Explore Houston in 2 Days
Known for its renowned science and space contributions, Houston is must-see city for many groups. Simply put, you can’t visit Texas without seeing H-Town, with all its entrepreneurial glory and unprecedented museums.
Visiting Houston in just 2 days doesn’t even begin to cover what the city has to offer. Longhorn Charter Bus has worked with groups of all kinds to help them plan the ultimate Houston getaway with reliable, comfortable bus rentals.
Whether you’re in town for a personal excursion, a wedding, or a business meeting, we can help you hit the top highlights regardless if you’re a local or a tourist.
Where to Stay
Before heading off to any of your destinations, make sure you find comfortable and accommodating lodging. With only 2 days to spare, we recommend staying close to the Downtown area, where all the best attractions tend to be. Here are just a few hotels:
Address: 1600 Lamar St, Houston, TX 77010
Phone: (713) 739-8000
Club Quarters Hotel in Houston
Address: 720 Fannin St, Houston, TX 77002
Phone: (713) 224-6400
Marriott Marquis Houston
Address: 1777 Walker St, Houston, TX 77010
Phone: (713) 654-1777
Address: 1100 Texas Ave, Houston, TX 77002
Phone: (713) 221-0011
The Westin Houston
Address: 1520 Texas Ave, Houston, TX 77002
Phone: (713) 228-1520
How to Get Around
While it’s easy to take a cab or hop on METRORail to get around Houston’s downtown district, when you’re with a group of people, costs can add up and you can easily find your group getting separated, lost, or unorganized.
Provide your group with a more cost-effective way to travel together and stay on time with a charter bus rental. Longhorn Charter Bus is the most-trusted bus rental company in the state of Texas, giving our clients access to the largest bus network in the state. With options ranging from 18-passenger minibuses to full-sized charter buses, we take care of all the hassles of transportation for you, giving you the time focus on the fun parts of your trip.
Explore Space City
Here’s an example of an itinerary we’ve helped clients plan to make the perfect trip in Houston:
Start at the Houston Zoo.
The Houston Zoo
Address: 6200 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX 77030
Phone: (713) 533-6500
Start your day out with outdoor adventures and connecting with wildlife at the Houston Zoo, with over 55 acres of beautiful landscape and home to over 4,500 exotic animals. Immerse yourself in a completely different world with exhibits of the African Forest, bird habitats, carnivore habitats, and so much more. Grab lunch while you’re there, or have your bus driver take you to a local restaurant nearby.
Houston Museum of Natural Science
Address: 5555 Hermann Park Dr., Houston, Texas 77030
Phone: (713) 639-4629
With a planetarium, butterfly center, IMAX theatre, dinosaur skeletons, and more, the Houston Museum of Natural Science offers a completely immersive learning escape for both children and adults. With all of its the magnificent exhibitions, there’s not wonder that its one of the most-visited museums in Houston.
Dinner at Hearsay Market Square
Address: 218 Travis St, Houston, TX 77002
Phone: (713) 225-8079
While there are a plethora of restaurants to choose from in downtown Houston, Hearsay Market Square is a part of Houston’s history--literally. Situated in an 1880’s building, this local restaurant offers an expansive menu and unique drinks you won’t find anywhere else. Sit back, relax, and enjoy a savory meal before you next stop of the day.
Catch a show at Miller Outdoor Theatre
Address: 6000 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX 77030
Phone: (832) 487-7102
Miller Outdoor Theatre is a free-to-the-public theatre that offers an array of diverse shows, including classical music, jazz, ethnic music and dance, ballet, Shakespeare, music theatre, classic films, and more. It’s perfect place to relax and unwind for the night-- and it’s even better when it’s free.
End at returning to hotel for the night.
Start at Space Center Houston.
Space Center Houston
Address: 1601 E NASA Pkwy, Houston, Texas 77058
You can’t visit Houston without exploring the Space Center Houston. This educational center gives guests the chance to engage in fun, interactive activities and immerse themselves in space with out-of-this-world exhibit pieces. Grab lunch at the reasonably-priced food court, or have your driver take you to a nearby restaurant.
Armand Bayou Nature Center
Address: 8500 Bay Area Blvd, Pasadena, TX 77507
Phone: (281) 474-2551
After spending your day indoors, take in the great outdoors at Armand Bayou Nature Center, just right outside Houston. Featuring over 5 miles of hiking trails that span through a variety of different ecosystems, you can find a variety of outdoor activities to enjoy like gardens, reptile and amphibian exhibits, a 1890’s farmhouse, guided canoe or pontoon boat tours, and more.
Address: 215 Kipp Ave, Kemah, TX 77565
Phone: (877) 285-3624
Settle down for the day just 20 minutes from downtown Houston at this 35-acre stretch of restaurants, shops, and rides overlooking the Galveston Bay. Depending on the time of year, you can find shows and festivals that groups of any kind can enjoy.
Return to back to your hotel once you’re done for that day.
Explore Houston with Longhorn Charter Bus
Longhorn Charter Bus wants your trip to be completely unique and made for you. Use this itinerary as a starting point, and craft it with attractions you want to see. We help groups for every kind of trip, whether it’s for a corporate event, wedding, sports team, school group, senior group, amusement park adventure, or private excursion. Want more ideas of what to do in Houston? We've always got you covered.
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