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Houston Urban Adventures
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US$35.00*
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Houston from Below: Underground Tunnel Tour
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Old Town Houston Historic Pub Tour
Ranked #5 of 38 Tours in Houston
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Houston Urban Adventures offers walking tours led by expert local guides. Join us and find out why Texas means friendly. The Houston We Have A Tunnel Tour, available Wednesday-Friday, introduces you to the Downtown Houston Tunnel System, the 1929 Gulf Oil Building, and Pennzoil Place. The Historic Downtown Pub Crawl, available Wednesday-Saturday, listen to your local guide spin tales of murder, gambling, brothels, and ghosts as you visit four unique neighborhood bars in the old Town of Houston.
Reviewed 6 October 2011

We took the Heart of the Tunnel Walk in downtown Houston. We had a guest from Japan and wanted to know more about our new city. We met our group in an historic hotel downtown (I want to stay there, too!) Our tour guide, Sandra, was most knowledgable of the history of Houston. She kept us entertained with facts & history. We did not stay in the tunnels the entire time, but were given a skyline tour then proceeded to the connecting tunnels. Very interesting. Lots of history, good restaurant break and a little shopping. A great way to learn about downtown Houston!

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Reviewed 14 September 2011

Me and a friend booked the tour thru stubdog not having high expectations. It just sounded like a fun outing. It was that and much more! Our tour guide, Sandra, delighted us with her quick wit and knowledge of the buildings and people that started Houston. As a native Houstonian, I was slighlty embarrased that I had no clue that downtown Houston held such a colorful past, i.e."soiled doves hallow." Combine that with stops at 2 unique bars for cocktails and you have a tour! Sandra also adjusted to the mood of the tour group. We were a lively bunch of 14 :-). Definitely worth it. There was quite a bit of walking, so dress comfortably.

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