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AO Tours Gives You Three for One

AO Tours has presented our signature tour “Austin + Hill Country in 90 Minutes” since 2003. For the last decade the tour has been providing a quick and entertaining way to experience Austin and the neighboring Texas Hill Country. One of the hallmarks of the Tour is the amazing mix of veteran guides who personally…

Londoners are invading Austin!

And these days its pretty easy to invade – British Airways  began offering direct 10 hour flights in March of this year (2014)  – definitely the fastest way to get to ATX from London. The new interest in Austin from the UK has resulted in a number of travel writers checking out Austin, and many…

Formula 1 – Is Coming to Town!

Austin’s Circuit Of The Americas The United States’ First Purpose-Built Grand Prix Facility The Circuit Of The Americas which has been built in Austin is a multipurpose facility that will host the most prestigious racing events in the world, including the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix™….

About Us

Austin Overtures Story Since 2003 Austin Overtures has been providing visitors with sightseeing tours of Austin and the surrounding area. In 2009, we extended our business to offer full destination management services. Whether guests are looking to “wind down” or “rev-up, Austin Overtures will guide them through a memorable stay in the Capital City of…

I Might Not be Native – But I Got Here in 1960

In the past 10 years of presenting guided tours for Austin Overtures Sightseeing I have many times explained to our guests  that I was born in Fort Worth but moved to Austin in 1960.  One of the most interesting comparisons between then and now has to be the growth in  population.  Back then there were…

Austin Overtures – A Novel Idea

Mary and Dow Davidson had long been involved making visitors to Austin feel welcomed as well as informed – they started Austin Overtures Sightseeing in February 2003 with a novel new idea for touring Austin.   The concept was to “super concentrate” the sites of a normal old fashioned 4 hour get-on, get-off sightseeing tour into…

Jules Nadeau – Running Around Austin 40 Years Later

Austin. (20 January) – Back in 1962, a young French Canadian hitchhiker enjoyed some good old Texas hospitality from an Austin family. In fact black and white photographs of this generous family are always with Jules Nadeau – and he is back in town and is…