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Houston: Space Center Houston Admission Ticket

1. Houston: Space Center Houston Admission Ticket

Explore Space Center Houston with its 400 space artifacts as well as permanent and traveling exhibits. Discover attractions and theaters related to the exciting future and remarkable past of America’s human space-flight program, all for one admission price. See the world’s largest collection of moon rocks and lunar samples for public view. Go behind-the-scenes to see NASA Johnson Space Center (based on availability). Learn about the world-renowned home of NASA Mission Control, International Space Station Mission Control, and astronaut training. Experience the newest permanent exhibit, the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, displayed outside the center. Walk around and underneath the first-stage booster spanning more than 156 feet long. See the only Falcon 9 on public display outside of SpaceX’s headquarters which is the same type of rocket that launched NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley on SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft on May 30 for the Demo-2 mission. It marked the first time since 2011 that astronauts have launched from American soil.

Houston Hop on-City Tour: 2-Day Pass

2. Houston Hop on-City Tour: 2-Day Pass

Experience the major sights of Houston on a fun and comprehensive bus city tour. On this relaxing and informative excursion you’ll see Buffalo Bayou, the historical downtown area, the theater district, historic Texas Avenue, the sports stadiums, the museum district, and much more. Your guided tour begins at the Visitors Center located at 1302 Dallas street. From here, you’ll board the comfortable bus that’s parked right outside. Explore Buffalo Bayou, Houston’s birthplace. See the downtown historical district and the city’s tunnel system, admire the breathtaking skyscrapers, and marvel at the spectacular views from atop the unique double-decker bus. You’ll travel down Texas Avenue and see the Rice Hotel where President Kennedy delivered his last public speech in Houston before his assassination in 1963. You can also listen to his speech on the tour bus. Continue on to Minute Maid Park, home of the Houston Astros baseball team. Admire the majestic Harris County Court House and the George R. Brown Convention Center. See the home of the Houston Rockets basketball team, more amazing sites and landmarks.

Houston: City Sightseeing Tour by Electric Cart

3. Houston: City Sightseeing Tour by Electric Cart

On this tour, let your local guide zip you through the city's top historical landmarks, visiting pristine parks and vibrant murals along the way. Learn more about Houston's vast collection of culinary choices that makes it one of the culinary centers of the world. Visit sports venues, museums, and the third largest theatre district in the country.  One of the highlights of this city sightseeing tour is viewing the so-called 8th Wonder of the World: The Astrodome. Built in 1965, the Astrodome was the world's first indoor air-conditioned stadium. Though the stadium is closed, visitors from all over the world still come to marvel at the iconic structure. After you hit all the top sights, pick up some recommendations from your local guide for nightlife and restaurants in Houston so you can make the most of your time in the vibrant city. Make sure to bring your camera — you’ll have many opportunities to stop for priceless photo-ops. The fleet of carts can accommodate groups ranging from 1-50 people per tour, though groups of 2 may be paired with up to 3 other people.

Houston: Mural Tour by Electric Cart

4. Houston: Mural Tour by Electric Cart

Explore different parts of the city while taking in all of the world-renowned street art that Houston has to offer. Ride to each spot in a comfortable Polaris GEM electric vehicle as you pick up priceless local insights into the vibrant culture of the city from your local guide. Learn the history of the art movement that colors the walls all across Houston, and the passionate artists who have made their mark on the city. All that is required on this tour is your camera — you won’t want to miss out on taking pictures of all of the fantastic art that you’ll be seeing. Criss-crossing through the city, you’ll find yourself in an artistic cluster in Houston, with over 20 murals in close proximity to one another. Discover the best spots with your local guide and take home some awesome memories of the city.

Houston Tour and Aquarium Ticket

5. Houston Tour and Aquarium Ticket

Hop on board these unique open top buses to discover the best of this amazing city, with breathtaking views of the modern energy capitol of the world. Houston is the largest city in the south and it offers its visitors a great variety of attractions, magnificent architecture, historic places, and landmarks. See many of these on this hop-on hop-off tour. Tours start every morning at 10:00am from the Texan Cowboy themed Visitors Center. In addition, at the Downtown Aquarium, you can discover an amazing collection of marine life, exhibits, rides, and attractions.

Culinary Food Tour of Downtown Houston with Tunnel Access

6. Culinary Food Tour of Downtown Houston with Tunnel Access

Discover America's most diverse city through its booming food scene and experience flavorful food and unique culinary combinations on this tour designed especially for foodies. Visit some of Downtown's most cherished restaurants and enjoy a first-hand look at the largest tunnel system in the United States. Head to 3 or 4 different restaurants (dependent on the group size) and sample authentic Mexico City cuisine, Filipino novelties, Houston's original "The Works" pizza, and gourmet Italian-American dessert. As well as getting to see some of Downtown's best sights, you will get to learn a lot about Houston's diverse culture, industries, and history on this tour.

