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Crowne Plaza Houston Med Ctr-Galleria Area

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Must See

Enjoy high-style shopping and dining in The Galleria and uptown area, Houston’s most fashionable district along Post Oak Boulevard and Westheimer Rd. Discover The Galleria, the largest shopping mall in Texas, with department stores like Saks Fifth Avenue, luxury brands like Louis Vuitton and Chanel, and trendy restaurants. Walk to Uptown Park, north of Post Oak, with open-air shopping & eateries.

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Explore the Upper Kirby District, packed with restaurants, bistros, and bars. This hip neighborhood is known for its art galleries along Alabama Street and the Urban Harvest Farmers Market. Meet colleagues for cocktails and dinner or enjoy live music at the Box Theater and McGonigel’s Mucky Duck. Our hotel is located near the Greenway Plaza, where you can enjoy Texas barbecue at Goode Co. BBQ.


Houston is the fourth largest city in the country with incredible attractions and neighborhoods, from the uptown and Galleria area to downtown and the Museum District. We recommend getting around on the METRORail, with affordable fares and routes to the Museum District, Houston Zoo, Theater District, Main Street Square, and Minute Maid Park – home of the Astros.

Must Do

Houston is an exciting sports and entertainment destination with world-class venues and events. See World Series winners, the Houston Astros, at Minute Maid Park. Cheer on the NFL’s Houston Texans at NRG Stadium. Enjoy concerts and Houston Rockets basketball games at the Toyota Center. Experience the amazing Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo and the World Championship BBQ Contest.

Don't Go Home Without

Explore the walkable Museum District with 19 museums, including the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Museum of Natural Science, Holocaust Museum, and the Children’s Museum. See lions, elephants, and sea lions at the amazing Houston Zoo. Stroll through the beautiful nature trails and gardens at the Houston Arboretum and Nature Center in Memorial Park.

Things To Do

Things To Do