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Thank you for your interest today.  Many tours to choose from that range from historic, fun to the weird.  Texas Native Private Tours is the #1 tour choice.  Mix and Match you own tour selection.  Pick where you want to go and let your tour guide know.  Keep Austin weird!

ABOUT US

Tanya Van Meter is a professional driver and tour guide.  A lifetime long resident of Austin and ready to take you to your preferred tour destinations.  As a professional cook she knows where the good food is and ready to take you to your eats destination - some of the restaurants have a colorful history.

TOURS

Several tour packages to choose from.  Make your own tour destinations and let your guide know what you want to see and do.  It's all possible!

The Hills of Texas

The Texas Hill Country is a geographical region located in the Edwards Plateau at the crossroads of West Texas, Central Texas, and South Texas. Given its geographical location, terrain features, and native vegetation, the Hill Country could be considered the beginning or end of the American Southwest (depending on which direction one is traveling). The region is notable for its karst topography and tall rugged hills of limestone or granite. Many of the hills rise to a height of 400-500 feet above the surrounding plains and valleys, with Packsaddle Mountain rising to a height of 800 feet above the Llano River in Kingsland. The Hill Country also includes the Llano Uplift and the second-largest granite dome in the United States, Enchanted Rock. The terrain throughout the region is punctuated by a thin layer of topsoil and a large number of exposed rocks and boulders, making the region very dry and prone to flash flooding. Native vegetation in the region includes various yucca, prickly pear cactus, desert spoon, and wildflowers in the Llano Uplift. The predominant trees in the region are ashe juniper and Texas live oak.

Texas Wine Country

You may be discovering what five million annual visitors already know: The Texas Hill Country Wineries are spectacular and fun! With 52 unique and visually stunning wineries scattered throughout the Hill Country, from Austin to Fredericksburg and Lampasas to New Braunfels, there’s someplace new to explore around every bend. Each place has its own personality, terroir and style of wine-making, yet all share a commitment to quality and a fervent passion for what they do. We invite newcomers and old friends alike to an award-winning wine experience only Texas can offer.

San Antonio Market

Enjoy the sights and flavors of old Mexico at Historic Market Square, a favorite of locals and tourists for generations.
Explore over 100 locally owned shops and stalls, all at a festive indoor mall famously described as the largest Mexican market outside Mexico.  Find authentic Talavera pottery, exotic curios and handcrafted works of art. Stay for the gourmet Mexican cuisine at Mi Tierra and La Margarita, or kick back at the Farmers Market Food Court and enjoy the show on the stage.

San Antonio Zoo

The San Antonio Zoo is an Association of Zoos and Aquariums-accredited zoo in Midtown San Antonio, Texas, United States. It is located in the city's Brackenridge Park. The 35-acre (14 ha) zoo has a collection of over 3,500 animals representing 750 species. The zoo's annual attendance exceeds 1,000,000. It also runs non-animal attractions, such as the 2 ft (610 mm) narrow gauge San Antonio Zoo Eagle train ride, which first opened in 1956 and utilizes three Chance Rides C.P. Huntington locomotives.

San Antonio River Walk

Walk, shop, dine, and enjoy the hospitality of our world-renowned urban waterway.  Hop aboard a river taxi and discover for yourself why millions visit every year.

Winery's

Take a tour down winery row.  Hill Country winery's tour is a great package and value.

Historical

Visit historical sites in Austin, San Antonio and everywhere in between.  Austin holds many historical sites and San Antonio is home of the Alamo.

Hill Country

The amazing Hill Country.  Beautiful highway's lined with awesome Bluebonnets.  Wonderful Lakes for camping, swimming and boating. Hey, the fishing ain't bad either.

Austin Ghost Tour

You've got to be kidding me!  Austin is rich with spooky places, hotels, bars and dinning restaurants.

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