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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

Super 8 Austin North/University Area

3 stars
3.2 / 5 111 reviews
Austin budget hotel near the University of TexasA budget hotel with an outdoor heated pool, Jacuzzi and sundeck, the Super 8 Austin North is five miles from the University of Texas and not much further to downtown Austin's entertainment, shopping and dining. Guests can wake up and exercise in the on-site fitness center then grab a free continental breakfast in the lobby. Business travelers appreciate the free Wi-Fi throughout the property, plus a business center with printing, copy and fax services.   HighlightsHeated outdoor pool, Jacuzzi and sundeck Free Wi-Fi throughout the hotelMicrowaves and refrigerators in roomsFive miles from the University of Texas RoomsGuests at the Super 8 Austin North choose from rooms with one or two queen beds. All rooms feature a TV, table and chairs, microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker, toiletries and hair dryer. Those who need extra space can upgrade to a suite, which has a bedroom and a separate living room with comfy chairs, a couch, coffee table, TV and table and chairs. Wi-Fi is free. FeaturesA free continental breakfast fuels business and leisure travelers before a day of exploring local spots like the University of Texas and downtown Austin. Back at the property, an outdoor pool, deck and Jacuzzi vie for leisure time, along with a fitness center equipped with cardio machines.   TransportationAustin Amtrak (6.2 mi/10.1 km)Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (10.5 mi/17 km) AttractionsLBJ Presidential Library (4.4 mi/7.1 km)Texas Memorial Stadium (4.6 mi/7.5 km)Blanton Museum of Art (4.9 mi/8 km)Bob Bullock Texas History Museum (5 mi/8.1 km)Texas State Capitol (5.5 mi/8.9 km)6th Street entertainment (5.9 mi/9.5 km)2nd Street shopping (5.6 mi/9.1 km)Congress Avenue Bridge and bats (6.2 mi/10 km) BusinessBusiness center Meeting space for up to 50 peopleFree Wi-Fi
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Nightly rates from $44

Howard Johnson Inn Austin/I-35

2 stars
2.4 / 5 109 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 $49

Days Inn Austin Crossroads

2 stars
3.0 / 5 59 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

Hyatt Regency Austin

4 stars
4.0 / 5 111 reviews
Luxury Austin hotel steps from downtownThe Hyatt Regency Austin caters to both city and nature lovers, thanks to views of Lady Bird Lake and downtown Austin. The modern property keeps guests active with an outdoor pool, fitness center and in-room YogaAway kits. Live entertainment keeps the vibe upbeat at the lakeside lounge, Marker 10 Spirits & Cuisine, while a trendy restaurant nourishes foodies with specialties like fresh guacamole prepared tableside.    HighlightsBikes for rent to cruise the trail around Lady Bird Lake Outdoor pool with deck and views of downtown and the lakeLive entertainment at Marker 10 Spirits & Cuisine LocationAustin's famous Congress Avenue "bat bridge" is directly across from the hotel and opposite, downtown Austin, where shops and restaurants abound.    RoomsHyatt Regency Austin rooms sport soothing beige and brown hues and dark wood furniture. Most spaces have a king or two doubles with down duvets, oversized pillows and triple sheeting. Rooms also include 32-inch flat-screen TV, work desk, iHome stereo and more. Guests with allergies can request a hypoallergenic room that has been sterilized for airborne particles and irritants. Business plan king rooms treat executives to free shirt or blouse pressing, breakfast, bottled water and a free newspaper. Fees apply for Wi-Fi.   DiningSWB Restaurant embraces regional cuisine made from fresh, seasonal ingredients such as guacamole prepared tableside. Stop for a drink and enjoy live music at the lakeside lounge, Marker 10 Spirits & Cuisine. RecreationVisitors can relax in the pool or whirlpool overlooking Lady Bird Lake and downtown Austin or grab a  workout in the 24-hour Stay Fit gym, with TVs, cardio and weight machines. For outdoor calorie burning, rent a bike and cycle around the 10-mile Lady Bird hike-n-bike trail. TransportationAustin Amtrak Station (.8 mi/1.3 km)Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (6.6 mi/10.7 km) AttractionsCongress Avenue Bridge and bats (across the street)Lady Bird Lake hike and bike trail (across the street)2nd Street shopping (.3 mi/.5 km)6th Street entertainment (.6 mi/.9 km)Texas State Capitol (1 mi/1.6 km)Bob Bullock Texas History Museum (1.4 mi/2.2 km) BusinessBusiness center 23,000 square feet of meeting spaceWi-Fi (fees apply)
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Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol

4 stars
4.0 / 5 112 reviews
Charm and convenience in downtown Austin with indoor and outdoor pools Smack in the heart of downtown Austin, the location of the Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol is enough to lure visitors. The hotel is surrounded by music venues, restaurants, shopping and tourist attractions. Guests find many well-designed public areas throughout the hotel including the lobby bar, the Landmark Restaurant and Link@Sheraton--a public space with computer terminals where guests can go online to chat with friends or watch the game. Guests enjoy a complimentary breakfast.   Highlights Indoor and outdoor swimming pools Complimentary breakfast on club levelConveniently located in downtown Austin Location The Sheraton Austin Hotel is located on 11th Street in downtown Austin, three blocks from the Texas State Capitol and a short walk to 6th Street shopping and entertainment. Rooms The Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol created their guest rooms with sophistication, using beige as a main shade accented by brighter colors. Sleek, modern furniture includes a desk and chair, a small seating area and a Sheraton Sweet Sleeper bed. Sheraton Club rooms offer free bottled water, complimentary fitness center access and use of the Club Lounge--a relaxing space where guests enjoy complimentary breakfast and afternoon drinks and snacks. The Club Lounge offers business travelers complimentary use of a printer, fax, copier and office supplies. Wireless or wired high-speed Internet is available in rooms (fees apply). Features Meet friends and colleagues for drinks and light fare at the Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol's lobby bar or check out Landmark Restaurant, serving southwestern cuisine. This hotel sits in the center of downtown but still features spacious public areas including a fitness center. Indoor and outdoor pools cater to every season. The Link@Sheraton with Microsoft is a public space with computer terminals where guests can go online to watch a game, chat with friends or borrow a magazine or newspaper.  High-speed wireless Internet access is available. Transportation Austin Amtrak Station (1.3 mi/2.1 km)Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (6 mi/9.7 km) Attractions Texas State Capitol Building (.4 mi/.7 km)6th Street entertainment (.5 mi/.9 km)Blanton Museum of Art (.6 mi/1 km)Bob Bullock Texas History Museum (.7 mi/1.1 km)Lady Bird Lake hike and bike trail (.7 mi/1.1 km)Congress Avenue Bridge and bats (.8 mi/1.3 km) Business Business center 16 meeting roomsWireless high-speed Internet in all meeting spaces (fees apply)
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Nightly rates from $138
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Cheap Flights
Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
Los Angeles Austin Wed, Sep 3 - Wed, Sep 17 $219
New York Austin Wed, Sep 17 - Sun, Sep 21 $250
Seattle Austin Mon, Sep 8 - Thu, Sep 11 $288
San Francisco Austin Tue, Aug 26 - Wed, Aug 27 $283
Newark Austin Tue, Aug 26 - Tue, Sep 2 $308
Washington DC Austin Wed, Sep 3 - Sat, Sep 6 $271
Chicago Austin Wed, Sep 10 - Tue, Sep 16 $277
Boston Austin Wed, Sep 17 - Tue, Sep 23 $305
Denver Austin Thu, Aug 28 - Tue, Sep 2 $145
Portland Austin Tue, Aug 26 - Tue, Sep 2 $288
San Diego Austin Wed, Sep 10 - Wed, Sep 17 $277
Baltimore Austin Sat, Aug 9 - Wed, Aug 20 $426
Raleigh Austin Wed, Aug 6 - Wed, Aug 13 Check rates
Philadelphia Austin Tue, Sep 23 - Thu, Oct 2 $297
Atlanta Austin Thu, Sep 11 - Tue, Sep 16 $339
Detroit Austin Fri, Aug 29 - Sat, Sep 6 $354
Charlotte Austin Tue, Sep 2 - Thu, Sep 4 $325
Phoenix Austin Thu, Sep 25 - Tue, Sep 30 $243
Honolulu Austin Tue, Aug 5 - Mon, Sep 1 $942
Pittsburgh Austin Wed, Sep 17 - Sun, Sep 21 $624
Indianapolis Austin Mon, Sep 22 - Fri, Sep 26 $340
Milwaukee Austin Wed, Sep 24 - Sat, Sep 27 $355
Orange County Austin Mon, Sep 15 - Mon, Sep 29 $320
Sacramento Austin Sat, Sep 6 - Sat, Sep 13 $490
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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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