Texas Hill Country and LBJ Ranch sightseeing tour from Austin
Attractions & guided tours

Texas Hill Country and LBJ Ranch sightseeing tour from Austin

Free cancellation
Availability: See calendar
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 8 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Explore the Texas Hill Country as you drive down scenic backroads and learn about Texas Cowboys and the great cattle drives of South Texas
  • Visit the LBJ Ranch at the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park
  • Have lunch at an authentic beer garden in Fredericksburg or experience the magic and music of Luckenbach, a tiny town nearby
What to expect

Book your tickets now for a sightseeing tour of the Texas Hill Country departing from Austin. Explore the scenic backroads of the Texas Hill Country and learn about the Texas cowboys and the great cattle drives of South Texas. Discover how the German migration of the 1840s and 1850s influenced the development of this picturesque area.

Visit the LBJ Ranch at the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park where the late President Johnson was born, lived and is buried. Pass by lavender fields, and peach, pecan and olive orchards on your way to Fredericksburg. A historic and picturesque German town where you can visit the Nimitz Museum and National Museum of the Pacific War. If you prefer, you can shop and eat lunch at an authentic German beer garden, check out a wine tasting or shop for western art, antiques and Texas-European fusion furniture. This part of the tour in Fredericksburg is flexible, so you can do whatever pleases you.

Experience the magic and music of Luckenbach, Texas, a tiny town close to Fredericksburg known for its German-Texan heritage. Here you will take a scenic route through the Texas Hill Country, back on Highway 290, and then on back to Austin.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off at downtown-area hotels
    • Admission to the LBJ Ranch at the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park
    • Round trip transportation
    • Guided tour
    • Subject expert guide
    What's not included
    • Gratuities for the tour guide and / or driver (optional)
    • Optional wine tasting fees
    • Optional admission to the Nimitz Museum and the National Museum of the Pacific War (WWII Veterans: free; Adults: $ 14; Seniors 65: $ 12; Military with ID (active or retired): $ 10; children 6 years old and students w / ID: $ 7; Children 5 and under: free)
    Where
    Meeting point:
    • You will be picked up at your downtown Austin hotel. You must confirm your pick up location at least 24 hours prior to the start of the tour.
    What to remember
    • You will need to coordinate your pickup with the tour operator after purchase (details will be in your voucher)
    • There is a minimum number of four participants required for this tour to run; tour is subject to cancellation if required number is not met
    • Children age five years old and under get free admission and do not require a ticket however please let the tour operator know in advance to coordinate enough seats in the vehicle
    • Please bring your own child car seats or booster seats, as these are not provided by the tour operator
    • Service animals are allowed onboard the vehicle. Guests are advised to confirm with each stop on the tour if they are allowed on their site as it might vary
    • Adaptive Driving Alliance vehicles are not available at all times. If a guest is wheelchair bound, the tour guide might be able to accommodate with advance notice. There is space for a foldable wheelchair on board each vehicle
    • Dress comfortably and for the weather. Bring an umbrella if there is rain and hats if it will be sunny. This tour will only be canceled due to inclement weather if there are flood warnings or hail that make driving conditions impossible
    • Please eat breakfast beforehand, you will have time for lunch on your own in Fredericksburg and you are welcome to bring some snacks on the bus
    • Please bring some water
    • Tour duration may vary based on traffic, weather, day of week, length of stops at LBJ National Park Visitor Center in Johnson City and / or LBJ Ranch Tour
    • Some sites may be closed from time to time due to COVID19
    • Until further notice, guided tours of the interior of the "Texas Whitehouse" are canceled by the National Park Service due to needed repairs. However, guests can still explore the LBJ Ranch grounds, view exhibition pieces and artifacts in the JetStar Hangar, watch an award-winning 14-minute film, and get a picture with LBJ's infamous JetStar aka "Air Force One-Half"
    • The maximum number of participants per vehicle is nine people
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    Gray Line San Antonio
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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