Want to travel in a Mercedes-Benz sprinter van with air conditioning and a local tour to explore the best of Austin and the Hill County? Look nowhere else! To offer you a flavor of the city's rich culture and history, our hallmark tour travels 30 miles and passes 50+ areas of interest in 90 minutes, including the Texas Capitol and East Austin's Six Square District. Check out the 2.5-hour version of this tour for extra exploration (with stops).
The Austin Visitor's Center, located at 602 E. 4th St. in Austin, is where the tour starts. The Austin Visitors Center and the parking garage share the same structure at 601 E 5th St.
Without crossing the Bat Bridge, a journey to Austin wouldn't be complete. People throng to see the bats perform an unforgettable display in the skies from March to September.
Be on the lookout for peacocks! In the middle of Austin, Texas, lies the island of tranquil reprieve known as Mayfield Park and Preserve. The National Register of Historic Places includes Mayfield Park. Mary Mayfield Gutsch gave the entire estate to the city of Austin in 1971 so that it may be used as a park by all residents of Austin.
Discover Austin with this narrated bus tour. On board a spacious Mercedes-Benz sprinter van, learn about the history of the Texas capital. Headsets for this open-air vehicle are provided, with options for both English and Spanish. View neighborhood hangouts, trendy historic areas, and the Central Texas Hill Country. Stop along the road to take pictures at sights like the Austin Public Library, Barton Springs, and the Driskill Hotel.
Let actual residents show you the best of Austin's rich culture and history, along with a little bit of that well-known Central Texas Hill Country, instead of spending time looking for the city's top things to do. This iconic Austin trip travels 30 miles and includes more than 50 points of interest in 90 minutes (1.5 hours) of non-stop travel. You will get the opportunity to see both well-known locations like the Texas Capitol and significant cultural hubs like East Austin's Six Square District.
As you tour the city and go through the hills, take a seat back and unwind in the comfort of a Mercedes-Benz sprinter van. Even lifelong Texans find it hard to believe these lush, rolling hills are in their own state! As your Austinite guide shares anecdotes and suggestions for how to enjoy the remainder of your stay in this counterculture city, read the What to Expect section below to learn more about the locations you'll travel by. Consider the 2.5-hour version of this tour with stops if you want to venture outside and explore!
In Austin, Texas, Mount Bonnell, often referred to as Covert Park, is a notable location along the Colorado River's Lake Austin section. Since the 1850s, it has gained popularity as a tourist attraction. Views of Austin, Lake Austin, and the surrounding hills are available from the peak.
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