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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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Super 8 Austin North/University Area

3 stars
3.3 / 5 127 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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AT&T Hotel and Conference Center

4 stars
4.4 / 5 67 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 90 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
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Hyatt Regency Austin

4 stars
4.1 / 5 85 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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Ramada Austin Central

3 stars
3.6 / 5 274 reviews
Conveniently located off Interstate 35, this Ramada Austin Central hotel is near downtown Austin, shopping, Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum, basketball at Frank Erwin Center, the famous Austin music scene on 6th street, University of Texas-Austin, and many local restaurants. Refresh at this smoke-free hotel with complimentary wireless Internet, complimentary hot breakfast, outdoor pool, sun deck, fitness room, laundry and dry cleaning services, meeting room and business center. Guest room amenities include complimentary newspaper, coffee-maker, desk, and HDTV. Suites and handicapped-accessible rooms are also available. There is no charge for children 17 and under with an adult.
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Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
Los Angeles Austin Sat, Jul 4 - Tue, Jul 7 $298
New York Austin Tue, Jun 9 - Tue, Jun 16 $253
Seattle Austin Thu, Jul 9 - Tue, Jul 14 $288
San Francisco Austin Tue, Jul 14 - Tue, Jul 21 $297
Newark Austin Tue, Jun 9 - Fri, Jun 12 $267
Washington DC Austin Tue, Jul 14 - Tue, Jul 21 $228
Chicago Austin Tue, Jul 14 - Tue, Jul 28 $158
Boston Austin Tue, Jul 21 - Tue, Aug 4 $294
Denver Austin Thu, Jun 11 - Tue, Jun 16 $145
Portland Austin Sat, Jun 27 - Tue, Jul 7 $341
San Diego Austin Sun, May 31 - Tue, Jun 2 $253
Baltimore Austin Sat, Jun 13 - Tue, Jun 16 $327
Raleigh Austin Mon, Jun 1 - Mon, Jun 8 Check rates
Philadelphia Austin Tue, Jun 23 - Tue, Jun 30 $289
Atlanta Austin Mon, Jun 29 - Sat, Jul 4 $158
Detroit Austin Wed, Jul 22 - Tue, Jul 28 $249
Charlotte Austin Sun, Jun 7 - Thu, Jun 11 $414
Phoenix Austin Wed, Jun 3 - Thu, Jun 4 $282
Honolulu Austin Mon, Jul 20 - Mon, Aug 3 $735
Pittsburgh Austin Tue, Jul 14 - Tue, Jul 21 $352
Indianapolis Austin Sun, May 31 - Thu, Jun 11 $447
Milwaukee Austin Tue, Jun 16 - Tue, Jun 23 $232
Orange County Austin Tue, Jun 9 - Tue, Jun 16 $301
Sacramento Austin Wed, Jul 22 - Mon, Jul 27 $346
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  • 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.

  • 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
  • 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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