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Immerse yourself deep in the heart of Texas culture in Austin – where country music lovers mix with bearded hipsters and transient musicians. It's a curious combination, but what do you expect from the live music capital of the world? Whether you're stumbling into the Driskill Hotel for happy hour, enjoying the great outdoors at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center or taking in a performance at the Long Center for Performing Arts, you'll be hard-pressed not to come across some of the most vibrant culture in the US.

The locals may want to "Keep Austin Weird," but with CheapTickets you can make your Austin vacation nothing short of wonderful.

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Cheap Austin Vacation Packages

Days Inn Austin Crossroads

2 stars
3.1 / 5 40 reviews
An affordable place to rest between concerts Visiting the live music capitol of the world but can't afford to pay high prices for a hotel downtown? Check out the Days Inn Austin Crossroads, less than six miles northwest of downtown Austin with free parking, wireless Internet access and a complimentary breakfast each morning with all-you-can-drink coffee.  Work off extra energy in the hotel's fitness club or swim laps in the outdoor pool. Highlights Outdoor poolComplimentary wireless InternetComplimentary continental breakfast Location Days Inn Austin Crossroads is located at the crossroads of US-183 and I-35, between Round Rock and Austin, less than six miles from downtown Austin. Rooms Contemporary rooms at Days Inn Austin Crossroads are decorated in muted tones and feature either one king or two double beds. Rooms feature a desk for finishing up last minute work before vacation truly begins. Guests may request microwaves and mini refrigerators if needed. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel. The hotel is pet friendly (fees apply).   FeaturesSave money for music venues by staying at the Days Inn Austin Crossroads, where a complimentary breakfast is served every morning and hefty parking prices are a non-issue--it's free to park in the hotel's lot. Work off the great southwestern food in the hotel's fitness center or outdoor pool. Guests can explore Austin's numerous restaurants that satisfy every craving or stick close to the hotel and dine at Austin's Land and Cattle Company, a locally-owned steak house. Pappasitos, one of the best Mexican restaurants in the area is also nearby. Transportation Austin Amtrak Station (6 mi/9.6 km)Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (14.1 mi/22.8 km) Attractions University of Texas at Austin (4.5 mi/7.2 km)Blanton Museum of Art (4.8 mi/7.8 km)Bob Bullock Texas History Museum (4.9 mi/7.9 km)Texas State Capitol (5.3 mi/8.6 km)6th Street entertainment (5.8 mi/9.3 km)Round Rock (11 mi/18 km) Business Business center Complimentary wireless Internet access in public areas1,000 square feet of meeting space
Value Stay 3, Save 20%
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Nightly rates from $47

Ramada Austin Central

Budget hotel four miles outside Austin with free wireless Internet Just four miles from downtown Austin, the Ramada Austin Central hotel offers well-kept, quiet accommodations close to music venues, shopping and Austin attractions. The hotel serves a hot breakfast every morning that includes eggs, ham, biscuits and gravy, waffles and more. Guests leave energized and come back eager to lounge by the outdoor pool. Monday through Thursday evenings the hotel hosts a manager's cocktail reception, where visitors can mingle and sip complimentary drinks. Highlights Complimentary hot breakfastOutdoor swimming pool and deckComplimentary wireless Internet Location The Ramada Austin Central is located four miles north of Austin, just off I-35. Rooms After a day touring the live music capitol of the world, return to the Ramada Austin Central, where a quiet room awaits. Rooms have simple décor--plaid comforter covers, a wooden desk and armoire. Guests who need to work will appreciate the ergonomic chair and complimentary wireless Internet access available in all rooms. Features One of the major perks of the Ramada Austin Central is the free breakfast with eggs, potatoes, sausage, ham, biscuits and gravy and more. Guests start the day off right with a full stomach, ready to tackle downtown Austin with shopping on 6th Street or touring the Texas State Capitol building. Visitors who didn't get enough exercise running around town can work out in the hotel's fitness center with cardio machines, weights or swim laps in the outdoor pool.    Complimentary on-site parking is available, as well as complimentary wireless Internet access throughout the hotel. Transportation Austin Amtrak Station (4.5 mi/7.3 km)Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (8.1 mi/13.1 km) Attractions Highland Mall (.4 mi/.6 km)University of Texas (2.8 mi/4.6 km)Bob Bullock Texas History Museum (3.3 mi/5.3 km)Texas State Capitol (3.7 mi/6 km)6th Street entertainment (4.1 mi/6.6 km)Congress Avenue Bridge and bats (4.5 mi/7.3 km) Business Business center Meeting spaceComplimentary wireless Internet
Value Stay 2, Save 15%
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Nightly rates from $80

