green. And for the best night out on the town, explore all there is to do in Downtown Houston or catch a show at the NRG Stadium, Smart Financial Centre or Arena Theatre! Sports fans won’t want to miss catching the Rockets at the Toyota Center, the Astros at Minute Maid Park, and the Texans at NRG Stadium, all within a short drive of our central Houston location!
There’s never a shortage of places to visit in Houston, Texas so start planning your next trip today! And if you’re looking for a bit of inspiration, don’t hesitate to ask our friendly and knowledgeable staff for suggestions on things to do in Houston. We’re always striving to make sure your visit to our beloved city is a memorable one!
A thriving metropolis in the South, downtown Houston is home to the city’s central business district and hosts the headquarters of many prominent companies. The urban hub features more than 3,000 businesses in over 50 million square feet of office space.
Not just an urban center for corporations, Downtown Houston also boasts thriving leisure and tourist areas in its many diverse subdistricts, including the Skyline District, Theater District, Warehouse District, Historic District, Harris County District, Ballpark District, Civic Center, Shopping District, Convention District and Medical District.
Experience an unforgettable, legendary concert experience at the Arena Theatre! Enjoy unparalleled views of emerging artists and world-renowned acts at this innovative rotating stage – there’s not a bad seat in the whole establishment!
Perfect for both business and leisure travelers alike, the Sugar Land Town Square is a 32-acre office and shopping complex. Browse through a wide variety of shops and services, including Motherhood Maternity, Ann Taylor Loft, The Collective, Boardroom Salon for Men and the Fred Astaire Dance Studio. It’s also home to Sugar Land’s City Hall, and serves as corporate headquarters for Minute Maid, CVR Energy, and many more businesses.
Enjoy the great outdoors at Discovery Green, a beautiful 12-acre public park in the heart of downtown Houston. This oasis of nature in the midst of the urban jungle features a lake, a children’s area, two dog runs, a variety of recreational areas and venues for rousing public performances.
Just minutes away from Houston’s private research institution, Rice University, the Rice Village District is an open-air mall offering an eclectic blend of shops, restaurants and nightlife. Stores to browse include Express, Banana Republic, Urban Outfitters, Village Jewelers, Yankee Candle, Bath & Body Works, MAC Cosmetics and much more!
Houston undoubtedly boasts a thriving corporate community, and the Westchase District plays a major role in promoting economic growth in the area. Some leading-edge companies based in the district include Cisco, Honeywell, Bank of America, Cardtronics, Phillips 66, BMC Software, Kroger and more.
Drop by the BBCA Compass Stadium and cheer on the local soccer team, the Houston Dynamo! The 22,000-seat venue is home to this Major League Soccer club, along with the Houston Dash of the National Women’s Soccer League and the Texas Southern Tigers football.
Known as the premier convention center and special event venue in Houston, the George R. Brown Convention Center first opened its doors on the east side of downtown Houston on September 26, 1987. In July of 2001, work to expand the convention center started and after 27 months of construction, the GRB grew from 1.15 million square feet to 1.8 million square feet. Some upcoming events at the GRB include the SpaceCom Conference, the 43rd Annual Fishing Show and more.
There's never a dull moment in Houston, Texas! Looking for some fun things to do during your visit to our bustling city? Take a look at some upcoming events below and start planning your trip to Houston today!
Oct 11 2017 -
Oct 13 2017
American Nurses Association
ANCC National Magnet Conference
Oct 22 2017 -
Oct 24 2017
Informs - Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences
INFORMS Annual Meeting
Oct 26 2017 -
Nov 3 2017
International Quilt Market and Festival
Feb 7 2018 -
Feb 8 2018
American Association of Professional Landmen (NAPE)
NAPE Summit 2018
Mar 6 2018 -
Mar 8 2018
Association of Equipment Manufacturers
World of Asphalt Show & Conference 2018
Independent Jewelers Organization
Winter Annual Conference 2018
Mar 10 2018 -
Mar 13 2018
ACPA - College Student Educators International
Megan Aldridge - Meeting and Event Manager
Apr 18 2018 -
Apr 21 2018
First Championship Events
Apr 30 2018 -
May 3 2018
Offshore Technology Conference
Annual Convention & Exposition