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Houston Hop-On Sightseeing Tour

  • Hop-on sightseeing tour of Houston
  • Enjoy great views of Houston from the open-top, double-decker bus
  • See the historic downtown, Market Square Park, Hermann Park, Chase Tower and more
Houston Hop-On Sightseeing Tour
From US$ 34.95
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Houston Hop-On Sightseeing Tour
From US$ 34.95
See the historical highlights and cultural delights of Houston on this 75-minute loop, hop-on sightseeing tour.  Enjoy unobstructed views and listen to fascinating audio commentary as you cruise past important landmarks like the historic City Hall and Houston Zoo. See popular attractions like Market Square, Downtown Aquarium and the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, hopping off to explore further whenever an attraction captures your attention. Rejoin the tour at a time to suit your schedule at any conveniently located stops along the route.
What to Expect
Climb aboard a distinctive double-decker bus at the cowboy-themed Houston City Tours Visitor Center.  Pop in your headphones and listen to informative onboard commentary as you cruise through the vibrant Texan city, passing iconic landmarks like the Chase Tower and the Convention Center. 

Disembark the bus whenever you wish to explore an attraction further. Hop off near Market Square Park to sample a cosmopolitan variety of food in the historical 19th-century square; or, ascend to the vertiginous observation deck of the JP Morgan Chase Tower to enjoy sweeping vistas from Texas’ highest building. 

Stop at City Hall to admire the tranquil park and historical structures that surround it, or absorb the electric atmosphere of the theater district as you explore the thriving 17-block area. Cross Hermann Park to visit Houston Zoo and the erudite Houston Museum of Natural Science and the Museum of Fine Arts. 

Buses depart from each of the six stops every 75 minutes and run between 10am and 4pm. Please see the Itinerary section below for a full list of stops serviced.
Reviews (38)
1 - 5 of 21 reviews
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile
Bad experience

it was a cold windy day. We had to go downstairs to avoid the wind so we did not see anything since all those places are high rise buildings in downtown. Even the main door to the bus was broken and the driver couldn’t close...More

2  Thank Mona123a
Reviewed 28 October 2018
Great short layover activity!

We had a 10 hours layover in Houston on our way back to Canada. While we were walking down the street, we saw that the tour bus is just about to leave, so we decided to join the tour. On the tour we basically saw...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank db28203
Reviewed 22 October 2018
I actually would have loved the tour.

The tour itself was great until about half way through. The driver was funny and informative. A little over half way the drive stopped and picked up 3 people. Their first language was not English but that does not excuse their rudness. My Sister in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank daveriocafe
Reviewed 27 September 2018
Did not turn up at Stop

I was told before hand it was not a hop on- hop off. We didnt mind we only wanted a tour. We turned up at the East door of the Hilton as it was the 1st stop, waited for half an hour and no bus...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank alandt60
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile
The tour that wasn’t

Two Houstonians wanted to treat two Londoners to the sites of Houston. It has been raining (not pouring, just light rain) and we figured the hop on hop off was a good idea (especially given the reviews that you don’t get off the bus). We...More

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Laura E
20 September 2018|
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Response from Trudi0 | Reviewed this property |
The bus I went on was not double decker. It is not technically hip on hop off. There was no sign of any double decker buses. If you get time to read my review it will explain everything for you !
7 April 2018|
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Response from Patico1 | Reviewed this property |
I would call the local operator to confirm schedule, because the run at their own time and depending on how many people booked the tour.
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