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Small-Group Tour of Austin and Texas Hill Country
"Meet at the Austin Visitor Center 20 minutes before your chosen departure time and hop in an air-conditioned Mercedes-Benz van equipped with large windows for sightseeing. On a fully narrated 1.5-hour tour travel through historic downtown Austin and pass more than 40 top sites including Lady Bird Lake the Texas Capitol the haunted Driskill Hotel the University of Texas Moonlight Tower
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Austin Capitol Segway Tour
"This capitol tour is led by an enthusiastic Austin guide that will be prepared to make your experience memorable. Your trip begins with an orientation of the tour and the segway human transporter you will ride to explore the city. After training you will be off riding single file or two-by-two around Austin. Your first stop will be the Driskill Hotel where you will get to walk around the interior investigating ghost stories relayed to you by the front desk staff. Your adventure will continue up to the Capitol where you will be delighted with interesting and historical information about Austin. Your s and your guide aims to make it the best tour you have taken in your life!""""This Segway adventure will include historical information about Austin with a focus on the State Capitol of Texas 6th Street
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Ride The Segway Austin Tour
"Welcome to Austin! The “Ride The Segway” tour is a fun way to experience the Segway while getting an overview of the town. The tour lasts 60 minutes after training where you will glide alongside Austin's popular landmarks The State Capital of Texas The Driskill Hotel The Paramount Theater The Governor’s Mansion and more. After cruising around town on your Segway the tour will stop at the Driskill Hotel for a quick break and a chance to see inside the first hotel that opened in 1886 on Christmas Day. We have been rated #3 activity to do when visiting Austin; our tour is affordable and educational. This is a fun w
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Prickly pear cactus

Dont touch! IT's everywhere and often treated like a noxious weed. It will grow from the smallest cutting and survives extreme climates. The spines can get embedded in your skin and get infected....
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Winter Ice - Watch Out!

Austin rarely gets icey roads...so when they do, they aren't prepared. If there is ice, stay put and wait for the city to put sand out. It may take a LONG time, but it's not worth the risk of going...
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avoid driving near the Capitol...

avoid driving near the Capitol or Governor Bush's mansion, the police are very strict and will pull you over for anything suspicious. Stay out of Austin on the east side of Interstate 35 - mostly...
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TRAGEDY STRIKES TEXAS AGAIN

In February of 2010 a man intentionally flew a small airplane into this building, killing a man inside and doing tremendous destruction to the building itself.
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Texas Tragedy

This headline from the Austin paper is a rminder that tragedies can strike in any state, including Texas.
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Texas Capitol & Capitol Building

There were a number of units from Texas that fought in the Civil War. Two of the most famous were The Texas Brigade (also known as "Hood's Brigade" or "General Hood's Texas Cavalry Boys") and the 8th...
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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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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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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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Barton Springs Pool

While in Austin, renting canoes or Kayaks on Barton Creek is worth a couple hours of your time. Being on the river is a different change of scenery from the hike & bike trail. Make sure to keep a...
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Seasonal Events

We are featuring multiple live stages with: Live Acts (50+) artists include Spoonfed Tribe, Cas Haley and Woodbelly along with many, many others, Dee jays (60+), Live PA's, Performers, Interactive...
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"Austin through the eyes of a local"
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"Austin-Off the Beaten Path"
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"Austin: Capital City of Texas"
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"The capital of the Lone Star State"
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"Keep Austin Weird!"
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