About Houston

Houston is the nation's fourth largest city and an international destination, bursting with energy.  Houston is an exciting, dynamic city full of opportunity and diversity. Known as the energy capital of the world, the city is home to 19 Fortune 500 companies and the world's largest medical center. One can simply discover all the bright neighborhoods that make up this traditionally Texan city. Downtown has the third tallest skyline behind New York and Chicago, while Midtown and Montrose is a vivid and culturally diverse population that you can’t find anywhere else in the city.

Houston offers a wealth of social, cultural and educational opportunities. These include several universities, may museums and galleries, a number of annual festivals, and several world-class sports stadiums. Easy access to Galveston Bay and several area lakes offers all-year round boating and sailing opportunities.  Houston is conveniently located on the Texas Gulf Coast, in easy reach of Austin, the State Capital; San Antonio and Dallas.