Family lion fun at the Houston Zoo
Are you looking for somewhere to enjoy a fun-filled weekend in Texas?
Hotel Sorella looks out over Houston’s CityCentre, which has something everyone in the family will enjoy. As a middle schooler, visiting with my family, I think this place is jam-packed with restaurants, stores and a whole lot of fun! After you read this, I hope you'll want to go to Houston’s Hotel Sorella and CityCentre and have as much fun as we did.
MILKSHAKES & MORE
My two favorite restaurants in CityCentre are Ruggles Green, which is an organic, healthy restaurant with a big green area to entertain kids next to it. The green area also has live music on the weekends. If you are feeling a sweet tooth coming on and you’re sitting in Ruggles Green staring at the different choices of desserts but you don’t know which one to choose, I can solve your problem. My top three favorites were the Charlottes Web, the Domino cake and the Chocolate Crème Brule cheesecake. I am a huge cheesecake fan!
The second restaurant I love there is Grub Burger Bar. They have the biggest and best burgers I have ever tasted. If you’re looking for dessert , the answer is in big letters when you walk through the door.
You have to get a milkshake!
My favorite was the Nutella milkshake but the strawberry milkshake came up for a close second. But, if those two don’t sound appealing, there are many more to choose from, like the key lime pie milkshake, salted caramel, root beer float and more.
Besides eating, there are a lot of other things to do in CityCentre. There is shopping; in fact, there’s so many stores, you could devote your whole day to just shopping if you wanted too. There’s also a Studio Movie Grill, where you can watch a movie and eat, too, and a LifeTime Fitness, so huge it would be very easy to get lost in there.
If you are looking for something to do outside of CityCentre, Eleven XI is a really good restaurant that offers a delicious Sunday brunch. I do have to warn you, there are so many good things on their menu, it will be very hard for you to decide what to order. The chef is amazing; he made us homemade dipping dots right in front of our eyes! Dipping dots are just plain good but homemade dipping dots are even better.
After brunch, the Houston Zoo is a really good place to go if you have little people to entertain. The Houston Zoo is one of my favorite zoos, and I have been to many. This zoo is so entertaining, with so many new things to see and explore.
Last but not least, you’ll want to stay at Hotel Sorella. Hotel Sorella is a very modern hotel, mostly meant for busy business people but a really family-friendly place.
They have a pool, but it’s not heated. Our family had a great time staying at Hotel Sorella! - Analise Flatt, middle schooler.
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