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Best of Austin Small-Group Guided Tour

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
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Best of Austin Small-Group Guided Tour
From US$37.90
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4:30pm Tour
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!
From US$37.90
10:30am Tour
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!
From US$37.90
1:30pm Tour
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!
From US$37.90
Overview
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 yesterday
Great Introduction to the City of Austin

This was our third visit to Austin and our first Austin Detours experience. We went on the City Highlights tour and loved it. We have been on other Austin sightseeing tours but this was the best yet. At the beginning of the tour I must...More

Thank _sylvesterwiggins
Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Great groundbreaker to Austin.

Muchos gracias to Cari; you did a great job. Highly recommend this trip. Compact and certainly informative. Very comfortable ride and pace. Doesn’t drag you along. Cari made a point to show interesting and off the grid houses and sites (like the original Whole Foods...More

Thank Randy L
Reviewed 5 days ago
Perfect Intro of Austin

I planned a bachellorette party in Austin for a group of 10. I have quickly learned over the past few years that the best party includes some non-drinking activities. This tour was the PERFECT activity to get our Saturday started. With a 10:30 start we...More

Thank Liz O
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile
Best tour EVER!

This is by far the best tour I’ve had of any city around the world. The tour was well balanced with art, culture, food, history and that good ol Texan spirit. Justin was our tour guide and he was sensational! You can tell he’s passionate...More

Thank Bren D
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great sampling of Austin

We were only going to be in Austin for a day and didn't know what to do or where to start. This tour was perfect. Joe was our guide and he was great. We hit some highlights and he pointed out many different landmarks and...More

Thank 338JennyB
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J L
16 June 2018|
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Response from Allyson E | Reviewed this property |
It would probably be a little challenging as you get in and out of a van (a lot) so buckling a car seat might be time consuming and fitting one in van might be hard. Downtown Austin has an excellent visitors center - you... More
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Jeanne F
19 April 2018|
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Response from ga2rguy | Reviewed this property |
Yes. All bookings worked well. Good to doublecheck local phone number for point of departure or pickup.
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