Make your own way to the bike shop at Zilker Park to meet your guide arriving 15 minutes before tour time. Get outfitted with your bike and helmet, then set out with your guide to see the best of Austin. Pedal along the hike-and-bike trail that runs through Zilker Park and around Lady Bird Lake. Turn north to check out the Italian Renaissance Revival of the Texas State Capitol building. Learn about the city's history as you roll through downtown. Head down Congress Avenue and over the Congress Avenue Bridge, where 1.5 million bats take shelter between the months of March to November. Continue to South Congress, Rainey Street, and the boardwalk trail. Get great photo opportunities throughout the bike tour.
Cruise around Austin in style on a fat-tire electric minibike. These easy-to-ride bikes sit two people and travel at a top speed of 20mph. Follow your guide around the city streets passing by popular landmarks in downtown Austin including the State Capitol and the colorful murals on 6th Street. A great way to explore Austin, especially for first-time visitors.
If you want to see more of Austin in less time—without getting jammed into a tour bus—book this e-bike tour perfect for seeing the sights, while enjoying Austin's fantastic weather. Hop on your pedal assist e-bike, and follow your guide to Austin's famous murals, city landmarks, and University of Texas buildings. Along the way, take in views of the downtown skyline, and visit the Texas State Capitol building.
Lady Bird Lake is a popular nature escape in the heart of downtown Austin, complete with scenic footbridges, lakeside parks, and skyline views. Ideal for families and outdoor enthusiasts, this cycling tour allows you to escape city traffic and cruise around the Lady Bird Hike and Bike Trail, which spans 10 miles (16 kilometers) and loops around the lake’s shoreline.
Experience the urban and the outdoors in Austin during this 2-hour bike tour including Lady Bird Lake and some of the city’s best parks. Cycle along the shady, traffic-free trail that circles the lake, soaking up the fresh air and great views. Then continue your ride into Austin’s downtown, where you’ll head to Auditorium Shores, Barton Springs and Zilker Park to learn about the city’s green spaces and fascinating history. A guide and all necessary biking equipment are included.
Experience two sides to Austin, covering both its urban downtown and its beautiful green spaces, during this 4-hour cycling trip. Cycle along shady paths, winding creeks and traffic-free trails during your trip, starting at Lady Bird Lake before continuing to Longhorn Dam and on to Govalle Park. Over the course of this laid-back ride, you’ll pedal around 20 miles in total, with plenty of breaks for sightseeing. A guide and all necessary equipment are included.
Hop on an electric, fat-tired mini-bike to hunt down some of the tastiest food truck fare in Austin. With a local guide, check out some of the city’s memorable landmarks like Moody Theater, the HOPE Outdoor Gallery, the Driskill Hotel, and the Stevie Ray Vaughan statue. Along the way, stop for bites at popular food trucks to get a taste of the local flavor.
Discover the highlights of Austin along with several local breweries during this half-day beer tasting and bike tour. Pedal past landmarks including the Texas State Cemetery and the Texas State Capitol, and stop for sudsy refreshments at three breweries. Your guide shares commentary about the city and breweries on a moderate level bike tour that is suitable for most people with biking experience. Bike gear and beers are included.
Explore a different side of Austin’s legendary nightlife during this 2.5-hour bike trip to observe the city’s bat colony under Congress Avenue Bridge. These nightlife-loving denizens may never step foot inside a music club, but they sure know how to put on a show! Cycle first around Austin’s Lady Bird Lake, arriving at the bridge just in time to watch the more than 1.5 million bat residents as they take flight for their evening feeding. A guide and all bike equipment is included.
Spend a leisurely day exploring Austin the locals’ way, with bikes, brews, swimming and BBQ, during this 4-hour cycle trip through the city’s south side. Pedal a relaxed total of 11 miles during your trip, stopping by the city’s famous spring-fed Barton Spring Pool for a dip before continuing to a local spot for craft beer and tasty Texas-style BBQ. After lunch you’ll cycle back towards downtown along the promenade, where more brews and an outdoor patio await. A guide and all bike equipment are included.
What makes us unique is that you get to see Austin effortlessly on an ebike.We know local, and we know food. We offer both public and private tours. If you have a group that wants to go out at a different time then specified just give BikeTexas a call and we can arrange something special for you and your group.You are never lost with a local.
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.
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.
Ride off for a day of fun on this 4-hour mountain biking trip along Barton Creek, including time for swimming. Climb aboard your bike for the 8-mile ride through one of the largest urban wilderness areas in the United States, cycling along trails that take you past scenic limestone walls and across shallow creek crossings. Make sure to bring your swimsuit, as there will be ample opportunity to cool off in the creek’s refreshing, crystal clear water. A guide, bike and helmet are all included.
