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Houston Sightseeing Tour and Galveston Day Trip

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    Kick off your day of sightseeing in Houston and Galveston by meeting your open-air, double-decker bus in downtown Houston. Your fully narrated, 90-minute sightseeing tour will cover Houston's City Hall, Chase Tower, Minute Maid Park (home of the Houston Astros baseball team), Houston’s Museum District, Hermann Park and more.

    Then transfer to a comfortable coach for a 50-minute drive to Galveston on the Gulf of Mexico with miles of white-sand beaches. During your time in Galveston enjoy nearly three hours on your own to explore the seaside restaurants, specialty shops and historic sights at your own pace. Your knowledgeable guide will have several ideas for you to plan your personalized day.

    If you'd like, purchase lunch in the historic Galveston Strand district then stroll the shops and soak in the small town’s ambiance. Find fabulous views of the city on the 10-mile levee, Galveston Seawall. Another option is taking a dolphin-watching tour by boat on Galveston Bay, for which your guide can give you complimentary tickets.

    At the designated time, simply meet your guide to reboard your coach for the return trip to Houston and the Convention Center where the tour ends.
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    Reviewed 1 July 2019 via mobile

    The Houston sightseeing was for 90 minutes. There was then a 15 minute break before we boarded a bus to take us to Galveston. The bus drops off those going to The Houston Space Center. There was an issue with the bus so we transferred...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    1  Thank dugyoda
    Reviewed 2 June 2019

    The excursion is very bad organised...there was not itme to take some photos in galveston because we arrive at 13,30h and at 15h is the dolphin tour... The dolphin tour is a really nonsense....we only see one dolphin close to a big boat stopped on...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    4  Thank Storyteller87845
    Antonio R, Manager at Houston City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2019

    Hello, thank you much for your message, was a great to serve you thru during the Houston City Tour ,after our service you continued to Galveston 50 miles from Houston. Traffic conditions and hot summer weather are sometimes unpredictable ,we did our best and i...More

    Reviewed 8 May 2019

    I went with two friends, we had a really great time. Tours were very informative and the tour guides were great! The boat tour was great we saw several dolphins and the captain of the boat was awesome, he kept us laughing hysterically and was...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    1  Thank LisaDi916
    Antonio R, Manager at Houston City Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2019

    Howdy from Texas! was great to know that you enjoyed our service and mentioned that our Tour service is informative and our guides are great. Thank you so much!

    Reviewed 17 April 2019

    Toured Houston via upper deck bus and learned some basic information about the city. Not too much to see, other than tall and taller buildings. Then took shuttle type bus to Galveston where we got to see the beach and a few buildings, then on...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    2  Thank William F
    Reviewed 9 April 2019

    Their 6-hour tour (broken into 2 parts with a short break in between) seems like a very efficient way to familiarize yourself with this big city, as well as its main gateway to the Gulf of Mexico.

    Date of experience: April 2019
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