Houston Weekend Getaway: 12+ Tips for a Memorable Time

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“Houston, we’ve got a problem.”

Honestly, the only problem we’ve got is that there are sooo many fun things to do in H-town but not enough time! However, if you’re planning a visit sometime soon, review this guide for a memorable time. You’ll be talking about your Houston Weekend Getaway for years to come. Cheers to delicious food, some well-deserved me-time, exploring like a pro, and loads of shopping!

Where to Stay Once You’ve Arrived

Houston is such a big city and we don’t blame you if you decide to stay a few days to explore. We promise you’ll want to make the extra drive to Galveston too! Check out these blogs to help you find the perfect hotel to lay your head down for that quick power nap before the fun starts. 

Pro Tip: It’s always a plus when there’s an indoor pool!

Houston Weekend Getaway

Hilton Americas

  • Wyndham Houston Near NRG Park/Medical Center

  • Hilton Houston Westchase

Where to Eat & Drink

Instagrammable Restaurants

Houston Weekend Getaway

Honestly, who doesn’t love an Instagrammable restaurant nowadays? We sure do! Lucky for you, we’ve got the hook up on all the best aesthetically pleasing restaurants in H-Town! Get ready for delicious food, super fun cocktails, and loads of amazing Insta-worthy photos with your pals!

Patio Spots Downtown Houston

Houston Weekend Getaway

It’s no surprise that Austin has some AMAZING rooftop views and awesome patios but we definitely know about some breathtaking spots you’ll want to visit while in Houston! Enjoy an evening out and gaze at the gorgeous sunset and sip on some refreshing cocktails. Cheers to you and your me-time!

More Food Options in Houston

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Food options galore! Satisfy your hunger at some of the best food spots in Houston. You’ll definitely want seconds!

Budget-Friendly Things to do in Houston

Things To Do In Houston

The Best Free & Under $20 Things to Do in Houston

Your Houston Weekend Getaway doesn’t have to break the bank unless that’s your plan. Sometimes checking out dope murals and exploring free museums is more than enough. After all, it’s all about the experience.

Stroll Through These Serene Gardens in Houston

Houston Weekend Getaway

Regardless of the weather, spending some quality time outside with some fresh air and sunshine is good for your soul. It’s definitely a plus when you’re exploring gorgeous gardens or munching on some great food and enjoying a nice picnic out. Take a peep at some gardens in Houston you’ll want to make plans for!

Experience the Best Interactive Museums in Houston

Houston Weekend Getaway

Interactive Museums with friends or family are always a great idea. They are also awesome to explore alone! The good news is that there are loads of cool spots to visit during your Houston Weekend Getaway! We clearly don’t have any problems here unless you decide not to visit the historic, authentic, and dramatic NASA. It’s a must!

Other Helpful Dallas Guides

Houston Astros Baseball Season 2022

Houston Weekend Getaway

You can’t visit H-Town without checking out a Houston Astros game! We’d love for you to take us out to the ball game. We’ll be grabbing the hotdogs, popcorn, and ice-cold beers.

Top 10 Spots for Mimosas in Houston

Houston Weekend Getaway

In case you end up getting extra thirsty while on your Houston Weekend Getaway, you can always stay hydrated with some mimosas! Stay hydrated friends!


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Keep Exploring Texas!

San Antonio Weekend Getaway: Secret Info for a Great Time!

San Antonio Weekend Getaway

You’ll definitely remember The Alamo after your San Antonio trip. Whether you decide to enjoy a day or a full weekend, we’ve got you covered with some of the best things to do in the city. Enjoy some of the best margaritas in town and check out some cool attractions like SeaWord!

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Treat yourself to an indulgent Dallas vacation! Explore all the amazing food and art it has to offer. Trust us when we say you won’t get bored. Walk around Deep Ellum, ride the free trolly Downtown, or maybe even drive to the Fort Worth Stockyards!

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Samantha Sanchez

Samantha Sanchez

Samantha is a UNATION team member and author of the Stuff to Do City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do near you, subscribe for updates and follow be sure to follow us on social!