As the fourth largest city in the U.S and home to the largest medical centre in the world, The Texas Medical Centre, Houston is big on size and big on fun.
Whether you’re in town for a fun getaway, or attending an event at the George R. Brown convention center, there’s always tons of things to do in Houston!
The Galleria Mall, Texas’s largest shopping centre, attracts over 30 million visitors each year. Built in 1867, this massive 2.4 million square foot shopping environment is host to over 400 stores and restaurants, 6 valet parking stations, 13,000 parking spaces, an ice skating rink and 1.1 million square feet of office space.
Located a quick 15 minute drive from Hotel Ylem, The Galleria Mall is always a hit with guests. Need some shopping recommendations? Visit our Happiness Centre for more information on The Galleria Mall.
Located just 13 minutes from Hotel Ylem, The Houston Zoo is a must see when visiting the area. Featuring 6,000 animals and numerous exhibits, The Houston Zoo attracts over 2 million visitors every year. Check out the Kipp aquarium, or bring the kids along to the children’s zoo!
Formerly known as Reliant Stadium, The NRG Stadium is most famous for hosting Super Bowl XXXVIII and Super Bowl LI. Stadium tours allow visitors to get a field side view on the turf and even takes them into the NFL visiting locker room! Walking distance from Hotel Ylem, NRG stadium is a must see when visiting Houston.
Need help booking a tour? Visit our Happiness Centre for assistance!
As one of five U.S cities with permanent professional resident companies in all the major perform arts disciplines (opera, ballet, music and theater), Houston’s theater district is always vibrant and exciting. 20 minutes from The Hotel Ylem, the amazing theater district awaits! Make sure to check out The Miller Outdoor Theater, open from March-November to enjoy FREE performances in a gorgeous outdoor setting. Don’t forget to BYOB!
Home to the Houston Astros, Minute Maid Park is a must see for any sports fan! Built in 2000, this ballpark features an incredible view of downtown Houston along with amazing baseball memorabilia and delicious restaurants. A 17 minute drive from Hotel Ylem, Minute Maid Park is a home-run!
In the heart of downtown Houston, Market Square Park is a beautiful public park in the centre of downtown Houston, and has remained a center point of the city since its inception in the early 1800’s. A 22 minute drive from Hotel Ylem, guests frequent this spot to enjoy a relaxing picnic or visit nearby Niko Niko’s for a quick bite!