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Local Experiences in Austin

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Local Experiences in Austin
Known for its live music scene, stellar restaurants, green spaces, and hippie culture, the quirky Texas capital is one of the fastest growing cities in the US. Despite its expanding size, Austin maintains a welcoming small-town vibe. Here are some of the best ways to experience the local culture in Austin.

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  • Get a new view of downtown Austin during a stand-up paddleboarding lesson or small-group kayak tour on Lady Bird Lake.
  • Dive into East Austin’s street art scene with a walking tour and hands-on lesson from local artists.
  • Explore Austin's darker side on a running tour past haunted sites and Congress Avenue Bridge, home of the largest urban bat colony in North America.
  • Take advantage of Austin's stellar network of recreational trails and cycle past Lady Bird Lake, Longhorn Dam, and Govalle Park on a bike tour of Walnut Creek.
  • Hop aboard the Brunch Bus and treat your taste buds to local specialties like breakfast tacos, Czech kolaches, and chicken with waffles—all to the sounds of a live band.
  • Taste some of the city's famous BBQ and visit local wineries on a Winery Tour. 
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The Brunch Bus: Austin Food Tour with Live Band On Board

The Brunch Bus: Austin Food Tour with Live Band On Board

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Get a taste of Austin on a brunch tour to three local establishments. Traveling on a fun with live music performed by local musicians, travel to each location for your included breakfast tasting and beverage. Bring your appetite and expect to sample local specialties like breakfast tacos, Czech kolaches, and chicken and waffles.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$92.57
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$92.57

Walnut Creek Bike Tour in Austin

Walnut Creek Bike Tour in Austin

Experience two sides to Austin, covering both its urban downtown and its beautiful green spaces, during this 4-hour cycling trip. Cycle along shady paths, winding creeks and traffic-free trails during your trip, starting at Lady Bird Lake before continuing to Longhorn Dam and on to Govalle Park. Over the course of this laid-back ride, you’ll pedal around 20 miles in total, with plenty of breaks for sightseeing. A guide and all necessary equipment are included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$107.70
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Austin Historic Downtown 5K

Austin Historic Downtown 5K

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See popular landmarks as you exercise on this guided running tour around downtown Austin. Run at a casual, accommodating pace through the streets of the city passing by Lady Bird Lake, the capitol building, the Governor’s Mansion, Congress, Ave, the Bat Bridge, and more. There are multiple guides on the tour, so it’s easy to go at your own pace or walk.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.65
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Bubble Soccer Party in Austin

Bubble Soccer Party in Austin

Bubble Soccer is as crazy as the name suggests - this is the laugh out loud version of the original game we all know. It's guaranteed you haven't tried anything like this before! Get your friends and co-workers together to bounce, flip, roll, and attack like never before! Choose between the Bubble Pop Party for 1.5 hours of game play, or the Bubble Mania Party, for 2.5 hours. Ready to have a Bubble Blast?
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$50.00
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$50.00

Dine and Disc Golf Package in Marble Falls

Dine and Disc Golf Package in Marble Falls

Enjoy a fun day out at the Flat Creek Estate with this great-value Dine and Disc Golf package. Challenge friends or family to a game of disc golf on the 18-hole course designed by John Houck and set amid beautiful parklands. After working up an appetite, tuck into a delicious wood-fired pizza at the Food Hall, accompanied by a flight of wines.
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  • 2 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$43.71
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Graffiti Tour with Spray Painting Workshop in Austin

Graffiti Tour with Spray Painting Workshop in Austin

Discover Austin’s vibrant graffiti scene on a small-group street art tour that includes an artist-led painting session at HOPE Outdoor Gallery. You’ll get beyond the gallery to learn the tags, stickers, and murals that line the streets of East Austin, a thriving neighborhood with a mix of historic grit and an up-and-coming creative culture.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.00
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Austin's Salt Lick and Winery Shuttle

Austin's Salt Lick and Winery Shuttle

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Leave busy Austin for a half-day wine and barbecue tour in the Texas Hill Country. Your driver takes you to the outskirts of Austin to visit your choice of three venues: The Salt Lick, Fall Creek Vineyards, and Duchman Family Winery. Linger at one or two of the stops, or visit all three — it's up to you.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$55.50
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Central Texas Horseback Adventure

Central Texas Horseback Adventure

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We will begin the ride with fitting you with the saddle and your mount. A short lesson to get you comfortable with you horse and off we go on your trail ride adventure along the shores of Canyon Lake. Options can include swimming, lunch/snack and sailing. Alternate ride adventures are available at the Montesino Ranch located nearby. We can customize your adventure and work with you and your ideas as well.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$180.00
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Skip the Line: Austin Zoo - General Admission Ticket

Skip the Line: Austin Zoo - General Admission Ticket

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The nonprofit Austin Zoo doesn't offer the typical zoo experience, since this rescue zoo lets visitors see animals that have been rehoused from other zoos, or seized due to animal cruelty. Don't miss the chance to visit these rescued creatures by prebooking admission to the zoo. You can book tickets for your preferred day, visit any time during opening hours, and learn all about the rescued animals as you explore.
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  • 1 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$14.95
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Small-Group Lady Bird Lake Kayak Tour in Austin

Small-Group Lady Bird Lake Kayak Tour in Austin

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Spot Texas plants and wildlife within Austin city limits on an easy-going kayak tour of Lady Bird Lake. Paddle alongside a guide as you watch for snapping turtles and some of the many bird species that flock to the sheltered reservoir in the Colorado River. The outing begins with a short kayak lesson and all equipment is provided, making this tour a good fit for both beginning and experienced kayakers.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$57.70
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Small-Group Haunted Bats and Ghosts 5k Running Tour from Austin

Small-Group Haunted Bats and Ghosts 5k Running Tour from Austin

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See a different side of Austin on this small-group running tour. Casually run about 3.1 miles (5km) around the city, exploring some of Austin’s most infamous haunted landmarks. Then, head to the Congress Ave Bridge to see the bats fly out from under it for the night’s hunt at dusk.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.65
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