Austin Walking Tours


Take a Tour

Free Downtown, Music, and East Side Art Tours tours are scheduled every weekend during the public tour season, September through May! Private tours are available by request year-round for groups of any size at the most affordable tour prices in town – see here for more info or to schedule a tour email Laura.

Downtown Austin Tour

Our most popular tour! Take as a free or private tour.

As the state capital, Austin is a diverse city with rich history and culture, not to mention world-renowned entertainment! From the Capitol to the Driskill Hotel, this tour is great for visitors looking to learn more about this unique city deep in the heart of Texas.

Austin Music Tour

Free or private tours available.

As the Live Music Capital of the World, Austin has more live music venues than any other city in the nation. From jazz to country, hip hop to blues, there is a show for everybody at almost any time of day! Learn about Austin’s musical history and current scene.

East Side Art Tour

Free or private tours available.

Take in the sights and explore the hip and fastest growing side of town on our East Side Art Tour. You’ll learn about Austin’s influential street artists and get up close and personal to some of the most vibrant graffiti and murals in Austin. Selfies encouraged!

Haunts & Horrors of Austin Tour

Offered as a private tour until the fall season!

Murder and mayhem, ghosts galore, and tales of true crime will put you in a spooky mood as we sink our teeth into Austin’s more sinister side on this after-dark walk through downtown.

Brewery Tour Austin

Available as a private tour for any size group.

Beer lovers unite! The craft beer movement is thriving in Austin. The Austin area has over 60 craft breweries and is growing by the day! Join us on this tour to taste the local flavors and learn what makes Austin a prime destination for all things beer.

Historic Austin Cocktail Tour

Available as a private tour for groups of up to 6 people.

Join Tipster as we bar hop to some of our favorite historic bars in downtown Austin. Sip on finely crafted cocktails and lounge while learning about the history and culture of Austin. Receive tailored insider tips on what else you should definitely do in the city!


Our public tour season runs from September through May, and we schedule public tours 2-3 weeks in advance. Private tours are available year-round. If you have questions about future dates or would like to book a private tour, please email us.

No reservations required for public tours! Just show up at the meeting point and one of our Tipster Tour guides (in green Tipster tee or jacket) will be there to greet you. 

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Got Questions?

We’ve put together a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) to help you prepare for your walk.