Austin Free Walking Tour
Austin free walking tour takes you through the capital of Texas. Austin is known for its vibrant music scene, delicious food, and beautiful outdoor spaces. The city is home to many annual music festivals, such as South by Southwest and Austin City Limits. Visitors can also enjoy a variety of outdoor activities, such as hiking and biking in the nearby hills, or taking a dip in one of the city’s many swimming holes. Austin is also known as the “Live Music Capital of the World” with over 250 live music venues, it is a must-see destination for music lovers. From country to rock, blues to hip-hop, Austin offers an abundance of live music options, making it a perfect destination for a music-filled weekend getaway.
♦ Meeting point: State Capitol building
♦ Start times: 11:00 hrs / 18:00 hrs
♦ Duration: 2 hours
♦ Availability: Everyday
♦ Price: Tip only basis
♦ Note: Booking this tour is mandatory
Free Walking Tour Austin – Itinerary
Free walking tour Austin starts at the State Capitol building. The Texas State Capitol is the largest state capitol building in the United States and it offers a great view of the city. Take a tour of the building and learn about the history of Texas and the state government.
Next, visit the South Congress Avenue. This is a popular street known for its vintage shops, local boutiques, and food trucks. Take a stroll through the street and enjoy the sights and sounds of this vibrant neighborhood. Also, you can check out the “I love you so much” mural on the side of Jo’s Coffee. It’s a popular spot for photos and it’s a great spot to grab a coffee or a bite to eat.
After that, head to the Barton Springs Pool. This is a natural swimming hole located in Zilker Metropolitan Park. The pool is fed by underground springs and it stays at a constant 68-70 degrees Fahrenheit, making it a great spot for a refreshing swim. If you’re not feeling like swimming, you can also take a stroll around the park and enjoy the beautiful nature.
Next, visit the 6th Street. This is a historic street known for its nightlife and live music. Take a stroll through the street and check out some of the bars, clubs, and music venues. Austin is the live music capital of the world, and you’re sure to find a great band playing somewhere on 6th Street.
Finally, visit the Lady Bird Lake. This is a beautiful urban park located in the heart of the city. Take a stroll along the 10-mile hike-and-bike trail that surrounds the lake and enjoy the beautiful nature and the city skyline. You can also rent a kayak or a paddle board and enjoy the lake from the water.