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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 / 5 121 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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Ramada Austin Central

3 stars
3.6 / 5 265 reviews
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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Red Roof Inn Austin North

2 stars
2.6 / 5 97 reviews
Just north of the Live Music Capital of the World! The newly renovated Red Roof Austin North is conveniently located off of I-35. This hotel provides easy access to Austins many great restaurants, shopping, entertainment and attractions. Located just minutes from downtown Austin, the 6th Street Entertainment District, the University of Texas, Lyndon B. Johnson Library, and Lake Austin. Come stay at Red Roof Inn Austin North and experience what Austin has to offer.
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Hilton Austin

4 stars
4.0 / 5 144 reviews
Spacious rooms next to Austin Convention Center and entertainment In downtown Austin, adjacent to the convention center and blocks from 6th Street nightlife, the Austin Hilton lures tourists and business travelers with many luxuries. The Tower Health Club & Spa draws visitors and locals with an outdoor lap pool, tiki bar, exercise room and spa treatments. Rooms are stylish, with cherry wood and granite bathrooms. Hilton offers a business center and an executive floor with a private lounge that serves complimentary breakfast each morning. On-site, find an upscale steak and seafood restaurant and a casual tavern.  HighlightsOutdoor lap pool, hot tub, fitness center and spa services  Hilton Suite Dreams beds Two blocks from 6th Street nightlife Rooms The Austin Hilton's rooms are decorated with warm cherry wood and earth tones, reminiscent of the Texas Hill Country. Bathrooms have granite vanity and La Source products created for Hilton by Crabtree & Evelyn. Get some rest on the Hilton Suite Dreams bed with a super-topper mattress pad and 250 thread-count custom linens. Guests can book rooms with one king bed or two queen beds. Rooms feature a spacious work desk, flat-screen TV with games and movies, alarm clock with MP3 connection, high-speed Internet service (fees apply), a coffee maker, hair dryer and iron with ironing board. Guests who'd like more space can book one of the Austin Hilton's suites, which offer 631 to 1,599 square feet. Executive level rooms have access to the private concierge service and lounge, where free continental breakfast is served. Features The Austin Hilton is the only hotel adjacent to the Austin Convention Center, located just a few blocks from 6th Street's nightlife. After a day of work or play, visit the Tower Health Club & Spa (fees apply), with an outdoor lap pool, hot tub, wet and dry saunas, spa treatments and a fitness room with weights and cardio machines. Guests have many nearby options for dining, as well as the on-site restaurant, Finn & Porter, a fine dining establishment that serves steak and seafood. Finn & Porter also has an upscale bar and guests can enjoy a casual breakfast or lunch at the hotel's Liberty Tavern. Java Jive serves coffee, pastries, ice cream and specialty shakes and offers free wireless Internet. A children's menu and cribs are available upon request. The hotel offers valet or self parking (fees apply). The hotel is pet friendly. DiningGuests dine at Finn & Porter, an upscale steak and seafood restaurant or Liberty Tavern, which dishes up breakfast and lunch. For Wi-Fi and a scoop of ice cream, patrons visit coffeehouse Java Jive. RecreationThe Austin Hilton is the only hotel adjacent to the Austin Convention Center and just a couple of blocks from 6th Street's nightlife. After a day of work or play, visit the Tower Health Club & Spa to savor the lap pool, hot tub, wet and dry saunas, spa treatments and fitness room with weights and cardio machines. TransportationAustin-Bergstrom International Airport (6.1 mi/9.8 km) Attractions 6th Street entertainment (2 blocks)Lady Bird Lake hike and bike trail (.3 mi/.5 km)Congress Avenue Bridge and bats (.4 mi/.6 km)2nd Street shopping (.5 mi/.8 km)The Capitol Building (.6 mi/1 km)Bob Bullock Texas History Museum (1 mi/1.6 km)Blanton Museum of Art (1 mi/1.7 km)South Congress (SoCo) shopping (1.2 mi/1.9 km)Texas Memorial Stadium (1.3 mi/2.1 km)University of Texas (1.4 mi/2.2 km)LBJ Presidential Library (1.6 mi/2.5 km) BusinessBusiness center The only hotel adjacent to the Austin Convention CenterUPS store onsite60,000 square feet of meeting spaceHigh-speed Internet (fees apply)
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The Driskill

4 stars
4.4 / 5 88 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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Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
Los Angeles Austin Sat, Jun 6 - Tue, Jun 16 $293
New York Austin Thu, Jun 4 - Fri, Jun 5 $258
Seattle Austin Tue, Jun 2 - Fri, Jun 19 $271
San Francisco Austin Sun, May 24 - Wed, May 27 $297
Newark Austin Tue, May 19 - Wed, May 20 $282
Washington DC Austin Wed, May 27 - Sat, May 30 $240
Chicago Austin Tue, Jun 2 - Wed, Jun 10 $178
Boston Austin Wed, May 20 - Sat, May 23 $237
Denver Austin Tue, May 19 - Wed, May 27 $112
Portland Austin Tue, Jun 2 - Sat, Jun 6 $344
San Diego Austin Wed, Jun 24 - Tue, Jun 30 $258
Baltimore Austin Thu, May 28 - Tue, Jun 2 $304
Raleigh Austin Mon, May 11 - Mon, May 18 Check rates
Philadelphia Austin Sat, Jun 6 - Tue, Jun 9 $211
Atlanta Austin Tue, May 19 - Wed, May 27 $99
Detroit Austin Wed, May 27 - Tue, Jun 2 $250
Charlotte Austin Tue, Jun 2 - Wed, Jun 3 $332
Phoenix Austin Fri, Jun 5 - Tue, Jun 9 $269
Honolulu Austin Mon, Jun 8 - Wed, Jun 17 $813
Pittsburgh Austin Wed, May 20 - Sat, May 23 $358
Indianapolis Austin Tue, Jun 2 - Tue, Jun 30 $336
Milwaukee Austin Sat, May 30 - Wed, Jun 3 $320
Orange County Austin Tue, Jun 9 - Tue, Jun 16 $334
Sacramento Austin Wed, May 27 - Mon, Jun 1 $326
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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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