Tours in Waco

Half Off a Haunted-History Walking Tour

Spirit Expeditions

Billy Bob's Texas

$50 $25

A two-hour walking tour covers most haunted areas and allows guests to conduct their own paranormal investigation

Up to Half Off Urban Dare Adventure Race for Two

Urban Dare

The Pour House

$90 $45

Fast-paced competition challenges teams of two with trivia, photo hunts, and mental and physical challenges

Up to 56% Off a Tour from Segway Fort Worth

Segway Fort Worth

Multiple Locations

$65 $35

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One-on-one instruction sets riders at ease before groups roll through the Botanical Gardens, Off Road Ranch Experience, or Trinity Trails

Up to 57% Off Ghost Tour

Cowtown Winery

Fort Worth

$40 $19

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Paranormal activity abounds throughout the Fort Worth Stockyards as tours pass the sites of hangings, shootouts, bordellos

Up to 35% Off at Cutting Edge Haunted House

Cutting Edge Haunted House

Near East Side

$60 $39

Voted one of the top haunted attractions in the U.S., this Guinness World Record-breaking house populates a former meatpacking facility

52% Off a One-Day Kids' Aviation Camp with Flight

Greatest Generation Aircraft

American Aero

$350 $169

Kids' camp includes a flight in a WWII-era Douglas C-47, tours of museums and an air traffic control tower, and a take-home RC helicopter

Up to 50% Off Historic Train Rides

Austin Steam Train Association

Cedar Park

$50 $25

Vintage trains pulled by an Alco diesel locomotive rumble across a wooden trestle bridge on a choice of rides through the countryside

55% Off Scavenger-Hunt Adventure Race

The Ultimate Urban Scavenger Race

Iron Cactus

$55 $25

Teams race to solve clues and strategize to win cash prizes and awards during urban race; music and drink specials at post-race party

Up to 46% Off Historic Tours from Segway Nation

Segway Nation

Segway Nation

$69 $37

Pick a historic segway tour, such as the extended Executive tour, in one of three Texas cities

Up to 58% Off Admission to Old-Fashioned Fourth

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Cedars

$20 $9

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Festival recreates a Fourth of July celebration in Dallas set in the period from 1840 to 1910

Up to 53% Off Granbury Ghosts and Legends Tour

Granbury Ghosts and Legends Tour

Granbury

$20 $10

Guides in Civil War costume guide guests to haunted sites around the historic town square while spinning true tales of murder and mayhem

54% Off Introductory Flight Experience

Nationwide Aviation

Parker County Airport

$215 $99

Two-hour introductory flight experience includes ground instruction, flight time, and a post-flight lesson

50% Off a Friday Night Moonlight Riverboat Cruise

Lone Star Riverboat

Bouldin

$20 $10

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Eco-friendly electric boats sail across Lady Bird Lake after sundown, giving passengers a beautiful moonlit view of Austin

Up to 56% Off Lake Grapevine Segway Tour

Segway Grapevine

Grapevine

$65 $32

One-on-one instruction sets new riders at ease before groups set out to explore Lake Grapevine's off-road trails on Segway x2s

Up to 57% Off Ghost Tour

D'Vine Wine

Grapevine

$40 $19

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Attendees learn about Grapevine's haunted history on walking tour; includes glass of wine

Select Local Merchants

Party Warehouse provides shindig throwers and goers with a fun-inducing stockpile of party supplies and favors. Delight friends and terrify pets with crooning balloons, Mylar helium containment devices that sing songs ($11.49). Party theme packages lend a jovial verisimilitude to Western-themed tea parties or Dungeons and Dragons–themed dance-offs. Celebrate graduations, birthdays, and baby’s first PhD with festivity-appropriate decorations, personalized cups and napkins, or kids’ party supplies such as the Pooh and Friends party favor pack ($8.99).

6550 Camp Bowie Blvd
Fort Worth,
TX
US

The guides at Fort Worth Tours & Trails seek out storied locales and dish out historical secrets of Panther City through the outfit's assortment of tours via bus or by foot. For walking tours, groups gather at one of two locations: the east lawn of the Courthouse for the Hell's Half-Acre to Sundance Square tour or in front of the Visitors' Center on Exchange Avenue for the Stockyards and Historic North Side tour. The former stops at several spots that figured prominently in the downtown area's early development, while the latter combs the brick streets of the historic north side, home to the Cowboy Hall of Fame and the world's only longhorn herd that hasn't succumbed to Internet stardom as a dancing flash mob. On both excursions, tour-goers have the opportunity to hear a plethora of little-known facts and cocktail party-worthy anecdotes from the city's rich history.

100 West Weatherford Street
Fort Worth,
TX
US

Incentive Getaway provides full-service individual or group leisure travels arrangements to any destination across the globe. Our three core areas: extension travel, individual or small group travel and individual reward travel

320 Decker Drive
Irving,
TX
US

Book through us and save the fuss. Free Preferred Membership, includes $200,000 flight insurance and 30 mins. concierge service

4519 Ashwood Drive
Mesquite,
TX
US

In a feature showcasing Granbury Ghosts and Legends Tour, a My San Antonio writer mused, "Maybe the connection of the past to the present is stronger in old towns like Galveston and Granbury." Perhaps Granbury, which was founded in 1854, is a paranormal hot spot because it teems with unresolved murders and historic conflict. Legend has it that the infamous outlaw Jesse James died here, and that his final resting place is the grave of an unknown man.

The knowledgeable guides at Granbury Ghosts and Legends—mother-daughter team Coletta and Brandy—explore these centuries-old, supernatural conflicts with their historical tours. Dressed in Civil War period costume, they guide groups through the town square and presumably haunted buildings in pursuit of such celebrated local spirits as the Lady in Red, the Faceless Girl, and Indian Joe. The tour has been named one of the seven best ghost tours in the country by Frommer's.

119 E Bridge St
Granbury,
TX
US

Although hot-air balloons remain Austin's most popular commuter vehicles, they're highly vulnerable to dastardly villains with handlebar moustaches who ply the sky in battle zeppelins. Tour the town from a safer vantage with today's Groupon: for $10, you get a one-hour kayak OR two-hour bike rental from Gliding Revolution (a $25 value after tax). Reservations are required and subject to availability.

Regardless of your choice of conveyance, you'll shove off from Gliding Revolution's shop located at the Austin Town Lake Holiday Inn. Upon request, cyclists receive a complimentary helmet and lock, and kayakers receive a dry bag. If you vote for the velocipede, dig your wheels deep into the crushed gravel and pedal your way around the scenic Lady Bird Lake Trails, free of the hassles of smelly car traffic and ambushes by herds of feral Segways. Otherwise, open up the whole expanse of Lady Bird Lake for exploration with some patiently paced paddle-pushing in one of Gliding Revolution's kayaks. If the spring heat has already got you beat, kayakers can take refuge under the Congress Street Bridge and commune with Austin's community of bat-themed vigilantes and riddle-dispensing trolls.

Escorting visiting out-of-towners via bike or kayak is a brilliant way to show off the city. It's also an excellent way for jaded locals to re-experience everything about Austin that seduced them in the first place, from the civic center that's dressed as a French maid to the champagne lake to the rose-petal-strewn forest trails. If you can't decide which mode of transportation you like best, buy two Groupons and try both at the same time.

20 N I H 35
Austin,
TX
US