Sheraton Suites Houston Near the Galleria is conveniently located in the Uptown Business District of Houston, Texas. We are one block away from The Galleria, designated as "One of the Best Malls in The World" by Forbes Magazine. In addition to fabulous shopping and dining inside The Galleria and in our immediate area, nature-lovers will enjoy the city's 2,500-mile network of scenic bayous. Just a short drive away, Minute Maid Park is home to the Houston Astros, where you can take in a home game. Situated less than 10 miles away, Texas Southern University often features famous speakers, concerts or other special events on its campus. Whether you're visiting Houston for a quick weekend getaway or an extended-stay vacation, take advantage of our prime Uptown location to enjoy the best things to do.
Shopping Centers in Houston
Discover 375 retailers and 50 restaurants and specialty food outlets inside one of the best malls in the world. A 20,000-square-foot ice rink and spectacular glass atrium add to the appeal of this spectacular mall experience. Just as popular today as when it opened, The Galleria is the top-ranking shopping and dining destination in all of Houston.
Go antiquing in the historic Houston Heights Shopping District. Browse through antiques, home decor, art galleries and vintage clothing in this charming and unique historic area.
One of the city's best known shopping outlets, Katy Mills is ideal for bargain hunters. Shop to your heart's content in stores like Neiman Marcus Last Call Clearance Center, Off 5th Saks Fifth Avenue Outlet, Nike and Polo. This is the ideal destination for a weekend of retail therapy.
Explore the Rice Village Houston (also called The Village) another one of our city's premier shopping destinations. Rice Village covers 16 blocks and features over 300 stores. Located two blocks from Rice University, The Village is an area renowned for its restaurants, nightlife and shopping. Sample cuisine from around the world (French, Chinese, Mediterranean, Japanese, Indian, Thai and more) at this exciting destination.
Houston Museums and Attractions
Space City is Houston’s only official nickname. Because of the city’s proximity to NASA’s Johnson Space Center, the first word uttered by the first man on the moon in July 1969 was “Houston." Get a behind the scenes tour of NASA's Johnson Space Center and experience the historic Mission Control Center, the Space Vehicle Mockup Facility or the Current Mission Control center. Be sure to visit the all new Saturn V Complex at Rocket Park to complete your tour.
The Houston Zoo features over 4,500 permanent wildlife residents, 55 acres of lush zoological gardens and special exhibits throughout the year. Whether you have just an hour of all day, the Houston Zoo has a special interactive map so that you can plan your visit.
In the heart of Houston, the Museum of Fine Arts, is a dynamic cultural complex featuring two museum buildings, two art schools, two decorative arts centers and a sculptural garden.
Being one of the most heavily attended museums in the country the Houston Museum of Natural Science features over a dozen permanent exhibits focusing on astronomy, space exploration, Native Americans, paleontology, energy, chemistry, gems and minerals and seashells.
Houston Sports Venues
Located in the heart of downtown Houston, Minute Maid Park combines the feel of an classic old-time park with the amenities of modern ones. After you take a guided tour of the park, enjoy a baseball game with the Houston Astros.
Home to some of Houston's most exciting sporting events that include professional football games, Houston Livestock and Rodeo Show, concerts, racing events and various other trade shows and entertainment events.
Houston Toyota Center
Visit the home of the NBA's Houston Rockets and the AHL Houston Aeros at the Toyota Center during your stay in Houston.
BBVA Compass Stadium
Home to the Major Soccer League's Houston Dynamo, the BBVA Compass Stadium hosts a variety of sporting events throughout the year; including Texas Southern University's home football games.