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Austin overview

Visitors to Austin speak favorably about this metropolitan city's live music, entertainment, and college atmosphere. You'll find a wide variety of cafés and bars. In Austin, you can take in local culture at top places like Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum and Blanton Museum of Art. Popular sights like Governor's Mansion and Texas State Capitol are sure to leave an impression.

Where to stay in Austin

With a wide assortment of hotels to choose from, Austin has options to suit your style. There are 653 hotels in Austin and you can shop as many as 880 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 50%. We have room prices as low as 27 USD per night and here's a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Austin as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 7 5-star hotels from 479 USD per night
  • • 146 4-star hotels from 129 USD per night
  • • 302 3-star hotels from 71 USD per night
  • • 39 2-star hotels from 50 USD per night

How to get to Austin

Fly into Austin, TX (AUS-Austin-Bergstrom Intl.), 6.4 mi (10.3 km) from the heart of Austin. Austin Station is the closest train station, located 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from the city center.

Metro stations include:
  • • Downtown Station (0.3 mi/0.5 km from the city center)
  • • Plaza Saltillo Station (1 mi/1.6 km from the city center)
  • • Martin Luther King Jr Station (2.2 mi/3.5 km from the city center)

What to see around Austin

Here are some local attractions:
  • • Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center
  • • Barton Springs Pool
  • • Austin Nature and Science Center
  • • Northwest Recreation Center
  • • Austin Zoo
The area's cultural scene stands out, and these are some places to visit:
  • • Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum
  • • Blanton Museum of Art
  • • Mexic Arte Museum
  • • Paramount Theater
  • • AMOA-Arthouse
The area is recognized for its natural setting, offering these places to visit:
  • • Zilker Park
  • • Zilker Botanical Garden
  • • Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
  • • Lady Bird Lake
  • • Shoal Creek Hike and Bike North End
Top sights include:
  • • Governor's Mansion
  • • Texas State Capitol
  • • University of Texas Tower
  • • LBJ Presidential Library

When to visit Austin

Wondering what time of year to travel or what you should pack? Here are some typical temperatures so you'll know what to expect for your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 76°F day, 41°F night
  • • April-June: 94°F day, 55°F night
  • • July-September: 98°F day, 65°F night
  • • October-December: 86°F day, 41°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 7.05 inches
  • • April-June: 10.87 inches
  • • July-September: 7.24 inches
  • • October-December: 9.25 inches

Austin travel guides

Austin Travel Guides