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Tips for a Great Stay in Your Houston Short Term Housing

Whether you are staying for a few days, a few months, or longer term in Texas Medical Center Apartments, it is important that you take the time to enjoy yourself while you are away from home. Engaging in nearby activities is a great way to make your stay more enjoyable.

The Museum District

The Museum District sits just north of the medical center, so it is an easy trip to visit its 19 museums and four zoos.  If you are traveling with your children, the Children’s Museum of Houston offers a variety of hands-on exhibits to keep the kids happy and engaged. The Houston Zoo offers children and adults alike the opportunity to visit with and learn about wildlife from around the world.

The Buffalo Soldiers National Museum offers a unique glimpse into the lives and history of African American soldiers who had to overcome other adversities while serving their country. Lovers of the arts can visit the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft and the Contemporary Art Museum Houston, while those more interested in science can enjoy the Houston Museum of Natural Science and The Health Museum.


There is no shortage of great places to eat near the Texas Medical Center, with enough variety to eat your favorite cuisine at different places or explore options you hadn’t considered before. Third Coast Restaurant on Bertner Avenue offers upscale American cuisine, while BBQ lovers can head to Kit’s Kitchen on nearby Gramercy Street.

People staying in Texas Medical Center apartments who want to enjoy the food of other countries can explore Turkish cuisine at Pasha Restaurant on University Boulevard, or visit Godo’s on Fannin Street to try savory Filipino buns. A touch of Italy is found at Trevisio Restaurant on Bertner Avenue.

Take in a Game or Show

Nearby NRG Park is a huge complex that includes NRG Stadium, NRG Center, NRG Arena and NRG Astrodome. The complex is conveniently located on the red line, so an easy trip for those staying near the medical center.

NRG stadium is home to the NFL Houston Texans and the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. The retractable dome roof on NRG Stadium makes it a worry-free place to catch a concert. The NRG Center is a convention center that host multiple conferences every year and is also home to the Houston Auto Show and the Houston Gun Collectors and Antique Show.

Don’t keep yourself cooped up when you are staying in Texas Medical Center apartments. This area of Houston is modern while retaining its charm, and it offers plenty of options to relieve stress and make the area feel like your second home.