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A tour group is a stress-free, comfortable, and cost-effective way to get around and explore exciting destinations across Houston. These days, tour groups are extremely varied in their size, their focus, and targeted age demographics. Now more than ever, group tours are created to cater to specific and even niche audiences. From families, couples, senior groups, and sports fans to ecotourists, naval history buffs, foodies, and LGBT organizations, a tour group can be customized to cater to just about any audience.
Tour groups can include everything from sightseeing tours, museum crawls, and nature hikes to underground tunnel explorations, brewery tours, haunted historical walks, and more. These are only a few of the common types of group tours in the Houston area, but there are loads of other group tours available from Houston’s many regional travel agencies and tour operators. In the case that none of the available tours seem right for you, Bus.com can help you create a custom group tour of your own. Our 24/7 customer care team will help you every step of the way, from choosing the right bus to planning out your perfect itinerary.
A charter bus rental from Bus.com is a great mode of transportation for your Houston area group tour, and it’s one of the most affordable, comfortable, and ecologically sustainable ways to explore the city.
Founded in 1909 the Houston Museum of Natural Science seeks to provide “a free institution for the people of Houston with a focus on education and science.” The Museum is one of the most popular in the United States, ranking just below New York’s American Museum of Natural History and includes four floors of natural science exhibits, as well as the Burke Baker Planetarium, the Cockrell Butterfly Center, and the Wortham Giant Screen Theatre.
Located in Houston’s downtown core, Minute Maid Park is the city’s primary ballpark and is the current home of the Major League Baseball team, the Houston Astros. The park opened in 2000 and features both a natural grass playing field and a state-of-the-art retractable roof. In addition to baseball games, the park regularly hosts soccer matches, pro wrestling events, and big-ticket music concerts.
Located in Houston’s Museum District, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston is one of the largest museums in the U.S, and its permanent collection alone includes 64,000 works produced over 6,000 years of human history. The museum’s collection is particularly noteworthy for its collection of French Impressionist and Italian Renaissance paintings, its American and European decorate arts, its African and pre-Columbian gold, and its post-1945 Modern European and American paintings, sculptures, and photographs.
Space Center Houston is the official visitor center of the NASA Johnson Space Center. The public Space Center first opened its doors in 1992, and now welcomes over 1 million visitors a year. Visitors are invited to explore the center’s collection of over 400 space objects, enjoy live shows and demonstrations, learn about the history of American spaceflight, and even take part in engaging STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education programs for all ages.
The ninth most populous city in the United States, Dallas is known for its booming BBQ scene, impressive nighttime skyline, and thriving LGBT community, but it’s likely most recognized as a sports city. Dallas is home to six professional-level sports teams, including the Dallas Cowboys of the NFL, the Texas Rangers of the MLB, FC Dallas of the MLS, the Dallas Stars of the NHL, the Dallas Mavericks of the NBA, and the Dallas Wings of the WBA.
Galveston Island is a barrier island on the Texas Gulf Coast about 50 miles southeast of Houston. The Island is known nationwide as one of Texas’ major tourist destinations, and it’s no small wonder why. Galveston Island sports warm and sandy beaches, excellent local restaurants, and unique victorian-influenced architecture.
A state park in the Piney Woods of eastern Texas, Village Creek State Park is a scenic getaway destination with picnic areas, beaches, hiking trails, and a children’s playground, as well as overnight RV and tent campsites. The surroundings are densely forested, featuring native cypress swamps and natural habitats for snapping turtles, white-tailed deer, and a variety of fish.
Also known as “the blue ghost,” The USS Lexington is an Essex class aircraft carrier constructed during the Second World War that has been docked in Corpus Christie, Texas since 1992. Today, the USS Lexington serves as a museum ship and areas of the ship that were previously off-limits to the public are being slowly restored and brought back into working order, including the ship’s catapult room, and impressive gun battery.