5 reasons to take a bike tour in Austin, Texas

5 reasons to take a bike tour in Austin, Texas

It’s common knowledge that Austin is the best city in Texas. There’s live music all the time, there’s always something to do and the weather is perfect most of the time (a little on the hot side of things but still sunny and beautiful.) Austin is special in the fact that it offers all kinds of unique experiences, like bike tours. Now I know you’re thinking, “What’s so special about a bike tour?” Here are 5 reasons to take a bike tour in Austin, Texas.

1. The scenery is gorgeous

In Austin, there’s a variety of scenery. There’s the beautiful cityscape (the Austin skyline is seriously breathtaking,) there’s the grassy hill country, and you have your choice of waterviews too! Town Lake is a popular spot where many Austinites enjoy a jog or a bike ride. Lake Austin also offers great views.

2. Most importantly...Alcohol

Austin is known for having one of the best alcohol scenes around. There are several famous breweries located in this great city, and it boasts some amazing wineries and distilleries too. No matter what side of town you’re on, you’ll find some tasty libations.

3. Almost most importantly...Food

Austin is famous for having good food. Several food trucks and restaurants have been featured on the Food Network and the Travel Channel and once you’re here, you’ll see exactly why. There are a variety of food trucks all over the city just waiting for runners, walkers and cyclists to stop by. (Of course you can drive up too, but where’s the fun in that?)

4. Austin is a bike friendly city

Austin is constantly making changes to its landscape to make the area safer for riders. Several Austinites commute by bicycle so it only makes sense that there would be more bike lanes and more awareness. Safety is incredibly important and you can rest assured that when you take a bike tour in Austin, your safety is of the utmost importance.

5. Bike and Brew ATX

With Bike and Brew ATX, you can get all the above in one company for a great price. Bike and Brew ATX offers a variety of locations that not only take you to great breweries and by tasty food locations, but they also take you several historical locations. So you get to explore the city while learning a little bit too. The tour guides are incredibly knowledgeable and friendly, the beer is always flowing and food is just spicy enough to keep the night exciting!