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Driskill Hotel (The Driskill) Tours and Tickets

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The oldest operating hotel in Austin, the Driskill has been legendary in Texas since it was built in 1886. Celebrities have visited the historic landmark over the years, including former president Lyndon B. Johnson, who took Lady Bird there on their first date. Today the Driskill Grill and 1886 Cafe & Bakery restaurants are here as well.

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604 Brazos Street, Austin, Texas, 78701
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Austin Murder Walk

Austin Murder Walk

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In 1885, America’s first serial killer stalked the streets and alleyways of the city of Austin. He came to be known as the “Midnight Assassin,” but his identity remains a mystery. On this guided evening walking tour, explore historic Austin including West 6th Street, Guy Town, and the Warehouse District, plus stop for a drink at the Driskill Hotel, as you learn about his crimes.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00
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Austin and Hill Country Sightseeing Tour

Austin and Hill Country Sightseeing Tour

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Skip searching for best things to do in Austin, and let real locals show you the best of the city's rich culture and history, with a little bit of that famous Central Texas Hill Country. This signature Austin tour covers 30 miles, 50+ points of interest, in 90 minutes (1.5 hours) NON-STOP. You'll get to see iconic places such as the Texas Capitol, as well important cultural areas like the Six Square District in East Austin. Sit back and relax in the comfort of a Mercedes-Benz sprinter van as you explore the city and head into hill country. Even lifelong Texans can't believe these rolling hills and greenery are in their own state! Read the What to Expect section below to learn about the places you'll pass by as your Austinite guide gives you anecdotes and ideas for how to enjoy the rest of your trip in this counterculture capital. For those who want to get out and explore, consider the 2.5-hour version of this tour with stops along the way!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.65
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Double Decker Austin Single Loop Sightseeing Tour

Double Decker Austin Single Loop Sightseeing Tour

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Save time looking up bus schedules and opt for this hassle-free Austin sightseeing bus tour instead. Travel on a loop around the city that passes by top landmarks in Austin’s downtown area. Along the way, listen to commentary from a guide, get great photos from the top deck, or sit in the climate-controlled lower deck. Highlights include 6th Street, The Museum of the Weird, The Driskill hotel, Texas State Capitol, and the Texas Governor’s Mansion.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes to 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$29.00
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$29.00

Austin Ghosts Walking Tour

Austin Ghosts Walking Tour

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Discover Austin’s spooky side on an evening walking tour through the city's most haunted areas. Austin history features stories about forbidden lovers, suicides, brutal murders, and freak accidents. Learn about authentic hauntings that happened in locations such as the Cathedral of Junk, the Hope Outdoor Gallery, and the Museum of the Weird, as well as restaurants and vintage shops.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$26.49
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Austin Small Group Morning Walk

Austin Small Group Morning Walk

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Get to know Austin on a leisurely morning walk with a nationally acclaimed storyteller as your guide. Learn little-known stories about the city, get inside tips on the best coffee shops, restaurants, and live music venues, and explore the city like a local. This tour helps you avoid tourist traps to make the most of your visit to Austin. Great for kids and adults alike, learn about the city in a fun, low-key way.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes to 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Full-Day Double Decker Austin Hop On Hop Off Sightseeing Tour

Full-Day Double Decker Austin Hop On Hop Off Sightseeing Tour

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Austin is home to an abundance of great museums, architectural sights, art spots, and cultural attractions, but as a visitor, it can be tricky to narrow down a shortlist without hours of research time. Take the stress out of trip planning and make sightseeing a breeze with this hop-on hop-off bus tour. Simply board the double-decker sightseeing bus, and get on and off as many times as you like to explore Austin's highlights at your own pace.

