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Best of Austin Small-Group Guided Tour

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Highlights
  • Explore Austin with a guide who knows the quickest ways around the city
  • Go to off-the-beaten-path spots, including a dessert food truck
  • Tour the Texas State Capitol building with a guide
  • Visit the Graffiti Park at Castle Hill without feeling rushed
  • Choose from multiple tour times to best fit your schedule
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This “bucket list tour” gives you a city overview in just 2 hours. Major landmarks, lesser known gems that only a local would know about, real neighborhoods, and of course, the food trucks!
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This “bucket list tour” gives you a city overview in just 2 hours. Major landmarks, lesser known gems that only a local would know about, real neighborhoods, and of course, the food trucks!
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Save yourself the stress of planning rides around Austin with this guided tour that includes round-trip transportation from Austin Visitor Center. Your guide shows you the highlights of the city by taking you to popular attractions, lesser-known hangouts, and even a dessert truck, while telling you about Austin's history and culture. Expect to discover insider secrets or fun facts that even locals don't know about the city.
What to Expect
Your Austin guided tour starts with convenient pickup at the Austin Visitor Center, and multiple departure options at booking make the 2-hour tour easy to fit into a busy sightseeing schedule. Once you meet up with your guide and group, board the luxury van and prepare to see the city's best sights.
Take off through the city with a guide who knows the best ways to get around Austin while avoiding traffic. Learn fun facts about Austin’s art and music culture, as well as the state capital's storied history, as you ride.
Some of the main attractions this tour visits includes the Texas State Capitol building and Graffiti Park at Castle Hill. Your guide also takes you to some spots only locals really know about, including a dessert truck that serves delicious cupcakes.
Once your tour ends, get dropped back off at Austin Visitor Center with plenty of time to revisit your favorite stops or continue your discovery of the state's quirky capital city.
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Reviewed 6 days ago

One of the highlights of our vacation was the Austin Detour's small-group guided tour! Our group leader, Ike, was very personable, knowledgable, funny and thoughtful. Not only did he provide an enjoyable 2+ hour tour of the city, but he also doubled as a dynamic...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Matt did a great job with our tour! Knowledgeable, engaging, and showed us the city on a very informative 2 hour tour The size of the group was perfect!

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank kate d
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Matt’s tour of Austin is the perfect way to get introduced to this weird city. The tour covers the major highlights, but Matt gave us tons of information about restaurants, entertainment options, and a fun and interesting history of the city. This is a great...More

Thank Raymond P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came for the NCAA Track & Field Championships and had a few extra days left on our trip. On our last day we picked the tour of Austin and it was a great decision! Matt was out tour through the city and was full...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank ThreegenerationsAz
Reviewed 1 week ago

The guided Austin tour was fantastic. The Guide made our adventure special It was clear that he had spent time researching his material. He was not working off a script but talking about what he knew. He took us to the State Capital. It was...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Arvid K
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I think it was a 12-passenger van which would hold 11 tourists and the guide.
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We paid $15 for the garage, maybe because the festival was at the Convention Center. There is very limited street parking with hourly meters.
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