Houston Tunnel System

Explore Houston underground.

You can walk through downtown Houston via the 6.2-mile tunnel system without having to set foot in the hot, humid weather! Take a tour with Discover Houston tours (Call 713-222-WALK.) or do it yourself with a map from the Visitor’s Center in City Hall. You can also download a map courtesy of Treebeard’s restaurant (one of the many businesses you’ll find in the tunnel) at: http://www.treebeards.com/location/tunnel.html

Sandra Lord, aka The Tunnel Lady, leads groups on walking tours of the Tunnel System and other downtown attractions. Try the Tunnel & Trolley Tours, NiteCrawls, Sunday Strolls, Ghost Walks in October and Holiday Lights Walks in December. Sandra offers several options, including customized itineraries.

Want to see more of Houston’s unusual sights? Get your copy of “Offbeat Houston” and you can see places even the natives don’t know about!

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