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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$39.00
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$39.00

Austin and Hill Country Panoramic Sightseeing Tour

Austin and Hill Country Panoramic Sightseeing Tour

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Get to know Austin on this guided bus tour. Hear about the history of the Texas capital aboard a roomy Mercedes-Benz sprinter van. This open-air vehicle comes equipped with headsets that offer both English and Spanish language options. See local hangouts, hip and historic neighborhoods, and Central Texas Hill Country. Along the way, stop to take photos at locations such as the Driskill Hotel, Barton Springs, and the Austin Public Library.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Downtown Austin Small-Group Panoramic Sightseeing Tour
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Downtown Austin Small-Group Panoramic Sightseeing Tour

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Explore Austin in style with this small-group tour in a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter that’s equipped with a convertible top. Having a driver means no navigation worries, and plenty of time to enjoy the views and take photos. Highlights include the University of Texas campus, the Texas State Capitol, and lots of historic sites and impressive murals along the way. As well as driving between sites, there’s time to hop off the bus and explore places on foot too. Note: convertible top may be closed during bad weather, cold/hot/rain, as well as any part of the route that is on the highway.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$50.00
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$50.00

Murder by Gaslight Walking Ghost Tour

Murder by Gaslight Walking Ghost Tour

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Experience a ghost tour with a difference on this themed adults-only tour that focuses on murders and hauntings in Victorian-era Austin. Instead of spending hours researching the city’s ghost stories, this tour takes you to places known for their poltergeists and paranormal activity. Notable locations that the tour passes include the Millett Opera House, the University of Texas Tower, and the Driskill Hotel.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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The Ghosts of Austin Walking Tour

The Ghosts of Austin Walking Tour

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If you're looking for the perfect ghost tour for the whole family, the Ghosts of Austin is perfect! We've designed this tour to be entertaining for anyone ages 5-100. Combining history with hauntings, this tour is Austin's #1 All-Ages/Family-Friendly Ghost Tour. Your spooky adventure wil begin with an introduction to Austin's haunted past - and then we'll head off to visit some of the most haunted locations in Austin. Our Tour Guides are the best you'll find in Austin. You'll find them entertaining, engaging, and very knowledgable about Austin's history, hauntings, and ghosts.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$24.99
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Austin Biker Gang E-Bike Adventure

Austin Biker Gang E-Bike Adventure

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You can be a part of an e-bike biker gang! Our e-bikes are fun and super easy to ride. See the sights and have a blast! We believe that riding is more fun with others, so add another e-bike so your friend can ride along with you! We have a very dynamic experience and with so much to see in Austin each ride is different! It's an incredible way to get the feel of what Austin is and what it is loved by so many!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Austin Haunted Pub Crawl Walking Tour

Austin Haunted Pub Crawl Walking Tour

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Hear stories about Austin’s spooky history and unexplained happenings—and discover many of its most atmospheric drinking dens—on this two-in-one ghost tour and pub crawl. Meet your guide in the evening in central Austin, and get ready to explore. You’ll visit multiple bars and historical landmarks over the course of the tour, with a dose of storytelling—and chances to buy drinks—at each stop.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$29.99
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Historic Austin Private Pedicab Tour

Historic Austin Private Pedicab Tour

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Explore Austin via a relaxing open-air pedicab tour. Pass by downtown sites including the Texas State Capitol, Governor's Mansion, Pecan Street, Lady Bird Lake, and more. Travel at your own pace on this tour that's individually tailored to meet your group’s interests. Choose between two convenient departure locations or arrange for pickup in front of your hotel.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 1 hour 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.00
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Downtown Austin Scavenger Hunt Adventure

Downtown Austin Scavenger Hunt Adventure

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Deep in the heart of Texas, discover Austin in a fun new way on this 3-hour scavenger hunt. Jump into the middle of an exciting adventure, from the Texas State Capitol to the historic monuments and other real-life locations along the streets of downtown Austin. Discover both well-known and overlooked sites, solving clues and completing challenges via smartphone while learning the local history of this capital city of Texas. Teams of 2- to 5-people are welcome.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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3-Hour Small-Group Best of Austin Tour

3-Hour Small-Group Best of Austin Tour

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Perhaps the genesis of Austin began in the 1830s when Anglo-American settlers arrived in Central Texas. In 1837, settlers founded the village of Waterloo on the banks of the Colorado River. As it is the first permanent settlement in the area, it seems incredulous as one now looks on one of the most beautiful cities in the United States. Austin is indeed a city of international renown and boasts some marvelous landmarks. Guests to Austin will want to give themselves plenty of time to take in the sights and sounds
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$60.00
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Austin Art and Architecture Bicycle Tour
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Austin Art and Architecture Bicycle Tour

