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Ultimate Houston Self-Driving Audio Tour provided by SpectrumXP

Ultimate Houston Self-Driving Audio Tour

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  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
Updated 20-07-10 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20-07-10 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Welcome to Houston’s self-guided driving audio tour! As you drive, you’ll see everything that makes Houston special, from historic districts to stunning parks and, of course, the famous Space Center! This self-guided audio tour allows you to explore Houston with maximum flexibility and value. Here's how it works: Within 30 min, we'll send you two things: a unique password and an app. Download the app, enter password, & download tour. Start at the first stop and follow the instructions! Stick to our route and speed limit for the best experience. Recommended: purchase one tour per car. Everyone can listen at the same time! Uncertain Travel Date? The tour’s valid for 30 days from booking! This is not an entrance ticket to attractions along the route. Check pandemic rules and opening hours before your visit.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Lamar St @ La Branch St
    Houston, TX 77010, USA
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  • 1
    Buffalo Bayou Park
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 2
    Sam Houston Park
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 3
    Houston City Hall
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission excluded
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    Pass by
    Pennzoil Place
  • 4
    Market Square Park
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 5
    JPMorgan Chase Tower
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 6
    Christ Church Cathedral
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 7
    Minute Maid Park
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 8
    Emancipation Park
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 9
    Houston Museum District
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 10
    Hermann Park
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission excluded
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Important Information
Departure Point
Lamar St @ La Branch St, Houston, TX 77010, USA
Duration
2–3 hours
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • GPS Map
  • Audios and Text
  • Online Support
Exclusions
  • Admission to Paid Attractions
  • Entry/Admission - Buffalo Bayou Park
  • Entry/Admission - Sam Houston Park
  • Entry/Admission - Houston City Hall
  • Entry/Admission - Market Square Park
  • Entry/Admission - JPMorgan Chase Tower
  • Entry/Admission - Christ Church Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - Minute Maid Park
  • Entry/Admission - Emancipation Park
  • Entry/Admission - Houston Museum District
  • Entry/Admission - Hermann Park
  • Entry/Admission - Rice University Campus
  • Entry/Admission - William Marsh Rice Statue
  • Entry/Admission - James Turrell's Twilight Epiphany Skyscape
  • Entry/Admission - MacGregor Park
  • Entry/Admission - Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial
  • Entry/Admission - Space Center Houston
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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GrandTour632361 wrote a review Nov. 2020
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please fix the app the navigation does not work it is impossible to get back on the route if you get off please tie it in with a GPS system or something for the love of god this was excruciating we spent 2 hours and pretty much saw the buffalo bayou river because we looped
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Response from Spectrum_Mgmt, Owner at Ultimate Houston Self-Driving Audio Tour
Responded Dec. 1, 2020
The Go-To button on each stop will launch your phone’s Maps app and give turn-by-turn directions to the selected stop. It’s the best option to get back on track! We’ll add some more instructions during the Bayou detour to make this more obvious. Since we didn’t have a great experience, we’re happy to refund the tour — can you reach out over email?
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Sue M wrote a review Oct. 2020
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Firstly, we liked that we saw some parts of Houston that we were not aware of. We are new to this town, spending the winter here. So the app did what we were hoping. We found the app itself to be confusing at times. The intro gives the impression that it is tied to the GPS to
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from Spectrum_Mgmt, Owner at Ultimate Houston Self-Driving Audio Tour
Responded Oct. 22, 2020
Thank you for the detailed feedback! We will definitely update the tour ASAP to make sure the directions audios pop up sooner, allowing the driver plenty of time to get in the right lane and comfortably make the turns. We’ll also check McGregor Park and adjust the route to be plausible. Lastly, we like your idea of “getting back to the route” instructions after detours like the Cistern (as you said, it’s not always straightforward). Since your experience wasn’t perfect, we’d love to offer you a complimentary tour — please contact us!
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Sabrina G wrote a review Sep. 2020
Justin, Texas1 contribution1 helpful vote
Saw a lot of the city and places we might not have seen without the tour. Did have a few issues where the map wanted us to go down a wrong way or the road was closed so we missed a couple of spots. Otherwise it was a fun way to explore.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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iLiveFully wrote a review Aug. 2020
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Great way to see the city! We went on a Saturday morning so traffic was light. There are a couple of turns that say the opposite direction, so watch the map too. Well worth it!
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Date of experience: August 2020
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By: SpectrumXP
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SF Tour
Loved it for the most part, hard to follow street signs, since I didn't know where they were located and due to all
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GinaBoshears
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Fun!
Loved the guide, enjoyed the content. The logistics: neat concept. Once you drive into each zone, your GPS positi
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Key Details
  • Duration: 2–3 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English
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