Join us for some preconference fun deep in the heart of TexasAustin offers rich cultural history yet continues to be an ever-evolving city. Experience the stunning outdoors or explore the countless music venues that string together the Live Music Capital of the World. Join us on one of our social tours to get a taste of the real Austin.

Social tours are for registered attendees and accompanying guests only.

To register for the AclaraConnect 2019 social tours click here.


Downtown To Barton Springs Kayak Tour

On our 2-hour tour, discover the downtown skyline, including the famous Congress Avenue Bridge (‘the bat bridge’), before heading to Barton Springs.

DATE: Monday, May 20, 2019

TIME: 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

COST: $25.00 pp

*Meet in the hotel lobby at 10am for departure


90 Minute Tour of Austin’s History and Culture

There is nothing ordinary about this sightseeing tour, which is a showcase of “All Things Austin.” This tour not only gives you a fascinating overview of the city’s history and culture, it also cuts through the edge of the Texas Hill Country.  Professional and entertaining tour guides will not only show you Austin’s tourist attractions and must see iconic points of interest, but they will give you insight into Austin’s rich history, local hangouts, live music scene, unique (‘weird’) culture, local arts, outdoor lifestyle, lively parks, extraordinary gastronomic scene, trendy shopping districts, and the Hill Country’s lakes and vistas in the comfort of a Mercedes-Benz custom tour van. 

DATE: Monday, May 20, 2019

TIME: 10:00 am – 11:30 am

COST: $35.00 pp

Pick up from the hotel lobby entrance is at 9:45am sharp


Highway to Flyway Zipline Tour 

Highway to Flyway is a 2-Zip Line package for the thrill seekers. Enjoy both the Horse Shoe Highway at 535 feet long and a nice little jump across the valley, and the River Run zip line which is 1,315 feet long, making it our longest and fastest line.

DATE: Monday, May 20, 2019

TIME: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

COST: $69 pp

Meet in the hotel lobby entrance ready to leave by 12:15 and waiver must be signed prior to participation.


Capitol District Pedal Pub Crawl

The Capitol/Warehouse route allows you to experience some great stops while taking in the historic warehouse district, where bars, restaurants, and shops now occupy renovated old warehouses. This tour would not be complete without a pedal up Congress toward the beautiful State Capitol. When constructed in the 1880’s it was the seventh largest building in the world! Come join us for this awesome two hour tour!

DATE: Monday, May 20, 2019

TIME: 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

COST: $30 pp

Please note – Aclara will provide beverages on the crawler peddler, but all pub purchases will be paid by the individual.

*Meet in the hotel lobby entrance ready to leave by 10:45 AM.


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