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Situated at the west end of Houston's busy Energy Corridor, with its shiny skyscrapers and corporate headquarters, Katy is a pleasant commuter town with excellent freeway links. Its close proximity to so many major corporations means that it's a popular stop for business travelers, although there are also plenty of leisure facilities to explore, and you'll find leafy suburban streets with locally owned stores.

Things to see

The Katy Mills Mall is a colorful and unique indoor shopping experience. From the bright exterior covered in polka dots and star shapes, and the fun contemporary design, you can tell this is no ordinary mall. Inside there's climate control to cool you off from the hot Texas sun, and you can enjoy wandering around themed areas such as aquatic zones. What you will recognize however, is the high end stores that the mall has attracted, with designer outlets, department stores, and a wide range of dining options. If you want some time outdoors then the Stephen F. Austin Golf Course has a scenic 18-hole golf course set around a lake, with tall oak trees to shade you along the way. This popular course is home to many tournaments and outings, and also has facilities for junior golfers. The small local Katy Veterans Memorial Museum offers free admission and has exhibitions such as uniforms, medals, and other memorabilia that memorializes the various conflicts that the people of Katy have been called to.

Hotels in Katy

There are a wide range of accommodation options in the local area, and those looking for cheap hotels in Katy will be pleased to find comfortable 2 to 3 star inns and motels. If you are traveling with family then there are options such as rooms with 2 queen beds, inter-connecting rooms, or the hire of rollaway beds or cribs to make your stay comfortable. You can also enjoy amenities such as premium satellite channels, safes, down comforters, coffee makers, microwaves, and refrigerators. These hotels also have lots of facilities for both leisure and business travelers, and you can enjoy features such as outdoor pools, 24 hour business centers, restaurants, snack bars, complimentary parking, free daily newspapers, and laundry facilities.

Where to stay

Katy has a charming downtown area with many local businesses that offer a friendly welcome. You'll find antique stores piled high with unique items, clothing boutiques, gift shops, and craft stores all housed behind classic brick storefronts. The area also has plenty of dining options to tempt you, and many visitors to Texas will want to try at least one BBQ joint during their stay, as well as one of the many authentic Mexican restaurants that are popular with southerners for their spicy cuisine. After dark, downtown becomes a lively area with live music and dancing in friendly bars.

How to get to Katy

Houston is home to George Bush Intercontinental Airport, and there are regular arrivals from major airports across the USA. Katy is about a 45 minute drive away, and many visitors pick up a rental car or shuttle from the terminal to get them directly to their hotel. Another option is to take the bus directly from the airport to downtown Houston, then take the Greyhound service direct to Katy, with the journey taking just over 2 hours in total. Many visitors also arrive via the Houston Amtrak station which is on the Sunset Limited line between Los Angeles and New Orleans, and from here you can also catch the local Greyhound coaches.