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Galveston Tour provided by Joyride Houston

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Galveston Tour

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Overview
If you want to see all that Galveston Island has to offer, you will want to come with Joyride to capture all the history, fun and excitement that one of the oldest cities in Texas and world has to offer. Our tour guides have the knowledge that very few others have on all of the invites to things like the flood of 1900 that wiped out the city. They know all of the oil and gas facts that kept the city thriving through the rough times of rebuilding. They know where all of the intrigue and mystery that surrounds many of the historic homes and graveyards, as well as what Galveston offers today that makes it thrive like no other city in Texas.
Itinerary
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    The Seawall
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission excluded
    See the Gulf of Mexico at the Seawall in Galveston, where there are miles of beaches, surfing, sand castles and much more.
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    Pass by
    Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier
    The Strand
    Port of Galveston
    Grand 1894 Opera House
    Moody Gardens
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Duration
2h 30m
Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
Exclusions
  • Entry/Admission - The Seawall
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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dc4opera wrote a review Nov 2020
Lexington, Kentucky435 contributions55 helpful votes
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We greatly enjoyed our tour of Galveston with Joyride. Pick up was prompt at our hotel and transportation was provided both to and from the island. Interesting and informative narrative was provided as we drove around making photo stops here and there. Recommended!
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Robyn L wrote a review Mar 2020
Idaho Falls, Idaho3 contributions3 helpful votes
Communication and promptness was great. Kind tour guide. But, for the money ($100+/person) and time (less than 1.5 hours) we were quite disappointed in the quantity of what we were shown/shared in Galveston. Felt our time and especially our money could've been spent in several
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Linda N wrote a review Feb 2020
Anaheim73 contributions17 helpful votes
I did this tour post-cruise thru Joyride Tour Company and was very pleased with them. Was time and money well spent. I was able to see history and highlights from the eyes of locals. I was picked up from the port and dropped off at my hotel near Hobby Airport. I was fascinated
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Date of experience: February 2020
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farlzz wrote a review Nov 2019
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I did this tour as a foster time here in Houston area and was great and such a lovely and friendly couple that do Joyride tours. The time and the sights were so good and interesting to learn a lot about the area and see places that are around and still going from before the 1900
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Joseph W wrote a review Oct 2019
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We received personal attention to our requests; there was nothing too difficult for our tour guide to do for us!
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Date of experience: October 2019
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By: Joyride Houston
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A must see and do
Had a great time today viewing the Houston murals with Sarah. She is so nice and personable and super knowledgeable
kimmB4519UB
kimmB4519UB
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Murals in Houston
Such a fantastic tour! Love all the murals and hearing the history and inspiration for each one! Highly recommend
Vacation179700
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NO STARS! What a Disappointment! WOW!
I was looking forward to this and was very excited. After booking I received a call informing me that "we don't do
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Amazing and colorful murals
Despite the cloudy and rainy weather, the beautiful murals brightened our visit to downtown Houston with the creati
Tanthecaveman
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Great Tour for Houston!
I was treated extremely well for a solo tour, I did not feel rushed. Marna is well versed about the Houston area. S
SuzanneK425
SuzanneK425
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Art Everywhere in Houston!
My friends and I went on the mural tour in Houston. We had so much fun. Marnie and Robby were very well informed ab
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Nedsims
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False advertising
Absolutely horrible. Hope you like being crunched in a van with people not wearing masks. No mention of what type
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Great experience
Amazing. customers service. Owner responded to my question within minutes and then scheduled a tour especially for
X4087VXanaa
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Friendly and knowledgeable
Great way to see the murals Houston has to offer and a little history too! Enough time was given for stops and pict
974shamekas
974shamekas
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A Joyride around Houston
This was such a great tour of Houston. We learned so much about the city and its history. The art we saw was beauti
sarahV4875PC
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Best time on Mural Instagram Tour!
We had the best time on the mural Instagram tour! We learned a lot about the mural and artists! I highly recommend
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Really cool
Had a good time. Saw some super cool murals and got to really see more of the city which was nice. Kendric who was
GrammieGrandpa
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So much to see!
We loved learning of how much art there is to be seen in the open. Robby and Marna drove us around with a steady st
803yolandac
803yolandac
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Joyride Houston
Had a great time. Marna and Robbie are very knowledgeable and extra friendly. Picked us up on time and dropped us o
779emanuelk
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driving tour
Dwight drove us around downtown Houston. Great overview of the area. He was knowledgeable and helpful- took us on a
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