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Houston City Sightseeing Tour with Round-Trip Transport to Kemah Boardwalk
"Make your way to the meeting point in downtown Houston where your day starts with a 90-minute sightseeing tour of Houston’s highlights aboard an open-top double-decker bus. Ride past City Hall Market Square the Houston Heritage Society the Museum of Fine Arts Houston Houston Zoo and more as you enjoy unobstructed views of the city and live commentary by your on-board guide. After your Houston city tour transfer to a deluxe coach that takes you to Kemah Boardwalk located on Galveston Bay less than an hour’s drive from downtown Houston. Considered one of the premier boardwalks in the United States
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Tanger Outlets Shopping and Houston City Sightseeing Tour
"Make your own way to a convenient downtown location in the morning to board your double-decker bus for a Houston sightseeing tour with informative commentary on the city’s top attractions. Travel by open-top bus on a 90-minute tour that takes you City Hall and Minute Maid Park — home of the Houston Astros baseball team. Pass Houston’s Museum District and Hermann Park where the Houston Zoo the Museum of Fine Arts Houston and the Houston Museum of Natural Science are located. After touring central Houston transfer to a comfortable minivan for the 30-minute drive to Tanger Outlets in Texas City. The large outdoor mall features close to 200 outlet stores — with steep discounts on premium brand-name and designer clothing accessories shoes
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Houston City Sightseeing Tour with Round-Trip Transport to Kemah Boardwalk
"Make your way to the meeting point in downtown Houston where your day starts with a 90-minute sightseeing tour of Houston’s highlights aboard an open-top double-decker bus. Ride past City Hall Market Square the Houston Heritage Society the Museum of Fine Arts Houston Houston Zoo and more as you enjoy unobstructed views of the city and live commentary by your on-board guide. After your Houston city tour transfer to a deluxe coach that takes you to Kemah Boardwalk located on Galveston Bay less than an hour’s drive from downtown Houston. Considered one of the premier boardwalks in the United States
From $99.00

Williams Water Wall Tips (12)

Water Wall Parking

Normally, we park at the Galleria, but on weekends the free parking lot is just so crowded that it takes 20-30 mins to spot a parking place....add wastage of gas to it!

If you dont mind walking a few blocks, park at the shopping lot near Galleria....this is where Wallgreens is located. The time you spend in walking to the water wall will be less then what you spend in finding a parking spot at the Galleria.

aakashvakil
Mar 22, 2010

Well, you just have to go and take a picture

It's almost mandatory to visit this wall of water. It is a little dwarfed by the large buildings around it. But don't let that fool you. You have to go inside, look up and up at this wall of water continually spraying you, thundering so loud you can't hear anything else to understand why you came. And that is to get a picture so you can remember the spray of water on a hot Texas summer day and hear again the crash of water on the steps.

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Segolily
Mar 04, 2009

Williams Waterwall

The Williams Waterwall is a gorgeous piece of architecture located right next to the Williams Tower in the Uptown District. The 60+ ft. tall structure is in the shape of a semi-circle, with water that cascades down over it and down a series of steps towards the bottom. When you stand in front of it, especially at night when it is illuminated by lights from beneath the water, it is really a spectacular sight. It is situated at the end of a lovely little park surrounded by oak trees, and is a favorite photo opportunity for locals and visitors alike in Houston.

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H-TownJourneyman
Feb 18, 2006

Tansco Tower fountain

This fountain, located next to the Transco Tower (whose current owner is rather unsuccessfully trying to call the Williams Tower), is one of the nicest places in the city, and another popular place for newlyweds' photos.

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el_ruso
Nov 01, 2005
 
 
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Galleria Fountain

Galleria mall is a major draw for both Houstonians and many visitors of the city. The mall has an ice rink inside and a collection of stores in mid to upper price bracket. Sadly, this pool is no more :(... - a victim to an ugly condo development.

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el_ruso
Nov 01, 2005

Water Wall - Great at night!

The Williams Wall of Water is located in the Galleria area of Uptown. In fact just locate the Williams Tower - the largest skyscaper in the Galleria area with the pyramid pointy top and you'll find the Wall of Water adjacent with a large lawn in front.

It's an impressive structure - I'm not quite sure why it's here - but it is impressive nevertheless!

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martystagram
Jan 14, 2005

Water Wall

Down the end of a small park is the Water Wall. This is reported to be Houston's most photographed site. It is a striking U-shaped fountain which has water cascading down its inside and outside walls.

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keeweechic
Sep 17, 2003

Water Wall

Scenic Water wall in the Galleria area. Very romantic spot, where many guys propose to their girlfriends. They always have horse carriages in the evenings if you want to take a romantic ride. And this is next to a park. It's a city landmark, most Houstonians have been here at least once! It was designed by local architects in 1985 and the wall of water drops thousands of gallons 64 feet every minute.

Daily 7am-10pm. Viewing the waterwall is FREE!

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Williams Water Wall next to...

Williams Water Wall next to Transco Tower
Local landmark and favorite picture spot, the Transco fountain is a great place for a picnic during the day anda romantic spot during the evening: there are carraige rides nearby, but beware, everything closes and they shut off the fountain at 10pm. Watching the water being shut off is spectacular, so if you're there at night, stick around to see it.

fredaustin
Aug 26, 2002

The fountain is an engineering...

The fountain is an engineering marvel standing 8 storeys high.. It is a semicircle with water falling down the sides.. On the inside, stand in the center that is marked clearly and you will feel like you are rising up, something out of a Star Wars movie even..

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tarush
Aug 25, 2002

Williams Tower and Water Wall

Also known as the Transco Tower, this huge structure dominates southwest Houston. It also has a water sculpture called the Williams Water Wall, or Transco fountain, nearby.

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Tom_Fields
Sep 30, 2006

Water Water Everywhere

It was early morning when we were there and the light wasn't exactly right, but I'm sure it would be even lovelier later in the day.

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Sep 17, 2003

Things to Do Near Williams Water Wall

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Galleria

The Galleria is a gargantuan mall, 3 levels and a few separate buildings. It's anchored by department stores and is full of lots of little shops of interest--there's an Apple Store and a Swarovski...
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Menil Collection

The Menil Collection refers to the collection itself and the museum (which is actually four buildings). The Menil Collection’s founders, John and Dominique de Menil acquired this vast collection...
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Rothko Chapel

Rothko Chapel is a tranquil sanctuary open to all faiths nestled in the heart of Houston. The walls of the chapel display many of Mark Rothko's abstract and minimalist paintings. However the interior...
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Museum of Fine Arts

Across the street from the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston is the Cullen Sculpture Garden which is associated with the MoFA. Inside are several interesting statues in a garden setting. The sculptures...
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Zoo

A great but not overwhelming size zoo with a decent collection of animals. The zoo is in Herman park along with the natural History museum just east of Rice university. This is definitely worth seeing...
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Museum District

Now for me, this is the number one attraction in Houston. Over 20 (I think the Houston Bicycle Museum makes 21) museums in a relatively small area. You can park your car and walk to many of the...
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Getting to Williams Water Wall

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2800 S. Post Oak Blvd., Houston, TX 77056

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  • Sunday 08:00 to 21:00
  • Monday 08:00 to 21:00
  • Tuesday 08:00 to 21:00
  • Wednesday 08:00 to 21:00
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