Sam Houston Boat Tour
Credit: Port of Houston Authority
Sam Houston Boat Tour: The Port of Houston Authority offers free, 90-minute cruises along the Houston Ship Channel. Embarking from the port's Sam Houston Pavilion, visiting sightseers can enjoy passing views of international cargo vessels and operations at the port's Turning Basin Terminal. Measuring 95 feet in length and 24 feet in width, the boat carries a maximum capacity of 100 passengers with air-conditioned lounge seating and additional standing room on the boat's rear deck. The tour is free, and reservations are required in advance. Online: http://www.portofhouston.com.