Double Decker Austin Single Loop Sightseeing Tour
Learn all about Austin and its rich history while enjoying an awesome view of the city from the top of a double-decker bus. You get the best views of Austin from our unobstructed upper deck, making this the best tour for taking photographs. People on the street also love to interact with people on the upper deck! For your comfort, the lower deck is climate-controlled. This tour passes by more downtown attractions than any other Austin tour. Every tour has a driver and tour guide with absolutely no audio recordings. Enjoy your Austin experience much more by interacting with our guides, whose sole focus is making your experience fun and interesting.
This is a single loop tour in which you stay on the bus for the duration of the tour, which will last about 75 to 90 minutes, depending on the traffic. You tour will conclude when you get back to Stop #1 at the Austin Visitor Center.
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Pass By: 6th Street, 115 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701-3651
Historic 6th Street Entertainment District
Pass By: Austin Convention Center, 500 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78701-4121
Austin Convention Center
Pass By: Austin Fire Museum, 401 E 5th St, Austin, TX 78701-3705
Located in historic Central Fire Station No. 1, the Austin Fire Museum features 19th to 21st Century uniforms, photographs, and memorabilia from the firefighters of Austin.
Pass By: Joseph and Susanna Dickinson Hannig Museum, 411 E 5th St, Austin, TX 78701-3705
The 1869 home of Joseph and Susanna Dickinson Hannig was saved and deeded to the City of Austin in 2003. Joseph Hannig built this home in 1869 for his new wife, Susanna Dickinson. She survived the Battle of the Alamo and carried the news of its fall to Sam Houston, which ultimately led to Houston's defeat of Santa Anna at the Battle of San Jacinto and won independence for the Republic of Texas.
Pass By: O. Henry Home & Museum, 409 E 5th St, Austin, TX 78701-3705
Explore William Sydney Porter's life in Austin and take a look at the inside!
Pass By: Museum of The Weird, 412 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701-3740
The Museum of the Weird is one of the last true dime museums in the United States. Originally introduced to the mass public by P.T. Barnum in the 1800s, dime museums became popular forms of entertainment (and pseudo-education) around the late 19th to early 20th century, and were also the birthplace of the sideshow.
Pass By: The Driskill, 604 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701-3212
The Driskill Hotel is a Romanesque-style building completed in 1886, is the oldest operating hotel in Austin, Texas, United States, and one of the best-known hotels in Texas generally. The Driskill was conceived and built by Col. Jesse Driskill, a cattleman who spent his fortune constructing "the finest hotel south of St. Louis".
Pass By: Texas State Capitol, 1100 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-1728
The Texas Capitol is widely recognized as one of the nation's most distinguished state capitols. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1970 and designated a National Historic Landmark in 1986.
Pass By: Texas Governor's Mansion, 1010 Colorado St, Austin, TX 78701-2334
This premier historic home has served as the official residence of Texas governors and their families since 1856. It is the fourth oldest continuously occupied governor’s residence in the country and the oldest governor’s mansion west of the Mississippi River. On June 8, 2008, the Governor's Mansion was severely damaged by arson. The Mansion was empty and all its prized contents in storage, but significant structural and architectural damage occurred to the house. With broad support from preservationists, lawmakers and Texans from all walks of life, the arsonist has not been given the last word in the history of this Texas treasure. The Governor’s Mansion has been fully restored and will be occupied by governors and their families for many more decades to come.
Pass By: Capitol Complex Visitors Center, 112 E 11th St, Austin, TX 78701-2403
Exhibits, tours, gift shop, and travel center.
Pass By: LBJ Presidential Library, 2313 Red River St., Austin, TX 78705-5737
“It is all here: the story of our time with the bark off...This library will show the facts, not just the joy and triumphs, but the sorrow and failures, too.” —from the words of Lyndon Baines Johnson at the dedication of the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum, May 22, 1971
Pass By: Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, 2100 San Jacinto Blvd., Austin, TX 78712
Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium located in Austin, Texas, on the campus of the University of Texas, has been home to the Longhorns football team since 1924. Prior to construction to build permanent south end zone seating and luxury suites, the official stadium seating capacity was 100,119, which made the stadium the largest in the Big 12 Conference, the eighth largest stadium in the United States, and the ninth largest stadium in the world.
Pass By: University of Texas Tower, 23rd St and Guadalupe 2400 Inner Campus Drive, Austin, TX 78705
The 307-foot tall UT Austin Tower was completed in 1937 and through the years has served as the university’s most distinguishing landmark and as a symbol of academic excellence and personal opportunity.
Pass By: Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701-1342
Opened in 2001 as the official history museum of the State of Texas, we engage the broadest possible audience to interpret the continually unfolding Story of Texas through meaningful educational experiences.
Pass By: The Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712-1727
As the primary art collection for the city of Austin, the Blanton Museum of Art is a major resource for the community. With more than 19,000 works in the collection, the Blanton showcases art from across the ages, from ancient greek pottery to abstract expressionism. With a year-round schedule of traveling exhibitions, art lovers are sure to discover new and old favorites at the Blanton.
Pass By: Harry Ransom Center, 300 W 21st St University of Texas, Austin, TX 78712-1455
The Ransom Center is an internationally renowned humanities research center at The University of Texas at Austin. Our extensive collections provide unique insight into the creative process of some of our finest writers and artists, deepening the understanding and appreciation of literature, photography, film, art, and the performing arts.
Pass By: Congress Avenue Bridge Bat Watching, 100 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701-4072
Congress Avenue Bridge shelters the largest urban bat colony in North America. Between 750,000 and 1.5 million bats fly out near dusk. Best viewing dates: April-October.
Pass By: SoCo District, 1600 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-3522
This vibrant neighborhood south of Lady Bird Lake is a must-stroll for visitors and a popular hangout for locals. South Congress oozes homespun character and boasts the story of Austin’s yesteryear in its boutiques, eateries, galleries and music venues.
Pass By: Long Center, 701 W Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78704-1269
The Long Center is proud to say that we’re a product of our environment, and even prouder to say that we’re cultivators of it. They present the performances, music, movies, hangouts, festivals, and countless other interests that unite, delight, and inspire us all. We’re not just putting Austin culture on display. We’re extending a firsthand, front-row invitation to help shape it.
- Reservations are REQUIRED for all bookings
- Book Your Package On-Line and Receive Your Confirmation
- Departure point: Detailed check-in instructions - including the address and parking information if applicable - will be included in your final confirmation email.
- Duration: 75 to 90 minutes (Approx.)
- Return Details: Returns to original departure point
- Cold Water
What To Bring
- Confirmation Voucher (printed or mobile)
- Any required or suggested items listed on your confirmation email.
- A Smile!
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
- Wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Near public transportation
- Infants must sit on laps
- Most travelers can participate
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 35 travelers
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
- Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
- Gear/equipment sanitized between use
- Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
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