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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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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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Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa

4 stars
4.2 / 5 46 reviews
Austin’s eco-friendly oasisA destination unto itself, the Omni Barton Creek Resort and Spa spans 4,000 acres of land seven miles from downtown Austin. This eco-friendly, relaxing oasis caters to all types. Families travel here for the abundance of activities and spacious suites. Business travelers love the pro golf courses and elegant meeting space. Couples on romantic getaways find pleasure in the upscale dining options and relaxing spa. Highlights Relaxing, on-site spa with a variety of treatments11,000-square-foot fitness center Four championship golf courses and one miniature golf courseTennis courtsOutdoor and indoor pools and kids club LocationOmni Barton Creek Resort is located on 4,000 acres in Texas Hill Country, seven miles west of downtown Austin. Omni Barton Creek Resort and Spa RoomsOmni Resort and Spa Barton Creek contains luxurious, modern rooms filled with a palette of sage, cream and buttercup alongside warm, espresso-hued furniture with touches of southern charm including wall art depicting local flora and fauna. Tower rooms deliver elegance, starting with rich hardwood floors in the entryway, enhanced lighting and luxurious linens. Upgrade to a room with a French balconette and enjoy stunning views of the Texas night sky. High-speed Internet access is available in all rooms. FeaturesFour championship golf courses, pools, fitness classes and an array of other activities keep all types of visitors busy while staying at the Omni Resort and Spa Barton Creek. Take the family on a geocaching adventure at Barton Creek, hit golf balls at the 18-hole miniature golf course or explore local flora on the Barton Creek Nature Trail. After spending time with the family, parents can relax for a bit while the little ones join the kids club. Choose from five dining establishments onsite, from casual to upscale and romantic eateries. Valet parking is available (fees apply). SpaUnwind at Three Springs Spa at Omni Barton Creek Resort, a quiet oasis with soft lighting and the soothing sound of spring water trickling over a limestone wall. Try the signature treatment, appropriately named rainfall, or stick with one of the standards like a deep tissue or stone massage. The 11,000-square-foot fitness center offers exercise classes, state-of-the-art equipment and personal training. Transportation Austin Amtrak Station (6.3 mi/10.2 km)Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (12 mi/19 km) Attractions Downtown Austin (6.9 mi/11.2 km)6th Street entertainment (6.9 mi/11.2 km)Congress Avenue Bridge and bats (7.1 mi/11.5 km)Texas State Capitol (7.2 mi/11.6 km)Bob Bullock Texas History Museum (7.2 mi/11.7 km) Business Business center 43,000 square feet of meeting spaceWireless high-speed Internet (fees apply) Policies and feesNOTE: The hotel requires a credit card guarantee upon booking rather than a deposit.
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Wyndham Garden Austin

Southwest luxury just three miles from downtown AustinLess than three miles south of downtown Austin and four miles from the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport airport, the Wyndham Garden Hotel has modern décor with a hint of southwestern style. The naturally-lit lobby features leather couches, a marble fountain, wood floors and art depicting famous Austin musicians. ReVive! restaurant is known for their burger and specializes in regional cuisine. Visit one of Austin's top music venues for unforgettable entertainment. HighlightsOutdoor swimming pool and JacuzziComplimentary wireless InternetComplimentary shuttle to and from Austin-Bergstrom International AirportRooms available for families with special needs LocationThe Wyndham Garden Hotel is located three miles south of downtown Austin and four miles from the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. Rooms Rooms at the Wyndham Garden Hotel evoke a truly luxurious feeling, with Sealy Posturepedic pillow-top mattresses, custom bedding, a leather recliner and a large work desk with an ergonomic chair. Green plants accompany bright white linen, light wood and earthy tones. Bathrooms have granite surfaces and feature Bath & Body Works products. Guests can upgrade to an executive king room, with 370 square feet, a pool, courtyard, downtown skyline view, mini refrigerator, 42-inch TV and oversized walk-in shower. Or go for broke and book a poolside casita, a 530-square-foot suite with all the perks of a king room as well as poolside patios, a kitchen with refrigerator and microwave, plus his and hers amenities. Thoughtful rooms are available for families with special needs. Complimentary wireless Internet is available. Features Guests of the Wyndham Garden Hotel enjoy a heated outdoor pool and Jacuzzi, as well as an on-site fitness area with cardio machines and weights. Just off the lobby, ReVive! restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and specializes in regional food ranging from Gulf Coast to Southwest. Guests should be prepared for the one of the best burgers they've ever eaten. Stop for a beer or icy cocktail at ReWind, the Wyndham Garden Hotel's lounge, with inside or outside patio seating--or stop by for a Starbucks coffee and snack at Eat ReFresh Live Wyndham Café. Kids under 17 stay for free with an adult. Complimentary on-site self-parking is available, as well as complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests also enjoy a complimentary shuttle to and from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. The hotel is pet friendly (fees apply). TransportationAustin-Bergstrom International Airport (3.9 mi/6.3 km)Austin Amtrak Station (3.2 mi/5.2 km) Attractions SoCo (South Congress) shopping district (1.8 mi/2.9 km)Congress Avenue Bridge and bats (2.6 mi/4.2 km)2nd Street shopping (2.8 mi/4.6 km)6th Street entertainment (3.1 mi/5 km)Texas State Capitol (3.5 mi/5.6 km)Bob Bullock Texas History Museum (4 mi/6.4 km)Blanton Museum of Art (4 mi/6.4 km)Texas Memorial Stadium (4.2 mi/6.8 km)LBJ Presidential Library (4.2 mi/7.5 km) Business24-hour business center 10,500 square feet of meeting spaceComplimentary wireless Internet In-house audio/visual equipment and tech support
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Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
Los Angeles Austin Mon, May 5 - Sat, May 10 $234
New York Austin Wed, May 7 - Fri, May 9 $333
Seattle Austin Tue, Jun 10 - Tue, Jun 17 $283
San Francisco Austin Tue, May 6 - Wed, May 14 $198
Newark Austin Wed, May 7 - Tue, May 13 $292
Washington DC Austin Tue, May 27 - Mon, Jun 2 $292
Chicago Austin Mon, May 19 - Wed, May 28 $336
Boston Austin Tue, May 20 - Wed, May 28 $277
Denver Austin Mon, May 19 - Tue, May 20 $164
Portland Austin Mon, May 5 - Wed, May 7 $290
San Diego Austin Sat, May 17 - Tue, May 20 $290
Baltimore Austin Tue, May 20 - Sat, May 24 $370
Raleigh Austin Thu, May 1 - Thu, May 8 Check rates
Philadelphia Austin Tue, Jun 10 - Tue, Jun 17 $312
Atlanta Austin Sat, Jun 7 - Tue, Jun 10 $288
Detroit Austin Wed, Jun 11 - Wed, Jun 18 $358
Charlotte Austin Thu, May 15 - Tue, May 20 $385
Phoenix Austin Mon, Jun 9 - Thu, Jun 19 $282
Honolulu Austin Mon, May 5 - Fri, May 16 $923
Pittsburgh Austin Mon, May 12 - Thu, May 15 $335
Indianapolis Austin Sat, May 31 - Tue, Jun 3 $327
Milwaukee Austin Sat, May 31 - Wed, Jun 4 $302
Orange County Austin Wed, May 21 - Sat, May 24 $290
Sacramento Austin Wed, Jun 11 - Wed, Jun 18 $365
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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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