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Historic Tours of Texas

We are a small, independent company with a large, comfortable party van (and yes, it has a dance pole). We cater to older adults interested in touring Texas although we are available for personalized wine tours, anniversary trips, family outings, and birthday or bachelorette parties in our spacious and luxurious van. We keep our tours to no more than 12 passengers so we can serve you in the best way possible. After a years' hiatus, our calendar is empty so we can take you any time to anywhere. Flexibility is key. Join our email list for up-to-date information on tours or answers to questions you may have. Email me at or call at (936) 581-3334.

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Dr. Carolina Castillo Crimm

Tour Guide Biography

Founder and owner, Dr. Carolina Castillo Crimm has spent the last 40 years providing tours and reenactments for her high school and college students, as well as the general public. She entertains audiences at historic lectures for community and historic groups. public school teachers, and national and international audiences. She is a certified International Tour Guide, holding a certificate from the International Tour Guide Association, Denver, CO.

With Historic Tours of Texas, she has expanded her offerings to include tours for retirees, for the general public and specialty tours for families and home-schoolers. These are short three or four-day tours focused on  a specific historic area in Texas. She takes her guests in comfortable vans to stay at historic bed and breakfasts, enjoy the local cuisine, tour the local museums with step-aboard guides and learn the history of the great state of Texas. Anyone interested in the wonderful variety of history, art, archeology, architecture and music of Texas is welcome to join our tours.

Dr. Crimm is affiliated with the Texas Historical Commission as a member of the Walker County Historical Commission, and serves on the Board of Humanities Texas, as well as the Texas State

Historical Association. In addition, she serves her home town of Huntsville as a Board member for the Main Street Program and the Old Town Theater.

Dr. Crimm, whose in Latin American History from the University of Texas at Austin, has earned the distinction of being named a Piper Professor as one of the “Best Teachers in Texas.” Her specialty, including an award-winning book De León: A Tejano History, is 18th and 19th century Texas. She has taught on the high school level for 15 years and on the college level for 20 years. She is recently retired from Sam  Houston State University as a Professor Emeritus.

​Dr. Crimm has received numerous awards for her teaching and is a well-known and popular speaker on the local, state-wide, national and international level.

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Why Tour With Us?

  • Learn the history of this unusual and interesting state

  • Professional Knowledgeable Tour Guide

  • Hand-picked Tours & Activities

  • Small, intimate tours of no more than 10 or 12 like-minded, intellectually curious individuals

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For your special occasions - 12 passenger, limo seating, party van with a dance pole!

Base rate $150 plus $6.50 per mile.

Sanitized and Safe

For your safety, the van is fully sanitized and disinfected before each tour. Masks are available for your use.

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Recent Posts

Keep up with our recent happenings at Historic Tours of Texas.

On Friendship

August 10, 2021

I had the good fortune to be invited to a “Tamalada” last week by a friend I’ve known since Kindergarten. We grew up in Mexico City together

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Texas Tidbits - The Bryan Museum

August 10, 2021

The Bryan Museum is one of the newest and most exciting destinations in Galveston, Texas. For all good Texans, and for those who would like

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From Shake-down Cruise to Maiden Voyage

August 10, 2021

My sister, and her husband, the harbor master and sailor, says it’s important to check out a ship before starting out on a long trip.

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Follow in their footsteps!

You said that someday you would visit the best-loved destinations in Texas. Now is your chance! Easy registration and cancellation.

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