Downtown Houston: Exploring Outdoor Spaces and Must-See Landmarks

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 2.5 miles
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Duration 1h
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After purchase, you will receive the link to download the app to take this tour
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  • You'll receive a self-guided audio tour right after booking
  • Glimpse into Houston’s diverse past and present via your private in-app audio tour
  • Get to know who Sam Houston was and why many places in Houston are named after him
  • Venture out in one of the public parks and learn what it has to do with Neil Armstrong
  • See the Houston's stadium-turned Union Station and the architectural tributes to it
  • Sneak into the candlelit Houston’s oldest bar like the rustlers and gamblers of old
Welcome to Houston, America's fourth-largest city! This in-app audio tour will take you through its downtown landmarks without a car despite this city's fabled car-only reputation. You will start the tour by viewing Houston atop the grassy hills of Discovery Green Park. Houston's oldest Catholic Church of the Annunciation nearby will surprise you as it is one of the few with masses both in English and Latin. Passing by the hallmark Sam Houston Hotel, you will learn about its legendary namesake, Sam Houston, and his achievements in founding and managing the state of Texas. As for Houston city's early years, you will step onto its original center, which is now the hectic Market Square Park. The tour then walks you into the famed Theater District with its range of award-winning ballet, opera, and theatre venues. From there, you will get to the shore of the Buffalo Bayou, near where the Allen brothers founded Houston in 1836. Next, you will swing by the Tranquility Park, a recreational spot with a savvy layout that narrates the Apollo 11 landing and Houston's important role in that. Finally, you will witness the eras of Houston's history at Sam Houston Park, the city's first park that holds architectural icons from different periods of history. Join this tour to experience Houston's unique appeal based on the local sports, space history, performing arts, and urban landscapes!

What's included

  • Self-guided audio tour for your smartphone on the WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route from stop to stop with live GPS map on your smartphone
  • Earphones and smartphone are not included – bring your own
  • In-person tour guide

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
Discovery Green
McKinney Street, 1500
Sam Houston Park
Bagby Street, 1000
Download the app and the digital audio tour on your smartphone before the visit. You will find recommendations on how to get to the staring point in the first step of the tour. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email us at
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