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Ride through downtown Austin and the University of Texas campus on a 2.5-hour bike tour that highlights the city's architecture and art. Take in downtown gems such as the Driskell Hotel and the Littlefield building, and check out the UT Tower and public artworks on campus. Top off this informative tour with stops outside the Texas State Capitol building, Bremond Block Historic District, and more.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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5-Hour Small-Group Best of Austin and Hill Country Tour

5-Hour Small-Group Best of Austin and Hill Country Tour

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Perhaps the genesis of Austin began in the 1830s when Anglo-American settlers arrived in Central Texas. In 1837, settlers founded the village of Waterloo on the banks of the Colorado River. As it is the first permanent settlement in the area, it seems incredulous as one now looks on one of the most beautiful cities in the United States. Austin is indeed a city of international renown and boasts some marvelous landmarks. Guests to Austin will want to give themselves plenty of time to take in the sights and sounds
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$95.00
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$95.00

Lost Legends of Texas Cocktail Tour in Austin

Lost Legends of Texas Cocktail Tour in Austin

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Get to know Austin’s thriving nightlife scene when you visit four of its top cocktail bars—and learn all about Texas’ founding and history as you go—on this two-in-one, small-group tour. Meet your guide in the evening at the first bar, and get ready to indulge: you’ll sip four cocktails throughout the night, from classic old-fashioneds to modern concoctions. In between, listen to your guide’s stories about Texas’ past.
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  • 2 hours
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$99.00
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$99.00

90-Minute Small-Group Best of Austin Tour

90-Minute Small-Group Best of Austin Tour

Perhaps the genesis of Austin began in the 1830s when Anglo-American settlers arrived in Central Texas. In 1837, settlers founded the village of Waterloo on the banks of the Colorado River. As it is the first permanent settlement in the area, it seems incredulous as one now looks on one of the most beautiful cities in the United States. Austin is indeed a city of international renown and boasts some marvelous landmarks. Guests to Austin will want to give themselves plenty of time to take in the sights and sounds
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$32.95
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$32.95

Check Out Austin: Capitol Bike Tour

Check Out Austin: Capitol Bike Tour

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Explore the Texan capital’s historic highlights, outdoor attractions and unique character on a 2-hour bike tour of Austin. Cycle along easy paths with a friendly local guide, passing downtown landmarks like the Texas capitol building, Barton Springs, and the Congress Ave. Bridge. Peddle around scenic Lady Bird Lake and on the bike-friendly Butler trail for a great introduction to this vibrant city.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Good Morning Austin Segway Tour

Good Morning Austin Segway Tour

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Your adventure will include you riding a Segway taking in historical information about Austin visiting some amazing highlights.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Austin Scavenger Hunt: Birds, Bats, BBQ and Bass

Austin Scavenger Hunt: Birds, Bats, BBQ and Bass

Let’s Roam is the #1 app-led scavenger hunt company. Walk to all the best landmarks and hidden gems, answering trivia questions and solving challenges. Work with your team or compete against them, as you learn new facts and create memorable experiences. Let’s Roam Scavenger Hunts are great as an everyday activity, or for bachelorette parties, birthday parties, corporate team building events and more! Each player chooses an interactive role, with challenges varying by person.
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  • 2 hours
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Haunted Austin Walking History Tour

Haunted Austin Walking History Tour

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Hear the historical tales of murder and mayhem that helped make Austin weird on this haunted history tour of Texas's capital city. Join an acclaimed storyteller and a small group for a walking tour through Austin's supernatural nooks and creepy crannies, including a tour of the famous Driskill Hotel.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Best of Austin Small-Group Driving Tour with Local Guide

Best of Austin Small-Group Driving Tour with Local Guide

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Get a comprehensive overview of Austin on this sightseeing tour. See famous landmarks along with hidden gems, real neighborhoods, and food trucks. Learn about Austin's history and culture with commentary from your guide and hear fun facts about the city that even the locals don't know. Plus, choose a morning or afternoon departure to easily fit this tour into your schedule.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$39.50
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