The Real Austin Tour in Austin, TX

Austin Detours602 E. 4th StAustin, TX 78701
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Experience the best Austin has to offer during this 2-hour bucket list tour. This van tour makes stops at major landmarks, lesser-known gems, food trucks, and city neighborhoods. Along the way, guides will dish about local art, culture, food, history, and significant Austinites. You’ll learn about how locals “Keep Austin Weird” and truly experience Capital City.

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Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Austin Travel Experts
  • Pickup for the Real Austin Tour is inside the Austin Visitor Center located at 602 E. 4th St.
  • Please arrive 15 minutes early as the tour departs right on time.
  • All ages welcome. Children requiring car seats must bring them along and arrive early to install.
  • The tour is 2 hours long.


from The Real Austin Tour
The Real Austin tour, or our Bucketlist tour, shows off the best that this city has to offer, all in two hours. We'll highlight historic landmarks, explore Austin neighborhoods, and even stop at a food truck for a treat.

This tour is great for solo travelers, couples, and families looking to get some inspiration of things to do and see while they're in Austin. Get ready to see iconic spots like the Texas State Capitol, Zilker Park, the Greetings from Austin postcard mural, and more.

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Frequently Asked Questions about The Real Austin Tour

Is parking provided?

Parking is available in the Austin Convention Center Garage which is connected to the Austin Visitor Center. Enter the garage on E 5th St between Red River and Sabine.

Are there any age/physical/health/etc. restrictions for this tour?

There are a few stops that you will get out of the van so there will be some walking.

What should I bring?

You will want to bring a Water Bottle and a Photo ID will be required for people 21+.

What should I wear?

Comfortable clothing appropriate for the weather.

Is transportation included?

Yes, the public pickup location is at the Austin Visitor Center; 602 East 4th Street.

Can I bring my camera?

Yes, there will be plenty of photo opportunities.

What’s included in my experience?

Comprehensive overview of downtown Austin and hot neighborhoods in just 2 hours, a sweet treat from a favorite Austin food truck, You get out of the van at several stops, and it includes a short Texas Capitol tour.

Can I bring my own food/beverages?

You may bring a bottle of water.

Can I bring my pet?

No, you won't be able to bring your pet with you on the tour.