Amazing Austin Attractions
Need a history lesson? Visit the LBJ Presidential Library, Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, or University of Texas at Austin. Want a good laugh and a drink? Head to 6th Street downtown or the Warehouse District and explore the bars, comedy clubs, and concert halls, filled with live music and local comedians. Wish to greet the great outdoors? Hike beside Lady Bird Lake, stroll around Zilker Metropolitan Park, or Jet Ski at Lake Austin. Feeling hungry? Check out one of the thousands of diverse food trucks in town, enjoy some saucy barbecue, or indulge in cheese-covered Tex-Mex heaven. All this and more is on the schedule during vacations in Austin.
Hotels in Austin
Whether you know you want to stay in the center of the adventure, or would rather use your room as a home base to explore new and uncharted neighborhoods, Austin has a hotel for you. As you explore Austin package deals, it’s time contemplate what it is you want from your holiday.
- Omni Austin Hotel will show you all the best of the city. Whether you’re here for cultural pursuits at the Paramount Theater and Millett Opera House or to tour the Texas Capitol, the location of this four-star spot is ideal for guests with packed itineraries. And at the end of a busy day, the rooftop pool is your quiet oasis in the heart of it all.
- For a true getaway, Wyndham Garden Hotel Austin, on the south side of the city, has you covered. The pool, hot tub, and delectable restaurant mean you never have to leave this luxurious property, but if you choose to, the proximity to the major freeways means you can travel near and far with ease.
- Hilton Austin has all you need for a business trip that’s first-class. Take advantage of the business center and free Wi-Fi to plan that presentation; unwind in the spa or fitness center after a day at conference or meeting. Plus, the location near Austin Convention Center and Frost Bank Tower in the heart of downtown’s commerce district can’t be beat.
- Love views? Hyatt Regency Austin sits on the banks of the Colorado River, with views of downtown Austin and the surrounding Hill Country. Stroll over to Butler Park to delight your senses at the Long Center for the Performing Arts and Dougherty Arts Center, or enjoy the city’s famous live music at Auditorium Shores.
Festivals and Events
If there is one thing Austin is known for, it is live music. Some might say you cannot truly experience this town without immersing yourself in the music. As you look for vacation packages in Austin, consider visiting during one of city's major festivals—it has some of the most famous in America. South by Southwest in March is a mega-festival of music, technology, and film, while Austin City Limits in October is a paradise for independently minded music lovers. Whenever you visit, you’re sure to get into the groove.
Listen closely, traveler. If all you hear are the conversations of co-workers or the click-click of your keyboard, you need to get yourself to Austin. When you use Travelocity as your planning partner, a cheap vacation in Austin is just around the corner—along with all sorts of adventure. Soon enough, the sounds you’ll be hearing are the local bands warming up for a lively evening.
Accommodation in Austin
Travelocity's Austin hotels page has 224 accommodations to select from if you're planning a vacation in the state capital of Texas.
Looking for a place with an upmarket vibe? Four Seasons Hotel Austin and Residence Inn Austin-University Area ought to tick all your boxes. If you want more bang for your buck, check out the Travaasa Austin, at 13500 Farm to Market Road 2769, or the W Austin, located at 200 Lavaca Street.