Houston Historical Sightseeing Tour


Tour Number

Activity Level



Youth and Family, Museums / Culture, First Time Visitor, City


Kid Friendly: Yes. Suitable for all ages.

Friendly: Yes.
Passengers must be able to get in and out of vehicle. Wheelchairs rentals are available at $25. for tourist who have difficulty walking distance and can be used for tours entirety. Your guide will be happy to assist in mobility.

Maximum travelers: 4



English (fluent)

The Houston Sightseeing Landmark and Attraction Tour

In this tour guided by a Certified Tourism Ambassador you'll view exterior of Houston's oldest standing structure built in 1823 and others that tell a story of Houston's history. You'll visit Allen's Landing where J. K. Allen and his brother came ashore to establish The Town of Houston in 1836 and the original docks where goods were shipped through Houston ship channel. See basic attractions such as art in Smithers park, Buffalo Bayou, City hall, George Brown convention center, "Toyota center", Market square, Discovery Green, River Oaks which is home to Houston's most prominent, NRG Stadium home of the Houston Texans and the largest medical center in the world which employs over 100, 000 people before entering Hermann park for a 20 minute narrated train ride giving you full park view of wild ducks, rabbits, art sculptures, statues, McGovern Centennial Garden, Mecom Fountain & more including a free souvenir. Complimentary bottled water and snacks while touring. Contact me for rates on groups of 5 or more.


Approximately 2 hours of downtown sightseeing with mobile views of Discovery Green, Toyota center, Minute Maid, Buffalo Bayou, River Oaks [Houston's Beverly Hills], Midtown, landmarks, historical buildings, churches and more while hearing they're history. Tour then proceeds to the museum district which is home to 19 different museums, The Texas Medical Center which is largest in the world. This tour should last about 4 hrs with about 1 hour at Hermann Park on a 20 minute narrated train ride. This tour can be modified to Museums and art sculptures if desired.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Pickup available at central Houston hotel, home or business. Pickup outside central Houston require additional pickup fees.

End location: Return to pickup location.

Duration: 5 hours

TOURING STARTS AT 10 am. 11am and 11:30 am are available on request. This tour should last approximately 5 hours including pickup and return depending on traffic.


Transportation provided in climate controlled town car, passenger van or minibus. Vehicle used based on group size and availability on touring date.

What’s Included

guided tour, bottled water and snacks as well as 1 FREE narrated train ride.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 usd - food ,drink, souvenirs

What’s Extra

*Pickup outside central Houston area require additional fees at time of pickup.
*Paddle boat for 30 minutes on 4 person boat [weekends only]



A Recent Review of this tour

What an amazing tour! Gregg's tour far exceeded my expectations! I was so glad to see Houston from someone who knew it so well, along with hearing the history behind it! One of my favorite places that we visited was the park where the historical homes are. Thank you so much Gregg for a wonderful experience.
Lydia Hibl

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