Our tours are experiences - not 'cookie cutter' tour 'products' where the guide has a memorized insert-city-here kind of thing you can do practically anywhere. BikeTexas tour guides are real Austin residents who care about making sure your Austin experience exceeds your expectations.You are never lost with a local.
Your adventure begins with a safety check on your electric mini-bike. Your tour guide will make sure everyone is comfortable with their electric mini-bike. Wide tires make them super easy to ride. We practice riding as a group for safety. South Congress is Austin's most prominent street. From where we begin, all of Austin can be seen. We will ride toward the first photo opportunity - The "Willie for President" Mural next to Home Slice Pizza. Next up is the "i love you so much" mural, across from the Continental Club. The tour will meander off city streets when possible, going places cars can't go. We realize that capturing great photos to share from a vacation is important. Adventurers who choose this tour will discover interesting destinations in Austin, and will have many opportunities for epic photos to capture and take home. We bring professional photography gear to help with lighting. Your tour guide will share a gallery of photos for every Austin Electric Adventure Tour.
Great beer and experiences, that is how we want to showcase Austin. Our city is super innovative and before any quality produce makes it to the chefs that create our amazing gastronomy culture within the city, they are grown at some beautiful urban farms on the East Side of Austin. Therefore we have decided to organize a tour that not only includes some newer opened breweries, but we will also have the chance to see for ourselves where some of our food comes from at one of Austin’s oldest urban farms. Also, did I mention that this is the first tour of ours that now includes CIDER!What's Included?• 1 brewery & 1 cidery• 1-2 farms• 2 flights of craft drinks• 2 farm to table tacos and a Big Swig!• Bicycle (not to keep)• Distance: 3 miles/4.8 kilometers
Being a visitor anywhere can be challenging. Aggressively googling where to go is exhausting. This tour is perfect for those that want to try some delicious quality Austin, Texas style food and sight see at the same time. Riding a bike is one of the best ways to see the specialness that is Austin. Let us share some fun quirky stories and fact about Austin over some mouth-watering food and must-see spots of the city that's famed for being "weird". What's Included:• 2 Breweries• 3 Eateries• 2 Flights• Appetizer, Main Course, Dessert• Bicycle (not to keep)• Distance: 3 miles/4.8 kilometers• Time: 3 hours*EatWith is the world’s leading community for authentic food experiences with locals, in 130+ countries. Through dinner parties, supper clubs, cooking classes, and food tours in private homes and special venues, EatWith connects hand-selected local hosts with travelers seeking unique, immersive food experiences.
Yes, have Texans have found a way to eat all of our favorite foods in a taco! I could taco about tacos for a long time. Instead let's eat! The best thing about this tour, its not just tex-mex, we will treat you to some tasty infusions in a taco form. And, just like our other rides we won’t leave you short of fun historical facts. Before or after each taco we will take you to historical landmarks such as the famous Treaty Oak, historical 6th street, the Congress District and our State Capitol.What's Included• 3 Tasty Taco Stops along with a historical tour of some of Austin's famed landmarks• Bicycle (not to keep)• Distance: 3 miles/4.8 kilometers• Time: 3 hours*EatWith is the world’s leading community for authentic food experiences with locals, in 130+ countries. Through dinner parties, supper clubs, cooking classes, and food tours in private homes and special venues, EatWith connects hand-selected local hosts with travelers seeking unique, immersive food experiences.
Our tours are experiences – where you can soak in the vibe of Austin, meet friendly locals and make memories. BikeTexas tour guides are local Austin residents who are thrilled to show Austin to you. We’ve been taking people on tours since 2005 and are doing our bit to "Keep Austin Weird" So come ride with BikeTexas just cause it’s fun to get lost with a local.
During your four hour tour, we will explore 3 of Austins vibrant food scene places. Let our guides take the worry out of choosing the places you will go to.After a short poll of your eating preferences, you will set off on your fun Experience! Our guides know the local places to eat that offer a unique vision into what Austins food scene is all about. Our guides know when and where to go to the best local places in Austin also what makes that place special and will gladly tell you why they have chosen a particular place. Our guides do not to to the same few places every time and are well versed in the wide range of food choices Austin has to offer and as a tour company, we vote with our dollars.Our food style is family style, no tiny pods of individual portions of just 1 item but instead we like to give a sampling of each stops menu to give you a taste in case you would like to come back and order more!