Howard Johnson Inn Austin/I-35

2 stars
2.4 / 5 77 reviews
Texas hospitality just two miles from Austin Between the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and downtown Austin, the Howard Johnson Inn Austin makes travel to nearby attractions and entertainment incredibly easy. A local bus stops nearby and takes passengers into Austin or to nearby sights--just check with the hotel office about routes and schedules. Additional perks include spacious rooms, an outdoor pool and a complimentary continental breakfast. Look forward to Texas hospitality in a comfortable, budget-friendly establishment. Highlights Complimentary continental breakfastOutdoor swimming pool Complimentary wireless Internet in roomsPet friendly Location The Howard Johnson Inn Austin is located off I-35, five miles from the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and just over two miles from downtown Austin. Rooms The rooms at the Howard Johnson Inn Austin feature a fresh, clean environment with light-hued walls and fabric. Make your room feel just like home by storing your travel clothes in the dresser and setting up your laptop at the desk. Families will be comfortable in a room with two beds and cribs are available upon request for those with babies. Business travelers can spread out in the room with one king-sized bed. Complimentary wireless Internet is available in all rooms. Features The Howard Johnson Inn Austin serves complimentary breakfast to guests each morning. After coffee and a bite to eat, catch a nearby bus into town or to one of Austin's many nearby attractions. Austin has a variety of shops, restaurants, entertainment venues and sights for tourists to check out. Upon returning to the hotel, catch up on the workout plan in the hotel's fitness center or take a swim in the outdoor pool. The hotel is pet friendly (fees apply). Transportation Austin Amtrak Station (2.9 mi/4.7 km)Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (4.8 mi/7.7 km) Attractions Austin Convention Center (2.3 mi/3.7 km)Congress Avenue Bridge and bats (2.3 mi/3.7 km)6th Street entertainment (2.7 mi/4.4 km)Texas State Capitol (3.1 mi/5 km)Bob Bullock Texas History Museum (3.6 mi/5.7 km)Blanton Museum of Art (3.6 mi/5.7 km) Business Business center Meeting spaceComplimentary wireless Internet access in rooms
Value Stay 2, Save 15%
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Nightly rates from $54

