On Austin: Secret Food Tour, you'll try wonderful foods created for our city. We'll navigate you past the tourist traps and into the best restaurants to make your city visit truly memorable.We have a great history and are known for our weird sense of the world, as well as our amazing thriving music scene, cultural landmarks, and incredible food. With dishes dating back to our Aztec days, we're steeped in history. As you taste, you'll learn how the Aztecs, as well as our immigrants, have shaped the flavors of this modern metropolis.
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.
Just Named One of the top 25 Coolest Neighborhoods in the World! We will show you why this district earned such a prestigious award. If you enjoy street art and graffiti or know nothing about it, you will LOVE this highly rated tour. Discover parts of East Austin that never made it into a guidebook on the ever-changing street art scene. Whether you're looking for great photo ops, art history, or the inside scoop on local living in Austin, this street art tour will touch on all of these subjects. Together, we'll explore one of Austin's largest concentrations of public art. Reviews of this well curated tour focus on the tour guide's knowledge and passion of the artists and their artwork. By the end of the walk, we guarantee you'll know more about Austin's public art than most local residents, and you'll never look at murals, street art, or graffiti the same way again
In the year 1885 America’s first serial killer stalked the streets and alleyways of the young, emerging city of Austin. More terrifying than any ghost story, this monster brutally and systematically hacked eight women to death using an ax. For one calendar year, he terrified a city and came to be known as the “midnight assassin”. He was never captured and his identity remains a mystery or does it...?This tour is our longest at 1 hour 45 minutes and covers 2 miles of historic Austin including West 6th street, Guy Town, the Warehouse District and a drink stop at the iconic Driskill Hotel. The pace is leisurely and, in addition to a drink stop at the Driskill, (drinks not included), there are short rests along the journey. Join us on this exceptional true crime walking tour investigating exact crime locations and the various theories surrounding the midnight assassin. It’s a “killer” tour.
See how olives are grown and harvested in Texas on a tour of a family-run olive orchard and mill located a short drive from Austin. Learn about the history of the industry in the state, and stroll through the orchards for an up-close look at different varieties and the planting process. Tour the Italian-style mill to see how olives are harvested and pressed, and learn what makes an olive oil ‘extra virgin.’ Finish at the tasting bar to sample the orchard’s high-quality olive oils and balsamic vinegars.
We’re part of a world-wide movement bringing pay-what-you-like walking tours to everyone from backpackers to business people. If you don't have a great time, we'll refund your TripAdvisor fee... but if you enjoy the experience, tip whatever you think is fair and can afford. It's completely up to you! Each city has its own story, and we love sharing Austin’s with you.Austin has more live music venues per capita than any other city in the nation. From jazz to country, hip hop to blues, on this tour learn more about how Austin earned the title of Live Music Capital of the World, and gain some insider local knowledge about the Austin music scene. We also offer private tours at the most affordable rates in town if you prefer to tour with your own group, or if you don't see a time that works for you!
Discover Austin’s vibrant graffiti scene on a small-group street art tour that includes an artist-led painting session at HOPE Outdoor Gallery. You’ll get beyond the gallery to learn the tags, stickers, and murals that line the streets of East Austin, a thriving neighborhood with a mix of historic grit and an up-and-coming creative culture.
We’re part of a world-wide movement bringing pay-what-you-like walking tours to everyone from backpackers to business people. If you don't have a great time, we'll refund your TripAdvisor fee... but if you enjoy the experience, tip whatever you think is fair and can afford. It's completely up to you! Each city has its own story, and we love sharing Austin’s with you.Ready to feel like a local on our Downtown Austin Tour? As the state capitol, Austin is a diverse city with rich history and culture, not to mention world-renowned entertainment! From the Capitol to the luxurious Driskill Hotel, this tour is great for visitors looking to learn more about this unique city deep in the heart of Texas. Learn about the history and culture of Austin as we walk through downtown.
Welcome to our Austin Music Tour! Austin has more live music venues per capita than any other city in the nation. From jazz to country, hip hop to blues, on this tour learn more about how Austin earned the title of Live Music Capital of the World, and gain some insider local knowledge about the Austin music scene. Please contact Tipster after booking to schedule the time of your tour and to request any customizations.
Using your smartphone, you'll be given an app to download and a starting location. Once you arrive at the starting location, you'll send a text to check in and get your game setup on the app. From your starting location, the app will lead you to 10 checkpoints around the city to answer questions and complete crazy tasks. Once you've completed all 10 checkpoints, you'll come back to your starting location to finish the game. The objective of the Crazy Dash is to have a blast with your friends and family, explore the city, learn a little, answer questions about your checkpoints, and complete crazy challenges.
Ready to feel like a local on our Downtown Austin Tour? As the state capitol, Austin is a diverse city with rich history and culture, not to mention world-renowned entertainment! From the Capitol to the luxurious Driskill Hotel, this tour is great for visitors looking to learn more about this unique city deep in the heart of Texas. Explore the history and culture of Austin as we walk through downtown.Please contact to schedule the time of your tour and to request any customizations.
