Houston Historical Tours leads over 100 different tours. The organization's most popular tours are city tours ranging from 2 to 9 hours, seven to 12-hour Space Center Houston (NASA) and Kemah Boardwalk tours, 2.5-hour downtown walking tours, and 6 to 10-hour Galveston tours.
Houston Historical Tours specializes in ethnic tours of the greater Houston area with over one dozen Asian, African-American, Hispanic, and Jewish tours. These are generally 6-hour tours and include visits and/or stops to historic religious institutions, walking tours of a cemetery, community centers, schools, old residences and mansions, restaurants, businesses, and more.
The company leads multicultural, religious, and unique neighborhood tours. Multicultural tours focus on showcasing the many peoples who create the mosaic that is Houston. Religious tours take you to Buddhist temples, Jewish synagogues, Hindu mandirs, Islamic mosques, Christian cathedrals and churches, and more. Unique Neighborhoods take you into different ethnic and socio-economic communities to look at distinctive houses, businesses, and public art.
Houston Historical Tours offers more than 15 night tours, including 1 city tour, 5 nightlife tours, 2 haunted tours, and 8 holiday lights tours in December. Most of these tours are 3 hours. The nightlife tours take visitors to music venues, nightclubs, bars, restaurants, entertainment and recreational centers.
Additionally, there are several historical tours. These include seeing 10 homes and a church form 1823 to 1905 in Sam Houston Park and a journey to the San Jacinto State Park to see the San Jacinto Monument, battlefield, Battleship Texas, and the Houston Ship Channel. Other historical tours take you to the George Ranch Historical Park and Brazos Bend State Park in Richmond, the Sam Houston Monument, home where the Texas leader died, and his grave site in Huntsville, the Varner-Hogg Plantation and replica of the 1836 capitol in Columbia.
Several wine vineyards, beer brewery, and rum distillery tours are also available as well as out-of-town tours that go to Austin, Beaumont, and San Antonio, and several nearby ghost towns among other places.
Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau - Member since 2001