AT&T Hotel and Conference Center

4 stars
4.3 / 5 54 reviews
On-campus Austin hotel with class Travelers staying at the AT&T Hotel and Conference Center have special access to the events, exhibits and activities on The University of Texas at Austin campus. The elegant hotel is filled with earthy tones and modern furniture, evoking a sophisticated, upscale atmosphere that adds significance to any meeting or event. HighlightsOutdoor swimming pool with sundeck40,000 square feet of elegant function space Complimentary wireless Internet access throughout hotel On-site art gallery featuring art by faculty and alumni LocationAT&T Hotel and Conference Center is located in downtown Austin, near the south entrance to the University of Texas at Austin's campus. RoomsThe AT&T Hotel and Conference Center's 297 sophisticated rooms and suites have an array of amenities including complimentary wireless Internet and flat-screen, HDTVs featuring AT&T's U-verse programming. Standard rooms have one king or two queen beds and a view of the campus or courtyard. Guests can upgrade to the tower room, with a view of the university's tower or the executive parlor room, where a queen Murphy bed folds into the wall to allow more space for meetings or entertaining. Environmentally conscious travelers appreciate the low-flow plumbing, eco-friendly amenities and towel re-use program. FeaturesGuests of AT&T Hotel and Conference Center can relax in the shallow, outdoor pool area or exercise in the hotel's fitness room. Lap swimmers enjoy the nearby campus swimming facilities.   AT&T Hotel and Conference Center  was designed to serve as a superior conference facility as well as an upscale hotel. The 40,000 square feet of meeting space includes 37 rooms, from a multimedia amphitheater and ballroom to tiered classrooms, all with complimentary, wireless Internet. Rooms also have audiovisual technology and ergonomic seating.   Self-parking or valet parking is available(fees apply). DiningThe Carillon Restaurant at the AT&T Hotel and Conference Center offers a new take on traditional American food, using fresh, local ingredients. The restaurant serves a full breakfast and dinner, plus small plates and drinks during happy hour. Visitors who want to catch the game on a big screen TV head to Gabriel's Café in the lower lobby, a casual spot with food and beverages. Stop by One Twenty 5 Café for coffee and light fare. Transportation Austin Amtrak Station (1.3 mi/2.1 km)Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (6.9 mi/11.1 km) AttractionsBob Bullock Texas History Museum (Across the street)Blanton Museum of Art (.1 mi/.2 km)Texas State Capitol Building (.5 mi/.8 km)6th Street entertainment (.9 mi/1.5 km)Congress Avenue Bridge and bats (1.1 mi/1.7 km) Lady Bird Lake hike and bike trail (1.3 mi/2 km)
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The Driskill

4 stars
4.4 / 5 74 reviews
Historic splendor meets big city entertainment In the 1886, Jesse Lincoln Driskill, a wealthy cattle baron, businessman and civic leader, built a hotel to rival New York and Chicago. The Driskill remains a landmark of Texas hospitality, impressing visitors with a blend of old and new, antiques and state-of-the-art technology, modern and traditional architecture. Two hotel wings contain 189 rooms with fine antiques, marble from around the world and original oil paintings. This hotel is immediately breathtaking as guests enter the marble-floored lobby under a soaring, stained glass dome. Highlights Driskill Grill named one of the nation's top 25 hotel restaurants by ZAGATComplimentary wireless InternetMassage services by appointmentKids amenities Location The Driskill is located on 6th Street in downtown Austin. RoomsOld and new merge in The Driskill's rooms, with a blend of contemporary and historic art peppering the walls and custom, modern furnishings. Find a Victorian-style settee upholstered with modern graphic fabric and nailhead-trimmed leather furniture, a nod to Texas ranches. Many types of upscale rooms are available. Features The 24-hour Driskill Fitness Studio and Spa offers cardio equipment, steam rooms, showers and dressing rooms. Guests may book massage appointments by contacting the concierge.   The family-friendly hotel gives children a coloring book and complimentary cookies and milk from the café and bakery.    Complimentary wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel. The hotel offers valet parking (fees apply). Dining Known as Austin's original socializing parlor, the 1886 Cafe & Bakery serves southwestern cuisine for breakfast, lunch, dinner and late-night meals.   The Driskill Grill, named one of the nation's top 25 hotel restaurants by ZAGAT, serves farm-to-table cuisine for dinner in an elegant setting. The Driskill Bar's low lighting creates an intimate atmosphere with comfy leather chairs, warm wood and, of course, cowhide. Transportation Austin Amtrak Station (.9 mi/1.5 km)Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (6 mi/10 km) Attractions 6th Street entertainment (across the street)Texas State Capitol Building (.3 mi/.6 km)Lady Bird Lake hike and bike trail (.4 mi/.7 km) Bob Bullock Texas History Museum (.8 mi/1.3 km) Business Business center 18,080 square feet of meeting spaceWireless Internet access
Value Includes breakfast for 2
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Nightly rates from $159
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Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
Los Angeles Austin Sat, May 3 - Sat, May 10 $283
New York Austin Tue, May 20 - Fri, May 23 $334
Seattle Austin Sun, May 4 - Wed, May 7 $302
San Francisco Austin Sat, Apr 26 - Wed, Apr 30 $198
Newark Austin Wed, May 14 - Mon, May 19 $270
Washington DC Austin Tue, May 6 - Sat, May 10 $313
Chicago Austin Sat, May 3 - Tue, May 6 $321
Boston Austin Wed, Jun 11 - Mon, Jun 16 $422
Denver Austin Mon, May 12 - Sat, May 17 $164
Portland Austin Sat, May 17 - Tue, May 20 $252
San Diego Austin Sat, May 3 - Tue, May 6 $290
Baltimore Austin Thu, May 8 - Thu, May 15 $370
Raleigh Austin Sun, Apr 27 - Sun, May 4 Check rates
Philadelphia Austin Tue, Jun 17 - Tue, Jun 24 $290
Atlanta Austin Sat, Jun 7 - Tue, Jun 10 $288
Detroit Austin Mon, May 19 - Tue, Jun 3 $327
Charlotte Austin Tue, Apr 22 - Wed, Apr 23 $439
Phoenix Austin Wed, Jun 18 - Wed, Jul 16 $288
Honolulu Austin Fri, May 23 - Sat, May 31 $885
Pittsburgh Austin Tue, Jun 3 - Tue, Jun 10 $318
Indianapolis Austin Thu, May 15 - Fri, May 16 $369
Milwaukee Austin Tue, Jun 10 - Sat, Jun 14 $321
Orange County Austin Sun, May 11 - Thu, May 15 $333
Sacramento Austin Tue, Jun 3 - Tue, Jun 10 $364
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Best time to take a vacation to Austin

