Excursions in Houston - TX - City Tour with NASA Space Center
Excursions in Houston - TX: Visit central Houston and its most popular attraction, NASA’s Johnson Space Center! First, discover the best of Houston’s must-see attractions on a 90 minute guided tour on board of a unique double decker tour bus. Be delighted by sights of the colorful Market Square, Historic District, Main Street, Theater District, Chase Tower, Downtown, City Hall, The Aquarium, Buffalo Bayou, Museum District and more. Then, explore the place where space history was made with a tour of the facility that regularly sends astronauts to space.
An official NASA tour guide will accompany you through the center and provide you with information and fun facts you can’t get anywhere else. Witness a piece of history by visiting the former Mission Control Center, where the first astronaut on the moon radioed in, “The Eagle has landed. ” Experience what it’s like to rocket through space and live inside a space shuttle with the interactive Feel of Space demonstration. Have lunch at the astronaut cafeteria, where NASA astronauts dine every day. The space center also features the Zero-G Diner with space-themed restaurant.
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick up at Hilton Americas Hotel located in Downtown Houston 1600 Lamar Street, Houston, TX 77002 (Bus is parked outside the hotel West door). Please arrive at the pick-up point at least 10 minutes prior to departure time.
Duration: 7 hours.
Start/opening time: At 10am.
Languages: English and Spanish.
Others: Tour schedule is subject to change without notice due to heavy traffic, severe weather, road blocks or special events.

Excursions in Houston - TX - CityPASS
Excursions in Houston - TX: Visit five famous Houston attractions for one amazing low price! Included are tickets to five of the following seven attractions: Space Center Houston, Downtown Aquarium, Houston Museum of Natural Science, Houston Zoo or Museum of Fine Arts, and Children’s Museum of Houston or Kemah Boardwalk All day Ride Pass. This value-for-money ticket book is valid for nine days from first use; perfect for a weekend getaway or a longer vacation.
The Space Center is the official visitor centre of the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, the NASA centre dedicated to human spaceflight.
The Downtown Aquarium is home to more than 200 species of aquatic animals and is located is a complex that merged the former Fire Station No. 1 and the Central Waterworks Building. The Houston Museum of Natural Science is located on the border of Hermann Park. The museum was established in 1909 and is one of Houston’s most popular attractions. The complex comprises one central building with four floors of natural science exhibits, Burke Baker Planetarium, Cockrell Butterfly Center and the Wortham Giant Screen Theater.
The Houston Zoo is located within Hermann Park and houses more than 6,000 animals from over 900 species. The zoo receives 1.8 million visitors each year and is the tenth most visited wildlife park in the United States. Alternatively you can visit the Museum of Fine Arts in the heart of the Museum District.
Lastly, you can choose between the Children’s Museum of Houston for some family fun, or the Kemah Boardwalk All day Ride Pass which gives you access to the year round summer fair.
Meeting/pick-up point: redeem this voucher and receive a Houston CityPASS Ticket Booklet at the ticket office of any of the following attractions: Space Center, Downtown Aquarium, Houston Museum of Natural Science, Houston Zoo or Museum of Fine Arts, and Children’s Museum of Houston or Kemah Boardwalk All day Ride Pass. Please note: attractions are subject to change without notice

Excursions in Houston - TX - Galveston Island including Complimentary City Tour and Dolphin Watch
Excursions in Houston - TX: This tour starts with a 10am complimentary morning Houston City Tour. Enjoy the best sites in Houston and to its neighbor city, Galveston. Nicknamed Oleander City, Galveston is famous for its beaches, historic sites, and seaside restaurants and specialty shops. After touring central Houston with our knowledgeable, charismatic tour guides, we take you into the heart of Galveston. We'll make sure you see it’s best most unforgettable attractions:
You’ll visit the Galveston Seawall, a ten-mile levee that provides a breathtaking view of Galveston Bay. Hit the beach or simply take in the gorgeous view of the waves hitting the Seawall!
Enjoy shopping and treat yourself to a great meal at one of the many restaurants located in the historic Galveston Strand downtown.
We include complimentary tickets to a dolphin-watching tour aboard a ship on Galveston Bay!
Glimpse the magnificent Bishop’s Palace, also known as Gresham Castle, Galveston’s landmark building and an architectural treasure.
Forget taking a taxi or driving a rental car, our bus service takes you directly to Galveston, located 50 miles away. You’ll save money on your trip and receive first-rate commentary on the sites from our tour guides.
Why not make the most of all that Houston has to offer, with its close proximity to the Gulf of Mexico? This tour combination allows you to enjoy your getaway with tours of these two breathtaking neighbor cities, Houston and Galveston.
Duration: City Tour: 1.5 hours approximately (without getting off at any stops). Galveston Island Tour: 5.5 hours approximately.
Start/opening time: City Tour: 10am, Galveston Island Tour: 11:30am.
Languages: English.

