Why visit Houston?
The fourth-largest city in the U.S. and the biggest city in Texas, Houston is a multicultural city with plenty to see and do. Situated inland from the Gulf Coast, Houston is an important economic and cultural center. Founded in 1837 by two brothers, the city was named after the Texas general, Sam Houston. For several decades, Houston has been closely linked to the U.S. space program giving it the nickname "Space City." Book your flight to Houston with United today to start your adventure.