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Austin: Best of Austin Driving Tour with Local Guide

1. Austin: Best of Austin Driving Tour with Local Guide

Experience all that Austin has to offer on this 2-hour city overview. This 'bucket list' tour will take you to see major landmarks, lesser-known gems that only a local would know about, real neighborhoods, and of course, the food trucks! Ride in-style in an air-conditioned Mercedes Van, with many stops where you can get out, stretch your legs, and explore. Your local Austin guide will share with you stories about art, music, culture, food, history, parks, famous people, and much more. Discover secret spots, hear funny stories, and decipher local legends. Make new memories and laugh a ton as you learn why Austin is known for its motto, 'Keep Austin Weird'. Along with seeing all the top sites, get an opportunity to tour the State Capitol. Learn a little about Texas history and see the beautiful architecture throughout the Capitol. After your guided Capitol tour, head down to the Food Trucks to end your tour with a tasty treat.

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Austin: Museum of Ice Cream Admission Ticket

2. Austin: Museum of Ice Cream Admission Ticket

Taste, play, dance, connect, and imagine in 12 new multi-sensory installations at the Museum of Ice Cream, all while you invigorate your taste buds with many sweet treats along the way. Start your visit with a signature pink lemonade popsicle before being transported into a land of sweets. Explore the Museum of Modern Ice Cream and the Carnival, the Candy Shop, and the Magnet Room. Each installation serves up one-of-a-kind treats, such as pink vanilla soft serve, assorted candies, and pink fluffy cotton candy. Don’t miss the exciting Sprinkle Pool, Banana Forest and Rainbow Tunnel. Add an element of magic with an exclusive night at the museum experience, possible to book in the options. After hours, enjoy a full tour of the museum's 12 installations, along with special activities and a drink at the ice cream bar.

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Austin: Panoramic City Center Tour with Stops

3. Austin: Panoramic City Center Tour with Stops

With an Austinite as your driver and guide, explore everything from Austin’s towering downtown buildings to its historic architecture, murals, and nature. Enjoy GPS audio narration and stops along the way to fully experience the city’s iconic spots. Put on your sanitized single-use headsets and listen to a GPS-powered audio tour featuring real-time entertaining conversations about the sights you see along the drive, conveniently available in both English and Spanish. For your first stop, visit the James D. Pfluger Pedestrian and Bicycle Bridge that arches over Lady Bird Lake. Get out and stroll along part of the bridge, taking in breathtaking views of the water and the city skyline. Learn about Lady Bird Lake’s ecosystem and lesser-known facts about Austin from your guide as you look over the city. Along the way, expect to find out more about gorgeous architecture—and entertaining historical anecdotes—including The Driskill Hotel, the University of Texas campus, and the new development happening downtown. Get plenty of 360-degree views from the comfort of your seat, making it that much easier to see all the special details that line the city streets. Catch glimpses of murals and public art, which might include Monopoly Mural, Dazed & Confused, and the Harmony mosaic, as your guide tells you more about the artists who created them. Stop at the Texas State Cemetery and get out to hear more about the Texas legends who have been laid to rest here. Stephan F. Austin, General Albert Sidney Johnson, Governor John Connally, and Chris Kyle are among the Texas officials buried at this cemetery.

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Austin: Two-Hour Morning E-Bike Adventure

4. Austin: Two-Hour Morning E-Bike Adventure

Start your day with a guided bike tour to all of Austin's most famous sights. Make s stop for coffee and see more of the city in less time with the help of an electric bicycle. Each tour is different — your captain will always make sure you see the best-known points of interest, but they'll also take you off the beaten path so you can see Austin from an insider's view. Stop by the Texas State Capitol, Moody Theater, Driskill Hotel, Rainey Street, and catch all of the street art and murals along the way.

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What people are saying about Austin

Great tour and super informative. Tour guide (gosh, sorry forgot his name but he is also a stand up comedian!) was awesome! Super knowledgable and full of fun and interesting facts and anecdotes about Austin and Texas history. Was exactly what I was hoping it would be. Really enjoyed the experience!

Our tour guide Joe was amazing!! Funny, knowledgeable, love the music scene, answered ever question we had. Took his time with each person on the tour. This tour was a highlight to our first time visit to Austin!! Thank You!!

Chris was our tour guide and an excellent tour guide at that , my favorite part of the small guided tour was the gelato dessert truck I was able to see the inside of the capital and a lot of attractions along the way

Our tour guide Jason was very knowledgeable not only about the culture part of Austin but the Historical aspect as well. We really enjoyed our tour and hope to come back to do the BBQ and wine tour as well.

Best tour I have I been on. Vehicle is very comfortable. Trace is a star. If I can give him 10 stars I would. Really highly recommend for everybody.