Houston Historical Sightseeing Tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

150862


Categories

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

Details

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

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

The Houston Sightseeing Landmark and Attraction Tour


In this 4. 5 hour tour you'll view exterior of Houston's oldest standing structure built in 1823 and others that tell a story of Houston's history at Sam Houston Heritage Park as well as Allen's Landing where J. K. Allen and his brother established The Town of Houston in 1836 and see original docks where goods were shipped through Houston ship channel as well as 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 before entering Hermann park for a 20 minute narrated train ride to view wild ducks, geese, gophers, squirrels, rabbits, art sculptures, statues, McGovern Centennial Garden, Fountains & more. Also visit Glenwood cemetery and The Art Car Museum [closed mon & tues]. FREE souvenir. Complimentary bottled water and snacks. End your tour at restaurant of choice near your pickup location. Contact me for groups of 5 +

Itinerary

Downtown sightseeing with mobile views of Discovery Green, Toyota center, Minute Maid, Buffalo Bayou, River Oaks [Houston's Beverly Hills], Glenwood Cemetery, Art Car Museum, landmarks, historical buildings, churches and more while hearing they're history. Visit Museum district, sculpture Garden, Contemporary Ats Museum, The Texas Medical Center which is largest in the world. This tour should last about 4. 5 hrs which includes the 20 minute narrated train ride through park if interested. This tour can be modified to Museums and art sculptures if desired or to include African American history.

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: 4 hours 30 min.

TOURING STARTS AT 10 am unless special request for 11 am is made. This tour should last approximately 4.5 hours including pickup and return depending on traffic.

Transportation

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

Other: 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

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

Restrictions

NONE

A Recent Review of this tour

This tour was fantastic! Our group has traveled together for over 13 years and our tour guide, Gregg G. was the best we have ever encountered. Thank you Gregg for sharing your knowledge and love of Houston.
Jacqueline Patterson

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