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Austin: True Crime Walking Tour and Pub Crawl

1. Austin: True Crime Walking Tour and Pub Crawl

Take a spine-chilling true crime journey through Austin on this macabre group walking tour. Visit the upscale rooftop cocktail lounges Azul Rooftop Bar, Rules and Regs, and Edge Rooftop Bar as you make your way through the city's dark past.  Be greeted by your guide at the Westin hotel in downtown Austin and begin to journey into the city's murderous history. Listen as your guide regales you with murder stories from Austin's past without a skimping on the morbid details. See some of the city's highlights as you make your way three cocktail bars. Have the chance to order some of the city's legendary cocktails. Hear about the grisliest killings the city has ever seen while taking in the breathtaking views the rooftop bars have to offer.

Austin: 1-Hour Escape Room Adventure

2. Austin: 1-Hour Escape Room Adventure

The concept is simple, but the game is anything but — enter a series of elaborately designed rooms, you and your group must work together to find clues and crack codes to complete your mission. With 5 thrilling adventures to choose from, you may find yourself as a prospector hunting for a lost cache of gold, a spy sent to recover a stolen painting, or a falsely accused prisoner determined to break out of jail. No matter your choice, keep your wits about you and focus; you’ve got one hour to escape. After you and your group have emerged victorious, you’ll be conveniently located in the heart of Austin, so you can celebrate with a bite to eat.

Austin: Haunted Pub Crawl Walking Tour

3. Austin: Haunted Pub Crawl Walking Tour

In Austin’s Haunted Pub Crawl, take a deep dive into the city during the Old West days. Stop over in a few bars to look at some of the weird and unusual history, and death that the city has dealt with. Learn from your guide about Driskill Hotel, one of Austin’s finest and oldest hotels that probably houses more ghosts in it than guests, and about how the city’s locations all have stories of a troubled past.  Each location and each spirit has a story that they want to tell, a story that can be found on every street corner and every brick, each one uniquely different from the last. Learn the stories of Austin one drink at a time.

Austin: Lost Legends of Texas Cocktail Tour

4. Austin: Lost Legends of Texas Cocktail Tour

Join this lost legends of Texas cocktail walking tour and embark on a journey through the wildest aspects of Texas history. Enjoy bar hopping, sipping on cocktails, and learning from your guide all about Texas's local legends and darkest secrets. Meet your guide at The Roosevelt Room bar to begin your crawl. Start your tour by tasting their signature cocktail, the Cigar Box cove. Next, walk to Dumont's Down Low in Austin's Warehouse District. Explore this historical bar and feel like you have been transported back to the early-1900s. Feeling thirsty? No worries, enjoy another cocktail to sip. Continue walking to your next stop, The Driskill Hotel Bar; this is as authentic as it gets. Named the best bar in Texas, which serves local favorites like bourbon and the Batini - Austin's official cocktail. Enjoy a cocktail before heading to your next stop. Head to your last stop, the Moonshine Grill. Immerse yourself in this 19th-century mercantile; this casual bar serves some of Austin's most innovative cocktails. Experience a night in Austin that you won't forget. Full of history, fun, and top-notch cocktails. This tour is right up your street if you like strong drinks and strong history.

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What people are saying about Austin

Great bars and presentation. Lots of discussion on the many Austin murders. The weather made it more difficult to enjoy, but that's outside the guide's control.