Excursions in Houston - TX - George Cowboy Historical Ranch
Excursions in Houston - TX: Go back in time with a visit to George Historical Ranch, a historic site and one of Houston’s most popular visitor destinations! You’ll witness what Texas was like in its heyday when ranch families ruled the state in the 1800s. After touring Houston, we’ll take you to Richmond, where the George Historical Ranch is located about thirty miles outside the city. You’ll explore the grounds, tour the historic houses, and be given a live blacksmith and cowboy demonstration. This tour lets you live and breathe Texas history!
-Visit the George Historical Ranch, a historic treasure and one of the top visitor destinations in the Houston area.
-Go back in time with tours of the historic homes, the ranch, and demonstrations of ranch life.
-Take the city tour before setting out to the ranch.
-Be transported around Houston in one of our quality, top-notch tour buses.
-A tour unlike any other with commentary from our superb guides, including those at the George Historical Cowboy Ranch .
Meeting/ Starting point: The Galleria, 5011 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77056.
Duration: 6 hours.
Start/opening time: approximately 9:50am.
Languages: English Others:
Galleria Area Hotel pick up available. Call to confirm pick up.

Excursions in Houston - TX - Hard Rock Cafe Houston
Excursions in Houston - TX: The Hard Rock Café started as a craving for some good American grub and a passion for rock'n'roll, and it has grown to be a destination for millions of people around the world, whether they are on vacation or just out for dinner with the family. With a total of 138 cafes around the world, Hard Rock is a haven for fans of music, food, and great times.
Beginning with an Eric Clapton guitar, Hard Rock owns the world's greatest collection of music memorabilia, which is displayed at its locations around the globe. Rock Walls, Surface tops and Booth Interactive, touchscreen technology allows guests to check out the best pieces of the memorabilia collection, even if it's currently on a wall in another country.
Hard Rock Café serves fresh, handmade, classic American cooking with a Southern flair. Choose from the following menus (combo packages also available - choose from the meals below and also get a Hard Rock Cafe T-Shirt!):
Acoustic - Choice of Entrée (choose one): Hard Rock 6oz Cheeseburger or Bacon Cheeseburger, Hickory Smokehouse Sandwich or Texan, entree salad or sandwich. Dessert: Chef's Dessert. Choice of Beverage (choose one): Coffee, Tea, or Soft Drink.
Electric - Choice of Entrée (choose one): Fajitas (chicken, steak or shrimp), grilled salmon, burgers or sandwiches, smokehouse hickory chicken, smoked ribs OR duo platter, twisted chicken mac and cheese (all entrees are paired with listed side items per menu). Dessert (choose one)t: Apple Cobbler, Cheesecake (both served with coffee or tea). Choice of Soft Drink. Others: Valid for walk-in only. No reservations. Includes tax, gratuity and menu items specified within menu purchased. Menu items cannot be substituted and are subject to change.

Excursions in Houston - TX - Historic Downtown Pub Tour
Excursions in Houston - TX: The Historic Downtown Pub Crawl features four bars in the old town of Houston. Locations vary each night but always start at The Cellar in the basement of Georgia’s Market, a restaurant, grocery store and bar inside the former home of an 1895 gambling parlour. With a history like that, you can be sure there are plenty of stories to be told.
Looking at today’s modern metropolis, it’s hard to believe Houston was once a Wild West frontier town where Mexicans, Native Americans, Yankees, Confederates and all sorts of adventurers and ne’er-do-wells mingled in saloons. Listen to tales of murder, gambling, brothels and ghosts from those days in the old town of Houston as you visit unique pubs around Market Square Park. This is a small urban oasis with restaurants, sculptures, memorials, and remains from old buildings and sidewalks. This spot is full of activity and of history of this city. Your local guide will show you all the points of interest and you will not miss a beat.
The park is surrounded by bars and pubs in historic buildings such as a wine bar in the Kennedy Bakery Building, a tailor shop during the day and bar at night, a local joint with a jukebox playing fifties tunes, a charity bar, and many other authentic Houston taverns. See sparkling chandeliers, select songs on old-fashioned jukeboxes, or talk to a tailor as you sip wine, beer, and designer cocktails inside buildings dating from 1861-1934.
Meeting/pick-up point: Barringer Bar, 108 Main St. , Houston.
Duration: 3 hours.
Start/opening time: On Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday only at 6:30pm.
End/closing time: 9:30pm. End Location: Dean's Downtown, 316 Main St. , Houston.
Languages: English.
Others: must be 21 years and older to participate.

