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 June through August. Tours will return for the start of the season in September!
Public tour schedules are released 2-3 weeks in advance during the free tour season, September through May. No reservations are required, just show up! Don’t see a time that works for you? Private tours are also available! Email Laura to set up a private tour.
Texas State Capitol 1100 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701
Inside the Capitol Grounds, at the benches just outside the South entrance of the building.
Driskill Hotel 604 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701
Meet at the benches on the Great Walk just outside the South entrance of the Capitol building, near the Heroes of the Alamo monument. 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!