If you’re looking for things to do this summer in Houston, you have a dizzying array of options. We’re here to make sure your head doesn’t swim and have narrowed down the best of the best.
What to Do in Houston This Summer
Buffalo Bayou Park. Just 11 miles north of Medical Center RV is this great park, perfect for spending a sunny Texas afternoon. There are trails, tours, picnic spots, and events held all summer long. Check out their calendar using the link above.
Art in Montrose. In the heart of Houston, Montrose (approximately a four-square-mile area) is a great place to enjoy art, food, and shopping. There is also beautiful art and painted murals in Montrose, and is an easy drive from Medical Center RV Park.
Rothko Chapel – 3900 Yupon St. Stunning architecture in a peaceful, reflective space.
The Menil Collection – 1533 Sul Ross St. An art gallery to soothe the soul.
The Museum of Fine Arts – 1001 Bissonnet St. Enjoy a peaceful hour or two perusing some of Texas’ best works of art.
Archway Gallery – 2305 Dunlavy St. Rotating exhibits and thoughtful artwork abound.
Sicardi I Ayers I Bacino Gallery – 1506 W Alabama St. A classy center of art worthy of the best.
Restaurants in Montrose. By no means an exhaustive list, these are restaurants we recommend. There is something here to suit any palette!
Khun Kay – 1209 Montrose Blvd. A casual but delicious counter-service Thai restaurant.
Lankford’s Grocery & Market – 88 Dennis St. A no-frills joint serving classic American dishes and breakfast.
Niko Niko’s – 2520 Montrose Blvd. Voted the BEST Greek food in Houston!
The Burger Joint – 2703 Montrose Blvd. Hand-crafted burgers using locally-sourced Texas beef.
Aladdin – 912 Westheimer Rd. A fantastic, laid-back Mediterranean eatery.
Uchi – 904 Westheimer Rd. Innovative sushi and Asian-fusion plates in an upscale space.
Blacksmith – 1018 Westheimer Rd. A trendy coffeehouse with baked goods in an industrial space.
Vinoteca Poscol – 608 Westheimer Rd. An intimate Italian eatery featuring Italian wines and small plates.
Riel – 1927 Fairview St. Share your globally-inspired plates paired with your favorite drink at this stylish bistro.
Acme Oyster House – 1201 Westheimer Rd. The name says it all. Seafood lovers, rejoice!
Love Buzz – 408 Westheimer Rd. A casual tavern with a big menu featuring inventive pizzas.
Rosie Cannonball – 1620 Westheimer Rd. A casual eatery featuring pizza and pasta with a great drink menu.
Hugo’s – 1600 Westheimer Rd. Modern Mexican fare served in an upscale location.
Common Bond Café & Bakery – 1706 Westheimer Rd. A rustic chic café and bakery.
Paulie’s Restaurant – 1834 Westheimer Rd. A casual Italian café service housemade pastas and pizza.
Bistro Menil – 1513 W Alabama St. A smartly casual spot serving European-inspired food & drink.
Nobie’s – 2048 Colquitt St. An intimate restaurant serving New American dishes and craft cocktails.
The Pit Room – 1201 Richmond Ave. Texas-style BBQ and tacos in rustic-style digs.
Houston Area Sports!
Take in a classic baseball game with the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park. Tickets can be purchased here. Games are held throughout the summer into October!
NRG Stadium is the premier venue for big sports. In August, the NFL Pre-season is happening with a couple of dates featuring the Houston Texans playing against the New Orleans Saints and SFO 49ers. Games run into September through the end of the year. Get your tickets here.
Houston Texans Schedule
Sat, Aug. 13 – 7:00PM NFL Preseason – New Orleans Saints at Houston Texans
Thurs, Aug. 25 – 7:15PM NFL Preseason – San Fransisco 49ers at Houston Texans
Sun, Sep. 11 – 12:00PM Indianapolis Colts at Houston Texans
Sun, Oct. 2 – 12:00PM Los Angeles Chargers at Houston Texans
Sun, Oct.30 – 3:05PM Tennessee Titans at Houston Texans
Thurs, Nov. 3 – 7:15PM Philadelphia Eagles at Houston Texans
Sun, Nov. 20 – 12:00PM Washington Commanders at Houston Texans
Sun, Dec. 4 – 12:00PM Cleveland Browns at Houston Texans
Sun, Dec. 18 – 12:00PM Kansas City Chiefs at Houston Texans
Sun, Jan. 1 – 12:00PM Jacksonville Jaguars at Houston Texans