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Houston Sightseeing Tour and Galveston Day Trip

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See the most iconic sites of central Houston and historic Galveston on a 6-hour amazing tour. In Galveston, enjoy free time to explore the famously scenic town, which is located on the Gulf of Mexico. See ornate Victorian mansions, the Galveston Seawall, the Strand historic district and perhaps even hit the beach or amusement park during your visit. You can even get out on the water during a optional dolphin-watching tour with complimentary tickets. Before heading to Galveston, get to know Houston on a 75-minute city tour by double-decker bus.

Alternate vehicles may be used according to number of participants ,weather or traffic conditions.

Note: 6 hour tour includes travel time to and from attractions.

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Itinerary
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Stop At: Houston City Tours, 1302 Dallas St, Houston, TX 77002-6909

Head to the Visitors Center in downtown Houston to meet your double-decker bus for a fully-narrated sightseeing tour of Houston’s most iconic sites.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Minute Maid Park, 501 Crawford St, Houston, TX 77002-2113

Your 75-minute tour by open-top bus passes by Convention Center and Minute Maid Park—home of the Houston Astros baseball team.

Pass By: Houston Museum District, Houston, TX

Pass by Houston's historic district, home to shopping and dining.

Pass By: Buffalo Bayou Park, 18-3600 Allen Parkway and Memorial Drive, Houston, TX

See this winding, 124-acre green space featuring views of the Houston skyline plus a fountain & a skate park.

Pass By: JPMorgan Chase Tower, 600 Travis St, Houston, TX 77002-3009

Pass by this landmark in Houston's Financial District

Pass By: 1892 Bishop's Palace, 1402 Broadway St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-4938

After touring central Houston with your knowledgeable guide, transfer to a comfortable bus that takes you on a 55-minute drive to reach Galveston, a historic town located on the Gulf of Mexico.

Nicknamed Oleander City, Galveston features miles of white-sand beaches, seaside restaurants, specialty shops and a fascinating history. More than 60 structures of architectural significance are spread among its six historic districts. Your coach passes one of the most famous buildings, a stunning Victorian mansion called the Bishop's Palace, aka Gresham's Castle.

Pass By: Downtown Aquarium, 410 Bagby St, Houston, TX 77002-1510

Houston's Aquarium features sea life from around the world.

Stop At: The Seawall, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX

During your time in Galveston, enjoy close to three hours on your own to explore. You can purchase lunch in the historic Galveston Strand district then stroll the shops and soak in the small town’s ambiance. Visit the Galveston Seawall, a 10-mile levee with breathtaking views of Galveston Bay. If you would like to take a dolphin-watching tour on Galveston Bay, your guide can provide you with complimentary tickets for the boat.

At the designated time, simply meet your guide to re-board your bus for the return trip to Houston.

Throughout the day, learn from the informative commentary provided by your guide while a professional driver handles the navigation. You get to relax as you see iconic sites and learn about the history of Houston, Galveston and Texas during a fascinating 6-hour tour. Note: 6 hour tour includes travel time to and from attractions. When you arrive back in Houston, your bus returns you to the Visitors Center where your tour ends

Duration: 30 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Optional Dolphin Watching Tour (must specify in special requirements at checkout)


Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities


Departure Point
1302 Dallas St, Houston, TX 77002, USA


Departure Time
10:00 AM

Duration
6 hours

Return Details
Returns to original departure point


Voucher Info
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