The Ultimate Cheat Sheet on Houston for OTC2017

Houston, TX - OTC2017

OTC 2017 will draw thousands of worldwide attendees May 1 – 4. Serving as the hub where industry professionals make valuable contacts and gain technical knowledge, there is much to see and do while in Houston, Texas. If you’re planning your calendar for Houston and OTC2017, check out these tips for immersing yourself in all that is Houston.

Average Weather Conditions

Welcome to Houston, where mild temperatures typically rule the day. May finds daily highs in the 80s, with a few days dropping below 65°.

Maps & Transportation

The host organizations do an excellent job of providing maps, directions and the tips and tricks needed to navigate and get you where you need to go.

A Dose of Culture & Fun

From butterflies and baboons to operas, oranges, modern art and beyond, there is a host of things to see and do during your stay in Houston for OTC2017. Below is a brief snapshot of activities which may be of interest, if you get to step away for a bit:

  • Cockrell Butterfly Collection
  • Houston Grand Opera
  • The Menil Collection
  • Houston Symphony
  • The Houston Zoo
  • The Orange Museum

The Greater Houston Convention & Visitors Bureau is an excellent resource for all things Houston. www.visithoustontexas.com

Bring Your Appetite

As the nation’s fourth largest city, Houston boasts of a wide range of restaurants from fine dining to the more local, low-key joints. Ask the natives and they’ll be sure to tell you to give our BBQ a try. Oh, and the Fajitas. Chicken or Beef? Make it both. Oh yes, Chili and, for that neighboring Louisianan or Cajun flare, some tasty gumbo. Oh, my.

The skies at night are big and bright, deep in the Heart of Texas. There is oh so much to see and do while visiting Houston for OTC2017. Ready, set… go Texan!

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