If you are looking to enjoy a weekend getaway this year, Houston is the ideal spot to explore for a couple of days. Follow our Houston downtown itinerary below to help plan your upcoming visit. Friday – Arrival Day When it’s possible, we always recommend heading away for the weekend on a Friday night to check in to your hotel and begin exploring the city. Houston’s downtown area is packed with great places to stay, including the Four Seasons Houston, the Marriott Marquis, or the Hilton Americas. Alternatively, consider staying in an Airbnb if you fancy having a place to yourself. Tonight, check out one of the best Houston restaurants, such as Kenny & Ziggy’s New York Delicatessen for something a little more casual if you are feeling tired, or Peli Peli for a modern South African restaurant.