5 Fun Things To Do Near the Houston Galleria
The Houston Galleria and surrounding neighborhoods offer so many things to do. From indoor activities like some of the best shopping in the country, to top restaurants in Houston, to family-friendly activities and outdoor things for the fit-minded folks, this bustling section of Houston will keep you busy for weeks to come!
Head over to Memorial Park, conveniently located within just a few miles of our Galleria apartments Houston. This beautiful, sprawling park is 1500 acres in size, which is nearly twice the size as Central Park. Here you can find some of Houston’s most popular biking and running trails, volleyball and softball courts, a crowded stretch deck and an 18-hole golf course. Those are just a few of the things that can keep you busy, which is probably why more than 4 million people visit the park each year. Check out this full list of all the things you can do at nearby Memorial Park.
Right near Memorial Park you’ll find the Arboretum & Nature Center, which offers family programs, adult programs, children’s programs and more, including monthly events that are perfect for nature lovers and make an ideal family-friendly afternoon.
Probably one of the most photographed spots in the Houston Galleria area is the Gerald D. Hines Waterwall Park, which can be found at 2800 Post Oak Blvd. Drive by this popular spot and you can usually find tourists and locals alike snapping engagement photos, birthday photos or something else, set on the 2.77 acres, a few blocks from the Galleria (Nordstrom entrance). It features a 64-foot semi-circular architectural fountain that re-circulates 11,000 gallons of water per minute as it cascades down the structure’s inner and outer walls, creating a peaceful and picture-worthy ambience. “The Hines Waterwall Park, surrounded by 186 live oak trees, has been and will continue to be the community centerpiece for Uptown Houston, the nation’s 14th largest mixed-use business center” (via the website).
Looking to spend time indoors at the city’s most posh movie theatre experience? Take in a movie at iPIC Theatres, located in the heart of River Oaks District. Here you’ll get reclining seats, plush blankets for ultimate comfort and gourmet food and handccrafted cocktails delivered straight to your seat with the touch of a button.
Rooftop movie theatres are also a perfect way to spend the evening near the Houston Galleria. Check out the Rooftop Cinema Club, located in BLVD Place Uptown near our Galleria apartments, with upcoming features that include Dirty Dancing, Sandlot, Remember the Titans, Princess Bride and many other titles to choose from.
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