Excursions in Houston - TX - Hop on - Hop off Double Decker Tour
Excursions in Houston - TX: Houston City Tours is a double-decker bus from London that tours around the streets of Houston at 6 key spots. This hop on-hop off bus is perfect for anyone who like to tour at their own pace. Guests can start their tour at any stop and pay on board. The complete loop takes a little less than an hour-and-a-half.
Discover the best of Houston’s must-see sites attractions! Guided by local experts, Houston bus tours provide in-depth knowledge about the area's most popular districts, neighborhoods and traditions, while also giving travelers the opportunity to see dozens of attractions. Be delighted by sights of the colorful Market square, Historic District, Main Street, Theater District. Chase tower, Downtown, City Hall, The Aquarium, Buffalo Bayou, Museum District, vibrant Mid-town-magnificent Museum district and more!
The City Tour allows you to customize the tour to see what you would like to see! The double-decker bus have 6 stops where you can hop off and enjoy at your leisure.
Meeting/pick-up point/ Start time:
1- Convention Center: East door of Hilton Americas Hotel @ 10am - 11:30am - 1pm.
2- Market Square Park: Corner of Congress st. @ Travis st. 10:10am -11:40am - 1:10pm.
3- Visitors Center: Corner of Walker St @ Bagby st. 10:20am - 11:50 am - 1:20pm.
4- Downtown Aquarium: Aquarium Located @ #410 Bagby st. 10:30am -12pm - 1:30pm.
5- Hermann Park Circle: Museum of Natural Science 11am - 12:30pm - 1:50pm.
6- Museum District: Museum of Fine Arts @ Main st -11:10am - 12:40pm - 2pm.
From the first bus pick-up is approximately at 10am - every 90 minutes. Please ensure you arrive at the meeting point at least 15 minutes prior to the tour start time.
Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes without hopping on or off, (may vary due to traffic and weather).
Languages: English and Spanish.

Excursions in Houston - TX - Houston, We Have a Tunnel!
Excursions in Houston - TX: Delve deep into Houston’s impressive underground tunnel system for the ultimate lowdown on Space City with this fascinating tour. Situated 6 metres (20ft) under the heaving streets, the network of walkways links 95 Downtown blocks over a combined distance of 11km (7 miles) and boasts a series of eye-catching architectural gems. Other highlights include a Houston history lesson, a Dutch-style lunch and time for shopping and during this impressive tunnel vision.
Start your subterranean adventure above ground at the Chase Bank Building, which features eight frescoes depicting Texas history. Head down and then up to the Chase Tower, the tallest building in Texas. Back to ground level and across the street to Pennzoil Place. Take the lift back down to the Tunnel and walk underground to One Shell Square.
Head back up again to street level and take a stroll in Hermann Square Park towards City Hall, where you will watch a short video about Houston, pose for a photo and learn more about the city from where America plotted its conquest of the moon. Then head back down again to the tunnels for a bite to eat from one of the food vendors and then finish this zigzagging tour with a walk through the newest tunnel towards the city’s theatre district, the Downtown Historic District and MetroRail, the futuristic tram system.
Duration: approximately 3 hours.
Start/opening time: 9:30am.
Languages: English.
Others: Better not to park at parking ticket for this tour. The meters are good for only two hours and violation tickets are quite expensive. Please park at an indoor garage or on an outside lot.

Excursions in Houston - TX - Tanger Outlets Shopping and Houston city Tour
Excursions in Houston - TX: Located just thirty miles away from Houston, The Tanger Outlets offers you the chance to get away. With this tour, you’ll get away to a beautiful Outlet Center and a day of fun, plus enjoy our signature Houston City Tour! Find impressive savings at Armani Exchange, Burberry, Coach, Cole Haan, Elie Tahari, J. Crew, Kate Spade New York, Kenneth Cole, Lacoste, Michael Kors, Nautica, Nike, TAG Heuer, Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th, Tory Burch, True Religion and more.
Meeting/pick-up point: Hilton Americas Hotel located at 1600 Lamar St. Houston, Texas 77002.
Duration: 7 hours.
Start/opening time: 10am.
Languages: English.
Others: Please call the Houston City Tours at +1 832.388.8434 at least 48 hours in advance to date of service to confirm Time and location.

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