Houston: Brewery Pass with Beer Tastings

7. Houston: Brewery Pass with Beer Tastings

Explore the city and meet its people by hopping from one craft brewery to the next. Choose from 14 breweries and enjoy discounts on food at the same time. Taste the quality, tradition, and charm inside a glass of craft beer in a brewery atmosphere that brings people together. Choose between a 1-day or 3-day Brewery Pass and experience either 4 or 12 redemptions depending on which you option you book. The following is offered at each brewery: - BAKFISH Brewing: Flight of 4 5 oz tasters - Beerfoot Brewery: Flight of 4 tasters - B52 Brewing: Flight of 5 4 oz tasters - City Acre Brewing: Flight of 4 4 oz tasters - Eureka Heights Brew Co: Flight of 5 5 oz tasters - Galveston Island Brewing: Flight of 4 4 oz tasters - Great Heights Brewing Company: Flight of 5 4 oz tasters - Holler Brewing Company: Flight of 6 5 oz tasters - Platypus Brewing: Flight of 4 5oz tasters (not including Silver Spurs series) - Saint Arnold Brewing Company: Flight of 5 4 oz tasters - Sigma Brewing Company: Flight of 4 6 oz tasters - Southern Star Brewing Company: Flight of 4 5 oz tasters You'll also receive additional discounts at the following breweries: - BAKFISH Brewing: 10% off merchandise - City Acre Brewing: $2 off standard beer 64 oz growler fills during the same visit and $1 off any plate of french fries with the purchase of a beer pint - Galveston Island Brewing: 15% off merchandise - Great Heights Brewing Company: $1 off any full pour for the remainder of the same visit - Saint Arnold Brewing Company: 10% off single merchandise item - Platypus Brewing: $1 off growler with a fill - Southern Star Brewing Company: Free pint glass with purchase of 1 additional pint of beer and $5 off purchase of Southern Star Attire

Houston: 2-Hour Downtown Brewery Tour by Electric Cart

8. Houston: 2-Hour Downtown Brewery Tour by Electric Cart

Take a unique ride through Downtown Houston in an electric cart. Escape the heat and cruise throughout the city streets in an air-conditioned vehicle. Along the way, learn about Houston's incredible food scene and see some beautiful sites. Your local guide will take you to 3 or 4 different breweries, where you will head in and try whatever beer you like. There are a myriad choices and each brewery has it's own signature brew, as well as many other options to choose from. Your guide will provide lots of fun facts about the city and walk you through why each brewery is unique to the city of Houston. At each brewery, you will also have time to purchase more beer and food as you please. Your group will spend about 20 minutes at each brewery, based on your group's preference. This tour is a small group tour and very flexible, so take this time to enjoy the best that Houston has to offer, and make the most of your time.

Houston: 1-Hour Escape Room Adventure

9. Houston: 1-Hour Escape Room Adventure

See if you have what it takes to escape the room at The Escape Room Houston (Galleria). Choose between 4 immersive escape rooms and work as a team to complete a mission. Once you arrive, learn the rules of your adventure with the help of a game guide. With 4 thrilling adventures to choose from, you may find yourself as a spy sent to recover a stolen painting or an agent on a Special Ops mission to save the world. Work together with your team to find clues and solve puzzles within a series of elaborately-designed rooms. After emerging victorious, celebrate with a bite to eat at one of the nearby restaurants in The Galleria at your own expense. Choose from 4 themed escape rooms: • Special Ops: Mysterious Market • The Heist • Playground • The Depths

Houston: Guided Tour of Downtown and Galveston Island

10. Houston: Guided Tour of Downtown and Galveston Island

Enjoy an inclusive experience when coming to Houston, with airport transfer and guided tours combined. Get custom pickup from the airport and driven to your hotel to settle in. Go through Downtown Houston and explore Galveston Island, all in one day, or over the course of your stay. Arrive at the airport and experience custom pickup at the time of your arrival. Check-in at your hotel and get comfortable after your flight. Then, opt to take both tours in the same day, or schedule them over your stay. On the Houston Tour, see all districts of the city, including Minute Maid Park, the Toyota Center, BBVA Soccer Stadium, Discovery Green, Herman Park, the world's largest Medical district, Buffalo Bayou, and more. As you explore Galveston Island, walk along the Seawall, The Strand, the Wharf, Ship Channel, and see many historic homes that survived the storm of 1900. Dip your toes in the sand at Galveston's beaches and take in views of the Gulf of Mexico. At the end or your stay, feel at ease with a ride back to the airport.

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What people are saying about Houston

Overall rating

3.3 / 5

based on 4 reviews

Great way to experience the city! Sarah was knowledgeable, personable and willing to stop for photos!! It was great to be picked up and dropped off at our hotel! Would definitely recommend if your new to city or have been many times before!

We were first very pleased that the tour was in a golf cart, open air and clear vision. Our guide was exceptional: very knowledgeable with a good sense of humor. We learned some wonderful insights about Houston. Totally enjoyed it!

It was great!! We went to the Aquarium yesterday and today we went to the zoo. My girls loved it!! Tomorrow we will go to the science museum and we are very excited

excellent tour. In an hour you will know several things and it gives you an idea to visit more calmly

Sarah was very friendly and super knowledgeable about the city. We had a great time!