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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

Red Roof PLUS Austin South

2 stars
3.0 / 5 74 reviews
Budget-friendly hotel with pool five miles south of Austin Business or leisure travelers in search of a casual, budget-friendly hotel near Austin will find comfort at the Red Roof Plus Austin South. The hotel is located less than five miles from the airport and four miles from downtown Austin's restaurants, entertainment districts, shopping and attractions like the Texas State Capitol. The lobby has complimentary coffee, tea and newspapers. Rooms include a desk, microwave, refrigerator, TV, clock radio, hair dryer and safe. The outdoor pool is refreshing during the hot Austin summer. Highlights Seasonal outdoor swimming poolComplimentary wireless Internet throughout the hotelComplimentary coffee, tea and newspapers available in the lobby LocationThe Red Roof Plus Austin South is located less than five miles west of the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and about five miles south of downtown Austin, just off I-35. Rooms The Red Roof Plus Austin South offers well-kept, sparsely-decorated rooms at a reasonable price. Guests choose from rooms with two double beds or one king bed, which come with a microwave, mini refrigerator, TV, clock radio, hairdryer and safe. Guests may choose to upgrade to a suite with two double beds or one king bed, with a separate bedroom and living area, a couch, an armoire and glass coffee table. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available. Cribs are available upon request. Features The Red Roof Plus Austin South is a budget hotel for business or leisure travelers. The hotel is located an easy five miles from the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and about four miles south of downtown Austin, where guests will find attractions, restaurants and nightlife. After a day of sightseeing, guests can relax by the seasonal outdoor pool. The hotel lobby has complimentary coffee, tea and newspapers. Restaurants near the hotel include Saigon Kitchen, Texas Land and Cattle, Johnny Carino's Italian and Applebees. Children 17 and younger stay free at the The Red Roof Inn Austin University of Texas, as long as they're staying with an accompanying adult. Complimentary wireless Internet is available throughout the hotel, as well as complimentary parking.  The hotel is pet friendly (regulations apply). Transportation Austin Amtrak Station (4.2 mi/6.8 km)Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (4.5mi/7.2 km) Attractions South Congress Ave (SoCo) shopping district (3 mi/4.8 km)Congress Avenue Bridge and bats (3.7 mi/6 km)2nd Street shopping (3.9 mi/6.3 km)6th Street entertainment (4.2 mi/6.8 km)Texas State Capitol (4.6 mi/7.4 km)Bob Bullock Texas History Museum (5 mi/8.1 km)Blanton Museum of Art (5.1 mi/8.3 km)Texas Memorial Stadium (5.3 mi/8.6 km)LBJ Presidential Library (5.6 mi/9 km) Business Business king room features large work areaComplimentary wireless Internet
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Nightly rates from $62

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
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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
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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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Cheap Flights
Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
Los Angeles Austin Sat, May 3 - Tue, May 6 $290
New York Austin Sat, May 3 - Wed, May 7 $299
Seattle Austin Tue, May 6 - Wed, May 7 $290
San Francisco Austin Sat, May 10 - Tue, May 13 $239
Newark Austin Tue, Jun 17 - Wed, Jun 25 $324
Washington DC Austin Tue, May 13 - Tue, May 20 $320
Chicago Austin Mon, May 5 - Mon, May 19 $347
Boston Austin Sat, May 17 - Tue, May 27 $277
Denver Austin Mon, May 19 - Tue, May 20 $164
Portland Austin Wed, May 21 - Wed, May 28 $251
San Diego Austin Mon, May 12 - Tue, May 13 $290
Baltimore Austin Thu, Jun 5 - Tue, Jun 10 $391
Raleigh Austin Fri, Apr 25 - Fri, May 2 Check rates
Philadelphia Austin Tue, Jun 10 - Tue, Jun 17 $312
Atlanta Austin Sat, Jun 7 - Tue, Jun 10 $288
Detroit Austin Mon, May 19 - Tue, May 20 $333
Charlotte Austin Tue, May 20 - Sat, May 31 $317
Phoenix Austin Mon, May 12 - Mon, May 26 $282
Honolulu Austin Fri, May 2 - Sat, May 10 $826
Pittsburgh Austin Sat, Jun 14 - Sat, Jun 21 $402
Indianapolis Austin Sat, May 17 - Sun, May 25 $354
Milwaukee Austin Wed, May 28 - Tue, Jun 3 $314
Orange County Austin Sat, May 17 - Tue, May 20 $290
Sacramento Austin Tue, Jun 17 - Wed, Jun 18 $352
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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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