Visit two of Austin’s best breweries, as well as one of its most popular barbecue joints, without having to worry about finding a designated driver with help from this brew and barbecue tour. With pickup and drop-off from the city included, travel from place to place aboard an open-air, electric shuttle that makes it easy to see sights as you go. Along with mouth-watering barbecue samples, enjoy craft micro-brews and fun historical facts, too.
Delve into Texas’ craft beer and brewing scene, and sample some of the diverse beers in production on this guided tour in Austin. Explore Austin’s East Side district by open-aired electric vehicle with your guide and visit three of the city’s top craft breweries. Sample over 10 different craft brews along the way, and hear the back-stories behind the beers and breweries themselves.
Join Austin Ghosts for a walking ghost tour through some of the city's most haunted areas. The history of the capital of Texas offers shocking stories of forbidden lovers, heartbreaking suicides, brutal murders, and freak accidents. Some of the ghosts we will encounter are playful and harmless, but others are quite wicked and have committed some horrific crimes in their lifetimes. Hear tales of authentic hauntings that occurred in places like The Cathedral of Junk, the Hope Outdoor Gallery, and the Museum of the Weird, among countless oddball restaurants and vintage shops. Our unique collection of captivating and unnerving historical stories reveal what makes Austin one of the most compelling haunted cities in the country.
Get more out of a night on the town with this spooky Austin pub crawl, complete with the haunted history of this historic city. Starting in Downtown Austin, you walk to several bars on your tour, each of which is housed in an historic building. As you drink up, enjoy your guide's narration about the legends—and ghost stories—of Austin's most haunted places. Though you need to purchase drinks, the eerie stories are included.
Using an app on your smartphone, you'll be given nearly 150 objects to find during your scavenger hunt. You'll then wander throughout the downtown area searching for the items. Once you've found the object, you'll send a photo in to score points. Along the way, you will perform challenges and answer trivia questions for even more points. You'll have 15+ categories of objects you can find in this city walk, with each object varying in points depending on the difficulty. Don't worry, you won't be alone. You'll have a remote guide that will be texting you during your game if you need help or have a question. They will also encourage you and give you hints along the way! The objective of the game is to have fun, rank #1 on the leaderboard, and try to get as many points as possible by finding all of the objects!
With our walking tours, you’ll skip the mundane historical tours and discover the city through a local’s eyes. Experience a tour that will transform the way you travel to make it as much about the people you meet, as it is the places you see. Our local guides (Lokafyers) are passionate about their city and eager to share their knowledge and perspective. Since Lokafyers are not professional guides and tour occasionally, they provide an experience that’s authentic and personal, like a friend showing you around their city. By the end of the tour, you'll feel comfortable navigating the city and confident that you have all the information you need to make the most of your stay.
MackphotographyATX will take you into the grounds and explore the photo possibilities, taking photos, discussing framing, and composition with guests your guide and group will interact and share photos as we walk the grounds. The Texas State Capitol grounds are comprised of about 22 acres in the heart of downtown Austin. Featuring 17 monuments, historic buildings and gorgeous and beautifully landscaped grounds, offer a great place to explore with a camera, offering literally endless photography opportunities to the creative eye. We walk the grounds for the 60 minutes with specific shots in mind, along with the group providing input into what is shot for a more interactive and personalized time.
Great for history buffs and fans of escape room games and puzzles, our Capitol Escape Game allows you to explore the Texas Capitol grounds in a way you've never experienced before with our unique augmented-reality technology.
(21+ years old only) Explore beautiful Rainey Street, Austin's newest, coolest booze and bar experience! Find the largest tap wall in Austin, explore a bar made completely out of shipping containers, or hula hoop your way to happiness--all on one big block on Rainey Street. The AR Adventure takes you to the hottest spots and photos and drinks. Come thirsty, and bring an ID!
Using your smartphone, you'll be given an app to download and a starting location. Once you arrive at the starting location, you'll send a text to check in and get your game setup on the app. From your starting location, also known as your Home Base, the app will lead you from checkpoint to checkpoint around the city to answer questions and complete the wacky tasks. Once you've completed all of the checkpoints, you'll come back to your Home Base to finish. The objective is to have fun, be wacky, and enjoy the company of whoever you're playing with! You are not alone. You will have a remote guide that is just a call or text away that can help throughout your adventure!
Using your smartphone, you'll be given an app to download and a starting location. Once you arrive at the starting location, you'll send a text to check in and get your game setup on the app. From your starting location, also known as your Home Base, the app will lead you from checkpoint to checkpoint around the city to collect clues and solve puzzles. Once you've completed all 3 quests, you'll come back to your Home Base and solve a final puzzle. The objective is to have fun, score the most points, and correctly solve the final puzzle! You are not alone. You will have a remote guide that is just a call or text away that can help throughout your adventure!