Explore Texas with a Russian Guide
From world-class museums and theaters to family-friendly destinations, you'll find what you're looking for in Houston. A guided tour is the perfect way to experience everything that Houston has to offer. We provide group and individual excursions in Houston and other major cities in Texas including Galveston, Austin, San Antonio and Dallas.
Houston/Galveston Area Tours:
Each tour consists of 4 hours with a Russian guide. In addition, a Russian Cultural Center representative will meet you at the airport, provide transportation to your hotel and assist with any accommodations.
From the everyday to the esoteric, Houston attractions are sure to satisfy almost any curiosity. The Rothko Chapel, Downtown Aquarium, Houston Zoo and surrounding parks offer family-friendly activities, and the Houston Museum District is sure to please even the most discerning art patron. For those seeking attractions off the beaten path, Houston sights such as the Art Car Museum in the Heights will undoubtedly appease a desire for the unusual. Any way you slice it, Houston has something for everyone.
Historic Galveston Island is home to a variety of popular attractions, from landmarks and historic buildings such as the Moody Mansion, Opera House, and Bishop’s Palace to modern wonders and scenic natural areas on the Strand and Stewart Beach. Taken together, these attractions make Galveston one of the most popular tourist destinations in Texas.
Looking for island fun? This tropical destination is ideal for families and groups alike. At Moody Gardens, you can experience life at the Rainforest Pyramid featuring an assortment of exotic and endangered plants and animals from the rainforests of the world. Explore the Aquarium Pyramid where you can meet a real penguin in our Penguin Encounter. Finally, explore exhibits at the Discovery Museum and immerse yourself at the MG3D, 4D and Ridefilm theaters.
Space Center Houston
See the exciting new exploration vehicles being developed behind the scenes at NASA! Be a part of history in the making as you witness engineers, scientists, and astronauts shaping the future of space exploration. Get a behind-the-scenes journey through NASA's Johnson Space Center with a visit to the Historic Apollo Mission Control Center and the Saturn V Complex at Rocket Park. Occasionally, the tour may visit other facilities, such as the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory. You may even get to see astronauts training for upcoming missions!
The Living in Space module simulates what life could be like for astronauts aboard the space station. Take a walk through the Astronaut Gallery featuring the world's best collection of spacesuits. Astronaut John Young's ejection suit and Judy Resnik's T-38 flightsuit are two of the many spacesuits on display.
George Ranch Historical Park
Journey to a place and time where cattle and cotton are king and Texas is a country all its own. Discover a treasury of Texas traditions. Dine on savory grilled pork or sample some real Texas-style barbecue where cowboys would rest and relax after a long day working cattle. Add a splash of Texas flavor to your life!
Tour descriptions courtesy of: www.houston.com, www.gotexas.about.com, www.spacecenterhouston.com, www.moodygardens.com, and www.georgeranch.com