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Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB)

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Great Place for a Meeting

Nice, large convention center for hosting special events. Our family has attended business... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2015
Corpus Christi, Texas
Reasonably Priced Souvenirs

Located near my hotel so I decided to check it out. They have a good selection of Texas and Austin... read more

Reviewed June 4, 2015
Christina L
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Mar 16, 2016
“Illumination Celebration”
Feb 8, 2016
“Lots if information.”
Organizes free, informative tours of Austin's most popular tourist attractions.
201 E 2nd St, Austin, Austin, TX 78701-4009
+1 800-926-2282
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Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

The Abilene Cultural Affairs Council and the Abilene CVB sponsored a magnificent lighting of downtown sculpture gardens and trees. As the Storybook Capital of Texas, Abilene offers fun and safe adventures for families and friends. The film crew from Voices in America attended and began...More

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Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

The Visitors Bureau is filled with lots of brochures and maps of the area. The woman at the information desk was very knowledgeable and friendly. If you are in the area stop by.

Thank Lou S
Reviewed December 4, 2015

My wife and I took a walking tour of Congress Avenue with Harrison David Eppright in November, 2015 and it was excellent. Harrison was knowlegeable and friendly and the "one hour tour" turned into two and a half hours of Austin History. It was well...More

Thank Tom S
Reviewed August 1, 2015

Near our hotel so we stopped in. Lots of brochures about things to do, as you'd expect, and very friendly & informative staff. Thanks!

Thank RonL40
Reviewed July 8, 2015

Nice, large convention center for hosting special events. Our family has attended business conventions and a wedding here. The staff are very accommodating.

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Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

Located near my hotel so I decided to check it out. They have a good selection of Texas and Austin merchandise. I was able to find my husband a cool and reasonably priced T-shirt. I did not take the tour but there were several large...More

Thank Christina L
Reviewed January 4, 2015

The Austin visitors center is a Mecca of information with a outstanding staff and located in downtown Austin. The visitors center will provide you with all the info to make your trip enjoyable. They also offer a couple of free tours. The tour we signed...More

1  Thank LUCKY J
Reviewed May 9, 2014

I recommend doing this free tour offered by the Visitor's Bureau. Our tour guide was excellent. She gave us a very informative talk/tour of Austin and its history. She went above and beyond with helping us. After tour was finished, she took us back to...More

3  Thank lievefamketoronto
Reviewed January 19, 2014

Visiting a friend in Austin for a long weekend. After exploring South Congress, we felt we needed an introduction to the state's capital. Signed up online for the city's free historical tour. The guide, Patsy Stephenson, was very informative. Her deep connection to Austin, growing...More

2  Thank melkel27
Reviewed January 7, 2014

We stopped by the Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau and were looking for some type of tour of the city. The gentleman told about 3 of them and also the free walking tour. We decided that we would do the walking tour. It begins at...More

2  Thank Paul4093
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Response from KayeP860 | Reviewed this property |
Many places could be fascinating depending on your interest. Most people want to have a late afternoon/evening dinner at the Oasis. The Bob Bullock and LBJ Lubraries/Museums are interesting. Sixth street at night is crazy... More