The Red Lion Hotel is situated in the heart of the vibrant North Houston District near major corporate headquarters such as United Airlines, General Electric, Shell, Exxon Mobil, and Halliburton. Just seven miles from George Bush Intercontinental Airport, our location also makes a convenient home base for visiting popular attractions that offer a variety activities after your work day.
Your stay just off Beltway 8 provides easy access to popular events at Sam Houston Race Park, Minute Maid Park, and the Toyota Center. Kids in tow? Put smiles on their faces with a trip to Wet 'n' Wild Splash Town or the Houston Grand Prix. For fun within minutes of your hotel room, check out Doss Park, Tour 18 Golf Course, Greenspoint Mall or Movie Tavern.
Arts and Culture
Theater District - 15.9 miles
With nine resident art organizations performing in seven venues, there is something for everyone in the Theater District.
Houston Museum District - 19 miles
Be inspired by the exhibits in this walkable arts district, home to 19-member museums, some of which feature free admission.
Movie Tavern - 6.7 miles
Catch a motion picture blockbuster and a full dinner at this movie theater.
Houston Grand Prix - 6.9 miles
Two outdoor go-kart tracks, an indoor/outdoor party space and an arcade provide hours of fun for visitors of all ages.
Doss Park - 7 miles
Soak up the sun at the 33-acre Doss Park, home to tennis courts, grills and a playground.
Mercer Botanic Gardens - 8.4 miles
Spend some time strolling through these scenic gardens, encompassing 300 acres and featuring several species of birds and butterflies.
Wet 'n' Wild SplashTown - 11.8 miles
Cool off in the wave pool, zip down adrenaline-boosting waterslides and enjoy family-friendly raft rides at this water park.
Downtown (Houston) Aquarium - 15.1 miles
More than 200 aquatic species call this six-acre complex home. In addition to aquatic and geographic exhibits, you can visit the full-service restaurant, upscale bar or gift shop.
Houston Zoo - 22.9 miles
Discover more than 4,500 animals at this world-famous attraction that makes a great place to spend a day with the family.
Sports and Entertainment
Sam Houston Race Park - 11.3 miles
In addition to thrilling quarter-horse and Thoroughbred races, this equestrian park offers a popular ongoing concert series.
Minute Maid Park - 14.6 miles
You can take part in America's favorite past time by watching the Houston Astros baseball team while enjoying some peanuts, a hot dog, and a cold beverage.
Toyota Center - 15.3 miles
Cheer on the Houston Rockets basketball team as they shoot hoops at the Toyota Center, or attend a concert when the players are off the court.
Tour 18 Golf Course - 15.5 miles
Reward yourself after morning meetings with a tee time at this unique course, which produces some of the most challenging holes in the U.S.
BBVA Compass Stadium - 16.7 miles
If you love a good soccer game, head to this stadium to watch Major League Soccer's Houston Dynamo play on their own turf.
NRG Park Stadium - 23.2 miles
This stadium features a retractable roof and is home to the Houston Texans football team and the Houston Rodeo.
Greenspoint Mall - 2.7 miles
Shop for wardrobe additions, jewelry and more at this regional mall, which spans 1.5 million square feet of space.
Old Town Spring - 12.8 miles
Head to this historic area near the 1990s rail yards to browse art galleries, hunt for unique treasures among the quaint stores and indulge in a delicious meal at one of the many eateries.
Market Street Shopping District - 19.1 miles
Find upscale shopping in this outdoor lifestyle center featuring stores like Ann Taylor and Brooks Brothers. Stop for a bite to eat at one of the numerous dining options.