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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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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
From $49.00

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Statesman Bat Observation Center

There are approximately 1.5 million Mexican Free-Tail Bats (not my count someone else's) that call the underside of the Governor Ann B. Richards Bridge their home. This is one of the largest urban...
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Mount Bonnell

Breath taking view of Mount Bonnell, Austin, Texas. It can be a short hiking. Be aware of wet area. Stones can be so slippery. I thought there was a cave where George W. Bonnell hid himself back...
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Texas Capitol & Capitol Building

There are several other monuments and memorials located on Capitol Square. Some of them include a nice monument dedicated to Tejanos (Texans of Mexican Descent) and their contributions to the culture...
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Barton Springs Pool

I try and make a trip to Barton Springs every time i'm in Austin. The water stays at a year round 72 degrees because the natural spring which feeds the pool. I use the term "pool" very broadly when...
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Seasonal Events

Austin Reggae Festival is on Auditorium Shores in South Austin. It is a 2 day event held annually in April with Reggae bands from all over the state and sometimes all over the USA. The tickets cos t...
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Bullock Texas State History Museum

The Bullock Texas History Museum is outstanding! It has a variety of multi-media displays that teach kids of all ages the history, the present, and the future of Texas. They are rebuilding the ship...
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LBJ Presidential Library

We spent about 2 hrs. walking through all exhibits seeing thousands of artifacts from the LBJ years while learning about Lady Bird too. The library is opened weekdays from 9 to 5 and charges $8.00...
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The University of Texas at Austin

At 189,340 square feet, the Blanton Museum of Art on the University of Texas Campus is one of the largest university art museums in the world and it has one of the best collections with a great...
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Governor's Mansion

The Governor's Mansion is a 91,480 square foot Greek Revival style mansion that has served as the main official residence of the governor and his/her family since 1855. The mansion is open for tours...
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Zilker Botanical Garden

This is quite possibly one of my very favorite places in Austin. It's absolutely beautiful and peaceful. It completely relaxes me after a long week of work. I love going to this place when the weather...
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Art & Architecture

The Gethsemane Lutheran Church was the first Lutheran Church in Travis County and was organized in 1868 by Swedish immigrants led by Swante Palm. The current building was completed in 1883 and...
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ACL Live at The Moody Theater

There are a number of things that come to mind when you hear Austin City Limits. The TV show that is the longest running music show on television starting in 1976. The 100+ concerts a year played...
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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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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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