- A - Beer Can House
This is where Houston local John Milkovisch transformed his home by adorning both the house and its garden with flattened beer cans. Ripley's Believe It Or Not estimated that 50,000 cans have been used in this project. Asked why he did it, he famously quipped "because I got sick of mowing the grass".
- B - Forbidden Gardens
Forbidden Gardens is a Houston attraction dedicated to all things cultural from China. It houses a scaled model of imperial China's Forbidden City, palaces, many statues and a Terra Cotta Army exhibit. Guests can visit Friday, Saturday and Sunday only, and guided tours which are mandatory occur on the hour from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.
- C - Houston Galleria
This large shopping mall consists of both chains and upscale label stores with anchor shops such as Saks Fifth Avenue and Macy's. The more upmarket stores include Gucci and Louis Vuitton. This mall also features a large skating rink.
- D - Houston Memorial Park
This is one of the largest parks in the USA covering 1,644 acres. It includes an 18 hole golf course, a botanical garden and popular areas for picnics, jogging, soccer and other recreational activities.
- E - Houston Museum of Natural Science
This landmark Houston museum opened its doors initially in 1909 and has since grown to four floors of halls and exhibits. It has a planetarium and IMAX theater and receives two million visitors annually.
- F - Houston Theater District
Houston is one of only five cities in America with permanent resident companies in all of the major performing arts disciplines of opera, ballet, music and theater. It prominently features touring groups from Broadway and welcomes over two million visitors annually.
- G - Houston Zoo
First opened in 1922 this popular Houston tourist attraction receives 1.5 million visitors a year placing it amongst America's top ten most visited zoos. It houses 4,500 animals throughout its 55 acres.
- H - Katy Mills
Located in Katy Texas just west of Houston, you will find over 200 stores encompassing a combination of outlets stores, popular chains and brand name labels including Tommy Hilfiger and Ralph Lauren.
- I - Kemah Boardwalk
This area in Houston is home to restaurants, hotels and some amusement rides including a ferris wheel, roller-coaster and the Boardwalk Tower which is a rising observation deck.
- J - Memorial City Mall
This popular Houston mall is home to over 140 stores and restaurants. Anchor shops include Macy's, Target and Sears. It also includes a 14 screen cinema complex on the upper level.
- K - Museum of Fine Arts Houston
This iconic Houston museum features 40,000 pieces and is an art-lovers paradise. The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston is home to two museum buildings, two art schools, two decorative arts centers and a sculpture garden.
- L - Rice Village
One of Houston's traditions this popular shopping district offers a mix of eclectic shops and boutiques. The area has over 300 shops with antique stores nestled alongside boutiques. There are many restaurants in Rice Village to cater for every taste.
- M - Space Center Houston
This is the visitor attraction at Houston's Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center and home to Tram Tours and Rocket Park. There is also an IMAX theater located on the premises. For an extra charge a "Level 9 Tour" can be purchased allowing guests a four hour guided tour.
- N - West Oaks Mall
This mall first opened its doors to the Houston public in 1984 and now houses 110 stores along with a cinema complex and restaurants. Sears, Macy's and Dillards are located here along with book stores, CD shops and clothing stores.