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A tour group is a hassle-free, comfortable, and cost-effective way to get out and explore exciting destinations nationwide, with an added benefit of having a group of like-minded individuals to experience it with you! These days, tour groups are extremely varied in their size and scope, and now more than ever are being tailor-made to cater to specific audiences. From families, youth groups, and ecotourists to LGBT organizations, history buffs, and roaming foodies, a tour group can be easily customized to cater to a broad range of audiences.
Tour groups can include anything from recreational park tours, sightseeing hikes, and spiritual group pilgrimages to campus tours, brewery crawls, and historic architecture treks. These are only a few common types of group tours, but there are fantastic options available from longstanding travel agencies and celebrated local tour operators across the whole country. Even if you don’t find one that perfectly fits you, the 24/7 customer care team at Bus.com would love to help you create a custom group tour all your own.
If you’re planning a group tour in Austin, a charter bus rental from Bus.com is the ideal choice of transportation for affordability, comfort, and ecological sustainability.
Located in south Austin’s Zilker Park, the Barton Springs Municipal Pool is a large outdoor swimming pool fed entirely from nearby freshwater natural springs. The area has been a popular local swimming destination since the mid-1800s and is prized for its stable temperatures that sit around 70 ° all year-round.
Austin’s State Capitol building is the seat of the Texas state government and home of both the office of the Governor of Texas and the chambers of the Texas Legislature. The building was designed in the Italian Renaissance Revival style in 1881 by architect Elijah E. Myers and is actually one of six other state capitols taller than the United States Capitol in Washington, DC.
Lady Bird Lake (also known as Town Lake) is a reservoir on the Colorado River in Central Austin. The City of Austin originally dug the reservoir in 1960 to serve as a cooling pond for one of the city’s new power plants. Today, the 416-acre lake is mainly used for recreational purposes, including non-motorized boating, fishing, and biking on trails along the lake’s shores.
Located just a few blocks from the state capitol building, the Bullock Texas State History Museum is dedicated to recounting and interpreting “the story of Texas.” The Museum’s newest permanent exposition, Becoming Texas, includes a projectile fragment that was discovered at the nearby Gault archaeological site, 40 miles outside of Austin, and is one of the oldest human-made objects on display in the world.
Founded as a small colonial Spanish mission in 1718, the city of San Antonio is now home to over 1.5 million residents, making it the seventh most populous city in the United States. San Antonio is known for its scenic river walk, numerous zoos and aquariums, many prominent museums, and the Alamo Plaza Historic District, the famed site of the 1836 Battle of the Alamo.
Waco is located in central Texas along the Brazos River and the I-35 highway. The city is known for an array of popular tourist attractions, including scenic river walks, the Cameron Park Zoo, the Texas Sports Hall of Fame, the Dr. Pepper Museum, and the Waco Mammoth National Monument, among many others.
A small city 23 miles west of Austin, Dripping Springs has coined itself as itself as the “Gateway to the Hill Country.” Dripping Springs is known statewide for its scenic hills, rivers, creeks and swimming holes, including the much-photographed turquoise waters at Hamilton Pool Preserve. Additionally, the town has a nascent brewery and vineyard scene and just so happens to be the most popular destination for weddings in Texas.
Johnson City is located in Blanco country,47 miles from downtown Austin. The city is known for its breathtaking natural beauty and copious outdoor activities. Some of the area’s most popular sites include the Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park, Winged Deer Park, and the Gray Fossil Site and Museum, which is an active Miocene-era excavation zone that features real mastodon fossils.