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Address: 20540 Kings Rd, Houston, TX 77002
Phone Number: +1 832-992-3179
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Houston Urban Adventures offers two walking tours led by expert local...

Houston Urban Adventures offers two walking tours led by expert local guides. Join us and find out why Texas means friendly. The Heart of the Tunnel Walk, available Wednesday-Friday, introduces you to the Downtown Houston Tunnel System, Chase Tower's 60th-floor sky lobby, the 1929 Chase 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.

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Michael is a good tunnel guide

Interesting tour of a little-known part of Houston. Good historical context and interesting architecture. Thanks for a fun excursion!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 5, 2016
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Houston, Texas
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

I purchased a voucher through LivingSocial to participate in the Rice Village Chocolate Tour. It was a bit of a pain and took a few tries to get a hold of the right person in the first place -- I remember having to leave a few messages and even mistakenly calling the previous owner of Houston Urban Adventures (I think... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

Interesting tour of a little-known part of Houston. Good historical context and interesting architecture. Thanks for a fun excursion!

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Katy, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2016

Michael was our guide through the tunnels and the buildings we toured he was very knowledgeable about both the history and the architecture and he also has a great sense of humor If your a little older I'm 73 and my husband is 80 the tour is done at an easy pace and a lunch break go and enjoy also... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2016

Mike was a really great tour guide. We had fun winding through the downtown Houston tunnels and learning fun facts. It was really amazing to go to the top of the chase building and see the entire city from 60 floors up. I am a native Houstonian and it was fun to learn some interesting and fun facts about my... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2015 via mobile

we booked this tour using a Groupon and had no problems redeeming it. After reading other reviews we made sure we allowed plenty of time to travel to the tour and we parked a couple of blocks from the meeting spot for a reasonable price. It transpired that it was only DH and I on the tour but it felt... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2015

Mike was a great tour guide with a great sense of humour and I highly recommend him to British tourists that have yet to find an American that both understands and practises sarcasm. The tour was very interesting and I thoroughly enjoyed it and it was a nice change to spend the day with a true southern gentleman.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2015

Still with the night hours ahead to explore Houston, we booked a Downtown Houston Historic Pub Tour, a visit to 4 different pubs in the historic area, with an amazing tour guide (his name is Mike), we enjoyed every story behind Houston's Pubs for about 3 hours (duration of the tour).

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Los Angeles
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2015

We booked our tour through a Groupon. With the Groupon, We left very early to get into the city for the tour, but it took longer than we planned. Just to park took 30 minutes (yes, to go around five blocks to get the right way on a one way street.) We could have easily parked at a $8 lot... More 

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Cypress, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2015

Having lived in the suburbs of Houston for over twelve years I still had not really explored downtown. I picked this tour as a birthday present for my husband and we went with a few friends. Mike makes this tour very interesting with the history of Houston but he also has a great sense of humor. He made sure we... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2014

Mike is fantastic! He gave great facts about Houston while giving everyone enough time to enjoy each bar. My group had one of the best nights out in months. I'm not a huge history fan but loved leaning about Houston on this tour. Would do it again! Thanks Mike

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