If you are ever in downtown Houston during the business day, the tunnels are a great place to get breakfast and/or lunch.
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I used to work downtown and in the summertime only came up to catch my bus home. There's actually another city located underground in the tunnel system but you never feel like you're really in a basement area.
To see it all is a long walk, not for persons with canes or walkers. Several places to eat down there.
I went on a city tour of Houston and barely saw any people. The tour guide mentioned that a lot of people were in the tunnels. The tunnel system intrigued me because I didn't see any entrances into tunnels or people congregating like you see...More
Michael took us around to some of the main buildings in Houston, telling about the history of the city, the buildings and the tunnels. Finally, I understand why visitors and tourists find the city center deserted, even "dying". Most office workers use the tunnel to...More
Hint: When using the entrance to the tunnels at the Wells Fargo Plaza, take the far left bank of elevators to the 'tunnel level'. The tunnels were well lit and very clean. We left safe the entire time. There were many restaurants that smelled and...More
A fantastic way to explore the many blocks of connected buildings in downtown Houston. Tunnels are not always underground! discover the food courts and eat with the "locals" - but not on the weekend.
If you are downtown and it is a typically humid or otherwise uncomfortable day, this is the place to find lunch or to travel among downtown buildings. You may need a map but it is air conditioned and accessible from almost every building. Convenient, comfortable,...More
Now you know why the streets downtown can look so vacant during the workday...lots of people are underground! Kids will get a kick out of this "secret" underground place too but it is not open on weekends!