Downtown Austin Tour
Let’s Start Walking!
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 of Austin as we walk through downtown.
We are currently on our summer break from public tours – our free tour season runs September-May!
Because the Austin mayor has extended a Stay Home order through August 15th, we are also suspending private tours. Please feel free to contact us for tips & recommendations about enjoying Austin safely during this time!
Texas State Capitol 1100 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701
Inside the Capitol Grounds, outside the South entrance of the building.
Driskill Hotel 604 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701
Meet at the benches on the great walk near the South entrance of the Capitol building. Inside the grounds, right in front of the building. Look for a guide in a green Tipster shirt.
Parking Recommendation: Capitol Visitors Center Parking, first two hours free (unless it’s close to UT Football or sporting event time).
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Other questions? Email Laura!