This is a tour of highlights available along the Greenlink’s Green and Orange routes. Highlights can vary. Your confirmation email will include an itinerary specific to your day and time. Check our Blog to learn more about highlights on Around Downtown Tours.
All Tours Start at Local Foods, 420 Main Street
Meet your tour guide inside Local Foods, 420 Main Street at Prairie Street. Local Foods opens daily at 10:00 a.m. Restrooms are available.
You’ll receive a 10% discount off your food and/or beverage order on the day of your tour when you show a Local Foods server proof of your paid reservation.
By Vehicle. Parking. Please allow at least 15 minutes to find a place to park. There is no free parking downtown on weekdays from 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Do NOT park at street meters. Your vehicle might be towed! Follow the prompts on the DowntownHouston.org parking map to find the parking solution that works best for you.
By MetroRail, daily. Red Line Stop at Preston Street Station, 400 block of Main Street.
By Bicycle, daily. Market Square Park BCycle Station, 800 block of Congress Street at Travis Street.
Walk in the footsteps of 19th-century heroes Sam Houston and John James Audubon, 20th-century bold-faced types Debbie Reynolds and Liberace, and today’s Queen B, Houston native Beyonce and her husband Jay Z, on the streets surrounding Market Square Park as you learn about the early days of the Town of Houston, what is happening today, and what is planned for the future.
Advance paid reservations are required for all tours.