  • Best Time to Go

    Austin vacations are great anytime of the year. Winters are mild with temperatures in the 60sF. Summers are mostly hot and humid with temperatures in the low to mid 90sF. The climate in Austin is pretty predictable; there are rarely unexpected climate changes. If you want to travel to Austin when rain is least likely to fall, then avoid taking a trip to Austin during May, June, and October. Vacation deals to Austin are mainly available during the holidays and summer months. February is the perfect time for Austin travel to attend Carnaval Brasileiro, a taste of Brazil in Austin.

Insider tips for Austin travel

  • Lake Hike and Bike Trail

    Take advantage of the warm climate in Austin by participating in some outdoor activities at the own Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail.

  • Restaurant Français

    When it’s time to grab some grub, make your way to the Aquarelle Restaurant Français near downtown Austin.

  • Southwest Music and Film Festival

    One of Austin’s top attractions is the South by Southwest music and film festival held annually in early spring.

  • Texas Longhorn Football

    If you plan on visiting Austin during the fall, you can’t go wrong with purchasing tickets to see some Texas Longhorn football.

  • Austin Zoo

    Have a family day at the popular Austin Zoo, where there are over 300 animals and entertaining exhibits to enjoy.

Austin highlights

  • Austin highlights
  • Hole in the Wall

    Mingle amongst the mish-mash of eclectic locals, blue-collar workers and lively university students at this vibrant and unique bar that plays host to the best live music in town. Classically Austin and, best of all, there is usually no cover charge.

  • Austin Nature and Science Center

    Fantastic for families who are after a bargain day out on their Austin travels, this free center is jam-packed with exhibits, nature collections and even a living museum. Whether you're exploring inside or meandering along the nature trails, this is the perfect place for getting in touch with Mother Earth.

  • Texas State Capitol

    Want to spend your days lingering around an immense mansion, but can't afford the mortgage? Wish no longer: The head honcho of Texas has opened his doors, meaning you can peek into the Governor's swanky digs without opening your wallet.

  • Congress Avenue Bridge

    Don't be alarmed if you think you've stumbled into Bruce Wayne's secret hideout when you see the local bat colony fly over the Congress Avenue Bridge in summer. With a show of over 1.5 million bats for free, this intriguing attraction is well worth a glance on your Austin travels.

  • Blanton Museum of Art

    If you're looking for high culture that won't stretch the budget on your Austin vacation, this is the museum for you. With free entry to over 14,000 artworks from all over the world, you can indulge yourself and still have cash to spend in the gift shop.

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