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Porsche Supercar Experience at Grandsport Speedway

Porsche Supercar Experience at Grandsport Speedway
2 hours
USD 399.00
Live the Dream and drive a Porsche on a Racetrack with a professional racing instructor by your side! This programs includes full instruction and all equipment needed to have a great time and check this experience off your bucket list!

Clear Lake Pearland Rum Distillery and Brewery Tour

Clear Lake Pearland Rum Distillery and Brewery Tour
6 hours 15 minutes
USD 99.00
Let someone else do the driving on this guided 6-hour distillery and brewery tour in Clear Lake and Pearland near Galveston Bay. Hop in the comfortable vehicle and get whisked away to Greater Houston to tour a distillery and two breweries, learning about the booze-producing process and, of course, sampling some of the products (at own expense). After getting a behind-the-scenes glance at each place, indulge in some snacks, soaking up up the spirits and suds you've sampled.

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Things to do in Houston if you have a Houston Hobby Airport Layover or Extended Houston Hobby Airport Stopover

If you have an extended layover at the Houston Hobby Airport or staying in town, why not consider getting out with some fun activities? We list a few here and there are many more on Houston.LayoverIdeas.com.

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1940 Air Terminal Museum

Houston Hobby Airport is home of the 1940 Air Terminal Museum. The collection in is housed in the original art deco building which served as the first terminal for passenger flight in Houston.

As always, make sure you leave plenty of time to get back to the Houston Hobby Airport in time for your connection and enjoy your layover city rather than whiling away the time leaning up against your luggage in the departures lounge.

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The Cockrell Butterfly Center Admission in Houston

The Cockrell Butterfly Center Admission in HoustonDuration:
20 to 60 mins
USD 8.00
The Cockrell Butterfly Center and Brown Hall of Entomology at the Houston Museum of Natural Science provides entertainment and education for the whole family. Walk through a living 3-floor butterfly habitat, marvel at live and preserved specimens of some of the world's largest and weirdest arthropods, and enjoy interactive games and quizzes. This activity includes your entrance fees to the Cockrell Butterfly Center.

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Houston Museum of Natural Science General Admission

Houston Museum of Natural Science General AdmissionDuration:
USD 11.00
<p>Explore one of the most attended museums in the country at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Visit North America's largest dinosaur hall, see the beauty of the Lester and Sue Smith Gem Vault and step back in time at the Hall of Ancient Egypt. The museum is regularly voted one of the top attractions in Houston and this is your chance to find out why. The purchase of a Permanent Exhibit Hall Ticket at the Houston Museum of Natural Science will give you access to the permanent exhibits only and excludes special exhibitions and the Brown Hall of Entomology.</p>

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Self-Guided Houston Scavenger Hunt

Self-Guided Houston Scavenger HuntDuration:
2 to 3 hrs
USD 11.00
Fifteen clues, two hours, one city - this is a self-led scavenger race that sends groups capering around town to solve clues. Unlike other city-wide excursions, this one unshackles racers from the tyranny of official start times and concrete dates. Players simply click on a launch code, head to the starting line, and begin the scavenger hunt whenever they've got a spare two hours. During the process, players will hear fun stories and insights about historical sites while discovering hidden gems along the way.

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Knights Exhibit at the Houston Museum of Natural Science

Knights Exhibit at the Houston Museum of Natural Science Duration:
1 to 3 hrs
USD 20.00
In the Middle Ages, knighthood was closely linked with horsemanship (and especially the joust) from its origins in the 12th century until its finest hour as a fashion among the high nobility in the 15th century. The provocative beauty and exquisite craftsmanship of the objects reveal the figure of the knight, his code of chivalry and his battlefield role. Included are full suits of armor, helmets, corselets, shields, swords and other weaponry. The purchase of the <em>Knights</em> exhibit ticket will also include access to all four floors of the museum permanent exhibit halls.  Feel free to explore the newly opened the thirty thousand square foot Wiess 3.0 Energy Hall, thirty thousand square foot Morian Hall of Paleontology, Gems and Minerals Hall, the new Faberge: Royal Gifts permanent collection and much more after touring the<em> Knights</em> exhibit.

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Haunted Evening Houston Pub Tour

Haunted Evening Houston Pub TourDuration:
2 hours 30 minutes
USD 25.00
<p>Our Houston haunted pub tour is a combination ghost tour and pub crawl that is perfect for a great night out. Whether you are a true lover of ghosts or are just up for a fun night out, there is something for everyone! A costumed guide will lead tour goers on a 2.5 hour walking tour through the historic district of downtown Houston. We will stop at four bars along the way, each housed in historic buildings with their own unique ghosts and stories, and give guests time to enjoy a delicious libation as the guide tells all about the fascinating history of Houston and some of its most famous and creepy haunted stories!</p>

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Hard Rock Cafe Houston

Hard Rock Cafe HoustonDuration:
USD 32.49
Rock your senses with a prix-fixe menu at the Houston Hard Rock Cafe. Classic American cooking comes to the heart of Space City, where you'll enjoy a 2- or 3-course meal with your choice of theme. Each option comes with a drink (coffee, tea or soda) and dessert. Expect entrees like the classic cheeseburger, a half-rack of hickory-smoked ribs, salmon, steak and even some vegetarian options. Love All - Serve All!

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Houston Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Houston Hop-On Hop-Off TourDuration:
1 day
USD 34.95
Explore Houston on a hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour, which travels by double-decker bus to six stops around the city including historic City Hall, Market Square, Houston Heritage Society, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Downtown Aquarium, Houston Zoo and more. Enjoy unobstructed views and live onboard commentary, and simply hop off at any of the six stops to sightsee in depth. Experience Houston's most noteworthy attractions, sights and shopping areas at your own pace with this convenient hop-on hop-off tour.

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Old Town Houston Historic Pub Tour

Old Town Houston Historic Pub TourDuration:
3 hours
USD 35.00
<p>Houston, we have a problem: there are just too many good pubs in our city. Join this Houston tour to visit a bar that doubles as a tailor shop by day, a watering hole in a 1920s watch and jewelry company, and a bar that features the very first electric elevator in Texas. Fun guaranteed, hangovers optional.</p>

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Last Updated: 24 Mar 2018