Houston Attractions

 

Golf Courses

Space Center Houston

Nasa/Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center
The Museum District, near Rice University and Hermann Park
The Houston Zoological Gardens
Cockrell Butterfly Tower, at the Houston Museum of Natural Science, featuring a continually changing collection of live butterflies in a walk-through tropical garden
The Texas Medical Center
The Theater District - 10 blocks in downtown Houston with the Allen Theatre, Wortham Theater, Jones Hall for the Performing Arts, Bayou Place (entertainment complex), parks and plazas
San Jacinto Monument and Museum of History, and the Battleship Texas
The Bishop's Palace, the Railroad Museum, Strand Street Theatre, and the tall ship Elissa in Galveston
Moody Gardens, with 10-story glass Rainforest Pyramid and one of the world's three 3-D IMAX theaters, aquarium, in Galveston
Downtown Houston - a world famous skyline, a kaleidoscope of contemporary architecture, 28 pieces of public art by internationally acclaimed artists
Chase Tower's 60th floor public observation deck (Mon. - Fri. 8-5)
Astrodome U.S.A. - Astrodome, Astrohall, Astroarena and Expo Center
Minute Maid Field - Downtown ballpark with a retractable roof which opens up to the downtown skyline.
Reliant Stadium - World's first retractable roof NFL stadium
Six Flags Astroworld, a 65 acre amusement park
Six Flags Waterworld, 15 acres of water sports and attractions adjoining AstroWorld
FunPlex - indoor entertainment complex and 15 acres of water sports
Splashtown U.S.A., a 46 acre water park wit 17 major water rides and attractions

Port of Houston and Houston Ship Channel (90 minute free tour available with advance arrangements 713-670-2576)

The Galleria, at three-story retail/entertainment/hotel center that is a premier attraction for visitors and residents alike
The Water Wall at Williams Tower
Sea Center Texas (Lake Jackson), an experimental hatchery with aquariums featuring Texas Gulf Coast marine life
The Connection - begun in 1929; now 6.3 miles of enclosed, air-conditioned tunnels and elevated walkways with retail and service establishments - links more than 70 downtown buildings.
 
 

GOLF COURSES

 
NORTHEAST QUADRANT 5.  Del Lago Resort
936-582-6100, public, 18 holes www.dellago.com
26. Woodlands Panther Trail Course
281-367-1100, private, 27 holes
www.woodlandsresort.com

1.  Atascocita Country Club
281-852-8115, semi-private, 27  holes
website

6.  The Falls Golf Club & Resort 800-992-3930, public, 18 holes www.thefallsresort.com 27. Woodlands The Players Course
281-367-1100, public, 18 holes
www.woodlandsresort.com
2.  Brock Park Golf Course
281-458-1350, public, 18 holes website
7. Fox Creek Golf Club
979-826-2131, public, 18 holes www.focreekgolf.com
SOUTHEAST QUADRANT
3.  Cypresswood Golf Club
281-821-6300, public, 54 holes
website
8. Gleannloch Farms Golf Club
281-391-3670, public, 27 holes www.golfgleannloch.com
1.  Battleground at Deer Park
281-478-4653, public 18 holes website
4.  Eagle Pointe Golf Club and Recreation Center
281-385-1155, public 18 holes
website
9.  Green Meadows Golf Club
281-391-3670, public, 36 holes www.katygolf.com
2. Bay Forest Golf Club
281-471-4653, public, 18 holes www.bayforestgolf.com
5.  Kingwood Cove Golf Club
281-358-1155, public, 18 holes
www.kingwoodcove.com
10. High Meadow Ranch Golf Club
281-356-7700, public, 18 holes www.highmeadowranchgolf.com
3.  Baywood Country Club
281-487-0093, private, 18 holes www.baywoodcc.com
6.  Mill Ridge Golf Club
800-410-5495, public, 18 holes
www.millridgegolf.com
11. Houston National Golf Club 281-304-1400, public, 18 holes www.houstonnationalgolf.com 4. BeaconLakes Golf Club
281-337-1459, public, 18 holes www.beaconlakesgolf.com
7.  Newport Golf & Country Club 281-328-3576, 18 holes www.newport-tx.com 12. Houston Oaks Golf & Country Club
713-888-0000, semi-private, 36 holes
www.hosutonoaks.com
5.  Evergeen Point Golf Club
281-837-9000, public, 18 holes www.evergreenpointgolf.com
8.  Oakhurst Country Club
281-354-4653, public, 18 holes
www.bentwoodcountryclub.com
13. Jersey Meadow Golf Club
713-896-0900, public, 18 holes www.jerseymeadowgolf.com
6.  Galveston Country Club
409-737-9800, private, 18 holes www.galvestoncountryclub.com
9.  Raven Nest Golf Course
936-438-8588, public, 18 holes
www.ravennestgolf.com
14. Lake Windcrest Golf Club
281-259-2279, public, 18 holes www.lakewindcrestgolf.com 
7.  Galveston Island Municipal Golf Course
409-744-2366
www.galvestonmunigolf.com
10. Red Wolf Run Golf Club
281-324-1841, public, 18 holes
www.redwolfrun.com
15. The Links at West Fork
936-441-6193, daily fee, 18 holes www.westforkgolf.com
8. Glenbrook Golf Course
713-649-8089, public, 18 holes website
11. Redstone Golf Club
281-459-7800, semi-private, 36 holes

