Houston: Self-Driving Audio Tour

Houston: Self-Driving Audio Tour

From $8 per person

Explore Houston’s rich history on this self-guided driving tour. Visit the NASA Johnson Space Center, Hermann Park, and more.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Valid 365 days
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Audio guide included
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a tour via an app that functions as a guide, narrator, and map
  • See all of Houston’s iconic landmarks
  • Visit where NASA trains astronauts and conducts space missions
  • Learn the truth behind urban legends that haunt the city
  • Hear about the historic battles that shaped Houston and Texas
Full description
Experience the sights and history of Houston, Texas, on this self-guided driving tour via an app for maximum flexibility, comfort, and value. Simply hop in your own car, get the tour guide app set up on your phone, and get started. All audio plays automatically based on location. Start your tour by the bayou and learn about the deadly battles that took place along the river. Most stops along the tour have animated videos that let you visualize what you cannot see, such as snapshots from different centuries or interior rooms. Then, visit Sam Houston Park, where past and present collide in the architecture, offering a unique glimpse into the diverse life of the area. Next, head to the Historic District and get to know some of Houston’s complex past. At Christ Church Cathedral, hear a quintessential story of the southern community back in the 1800s. Continue to Emancipation Park and get familiar with the significance of Juneteenth within Houston. As you drive through the Museum District, uncover the secrets behind some of Houston’s more notorious urban legends. Then, visit the grandest green space in the city: Hermann Park. The park even features a zoo. After that, swing through the famous Rice University and hear the tale of a wild senior prank pulled back in the ’80s, engineered by a student still known as “the mastermind.” Continue on to MacGregor Park and learn how the intense Hurricane Harvey impacted Houston. Then, hear about the importance of oil and gas to this city. Finally, get some stellar space facts and visit the world-famous NASA Johnson Space Center.
Includes
  • Self-guided driving tour taken via the app
  • Unique password (sent by email) for access to the app
  • Live GPS map on your phone
  • Audio narration
  • Text explanations
  • Route from stop to stop
  • List of stops along the route
  • Food or drinks
  • Transportation/vehicle
  • Parking
  • Entry ticket/to paid attractions
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

When you arrive, go to Lamar St. and La Branch St. to start the tour. From there, simply follow the audio instructions and the route. If you have any questions, please contact us by call, chat, or email.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Charged Smartphone
  • * Your own vehicle
  • Power bank

Know before you go

  • You only need to book one tour per vehicle, not per person
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Product ID: 400975