Riding Solo

8 Solo Adventures to Embark On in Houston

Explore the city’s underground tunnel or tour Houston’s murals.

By Danielle Wright


If there’s any lesson the pandemic should’ve taught, it’s that life is short. Now is the prime time to become a new you and venture into something unprecedented. One of the many fears people face is going somewhere alone, whether that be visiting outside their hometown, dancing the night away at a concert, or even savoring their favorite dish at a table for one. 

While a solo date might not be your pick, you might miss out on what could be an incredibly life-changing moment. Perhaps you’ll meet a new friend, or a new connection to amp up your career. 

Want to embark on a solo adventure in Houston, but don’t know where to begin? No worries, Houston is the perfect city to explore solo. 

Read ahead for eight solitary adventures to experience in Houston.

Explore The City With A Bike Ride 

As the afternoon weather begins to cool, explore the beautiful city by taking a relaxing bike ride adventure through the Houston streets. With various bike rentals across the city, it’s easy to sightsee and receive a bonus workout.

Selfie Around Houston’s Mural Tour

Houston is full of talented creatives, especially when it comes to art. Join Electric Cart to experience the many murals around the city and learn how they came about! Best part? No walking.

Workout At Discovery Green

One of the best places for a morning run is Discovery Green. Full of trails and loads of parks to work out and relax, Discovery Green is the go-to spot for both relaxing and high-intensity workouts. Join one of their many fitness programs with Fitness In The Park.

Invent A Scent At The Candle Bar

Picture this, you’ve just cleaned your home, but can’t top it off without a candle for the perfect home scent. Visit The Candle Bar in Greater Heights to learn the makings of a candle and create your own pumpkin spice aroma, just in time for fall. 

Take A Self Guided Tour With Your Phone

For the ultimate solo experience, try out the Self-guided Tour. Choose an experience through the GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities app, and learn about Houston’s unique hotspots.

Get Stuffed at A 3.5 Hour Long Food Tour

Houston foodies, it’s your time to shine. Tour through Greater Heights and explore local eateries and markets at the Heights Food Tour. A tour guide does all the planning and navigating so all you're responsible for is enjoying the food. 

Explore Houston’s Underground 

Did you know Houston is home to North America's largest tunnel system? Beat the heat and see Houston from down under while visiting some of the biggest Fortune 500’s.

Catch A Rooftop Movie Screening 

COVID-19 reshaped our movie theater experience. Now, Houston is full of new ways to catch your favorite films. Screen movies all month long at Rooftop Cinema Club for a great flick and an even greater view. 

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