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Downtown Aquarium is the product of redeveloping two downtown Houston landmarks – Fire Station No. 1 and the Central Waterworks Building. This magnificent six-acre entertainment and dining complex is a 500,000-gallon aquatic wonderland, home to over 200 species of aquatic life from around the globe. With a full-service restaurant, an upscale bar, a fully equipped ballroom, aquatic and geographic exhibits, shopping and a variety of amusements
Distance: 15 minutes walk
Buffalo Bayou Jogging Trails
Popular hike and bike trails begin in downtown’s Sam Houston Park and run along the banks of Buffalo Bayou to North Shepherd Drive. Trails run along both banks of the bayou for 1.5 miles (2.4 kilometres), so you can run a 3-mile loop (4.8 kilometres). It offers lovely vistas of the downtown skyline and is decorated with numerous sculptures that are both fun and interesting.
Estimated travel time: 8-minutes walk
Estimated distance from Hotel: 0.5 miles/0.8 kilometres