Houston Winery Tour – Haak Vineyards and Winery

Texas wines continue to grow in popularity, and there are now more than 140 wineries in the state. If you would like to tour a local Texas winery without going too far from Houston, just take a short trip down the Gulf Freeway (or across Highway 6) to the Haak Vineyards and Winery, Galveston County’s first and only winery. What started with just two grape vines back in 1969 … [Read more...]

Buffalo Bayou Boat Tours

If you think of Buffalo Bayou as a dirty stream running through downtown Houston, you haven’t seen the bayou lately. And the best way to see Buffalo Bayou is on one of the boat tours offered by the Buffalo Bayou Partnership (BBP). The BBP recently introduced their new pontoon boat, Spirit of the Bayou, with a cruise along Buffalo Bayou. (The Spirit of the Bayou replaces a … [Read more...]

Kegg’s Candies – Houston Candy Factory Tour

For more than 60 years, Kegg’s Candies has been hand making delightful confections in Houston’s only full-time candy factory. Each year, they make 30,000 to 40,000 pounds of candies ranging from their signature Pecan Crisp and Divinity to hand-dipped chocolates and more. Kegg’s even lets you get up close to the candy making process. Visitors can take a self-tour, walking … [Read more...]

Buffalo Bayou Bat Colony Boat Tours

Visit Houston's newly discovered Mexican Free-tailed Bat Colony! Did you know that more than 250,000 bats call Waugh Bridge on Buffalo Bayou home? The Buffalo Bayou Partnership offers boat tours of the bat colony on the second and fourth Fridays of each month, March through October. Guests on these tours will enjoy an amazing view from pontoon boats on the bayou's waters … [Read more...]

Port of Houston Boat Tours

Did you know that the Port of Houston offers free boat tours of the Port? Leisurely 90-minute tours along the Houston Ship Channel are offered at 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, and at 2:30 p.m. on Thursdays and Sundays. (There are no cruises on Mondays.) Although Houston is technically an inland city (50 miles from the Gulf of Mexico) … [Read more...]