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Haunted Austin Walking History Tour

Haunted Austin Walking History Tour

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Hear the historical tales of murder and mayhem that helped make Austin weird on this haunted history tour of Texas's capital city. Join an acclaimed storyteller and a small group for a walking tour through Austin's supernatural nooks and creepy crannies, including a tour of the famous Driskill Hotel.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$25.65
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$25.65
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Austin Famous Ghost and Bat Segway Tour

Austin Famous Ghost and Bat Segway Tour

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Discover another side of Austin on a 2.5-hour Segway tour that features bats and ghosts. Offered from March to October, this nighttime ride through downtown Austin visits haunted hotels and buildings, famous landmarks, and the world’s largest urban bat colony. See the Texas State Capitol Building, Lady Bird Lake, Austin Convention Center, the 6th Street Entertainment district, Moonlight Towers, and more
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$59.00
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$59.00
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E-Scooter Tour of Austin

E-Scooter Tour of Austin

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Ride an electric scooter through the streets of Austin on this 1.5-hour tour. You'll be able to cover much more ground than you would on foot, while enjoying the fun and fresh air of riding a scooter. Leave the navigation to your guide and just take in the sights, which include the city's historic landmarks, green parks, and Lady Bird Lake for cityscape views.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$55.00
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$55.00
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Texas Hill Country and LBJ Tour From Austin

Texas Hill Country and LBJ Tour From Austin

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Experience Texas Hill Country while exploring the life of U.S. President and Texas native son Lyndon Johnson. After a convenient hotel pickup, visit Johnson’s “Texas White House,” his reconstructed boyhood home (now a national park), and the Lyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historic Site. Learn about the cowboys and German immigrants who shaped the region, stop by historic Fredericksburg, and visit the legendary country music town of Luckenbach.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$109.00
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$109.00
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Historic Austin Private Pedicab Tour

Historic Austin Private Pedicab Tour

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Our experienced tour guides will take you on a fun and informative tour of Austin in a relaxing open air pedicab. You'll amble through all the sites of downtown, including the Capitol, Governors Mansion, Pecan St, Lady Bird Lake and more. Great for couples, friends and families of all ages. The tour moves at your own pace and is individually tailored to your group.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$46.16
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$46.16
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Downtown Austin Historic Segway Tour

Downtown Austin Historic Segway Tour

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Explore historic downtown Austin on an informative and fun 2-hour Segway tour. See many of Austin’s historic landmarks including the Texas State Capitol building, the Driskill Hotel, and the Austin Convention Center, and roll along the 6th Street music district, the Texas Walk of Fame, and Congress Avenue, and more.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$59.00
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$59.00
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Austin Murder Walk

Austin Murder Walk

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In the year 1885 America’s first serial killer stalked the streets and alleyways of the young, emerging city of Austin. More terrifying than any ghost story, this monster brutally and systematically hacked eight women to death using an ax. For one calendar year, he terrified a city and came to be known as the “midnight assassin”. He was never captured and his identity remains a mystery or does it...? This tour is our longest at 1 hour 45 minutes and covers 2 miles of historic Austin including West 6th street, Guy Town, the Warehouse District and a drink stop at the iconic Driskill Hotel. The pace is leisurely and, in addition to a drink stop at the Driskill, (drinks not included), there are short rests along the journey. Join us on this exceptional true crime walking tour investigating exact crime locations and the various theories surrounding the midnight assassin. It’s a “killer” tour.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$40.00
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$40.00
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Authentic Austin and Astounding Hill Country Panoramic Tour with stops

Authentic Austin and Astounding Hill Country Panoramic Tour with stops

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...If you don’t see availability-call or message for current availability... Everything you want to see and know about Austin. Covers all the iconic Austin spots and stops! The Authentic Austin & Hill Country Tour is our signature Austin sightseeing tour, but turned up a notch! Join us to discover local Austin hangouts, hip and historic neighborhoods, and the gem that is the surrounding Central Texas Hill Country. Our custom outfitted glass top, convertible, Mercedes tour buses will keep you comfortable, our expert guides will keep you entertained, and you'll get to explore the best of Austin. Gratuities are not included in ticket price, but we encourage tipping your guide.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$61.50
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$61.50
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Small-Group Bike Tour in Austin

