Since 1988, more than 46,000 people from around the world have participated in over 3,500 Discover Houston Tours highlighting history, art, architecture, shopping, dining, and more, all flavored with Houston's unique multi-cultural spirit.
TunnelWalk & Rail Tours. Owner Sandra Lord is known as the "Tunnel Lady," because she introduced the Downtown Houston Tunnel System to the world. In the Tunnel, the weather is always clear and cool and there are over 100 places to eat. The Tunnel is open to the public during business hours on weekdays. It is closed at night, on weekends, and national holidays.
Public TunnelWalk & Rail Tours are offered on weekdays. For dates, times, and fees, go to DiscoverHoustonTours.com and click on the “Calendar” link.
To tour the Tunnel on your own, contact Sandra at (713) 222-9255 or firstname.lastname@example.org and ask about purchasing a self-guiding TunnelWalk & Rail Tour book (suitable for adults) or a self-guiding Tunnel Loop Scavenger Hunt booklet (suitable for children & adults). Please allow two weeks for delivery.
Scare Yourself Silly with Discover Houston Tours’ Broomstick Adventures and Ghost Walks. Broomstick Adventures are three-hour bus tours featuring haunted pubs, historic cemeteries, and more. They are available to the public on Friday and Saturday nights year round. Ghost Walks are guided night-time walking tours through Houston’s Downtown Historic District featuring urban legends and true tales of deceased Houstonians. They are offered to the public in October.
Downtown Holiday Walk & Rail Tours. Let Discover Houston lead you on a two-hour adventure through downtown parks and streets alight for the holidays. Highlights include the Houston Pavilions, an ice rink at Discovery Green, the city’s Tree of Lights, and a jolly ride on MetroRail through downtown.
All tours are also available for private groups.
Advance, pre-paid reservations are always required.
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