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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
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Houston Hop-On Sightseeing Tour
USD 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 (35)
1 - 5 of 18 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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

1  Thank alandt60
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

Thank sperron
Reviewed 25 June 2018
Fast and Furious overview of Downtown

I say average but I think it was a little better than that. Firstly it is not a Hop On Hop Off it is a Hop On drive around Downtown Houston and you drive past 23 places of interest over 1.5 hours. Now for me...More

2  Thank Trudi0
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile
Not what you expect or pay for

The tour is a sightseeing drive around downtown with no opportunity to hop on and off. The bus stopped twice for photo opportunities only. I requested a map of the route when I paid and was told that none were available as they are being...More

3  Thank Escape-overseas
Reviewed 28 May 2018
Not a Hop on Hop Off Tour

This is Not a Hop on Hop Off Tour. Basically it is a straightforward sightseeing trip across Downtown Houston. The only stops were at traffic lights and back at the Houston Visitor Centre at the conclusion. This is false advertising. The tour was all over...More

10  Thank brianlal02
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Laura E
20 September 2018|
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Response from brianlal02 | Reviewed this property |
Yes this is a double decker bus. Also there are two different services. One is not a hop on hop off. Personally I would not recommend this as there is not much to see. It is just as easy to wander around the city yourself... More
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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