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Old Town Houston Historic Pub Tour
"In the evening meet your guide at The Cellar inside Georgia's Market a hip cafe reading room marketplace and wine bar in downtown Houston. You'll then embark on your walking tour of Old Town Houston stopping at some pubs along the way.This intimate area of Houston is brimming with interesting places and historical buildings dating back to the mid-1800s. Your guide will tell you about the history and culture of the city as you visit up to fou Char Bar
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Houston from Above and Below: Chase Tower and Underground Tunnel Tour
"Kick off your Houston tour at Georgia’s Market where you’ll learn about the epic Downtown Houston Tunnel System which gives downtown workers an escape from the heat. Take a walk down Main Street to the Chase Bank Building where you’ll admire frescoes and a stained-glass window depicting Texas’ history amid the elegant Art-Deco interior. Then descend 20 feet (6 meters) below the streets into the underground tunnel system. Walk through the air-conditioned tunnel to the Chase Tower Texas’ tallest building. Head inside the massive tower and ride the elevator up to the 60th-floor sky lobby where you’ll take in sweeping views of the city skyline. Return to the lobby and pause for a photo in front of Spanish painter Joan Miro’s brightly colored ‘Personage and Birds’ sculpture.Following your guide
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Houston from Above and Below: Chase Tower and Underground Tunnel Tour
"Kick off your Houston tour at Georgia’s Market where you’ll learn about the epic Downtown Houston Tunnel System which gives downtown workers an escape from the heat. Take a walk down Main Street to the Chase Bank Building where you’ll admire frescoes and a stained-glass window depicting Texas’ history amid the elegant Art-Deco interior. Then descend 20 feet (6 meters) below the streets into the underground tunnel system. Walk through the air-conditioned tunnel to the Chase Tower Texas’ tallest building. Head inside the massive tower and ride the elevator up to the 60th-floor sky lobby where you’ll take in sweeping views of the city skyline. Return to the lobby and pause for a photo in front of Spanish painter Joan Miro’s brightly colored ‘Personage and Birds’ sculpture.Following your guide
From $35.00

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Bishop's Palace

Built for lawyer Walter Gresham in 1893. This house was later bought by the catholic church to be used as a Bishop's residence. the house today is open for self guided tours and incorporates the best...
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Moody Gardens

Yes, it's the mega Moody Gardens. You know, I recently bought a copy of a travel book for kids in Houston and they listed Moody Gardens on there and the cost was $4. Well, I paid $45.00 for a one day...
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Moody Mansion and Museum

Built in 1893 by Narcissa Willis, a wealthy widow, this house was bought by the Moody family in 1899 and was held by them until 1986 when it was turned into a museum. The house is not as impressive to...
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Strand Historic District

One of the most interesting historic districts in Galveston is the "Old Strand" Historic District. This is where the people in early Galveston came to work and play. There are still some hotels here,...
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Seawolf Park

The official Galveston site describes the featured submarine in this way: The Cavalla is berthed in Seawolf Park, Galveston, as a memorial to the lost submarine USS Seawolf. The Cavalla was a Gato...
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Seawall

The historic seawall of Galveston is a lot of fun. You can jog, walk, or bicycle in the area. A lot of history and information is provided. It is a good spot to bring the family. Check out the new...
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Mardi Gras

I think Galveston holds the second best Mardi Gras parade. In my opinion... of course New Orleans is number one. But it does get a little crazy on the strand. You now have to pay to get on the strand...
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Pier 21 Theatre

Seeing as I'm obsessed with 1000 Places to See Before You Die USA I had to come do the things it highlights in Galveston. One of the places is the Pier 21 Theatre. Although it's connected to a...
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Seaport Museum

The Texas Seaport Museum houses displays about the history of the early sea transportation in the Galveston area and the part it played in the history of the town. There is also two wide-screen...
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Downtown

Maybe because not many tourists come to the old downtown area; especially form the cruise ships, it seems kind of desolate. It does look clean, though. There are about six museums of a variety of...
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Kemah Boardwalk

Sadly, much of Kemah was destroyed by Hurricane Ike. The pictures are amazing. You can find them online. I'm not sure when Kemah will be back to normal. Please check the website for updates. Kemah...
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Stewart Beach

This is by far the best beach in Galveston. On Saturdays and sometimes on Sundays they have Volleyball Tournaments (Those were the good days when I used to play in them) and they also have one of...
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Gaveston Beach

It was a cold and damp day after Christmas - no day for the beach. But we knew out daughters would each be at a beach in Oregon that week, so while making a short visit to Galveston, we had to at...
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Sacred Heart Catholic Church

Sacred Heart Church is a absolutely beautiful structure located near the Strand district on Broadway. The church's original building was opened in 1892, and was destroyed in the 1900 Galveston...
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2300 Ship's Mechanic Row, Galveston, Texas, 77550, United States
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2024 Seawall Blvd., Galveston, Texas, 77550, United States
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Pier 21, Galveston, Texas, 77550, United States
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1702 Seawall Boulevard, Galveston, Texas, 77551, United States
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