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Tranquility Park
Tranquility Park

Tranquility Park

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Since Houston is known as “Space City” for its affiliation with NASA, it only makes sense that a downtown park commemorates the day that U.S. astronauts first landed on the moon. Named after the lunar Sea of Tranquility—a basaltic plain on the surface of the moon where the Apollo astronauts landed—the park today features a replica of a footprint that Neil Armstrong left on the moon.

The first words that the astronaut transmitted from up there are posted in 15 languages, so nearly everyone who visits can read the phrase: “Houston, Tranquility Base here. The eagle has landed.” Most impressive is the park’s fountain, which is designed in large, cylindrical formations to resemble the rocket boosters used on Apollo to get the men to the moon. The park also features craters and mounds meant to mimic the moon’s topography. Although, all lunar connections aside, this is a peaceful place for a pensive moment in the middle of bustling, downtown Houston, just steps from City Hall.

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400 Rusk St, Houston, Texas, USA, 77002
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Best City Tour 2 hours

Best City Tour 2 hours

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A good choice for first-time visitors to Houston, this tour offers a comprehensive overview of the city. Visit several well-known landmarks, parks, and stadiums including historic Market Square, Discovery Green, Toyota Center, Minute Maid Park, Buffalo Bayou, and more. You’ll also have an opportunity to admire the lavish homes and boutiques in River Oaks. A local guide shares insider information about what to see, where to eat, and what to do while you’re in town.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Private 2hr Family Tour

Private 2hr Family Tour

Explore the top landmarks and attractions in Houston during a driving city tour, ideal for first-time visitors or those on a time budget. Escape the hot Houston weather by exploring in an air-conditioned vehicle and cover more ground than you could on foot, while you learn more about the surroundings from your guide than you would alone. Plus, benefit from personalized recommendations.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Private Full-Day Houston City Tour, NASA Space Center and Kemah Boardwalk Dinner

Private Full-Day Houston City Tour, NASA Space Center and Kemah Boardwalk Dinner

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See Houston's top attractions on a full-day tour in a climate-controlled vehicle, that combines a sightseeing tour with visits to the NASA Space Center and Kemah Boardwalk. Start with a 1.5-hour city tour that covers landmarks such as Minute Maid Park, The Toyota Center, and River Oaks. Next, take a tram tour of the NASA Space Center and have free time to browse the exhibits. Finally, go to Kemah Boardwalk for dinner (own expense) at your choice of restaurant. Includes snacks, dinner appetizer, entrance fees, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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NASA's Space Center plus Houston's Official City Tour

NASA's Space Center plus Houston's Official City Tour

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Hitting Houston's top attractions couldn't be easier than on this double-decker sightseeing tour. See top sights around the city like parks, landmarks, and historic districts, and then head to the official visitor center for NASA’s Johnson Space Center for a self-guided tour.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Tranquility Park hours of operation: Daily 24/7. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.

We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Tranquility Park can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 4 Tranquility Park tickets and tours on Viator.

Currently, an entrance ticket to Tranquility Park costs USD 51.00. Guided Tranquility Park tours start around USD 51.00 per person. See all 4 Tranquility Park tickets and tours on Viator.