On your next trip to Houston, make sure to consider employing our Houston car hire services as your main means of transportation through this large American city. Houston is the largest city in the state of Texas and is actually the fourth-largest city in the whole of the United States.

The city is served by two major commercial airports and two regional airports, the main ones being George Bush Airport and William P. Hobby Airport. You can also get here by road and rail, but if you do plan on landing at any of its airports, make sure to consider employing our Houston car rental services and have a car of your choice ready and waiting for you at the airport at an hour that you specify.

Houston is a truly large city, the term ‘urban sprawl’ being perfectly suited to describe it. It is both large in land area as well as population and is home to some of the country’s largest Asian, Arab and Latin American populations.

As you might expect from such a large city, it is divided into various districts.

Downtown is made up of the Historic District, Skyline District, Theater District and the Warehouse District. This is the home of high finance and large companies. The Theater District is the second-largest such district in the country, not to mention the fact that Houston boasts world class organizations such as the Houston Ballet and the Houston Symphony.

Neartown is made up of Montrose, Midtown and EaDo-East End. This district has long been the home of many in the LGBT community with Lower Westheimer offering a wide array of resale fashion shops, antique stores and just a lot of eclectic shopping opportunities.

The North Loop is mostly made up of gingerbread Victorian homes alongside 20th century bungalows. This area is known to be inhabited by a diverse population, ranging from artists and musicians to wealthy professionals.

The South Loop is home to The Rice Village which is place where you’ll find a huge number of restaurants, bars and shopping in general.

The West Loop is known for featuring a huge high-end shopping mall complex and features the tallest building in the country outside of the main downtown area, the Williams tower.

This has been just a quick look at what Houston has to offer, make sure to employ our Houston car hire services while on your trip there in order to explore as much of it as possible.


August 29th, 2012 by Auto Car Hire