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Best of Austin Small-Group Guided Tour

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Overview
Not a typical bus tour, this 'bucket list tour' of Austin gives you a city overview in just two hours. With an insider guide, see landmarks and lesser-known gems that only a local would know about, as well as real neighborhoods, and, of course, the food trucks. You have the choice of morning and afternoon tour times; select when booking to suit your schedule.
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You'll start at
602 E 4th St
602 E 4th St, Austin, TX 78701, USAInside of the Austin Visitor's Center
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  • Pass by The Driskill
  • 1
    Texas State Capitol
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    Pass by University of Texas at Austin
  • 2
    Zilker Metropolitan Park
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 3
    Greetings from Austin Mural
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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    Pass by Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats
  • 4
    Austin Detours
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You'll return to the starting point
Highlights
  • Explore Austin with a guide who knows the quickest ways around the city
  • Go to off-the-beaten-path spots, including a dessert food truck
  • Tour the Texas State Capitol building with a guide
  • Visit the Graffiti Park at Castle Hill without feeling rushed
  • Choose from multiple tour times to best fit your schedule
What to Expect
Your Austin guided tour starts with convenient pickup at the Austin Visitor Center, and multiple departure options at booking make this tour easy to fit into a busy sightseeing schedule. Once you meet up with your guide and group, board the luxury van and prepare to see the city's best sights. Take off through the city with a guide who knows the best ways to get around Austin while avoiding traffic. Learn fun facts about Austin’s art and music culture, as well as the state capital's storied history, as you ride. Some of the main attractions this tour visits includes the Texas State Capitol building and Graffiti Park at Castle Hill. Your guide also takes you to some spots only locals really know about, including a dessert truck that serves delicious cupcakes. Once your tour ends, get dropped back off at Austin Visitor Center with plenty of time to revisit your favorite stops or continue your discovery of the state's quirky capital city.
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Departure Point
602 E 4th St, Austin, TX 78701, USA
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Bottled water
  • Driver/guide
  • A 'bucket list tour' of Austin gives you a city overview
  • Tour inside the Texas State Capitol
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children requiring car seats (90 lbs. or less) must bring them along and arrive early to install. Children of any age must have a ticket as well. We cannot allow sitting on laps in the bus due to liability.
  • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to start time.
  • Tour departs from the Austin Visitor Center located at 602 E. 4th St, Austin, TX 78701.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Steven was a fantastic tour guide! He was very entertaining and also knowledgeable about Austin's history and everything the city has to offer. It was a great tour to take to see Austin's must-see landmarks!
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Had a fantastic tour with our guide, Marty. It was engaging, fun and we were able to cover a lot of ground, while gaining unique insights on the city. This was my first time Austin. The small group size, in a comfortable van (seated 11), made it possible to have conversation and
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We had a great time. Sunny was not only a lot of fun and friendly, but so knowledgeable about Austin. He listened and answered all of our crazy questions, pointed out great places to go, and told us exactly what we needed to know. In fact, the entire weekend, we were saying,
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We really enjoyed this tour. It was very insightful and entertaining. We have learned a lot about Austin’s history and got to feel a unique city vibe. Our guide Steven was very knowledgeable and funny. I would definitely recommend this tour for first time city visitors.
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We had a really fun tour of Austin today with Stephen! Very funny, knowledgeable and nice tour guide! It was nice to learn about Austin in a small group instead of a big tour group.
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maggiel321
Seville, Spain
20
Excellent Overview of Austin
Steven was a fantastic tour guide! He was very entertaining and also knowledgeable about Austin's history and
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AFrances824
10
Great, Intimate Overview of Austin
Had a fantastic tour with our guide, Marty. It was engaging, fun and we were able to cover a lot of ground, while
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efraiberg
Long Island, New York
275
Fun + Sunny = Funsy!
We had a great time. Sunny was not only a lot of fun and friendly, but so knowledgeable about Austin. He
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galina1013
Hayward, California
50
Excellent city tour
We really enjoyed this tour. It was very insightful and entertaining. We have learned a lot about Austin’s history
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JNette87
10
Winery Tour
The tour was great! Definitely would recommend. Best way to explore wineries and be safe while learning fun facts
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Nicole_L_Martin
20
Great tour of Austin
We had a really fun tour of Austin today with Stephen! Very funny, knowledgeable and nice tour guide! It was nice
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Evelyn S
40
Stellar Guide and Tour!
Marty was a rockstar guide. We saw and learned more in the 2 hours that we were with him than we could have ever
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sermetcanb
London, United Kingdom
20
The highlight of Austin
This was by far the best thing I've done in Austin. Our lovely guide Sunny drove us around the city to see watch
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sermetcanb
London, United Kingdom
20
Great tour of Austin with our lovely guide Michael
Great way to see lots of things in Austin in just two hours. Our tour guide Michael was great. Highly recommended.
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amazed_12
New York City, New York, USA
9551
Awesome Austin Tour
Marty is a great tour guide, took us to see the best places, told us lots of history and interesting facts about
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iandS7905NC
10
Sunny gave a great tour!
Highly recommend. Very organized, knowledgeable and fun tour guide (Sunny!), the perfect amount of stops and
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R7509LAdonnas
Minneapolis, Minnesota
20
Top Notch Tour!
Marty was fantastic and arguably the best tour guide we have ever had (and we do a lot of tours, including
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Susan R
10
Bop around Austin
Wonderful tour of Austin with donut holes at the end! Super nice tour guide who was very informative.
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955mariannez
East Northport, NY
536
Great Tour
What a great way to get the “lay of the land” and a little history lesson on Austin. Our tour guide Bobby was fun,
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allisoar
Newport Beach, California
21
Fantastic First Day in Austin activity!
great way to get a feel for Austin on your first day! Our tour guide, Ike, was funny and knowledgeable and totally
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