The City with No Limits with Space to Spare

Epic spaces, endless adventures

By Eming Piansay

Everything is bigger in Texas! This includes the meeting spaces. Whether you’re taking your groups to visit NASA’s launch site, tour the Downtown Houston Tunnel System, or take in a rodeo, Houston has more than enough to satisfy the inklings of any visitor.

Insider Tip

“Houston leverages its reputation as Space City, providing unique space-themed events and behind-the-scenes access to NASA. By combining modern facilities, technological innovation, cultural depth, and thematic diversity, Houston positions itself as a dynamic and memorable destination for convention groups seeking not only business engagements, but also distinct and enriching experiences.”

– John Solis, Senior Vice President of Sales and Client Services, Visit Houston


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Color Factory, located in Upper Kirby, offers an interactive visual explosion for guests. Designed to celebrate the human senses and push the boundaries of perception and play with color. Color Factory partners with a variety of artists such as Alicia Eggert and James Akers to craft each installation.

For those hankering for some outside activity, Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge may be the perfect place to explore. The Wildlife Refuge is home to 27 species of duck, alligators, opossums, coyotes and more! Guests can walk the boardwalk, bird watch or canoe!

The Downtown Tunnel System lives 20-feet below and is 7.5 miles long in Downtown Houston. The system connects The downtown  skyscrapers and allows working professionals to travel without any weather-related issues. The system is open Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Guests are also able to sign up for guided tours.

Galveston Fishing Guides, owned by Captain Mike Williams, offers 40+ years of experience as one the top fishing guides in Texas. Join Captain Williams on his 25-to-27-foot boats to grab the fresh catch of the day!

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo began in 1931. Every year, Houston welcomes over 20 million attendees to the event. The Show and Rodeo offers carnivals, barbecue cook-offs, wine tasting, concerts and bull riding!

Read More: Greater Houston: Secrets of Southern Texas


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This article appears in the March 2024 issue. You can subscribe to the magazine here.