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Houston Solo travelers' tours

Our most recommended Houston Solo travelers' tours

Houston: City Tour and NASA Space Center Admission Ticket

1. Houston: City Tour and NASA Space Center Admission Ticket

Explore the wonders of space travel on an unforgettable tour that includes a mini-city tour around Houston and roundtrip transportation to the NASA/Johnson Space Center.  Enjoy interactive exhibits and activities, touch a moon rock, take a tram ride to the NASA control center and see the shuttle replica at the Independence Plaza. Begin your day of space exploration on land as you are taken a short city sightseeing tour around Houston where you can see some of its most important landmarks.  Afterward, drive 25 miles from the center of Houston to the Space Center Houston and experience America’s adventures in space first-hand. Space Center Houston is the visitor center for NASA's Johnson Space Center. It is a separate facility that features activities and exhibits designed jointly by NASA and Disney Imagineering. Get a chance to ride the half-hour tram tour that goes to the gigantic International Space Station Assembly Building and to the NASA control center. Both kids and adults will enjoy the interactive displays. Don’t miss the Starship Gallery Artifact Museum, where you can touch a moon rock or try out the simulator that lets you land the lunar orbiter.

Houston: City Tour by Bus

2. Houston: City Tour by Bus

Explore Houston in an open air, double-decker bus around Downtown and the Historic District. This tour offers the best of the city’s symbolic sites and attractions in one easy sitting. Along the way, enjoy commentary from audio or live guide who will tell you about attractions, such as the giant Chase Tower. Hear stories about the colorful theater district and learn more about many of the city's most important landmarks. • Hilton Americas Hotels at the Convention Center • Market Square - Historic District • City Hall and Visitors Center • Downtown Aquarium - Theater District • Sam Houston Park and Heritage Society historic homes • Discover the oldest commercial building still in use since 1840's • Houston's tunnel system • Graffiti park at Old China Town

Houston: Downtown Underground Tunnel Tour

3. Houston: Downtown Underground Tunnel Tour

Discover why Houston, the most populated city in Texas and the 4th most-populated city in the United States can look like a ghost town during warm summer days. This is because just 20-25 feet below street level, there are more than 7.5 miles of underground tunnels that encompass Texas' tallest skyscrapers and serve as a corporate playground for a multitude of Fortune 500 companies. Start the tour in Downtown Houston and set off on a unique tour to some of the city's most well-renowned skyscrapers. Enjoy great photo opportunities alongside Texas' two tallest buildings, the oldest bank in Houston, and the newest portion of the downtown tunnel system. During the tour, learn all about the history of the city's extensive Tunnel System and its modern corporate appeal including a diverse range of great dining options and business amenities that resemble Houston's diversity.

From Houston: Galveston Island Tour

4. From Houston: Galveston Island Tour

Explore Galveston Island, located on the coastline of Texas, just 50 miles from Downtown Houston. The island offers 32 miles of beaches, abundant leisure, vibrant historic areas, and one of the largest well-preserved concentrations of Victorian architecture in the United States. Start from downtown Houston and take a short tour of the downtown district of the city. Then, travel to Galveston, enjoying the views of Galveston Island as you approach the city. Be dropped off in Galveston and explore the city at your leisure. Enjoy plenty of free time to choose what you want to see and do. Discover the relaxed atmosphere of the island as you explore the relaxing beaches, antique stores, art galleries, and excellent restaurants. Afterward, hop back on the bus back to Houston.

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What people are saying about Houston

Overall rating

3.6 / 5

based on 68 reviews

Who knew there was such a thriving environment below the streets of Houston. Our guide, Vanessa, was knowledgeable, personable, animated, and projected well. We had a great experience and loved learning about some of Houston's history.

Vanessa was very knowledgeable and we learned a lot from her. She's very nice and friendly. She gave a lot of recommendations to us. She's one of the best tour guide, so far we ever had.

We were taken across a mess of underground tunnels below skyscrapers which we saw to be clean and vibrant with people going about there daily business.

Vanessa is a very knowledgeable, very enthusiastic and super helpful guide. It was a pleasure to have her leading our tour.

Vanessa was a wonderful tour guide! We had a great time and she was very knowledgeable.