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Private Houston Sightseeing Tour at Night

Private Houston Sightseeing Tour at Night
Duration:
2 hours 30 minutes
From:
USD 59.00
See central Houston light up for the night on a private 2.5-hour evening tour. Pass by attractions such as Minute Maid Park, Discovery Green Park, The Toyota Center, the GreenStreet district, and Market Square. You can discover Houston's night life, and snap photos of the illuminated skyline and holiday lights from viewpoints in downtown and midtown Houston. Includes light refreshments, a private driver-guide, and hotel pickup and drop-off.

Double Days of Houston Fun Tour

Double Days of Houston Fun Tour
Duration:
2 days
From:
USD 190.00
This tour is guided by a Certified Tourism Ambassador in a climate controlled vehicle with complimentary hotel loft or business pickup from central Houston locations. You'll get 2 times the fun with 2 days of touring. Day 1 takes you on the Houston sightseeing tour, where you'll see attractions such as NRG stadium, Minute Maid stadium, Discovery Green, Toyota center, Texas Medical center, a train ride through Hermann park, Cullen sculpture Garden, Museum of Contemporary Arts (closed Monday and Tuesday), River Oaks area, Allen's Landing, and more, while hearing Houston's unique history. Day 2 takes you to NASA Space Center with admission and a guide to navigate you to areas of interest such as Mission control, Training facility, Rocket Park and Independence Plaza. Afterward you'll be transported to Kemah Boardwalk for dining and entertainment at choice restaurants such as Bubba Gump seafood, Steak House's or cocktails on the pier (own expense) before return to Houston.

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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:
60 minutes
From:
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:
Flexible
From:
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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Gladiators:Heroes of the Colosseum exhibit ticket includs the new Fabergé: Royal Gifts Collection and Permanent Exhibit Hall Ticket

Gladiators:Heroes of the Colosseum exhibit ticket includs the new Fabergé: Royal Gifts Collection and Permanent Exhibit Hall TicketDuration:
1 to 3 hrs
From:
USD 20.00
Your <em>Gladiators: Heroes of the Colosseum </em>ticket allows access into this 7,000 square foot traveling exhibition. This exhibit also explores the behind-the-scenes lives of the gladiators and the colossal stage upon which their fate was determined, the Colosseum.The exhibit takes us through time and through the Roman Empire. Featuring original artifacts from the Colosseum never before exhibited outside of Italy. Included with this ticket is access to all four floors of the permanent museum exhibit halls.  These permanent exhibit halls include the 30,000 square foot Morian Hall of Paleontology (the largest dinosaur hall in North America), the new <em>Fabergé</em>: <em>Royal Gifts</em> collection featuring the Diamond Trellis Egg and Surprise from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, our 13,000 square foot Hall of Ancient Egypt, and much more.

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Haunted Evening Houston Pub Tour

Haunted Evening Houston Pub TourDuration:
2 hours 30 minutes
From:
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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Small-Group Escape Room: Raiders of the Lost Art

Small-Group Escape Room: Raiders of the Lost ArtDuration:
60 to 90 mins
From:
USD 25.00
Test your wits with a Raiders of the Lost Art themed escape game in Spring, Texas. Work in a small-group of a maximum of 8 people to look for clues, solve riddles, and decode puzzles to achieve your mission. You'll be given an introduction and hear the backstory to get you started. Then you'll be 'locked' in a room and will have to search for clues left by a previous undercover agent in order to complete the mission. You'll have one hour in the room to complete the challenge. After the mission, there will be a chance for questions and a chance for photos. Activity includes complimentary bottled water and coffee, and there is free parking at the facility. Choose from multiple start times when you book.

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Duration:
60 to 90 mins
From:
USD 25.00
This lighthearted family friendly adventure has you and a small-group of up to 6 looking for grandma's treasures. Spend up to 60-minutes searching for clues to see if you can find a great inheritance that she has hidden from your greedy selfish cousins.  Can you find it before they do’  Choose from one of six escape room times when you book.


Hard Rock Cafe Houston

Hard Rock Cafe HoustonDuration:
Flexible
From:
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
From:
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. <span class='vSpecial'><p>Special Offer - Book by June 25, 2017 to save 12% off our previously offered price! - Book Now!</p></span>

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Last Updated: 24 Sep 2017