www.redstonegolfclub.com
16. Longwood Golf Club
281-373-4100, semi-private, 27 holes
www.americangolf.com
9.  Magnolia Creek Golf Club
281-557-0555, public, 27 holes www.timbercreekgolfclub.com
12. Texas National Golf Club
800-935-8565, public, 18 holes
17. Melrose Park Golf Course
281-931-4666, public, 18 holes  website
10. Southwyck Golf Club
281-436-9999, public, 18 holes
www.americangolf.com
13. Tour 18
281-540-1818, public 18 holes
www.tour18golf.com
18. Pecan Lakes Golf Club
936-870-3889, public, 18 holes
www.pecanlakesgolfclub.com
11. Timber Creek Golf Club
281-993-1140, public, 27 holes www.timbercreekgolfclub.com
14. Waterwood National Resort 800-441-5211, public, 18 holes www.waterwoodnational.com 19. Tree Line Golf Club
281-376-1542, public, 18 holes www.pecanlakesgolfclub.com
12. Wortham Park Golf Course
713-928-4260, public, 18 holes website
  20. Wedgewood Golf Club
936-441-4653, public, 18 holes 
www.wedgewoodgolfclub.com
SOUTHWEST QUADRANT
NORTHWEST QUADRANT 21. WindRose Golf Club
281-370-8900, public, 18 holes
www.windrosegolfclub.com
1.  Columbia Lakes Resort
713-964-5300, public, 18 holes

www.columbia-lakes.com
1. Augusta Pines Golf Club
832-381-1000, semi-private, 18 holes
www.augustapinesgolf.com
22. Woodforest Golf Club
936-588-8800, public, 18 holes
www.woodforestgolf.com
2.  Golf Club at Cinco Ranch
281-395-4653, public, 18 holes www.cincoranch.com
2.  Bear Creek Golf World
281-855-4720, public, 54 holes
www.americangolf.com
23. Woodlands Gary Player Signature Championship Course 281-364-6368, private, 18 holes www.thewoodlandscc.com 3.  Greatwoood Golf Club
281-343-9999, public, 18 holes www.greatwoodgolf.com
3.  BlackHorse Golf Club
281-304-1747, public, 36 holes
www.blackhorsegolfclub.com
24. Woodlands The Oaks Course 281-364-6368, private, 18 holes www.thewoodlandscc.com  4. Hermann Park Golf Course
713-526-0077, public, 18 holes website
4.  Cypress Lakes Golf Club
281-304-8515, public, 18 holes
www.cypresslakesgc.com
25. Woodlands The Palmer Course 281-364-6368, private, 27 holes www.thewoodlandscc.com 5.  Meadowbrook Farms
281-693-4653, public, 18 holes www.meadowbrookfarms.com