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“Not up to par with other walking tours we have done.”

Houston Urban Adventures
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US$ 35.00*
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Houston from Below: Underground Tunnel Tour
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US$ 35.00*
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Old Town Houston Historic Pub Tour
Ranked #5 of 38 Tours in Houston
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Houston Urban Adventures offers walking tours led by expert local guides. Join us and find out why Texas means friendly. The Houston We Have A Tunnel Tour, available Wednesday-Friday, introduces you to the Downtown Houston Tunnel System, the 1929 Gulf Oil Building, and Pennzoil Place. The Historic Downtown Pub Crawl, available Wednesday-Saturday, listen to your local guide spin tales of murder, gambling, brothels, and ghosts as you visit four unique neighborhood bars in the old Town of Houston.
Reviewed 14 January 2012

The tour started off fine, (excellent info about the tall building of Houston downtown) but we were disappointed in it because we got literally no historical information about Houston. The tour is 3 hours. 45 minutes is planned for lunch in a tunnel food court. 40 minutes is planned at the visitor's center, watching the free movie about Houston. The tour would be better as a 2 hour tour without a food court lunch and a visit to the visitor's center. (Which we had already been to.)

We would have liked more stories about the start of Houston, and especially stories about the early leaders. Being handed a brochure about 12 founding fathers is not what we had hoped for.

5  Thank Nancy Y
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Reviewed 10 December 2011

We have lived in Houston for 8 years and discovered many new facts about this fascinating city underground via the tunnel system and skywalks thanks to Sharon. She was our guide and was full of information. We met at the historic Lancaster Hotel, toured the tunnel system, checked out the skyline from the Chase 60th floor observatory, ate in the foodcourt in the tunnel, checked out City Hall and ended at the new Sundance Theatre. It was a very informative and enjoyable afternoon. I would recommend the tunnel tour to everyone who wants to learn more about downtown Houston.

4  Thank klmtx
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Reviewed 3 December 2011

Sandra used her extensive knowledge of the city, the people and the tunnel to make the tour exceed our expectations. Highly recommended.

1  Thank William O
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Reviewed 23 November 2011

Fun, informative and Sandra was the perfect mix of knowledge and personality!...Thanks for a great crawl through DT history!

1  Thank Laurie P
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Reviewed 21 November 2011

I was worried the kids would be bored on a history of Houston, but the tour was kid friendly. Very cool tour (Alley Theatre, old mansion, and the astro area)

1  Thank Soupersoup
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