What To Do In Houston
Houston is home to a number of great outdoor activities that you’ll be able to enjoy during the usual temperate weather exhibited across the area in December. For more information check out http://www.visithoustontexas.com.
WILDCAT GOLF CLUB
Enjoy the warm Houston weather during your trip to Texas at Wildcat Golf Club, the preferred golf club of the AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl and of Houston’s professional sports teams. Wildcat’s two spectacular golf courses – designed by Roy Case – are located just 10 minutes from NRG Stadium. Wildcat combines links layouts with Texas Hill Country topography, Houston Hospitality and the fun, competitive spirit of Houston’s sports teams.
Special AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl Offer: Mention the Texas Bowl when you book your tee time and receive a 20% discount on Wildcat Golf Club’s normal rates. Call 713-413-3400 to reserve your tee time today!
An exciting live animal adventure set on a 55-acre tropical landscape, the Houston Zoo has launched Natural Encounters, the $4 million renovation of the small mammals building. The zoo is home to more than 4,500 exotic animals representing more than 800 species and is the eighth most visited zoo in the U.S. The zoo’s Wildlife Carousel, with 64 hand carved animals, depicts the world’s endangered species. Details: In Hermann Park; open daily 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. March- September, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. from October through February; admission $8.50 for adults; (713) 533-6500; www.houstonzoo.org.
Located just 20 miles from Downtown Houston, the Kemah Boardwalk is home to fabulous waterfront restaurants, amusement park rides, charming retail stores, festivals and seaside shows every day! Visit kemahboardwalk.com for more information.
Located on the Gulf of Mexico just 50 miles south of Houston, Galveston Island is the premiere beach destination for all Texas Bowl visitors. Take the quick drive down Interstate 45 and enjoy 32 miles of beaches, first rate restaurants, and a vibrant downtown that offers cruising, shopping, arts and entertainment. Visit www.galveston.com to check out everything that this historic resort island has to offer.
Spanning 2.4 million square feet of space, housing 400 fine stores and restaurants, two high-rise hotels, and three office towers, The Galleria is Houston’s most popular retail and tourist destination, meeting every style and taste. A plethora of amenities, including a full size ice rink, two swimming pools, a video arcade, three full service banks, and 12 beauty salons all continually serve a wide range of shopper delights. Finally, The Galleria is home to over 30 dining options ranging from fine dining to casual favorites. Click HERE For more information or call 713-622-0663.