Galveston History Tour Guide for Two, Four, or Six (Up to 54% Off)

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A native of Galvaston who has appeared on the History Channel leads humorous tours that expound on mobsters and politicians

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It's nice to have a tour guide to lead you around a city instead of getting directions from a hotel concierge whose only point of reference is "the docks." Start out on the right foot with this Groupon.

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  • $20 for a 90-minute Galveston history tour for two ($40 value)
  • $38 for a 90-minute Galveston history tour for four ($80 value)
  • $55 for a 90-minute Galveston history tour for six ($120 value)

Galveston History Tour Guide

As a published playwright, actor, musician, and radio host, George Douglas Lee isn't lacking in showmanship. He also has a passion for Galveston's past, which sprang from his childhood there and an interest in the American Civil War––he lists Robert E. Lee as a first cousin. This love of history and flair for the dramatic makes him more than qualified to give personalized glimpses into local history as the Galveston History Tour Guide. Lee's driving tours blend humor and historical fact, visiting centuries-old buildings and relaying stories of the devious, unhinged, and often ridiculous people who've called the island home. Topics range from a somber recounting of the devastating 1900 storm to an explanation of why a Spanish explorer named Galveston the "Isle of Misfortune" after getting lost inside its Target. Lee also organizes screenings of the History Channel documentary "Perfect Storms: America's Deadliest Disaster," in which he is prominently featured.

Customer Reviews

Amazing tour! We had a wonderful time our guide was so incredibly knowledgeable about Galveston, funny, entertaining, full of life and so much more. He became our friend very fast. It was terrific!
Marilyn G. · December 30, 2015
George is truly a Texas storyteller and this experience is best approached with a laid back attitude and a curiosity to get to know Galveston tidbits that you would never know otherwise! It was a delightful experience for the four of us and we would highly recommend it. Don't expect a canned performance; relax, settle down, and chat a while with a master storyteller.
Charlotte C. · July 1, 2014
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    2215 Post Office St

    Galveston, TX 77550

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