Austin Tour Ideas
Enjoy a leisurely two-hour guided bike tour through tree lined streets of the most historic neighborhoods in Austin. You'll visit the famous Treaty Oak and it's long and sometimes strange history, take a ride through the University of Texas Campus to see the tower that Charles Whitman made famous and learn about the founding of the school. You will see Sholtz's Beer Garden, Texas' oldest operating business and talk about its significance in forming Texas culture, music and society. You will also take a pedal down to the State Capital grounds to talk about the founding of Texas and the struggle that took place in naming Austin as the capital. Your tour includes a comfortable bike with handbrakes, gears and a rack for your stuff.
Get to know Austin by open-top, double-decker bus on this hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour. Stay on the bus for the whole route, or jump off and on at any of the six stops to visit museums or explore districts like SOCO in more depth. While on board, listen to live commentary about more than 20 city landmarks, such as the Governor's Mansion, Historic 6th Street and the Paramount Theatre. The bus route starts at the Texas State Capitol three times a day at 2-hour intervals.
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