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Walking Tours of Austin

#33 of 129 Tours in Austin
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Experience the wonder of downtown Austin on foot by morning or night. At Walking Tours of Austin, our tour guides are more than just informative, they are expert storytellers who are personable, approachable and, well, just plain fun! Reserve your...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
242 W 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701-4160
+1 512-910-5240
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

GREAT tour and even GREATER tour guide Jim! He’s the man! Must do in Austin! Loved the background stories and the application of his history teacher skills to give us 90 minutes of Austin flavor.

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Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Amazing time! Our guide, Jim, knew his stuff! He kept the tour interesting and spooky while also being funny. Well worth our time and by far the best part of our trip to Austin. Went with friends this time, but will come back with family...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Jim M, Owner at Walking Tours of Austin, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2018

You guys were tons of fun!! Thx for the great review and thanks for choosing Walking Tours of Austin!

Reviewed July 22, 2018

I went for a tour in October 2017 for a ghost tour with my best friend and daughter. My 12 year old daughter at the time loved it so much that it was at her request we drive 4 hours to do this for her...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

This was such a great tour!!! So fun for gathering friends and family. My friend and I took this tour (guided by history buff Jim). His story telling, passion for ghosts, and the history behind it all was compelling. As he draws you in, you...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Merylynn R
Jim M, Owner at Walking Tours of Austin, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2018

Thx Merylynn , a pleasure roaming the haunted streets of Austin with you:) I hope to see you've again for another tour:) Blessings, JM

Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

Had a great time on this walk and saw an 1.5 hours of this great City. Thank you so much. Very informative! Liza and Caroline

Date of experience: July 2018
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Jim M, Owner at Walking Tours of Austin, responded to this reviewResponded July 14, 2018

Really great getting to meet you and talk history with you:) I agree this is a great city. AND, tou were a really fun group!! Thanks for the review and I hope to see you both in the future one day;) Best, JM

Reviewed July 5, 2018

If you want to learn about Austin, go to the State History Museum ($13), LBJ Library ($10 and amazing) or even the Blanton Museum of Art ($9) and spend the time there. This tour guide was nice and had some interesting things to say but...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Great tour with Jim! A terrific combination of spooky tales with alot of Austin history thrown in. Would definitely recommend this tour to anyone going to Austin.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

We were guided by Jim on the night time haunted history tour, and he definitely made it interesting and spooky. He gave us a good sense of what downtown Austin used to be like and he incorporated a lot of historical fact into his story-telling....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Matthew R
Jim M, Owner at Walking Tours of Austin, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2018

Thanks Matthew! What an awesome night. Love hanging out with people who love Austin like I do/) you guys were great, hole to see you again in the future! JM, owner, touratx.com

Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

We just had a tour with a very kind and entertaining man named Jim. He was so funny and informative. He has a degree in history and genuinely loves what he does. He gave my and my family an experience we will never forget and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Jim M, Owner at Walking Tours of Austin, responded to this reviewResponded June 3, 2018

Thank you Gabi! Loved hanging out with you and your group. Hope to see you again in the future:) Blessings, JM

Reviewed May 21, 2018

Jim is an extremely passionate tour guide. He really loves the history of the ghosts around Austin. He has a Masters degree in History and has been interested in ghosts for decades. It was a lot of fun and a great way to see the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Jim M, Owner at Walking Tours of Austin, responded to this reviewResponded May 22, 2018

Thx! Hope to see you again in the future! Jim Miles touratx.com

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