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Best Guided Walking Tours in Austin

Quick Details

  • Duration: 2 Hours (can extend for $20 per additional hour)
  • Length: 2.5 Miles (moderate difficulty)
  • Ages: 12+
  • Departs from: 310 West 2nd Street (Willie Nelson Statue)
  • Parking: Austin City Hall Parking Garage
  • Extras: Receive discounts through our Pink Tag Partners Program
From :
$ 45

See the Best of Downtown ATX with a walkabout!

You’ll see the city the way the locals do and enjoy the true Austin scene with this two hour walking tour. Learn the history of Austin, snap pictures of the many vibrant murals and other artwork. Get tips on where to eat, drink, hear music and find out everything else you need to see and do during your visit. You’ll be educated, entertained and you’ll get your steps in!

Who is this tour good for?

This tour is for anyone who wants to explore the city and find out how to make your visit the best it can be from guides who know the ATX better than anyone else! It’s a perfect tour for those who are physically active and enjoy walking as the route is just over 2.5 miles in just two hours. If you’re looking to see even more, the tour can be extended to visit other districts and destinations.

What you will see

You will see 30+ sights and landmarks along the route while being immersed in the culture, history and flavor of the vibrant Capital City scene.

Major sights include: The Congress Avenue Bridge (Bat Bridge) and Lady Bird Lake, Texas State Capitol, Governor’s Mansion, Dazed and Confused Mural, Paramount Theatre, Austin City Hall, ACL Live at The Moody Theater and the Willie Nelson statue. We’ll also stop at historic Driskill Hotel, the most haunted spot in Texas.

Our guides will share stories, give insider tips, point out fun facts and answer questions about everything you see along the way!


Stops on this tour*

  • The historic Driskill Hotel

*Subject to change due to events or closures

Great way to be introduced to the city

We did a walking tour that included some food sampling’s as well. It was a great way to be introduced to the city. The guide was very friendly, prompt, and was very knowledgeable about Austin and downtown. The owner was very accommodating as well and helped put a tour together for us during this time of Covid. Great communication and a great tour.

– CDBrown621 via TripAdvisor
Private Austin Walking Tour

Scheduled a private walking tour with AO tours. We had a great time! Our tour guide Tyler was very knowledgeable and able to answer any history questions we had! He was very friendly and seemed to really love showing people around! Highly recommend if you want to walk around downtown!

– Emily R via Google