Small-Group Bike Tour in Austin

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Lady Bird Lake is a popular nature escape in the heart of downtown Austin, complete with scenic footbridges, lakeside parks, and skyline views. Ideal for families and outdoor enthusiasts, this cycling tour allows you to escape city traffic and cruise around the Lady Bird Hike and Bike Trail, which spans 10 miles (16 kilometers) and loops around the lake’s shoreline.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$53.94
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$53.94
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Live Music Capital of the World Pedicab Tour

Live Music Capital of the World Pedicab Tour

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Relax in an open air pedicab as our knowledgable tour guide rides you around to all the venues and sites that gave this city the title - Live Music Capital of the World. Stops include Willie Nelson Statue, Stevie Ray Vaughan statue, Antones- Home of the Blues, Armadillo World Headquarters, Janis Joplin Mural and many more. The pedicab is equipped with a stereo to play music from local legends. This is a private tour and can be customized to your group.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$46.16
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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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Austin E-Bike Tour

Austin E-Bike Tour

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Our tours are experiences - See the heart of Austin on some of the finest urban bike trails in the country! Stop at some of Austin’s most famous landmarks: Barton Springs, the Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue, the Congress Avenue “Bat Bridge,” and more! You’ll experience the real Austin like you never could on a driving tour! You are never lost with a local.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$69.00
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$69.00
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Haunted Austin Ghost and Pub Walking Tour

Haunted Austin Ghost and Pub Walking Tour

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Get more out of a night on the town with this spooky Austin pub crawl, complete with the haunted history of this historic city. Starting in Downtown Austin, you walk to several bars on your tour, each of which is housed in an historic building. As you drink up, enjoy your guide's narration about the legends—and ghost stories—of Austin's most haunted places. Though you need to purchase drinks, the eerie stories are included.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$26.50
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Capital of Texas Segway Tour

Capital of Texas Segway Tour

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It's easy to book an Austin sightseeing bus tour, but a crammed coach is no way to enjoy the famous Texas sunshine. To enjoy Austin's balmy weather, and see the city's top sights, travelers shouldn't miss this attraction-packed Segway tour. Visit the Seaholm Power District and Texas State Capitol, cruise Congress Avenue, and stop for selfies with statues of two of Austin's most famous musicians. Wrap up your tour at Auditorium Shores, and take in fantastic skyline views.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$65.00
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$65.00
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Romantic tour in Austin

Romantic tour in Austin

An exclusive tour for all the romantics of the world! Together with the professional local guide, you will visit the most romantic places in the city. Austin was originally named Waterloo when the city was officially chosen as the new capital of the Republic of Texas. What is considered as one of the best places to have a date in the city? You will be surprised how many historical love stories are hidden in the streets, buildings, parks of the city. From heartbreaking and tragic, to the hilarious or spicy ones. Moonlight towers are odd to some, romantic to others, and odd-romantic to most, they’re the ultimate Austin quirk - especially since it’s the only city in the world that still puts them to use as perfectly good street lights. What is the most famous historical couple of Austin? Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves! They married in a private Catholic ceremony right here in Austin. This tour is especially recommended in the Saint Valentine period!
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$482.13
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$482.13
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Panoramic Mini Bus Tour of Austin

Panoramic Mini Bus Tour of Austin

Take Austin’s only panoramic bus tour! Our 90 minute 360° Panoramic tour with stops is perfect for exploring more of the city limits of Austin. We will be taking in major sights, having a few chances to hop off the van and explore beautiful views and historic sites, as well as take in some iconic murals along the way. This tour is good for those who want to get all the details and all the views. You will have time in the vehicle and on foot to see the city. It’s great if you want to explore every side of Austin, be it history, murals, the river that cuts our city in half, and the growing downtown scene. You will see every side of Austin, from the towering architecture of downtown, the humble yet active expanse of the south side, the quaint and historical east, and the perpetually awe-inspiring capitol and campus. Along our route, we will be taking in many of those murals that Austin is famous for. *Subject to change due to events or closures
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$48.75
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$48.75
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The best of Austin walking tour

