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Best of Austin Small Group Guided Tour
"This intimate small group tour is the only tour in town where you get out of the van several times for a guided tour. This differs from a Double Decker tour where you are dropped off. This tour allows you to pop into the most important places for just a stop at our famous graffiti park take a photo in front of the Austin postcard and enjoy a sweet treat at the food trucks!You'll learn about art music culture food
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"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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The Salt Lick BBQ Tips (10)

Salt Lick

A real happening. We started in the winery purchasing our wine & cold beer. The lines were endless to sit inside. We ate in the courtyard with live music. The BBQ ribs, brisket & sides were...
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apbeaches
Apr 26, 2014

Salt Lick

The Salt Lick makes the BEST Bar-B-Q in the entire world. Watch it smoke on the huge open pit.Go for lunch for shorter wait and low prices. The Senior plate is $4.95 at lunch and includesribs,brisket...
NancieA
May 23, 2007

Salt Lick

After talking to friends who had lived in Austin and checking out some other reviews on virtualtourist.com it became clear that my friends and I had to check out The Salt Lick in Dripping Springs.Yes,...
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yoyosh
Jan 03, 2007

Salt Lick

if you're in TEXAS, and you want to do it TExas style, please find DRIFTWOOD TExas, and go to the salt lickdon't be all vegetarian about it, ok? surprisingly? the potato salad. Now, I am a woman who...
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biancaneve
Oct 23, 2006

Salt Lick

The Salt Lick is outside Austin proper, in the hill country. It offeres the best barbecue I've ever eaten, and plenty of it! The sides are excellent. You bring your own beverages, which really saves...
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LiLz
Sep 03, 2006

Salt Lick

It's a casual place with great, great, great food! We still compare it to other BBQ places we've been to and we haven't found a place as good, especially for the brisket! When we went we ordered...
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patatina
Aug 05, 2006

Salt Lick

The Salt Lick is beyond description. The meals are huge, the atmosphere is so texan that you can never forget where you are.Only one complaint - why the plactic tumblers to enjoy our wines ? BBQ...
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AHSIMON
Apr 15, 2005

The Salt Lick - try it in the...

The Salt Lick - try it in the Airport, if nothing else.The 'real' Salt Lick is actually several miles outside of Austin, out in the country, down a long, winding road. I went there once, and it was...
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Sunshine64
Aug 25, 2002

The Salt Lick

You sit outside under trees on the grounds of an old foundry. You bring your own beer, since its not served in this area. They often have live music as well. Very laid back atmosphere. Brisket, ribs,...
Kibster
Aug 24, 2002

Salt Lick

This place is located out of nowhere. We had to drive a good hour or so to get here from Austin. But it was all worth it. Their BBQ is the best ! Order the family style dinner. All you can eat BBQ!. ...
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pharsadi
Jan 28, 2006
 
 
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Lake Travis

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French Legation Museum

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O. Henry Museum

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Oakwood Cemetery

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Austin Visitor Center

A good place to stop first is the Austin/State Capitol Visitors Center located in the state capitol complex. I parked my car and decided to walk around downtown Austin and the parking area was right...
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Getting to The Salt Lick BBQ

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3600 Presidential Blvd., Austin, TX 78719

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  • Sunday 05:00 to 20:00
  • Monday 05:00 to 20:00
  • Tuesday 05:00 to 20:00
  • Wednesday 05:00 to 20:00
  • Thursday 05:00 to 20:00
  • Friday 05:00 to 20:00
  • Saturday 05:00 to 20:00

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