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 rentals to tour the city, or guided bike tours. Now I know you’re thinking, “What’s so special about a bike tour?” Here are 3 reasons to tour Austin on a rental bike.
1. THE SCENERY IS GORGEOUS
In Austin, there’s a variety of scenery to see on a rental bike. 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! Lady Bird Lake is a popular spot where many Austinites enjoy a jog or a bike ride. Lake Austin also offers great views.
2. MOST IMPORTANTLY...FOOD
Austin is known for having one of the best food scenes around. There are several famous food trucks and restaurants located in this great city, and it boasts some amazing breweries and distilleries, too. No matter what side of town you’re on, you’ll find something tasty!
3. 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.