Texas State Cemetery, Austin

Texas State Cemetery, Austin: Our most recommended tours and activities

Austin: Best of Austin Driving Tour with Local Guide

1. Austin: Best of Austin Driving Tour with Local Guide

Experience all that Austin has to offer on this 2-hour city overview. This 'bucket list' tour will take you to see major landmarks, lesser-known gems that only a local would know about, real neighborhoods, and of course, the food trucks! Ride in-style in an air-conditioned Mercedes Van, with many stops where you can get out, stretch your legs, and explore. Your local Austin guide will share with you stories about art, music, culture, food, history, parks, famous people, and much more. Discover secret spots, hear funny stories, and decipher local legends. Make new memories and laugh a ton as you learn why Austin is known for its motto, 'Keep Austin Weird'. Along with seeing all the top sites, get an opportunity to tour the State Capitol. Learn a little about Texas history and see the beautiful architecture throughout the Capitol. After your guided Capitol tour, enjoy a sweet treat on us!

Austin: Panoramic City Center Tour with Stops

2. Austin: Panoramic City Center Tour with Stops

With an Austinite as your driver and guide, explore everything from Austin’s towering downtown buildings to its historic architecture, murals, and nature. Enjoy GPS audio narration and stops along the way to fully experience the city’s iconic spots. Put on your sanitized single-use headsets and listen to a GPS-powered audio tour featuring real-time entertaining conversations about the sights you see along the drive, conveniently available in both English and Spanish. For your first stop, visit the James D. Pfluger Pedestrian and Bicycle Bridge that arches over Lady Bird Lake. Get out and stroll along part of the bridge, taking in breathtaking views of the water and the city skyline. Learn about Lady Bird Lake’s ecosystem and lesser-known facts about Austin from your guide as you look over the city. Along the way, expect to find out more about gorgeous architecture—and entertaining historical anecdotes—including The Driskill Hotel, the University of Texas campus, and the new development happening downtown. Get plenty of 360-degree views from the comfort of your seat, making it that much easier to see all the special details that line the city streets. Catch glimpses of murals and public art, which might include Monopoly Mural, Dazed & Confused, and the Harmony mosaic, as your guide tells you more about the artists who created them. Stop at the Texas State Cemetery and get out to hear more about the Texas legends who have been laid to rest here. Stephan F. Austin, General Albert Sidney Johnson, Governor John Connally, and Chris Kyle are among the Texas officials buried at this cemetery.

Brews & Chews Bicycle Tour

3. Brews & Chews Bicycle Tour

It doesn’t have to be Tuesday for you to enjoy some authentic and delicious tacos! Grab tacos and sip some refreshing beverages on this tasty tour of Austin’s favorite foods & brews. Austin’s east side is full of authentic tacos and breweries. This tour is full of Texas history, cultural highlights, and artistic landmarks to see, but now you’ll be able to taste it as well! At the end of the tour, you will leave happy, refreshed, educated, and well fed. Highlights of this tour include the Texas State Cemetery, French Legation, Texas State Capitol, various iconic outdoor murals, and Tacos paired with your favorite beverages!

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4.7
(9 reviews)

Trace and Max were awesome tour guides and showed us sides of Austin we would not have otherwise seen. They kept it lively and included each patron’s interest as we drive through various parts of the city. Thank you Trace and Max!

Excellent choice to condense your visit to Austin into a single solution. Well organized and complete tour. Advised

Wonderful tour and fabulous guide. Only thing that would have improved the experience would be a bigger van.

I bought a tour in Spanish and the guide spoke English the entire time.

Very good orientation to Austin. Ike is a great guide.