Discover things to do near the Houston airport

Situated just 10 minutes from George Bush Intercontinental Airport and 20 minutes from downtown Houston, Radisson Hotel Houston Intercontinental Airport North provides a convenient location near major transportation hubs and the area’s top things to do. No trip to the home of the Johnson Space Center astronaut training base is complete without a stop at Space Center Houston, where you can climb aboard space shuttle replicas and touch a rock brought back from Mars. If you have little ones in tow, plan a day of family fun at the Houston Zoo, Downtown Aquarium or Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion.

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Downtown Houston

12.82 mi / 20.63 km from the hotel
Immerse yourself in the best that the city has to offer—from fine dining to the arts, live music, shopping, nightlife, Astros baseball games and rodeos.

The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

15.93 mi / 25.63 km from the hotel
Attend concerts by artists like Dave Matthews Band, Jimmy Buffet, and Hootie & The Blowfish at this outdoor amphitheater. The Houston Symphony, Grand Opera, and Ballet offer free lawn seating for all their performances.

W.E. “Bill” Crowley Park

3.32 mi / 5.34 km from the hotel
This 30-acre park provides ample space for jogging, biking, walking and other active pursuits. After wrapping up a game of basketball or tennis, relax with a picnic or sprawl out with a book.

Houston Zoo

15.69 mi / 25.25 km from the hotel
Families flock to this zoo, home to nearly 6,000 animals like giant anteaters, Malayan tigers, and sea lions. For a more interactive visit, you can opt to hand-feed the giraffes or let the kids run around and cool off at the water play park.

Houston Police Department Museum

12.57 mi / 20.24 km from the hotel
Schedule a tour of this unique museum located in the lobby of the Houston Police Department. Highlights include the Wall of Honor, an old patrol Harley and a variety of interesting photographs outlining the history of the department.

The Houston Museum of Natural Science

15.08 mi / 24.27 km from the hotel
Don’t miss this museum full of astounding artifacts like rare gemstones, a Triceratops skeleton and more than 70 Fabergé eggs. The grounds also include a butterfly conservatory, a planetarium and a giant theater which plays educational films in 4K.

Space Center Houston

32.07 mi / 51.61 km from the hotel
You’ll love a visit to Space Center Houston, a museum which focuses on the science, engineering, technology and mathematics behind space travel and innovation. Meet with retired astronauts and get a feel for life in space inside of replica shuttles.

Houston National Cemetery

3.78 mi / 6.08 km from the hotel
Pay your respects at this 419-acre cemetery where veterans and medal of honor recipients are laid to rest. Visitors are invited to climb the steps to the top of the Hemicycle monument, which offers views of the great lawn.