Eat

Blake’s BBQ & Burgers

This barbeque restaurant also serves up a distinctly smoky burger with a secret blend of seasonings in the beef, which pairs nicely with its butter-soaked toasted bun.

2916 Jeanetta St
Houston, TX 77063

See & Do

Cavender’s Boot City

No trip to Texas is complete without shopping for a little western wear, and Cavender’s has you covered. Serving Texas for over 35 years, this family-owned store has expanded to over 40 locations.

2505 South Loop West
Houston, TX

Eat

Christian’s Tailgate Bar & Grill

A Texas roadhouse that used to be an old icehouse, Christian’s is owned by the grandson of the original owner and serves a killer jalapeno and bacon burger.

7340 Washington Ave
Houston, TX 77007

Getting There

George Bush Intercontinental Airport

Located about 23 miles from downtown Houston, this airport – named for the 41st president of the United States – is one of 3 that serve the area’s 6 million residents.

2800 N Terminal Rd
Houston, TX 77032

Sleep

Magnolia Hotel Houston

Located in a building listed as one of Houston’s historic landmarks, this boutique hotel in the heart of downtown Houston offers amenities such as a complimentary cookie buffet and a complimentary evening reception with beer and wine.

1100 Texas Ave
Houston, TX 77002

Eat

Stanton City Bites

This unassuming convenience store has been around for over 50 years, and it happens to serve one of the best burgers around -- with a ground chuck and brisket patty and served on a challah bread bun.

1420 Edwards St
Houston, TX 77007

Eat

Tookie’s

With support from the community, the city council and the mayor himself, this restaurant has been restored to its former glory after being forced to close by Hurricane Ike.

1202 Bayport Blvd
Seabrook, TX 77586