The best of Austin walking tour

Together with the professional guide, you will visit the most charming places in the city. Is it true that Austin has the largest urban bat colony in North America? And does Austin has the only nude beach in all of Texas? You will have a chance to explore the city, while hearing fascinating facts and legends. Austin has a nickname “Violet Crown City.” The nickname was inspired by the purplish light visible over Austin’s hills in wintertime. You will be surprised how many stories are hidden in the streets, buildings and corners of Austin. Your charming guide will tell you what is special and unique about living in this city. Perfect for those who are visiting the city for the first time and want to get the most of it!
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$482.13
per group
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$482.13
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Historic Downtown Walking Tour in Austin

Historic Downtown Walking Tour in Austin

Join a walking tour to discover the Georgetown, Texas hiding beyond its facades • Discover the stories hiding just out of reach of thousands of visitors and residents. • Explore the human events that have shaped and continue to shape this unique Austin-area community. • Experience the attractions of Georgetown’s historic downtown district and why it's considered the “Most Beautiful Town Square in Texas”. • Enjoy connections to Georgetown, Texas even many locals overlook. This is more than a history or sightseeing tour. We take you on a walking journey to discover, experience and connect with the Georgetown, Texas hiding beyond its facades. You will walk among its historic buildings to discover stories both past and present as well as get insider tips on restaurants, shops, and live music venues.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.65
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$25.65

Domain Evening Segway Tour

Domain Evening Segway Tour

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Explore the darker side of Austin with our haunted tour of historical landmarks. We begin with centuries of history at the State Capitol and Governor's Mansion. Then, continue to local haunts like the world-famous Driskill Hotel. Each location has been specially chosen for it's importance to Austin and the stories they hold. Come tour the city with us!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$99.00
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$99.00
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Downtown Austin Street Art Tour by Bus

Downtown Austin Street Art Tour by Bus

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Art is quickly becoming as famous as music in Austin! There is literally street art in every neighborhood of Austin, and there's also sculpture, mosaics, community projects, artisanal crafts, and tons of amazing galleries scattered throughout the city. Whether you're an art lover, a Social Media Influencer, or someone who wants to explore the colorful side of Austin, join us on this amazing tour. In 2 hours you'll go all around the city discovering major murals, rare art installations, and so much more! Get your phone/camera ready, this tour shows you the most Instagram-able sites in Austin!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$38.86
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$38.86
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University of Texas Austin 5K Tour

University of Texas Austin 5K Tour

Visit the UT Austin campus on a small-group running tour that’s an active way to explore the university’s history, culture, and beautiful architecture. Running 3.1 miles (5 km.) with a guide who’s full of local stories and interesting facts, you’ll cover some of the campus’ main areas and landmarks before finishing the tour with a goodie bag and a cool-down walk to the UT Tower.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.65
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Good Morning Austin Segway Tour

Good Morning Austin Segway Tour

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Your adventure will include you riding a Segway taking in historical information about Austin visiting some amazing highlights.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$99.00
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$99.00
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Austin Segway Tour

Austin Segway Tour

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Experience Austin like never before on this guided Segway tour. Learn about the history of Austin while rolling past the Texas State Capitol, the Driskill Hotel, historic Sixth Street, the hip strip of South Congress Avenue and much more. Guided Segway training plus all the necessary equipment and photos from the tour are included. Dress in weather-appropriate clothes with flat, closed-toed shoes.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$99.00
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$99.00
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Afternoon in Austin Segway Tour

Afternoon in Austin Segway Tour

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Savor this 2 hour Segway glide through the streets and walks of Austin. Your guide will acquaint you with trending hot-spots and views of Austin's architectural marvels.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$99.00
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$99.00
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