Downtown Walking Music Tour

1 Hour - $35 

This tour starts near the 6th street entrance of the historic Driskill Hotel in the heart of Austin. We'll explore the 6th St. entertainment district, visit the sites of some very historic clubs, learn about the evolution of the live music scene in Austin and end 9 blocks later on Willie Nelson Blvd outside the Austin City Limits studio.  From there you are on your own to explore the bustling downtown Warehouse District full of bars, restaurants and a great art house cinema.  If you prefer a more active post tour experience the Lady Bird Lake hike and bike trail is one block away. 

 

 

The Big Tour

2 1/2 Hours - $85 

This tour combines the Downtown Walking Tour (described above) but continues on into funky South Austin starting with a visit to the former site of the Armadillo World Headquarters.  We'll take a break at a nearby restaurant for a complimentary beverage, peruse a collection of poster art and photography that documented the Austin music scene, and depending on the day of your tour we'll visit one of two museums in town devoted to Austin and Texas music.  We'll end the tour back where we started at the Driskill Hotel in the heart of Austin.

 

 

Tour Tips 

These tours can be conducted in the morning or afternoon to suit your schedule. All tours start at the same location, the 6th St entrance to the Driskill Hotel.  

The walking route is level with good even surfaces.  Comfortable walking shoes, a hat or cap and a water bottle are recommended.  There are several places along the walking route where you can purchase water or a cool drink.

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