Explore Harris County


  • Quality of life is enhanced by 158 Harris County parks in addition to numerous city parks and school parks.
    Abundant miles of walk/run/hike and bike trails open the door to Harris County’s wildlife and natural biodiversity.
    There are 795 parks with in the boundaries of Harris County.



  • Anyone’s calendar can be filled quickly with events performed by world-class, year-round resident companies in all of the major performing arts—symphony, opera, drama, and ballet.


  • There is no shortage of choice with concert and performing arts genres and venues abounding - from classical music and opera to pop music and indie rock concerts to blues and honky-tonk, from classical ballet to modern plays and avant-garde dance and to everything in between with world class performers from around the world. See your independent guide to the best shows around.


  • Choose from over 10,000 restuarants representing over 70 countries. Make your plans by visiting here or Yelp.



  • A variety of shopping centers and malls all around Harris County provide a plethora of styles and products to satisfy your needs. You may find some by visiting USA Today’s 10best.com.
    Top of the line health care at world-renowned medical facilities such as the distinguished M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, the No. 1 cancer hospital in the world. Other distinguished health institutions include Baylor College of Medicine, Houston Methodist Hospital, CHI St. Luke’s Health, Memorial Hermann, Texas Medical Center, Texas Heart Institute, and the University of Texas Health Science Center.

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