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Heart of Austin Bicycle Tour
"The two hour tour starts at 9:00am and it is recommended that guests arrive 15 minutes early for an orientation before hitting the road. Make sure to wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes for biking and it is suggested to bring a bottle of wate stopping to talk about it's long storied history and it's connection to the formation of Texas. On the way to the University you'll stop at one of the last remaining moon towers that lit up the night in the late 1800's and that was made famous in Richard Linklater's Dazed and Confused. Upon arrival on campus you will visit the Tower made famous by the Charles Whitman mass shooting before heading to see the Santa Rita oil well and talk about how oil played a roll in the university's history. The tour will then head to Sholtz's beer garden where you will learn you will coast through the State Capital grounds stopping to talk about Texas' inception and Austin's role in it.You'll have the best seat in the house to experience Austin from a perspective that you just can't get any other way. Your informative local guide will not only teach you about the h
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Heart of Austin Bicycle Tour
"The two hour tour starts at 9:00am and it is recommended that guests arrive 15 minutes early for an orientation before hitting the road. Make sure to wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes for biking and it is suggested to bring a bottle of wate stopping to talk about it's long storied history and it's connection to the formation of Texas. On the way to the University you'll stop at one of the last remaining moon towers that lit up the night in the late 1800's and that was made famous in Richard Linklater's Dazed and Confused. Upon arrival on campus you will visit the Tower made famous by the Charles Whitman mass shooting before heading to see the Santa Rita oil well and talk about how oil played a roll in the university's history. The tour will then head to Sholtz's beer garden where you will learn you will coast through the State Capital grounds stopping to talk about Texas' inception and Austin's role in it.You'll have the best seat in the house to experience Austin from a perspective that you just can't get any other way. Your informative local guide will not only teach you about the h
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"Austin's Lakes
Hey Austin: Lake and Springs Tour"You'll have the best seat in the house to experience Austin from a perspective that you just can't get any other way. Your informative local guide will not only teach you about the history of the city but make great suggestions about what else to see do eat and hear on your visit. You'll end your tour back at the shop where we'll be glad to spend some time helping you decide what to do next.Our Austin's Lakes Springs and Bridges Tour gives you a chance to ride the shaded Butler Trail around Lady Bird Lake
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Matt's Famous El Rancho

Good Mexican cooking at a good price. Nice family-style atmosphere and the Pride of South Austin. Quesadillas; refried beans; sopaipillas, a deep-fried fritter soaked in honey. It just don't get any...
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Aug 25, 2002

Matt's Famous El Rancho

Matt's Famous El Rancho It's been an Austin favorite since 1952! It's great Mexican food...everything on the menu is good.
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Aug 25, 2002
 
 
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Things to Do Near Matt's Famous El Rancho

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Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum

I did not get the chance to see the Charles Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum on this trip; but it is near the top of my to do list for my next visit. The garden and museum house over 100 pieces...
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Zilker Metropolitan Park

When: Every 1st Sunday in March Where: Zilker Park Time: 10am-5pm Admission fee: Nah-uh, FREE. What else is FREE: Music, parking and free shuttle rides that runs from 10am-5pm. Traffic leading in...
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Austin Duck Adventures

One of the most fun things I did in Austin was to take a tour on the Austin Duck an amphibious vehicle, with Mark and Sarah. Tours depart from the Austin Visitor Information Center on Sixth...
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Treaty Oak

When I heard about this tree, I had to be sure to see it before leaving Austin. It may be difficult to believe, but this oak tree known as the Treaty Oak purportedly was growing 100 years before...
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Sixth Street Historic District & West 6th Street District

Everyone kept saying "6th Street". What they dont tell you is that its loaded with college kids. The more mature upscale crowd Jazz venues, bars were off 3rd through 5th, Colorado St and Congress St....
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Waterloo Records & Video

If you like to shop for music, you must go to Waterloo Records. They have an awesome selection of CD's, including loads of local music. And you can listen to CD's in one of those old-style listening...
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Getting to Matt's Famous El Rancho

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2613 S Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX 78704

Hours

  • Sunday 11:00 to 22:00
  • Monday 11:00 to 22:00
  • Tuesday Closed
  • Wednesday 11:00 to 22:00
  • Thursday 11:00 to 22:00
  • Friday 11:00 to 23:00
  • Saturday 11:00 to 23:00

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