Westchase is a walkable, family-friendly neighborhood known for being economical and having ample choices for restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. The neighborhood has many charming qualities, its China town among the more noteworthy. Westchase is a great home base for exploring the greater Houston area, especially with so many hotels and holiday apartments to choose from.
Sightseeing around Westchase
For cultural attractions, head to Museum of Southern History at Houston Baptist University, Rienzi Mansion, and Menil Collection. Monuments like Gerald D. Hines Waterwall Park, Williams Tower, and Lakewood Church are well regarded. Some landmarks that can't be missed include Marq*E Entertainment Center, Rothko Chapel, and Bayou Place. Take a tour of campus around Houston Baptist University, Houston Graduate School of Theology, or Rice University. Create some family memories at Nature Discovery Center, Houston Zoo, and Cockrell Butterfly Center.
Popular activities in the area include golfing, shopping, and attending sporting events. Delmar Stadium, Constellation Field, and Rice Stadium are great places to catch a game or event. An enjoyable day at the park is awaiting you at Houston Arboretum and Nature Center, Memorial Park, or Bear Creek Pioneers Park. Plan to do some shopping while in town? Consider Sharpstown Shopping Center, Town and Country Village, and Memorial City Mall. A visit to Sharpstown Golf Course, Westwood Golf Club, or Houston Country Club won't disappoint either.
A few of the area's most popular attractions are University of Houston, The Galleria, and NRG Park. You can also visit West Oaks Mall, Meyerland Plaza Shopping Center, and Uptown Plaza.
Getting around Westchase
At 17.2 miles (27.7 km), Houston, TX (HOU-William P. Hobby) is the closest major airport to Westchase. The next closest airport is Houston, TX (IAH-George Bush Intercontinental), located 22.5 miles (36.1 km) away.