While New York might be home to some of the most renowned Fortune 500 companies, but one state is slowly creeping up behind it, ready to take on the tops spot when it comes to being the a global city. Not many people maybe aware of it but that city happens to be Houston, TX.

Aside from being a global city, Houston also boasts of being the fourth largest city in the US as well as the largest city in Texas, with a population of over 2.1 million. Its economy is supported by such industries as the energy, manufacturing, transportation, and aeronautics. The city came to be when, in 1836, two entrepreneurs by the name of Augustus Chapman Allen and John Kirby Allen, bought the land located along the Buffalo Bayou. The place came to be known as Houston, named after Sam Houston who was a general involved in the Battle of San Jacinto.

Houston offers a number of tourist spots. This would include such sites as the Museum of Fine Arts, the Houston Museum of Natural Science, and the Hobby Museum for the Performing Arts. Houston also plays home to the National Museum of Funeral History. It is also a must to experience such events as the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

In order to appreciate all of this, it is recommended that you spend more than a day in Houston. That being the case, you need to book yourself in any of the Houston Texas motels in the area should you decide to stay for a few days. One such Hobby Airport hotel that you might want to consider is the Super 8 Houston Hobby Airport. Super 8 offers guests with such amenities as premium TV channels, wake up calls, use of hair dryers and microwave as well as refrigerator, and complimentary Internet access.

For more information or to book yourself in any of the rooms at Super 8, simple head to http://www.dodbusopps.com/65758/23.htm

Super 8-Houston Hobby Airport
8888 Gulf Freeway Houston,
TX 77017 US
Tel: 713-910-8888