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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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Red Roof PLUS Austin South

2 stars
3.2 / 5 97 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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Omni Austin Hotel

4 stars
4.0 / 5 159 reviews
Luxury downtown Austin hotelGuests enter the Omni Austin Hotel to an impressive atrium lobby with high ceilings that let in natural light. A few blocks from the Texas State Capitol and the best bars and restaurants, the hotel spoils with stunning views of downtown Austin. The heated rooftop pool provides a great place to play during the day or relax at night under the stars. On-site restaurants at the Omni Austin include the Atrium Lounge and Southwestern-flavored Ancho's. HighlightsStunning views of downtown AustinHeated rooftop swimming poolSpa services Free newspaper in the lobby RoomsOmni Austin Hotel rooms boast earth tones and modern oversized furniture. Windows frame stunning views of the city or hotel atrium. Standard amenities include one king or two double beds, individual climate control and refreshment center. Omni club rooms--located on the 13th and 14th floors--treat guests to free continental breakfast and happy hour. Executive one- or two-bedroom suites come with separate living, sleeping and dining areas, plus a full kitchen. Fees apply for Wi-Fi access. DiningGrab a cup of Starbucks coffee and a pastry in Morsels, the on-site coffee shop or stop for a drink in the Atrium Lounge.  Ancho's restaurant is open all day and specializes in southwestern cuisine.  RecreationThe heated rooftop pool provides a great place to unwind and enjoy amazing views of downtown Austin, while an on-site spa pampers with massages and body treatments. The Omni Sensational Kids program caters to tykes, offering suitcases filled with games and books, a backpack and kids' menu choices. TransportationAustin Amtrak Station (1 mi/1.6 km)Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (6.7 mi/10.9 km) Attractions6th Street entertainment (2 blocks)Texas State Capital (.3 mi/.5 km)2nd Street shopping (.4 mi/.6 km)Austin Convention Center (.4 mi/.6 km)Lady Bird Lake hike and bike trail (.5 mi/.8 km)Congress Avenue Bridge and bats (.6 mi/.9 km)Bob Bullock Texas History Museum (.7 mi/1.2 km)Blanton Museum of Art (.8 mi/1.3 km)Texas Memorial Stadium (1 mi/1.7 km)LBJ Presidential Library (1.3 mi/2.1 km) BusinessBusiness center More than 20,000 square feet of meeting spaceWi-Fi (fees apply)
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Ramada Austin Central

3 stars
3.6 / 5 251 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
Value Stay 2, Save 15%
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Hyatt Place Austin Downtown

4 stars
4.3 / 5 38 reviews
Located in the heart of downtown Austin, 1 block from the Austin Convention Center, 2 blocks from the 6th Street Entertainment District, a multitude of restaurants and only 1 mile from the University of Texas. The lobby area includes a full bar, Starucks and a 24/7 Grab and Go can be ordered fresh. Complimentary a.m. Kitchen Skillet, featuring freshly prepared breakfast sandwiches, waffles, French toast, pancakes and steel cut oatmeal, available daily. Pets are not allowed. 11MAR15 - 22MAR15 - South By Southwest 2015 All Reservations are Full Prepayment Non Refundable. 16AUG15-20AUG15 - Keller Williams MegaCamp 2015 All Reservations are Full Prepayment and Non Refundable. 22OT15-26OCT15- Formula 1 All reservations are full prepayment and non refundable
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The Driskill

4 stars
4.4 / 5 84 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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Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
Los Angeles Austin Thu, Feb 26 - Fri, Feb 27 $258
New York Austin Sat, Feb 21 - Sat, Feb 28 $227
Seattle Austin Tue, Mar 24 - Tue, Mar 31 $272
San Francisco Austin Sat, Feb 14 - Thu, Feb 19 $257
Newark Austin Sat, Feb 21 - Sat, Feb 28 $254
Washington DC Austin Tue, Mar 31 - Wed, Apr 1 $248
Chicago Austin Tue, Feb 24 - Sat, Mar 21 $256
Boston Austin Tue, Feb 24 - Tue, Mar 3 $268
Denver Austin Wed, Feb 11 - Tue, Feb 17 $92
Portland Austin Tue, Mar 24 - Tue, Mar 31 $272
San Diego Austin Sat, Feb 14 - Tue, Feb 17 $256
Baltimore Austin Wed, Feb 25 - Tue, Mar 3 $338
Raleigh Austin Fri, Feb 6 - Fri, Feb 13 Check rates
Philadelphia Austin Tue, Feb 24 - Tue, Mar 3 $276
Atlanta Austin Tue, Mar 10 - Wed, Mar 18 $120
Detroit Austin Tue, Feb 24 - Mon, Mar 2 $315
Charlotte Austin Tue, Mar 10 - Fri, Mar 20 $349
Phoenix Austin Wed, Feb 11 - Wed, Feb 18 $225
Honolulu Austin Fri, Mar 6 - Wed, Mar 11 $665
Pittsburgh Austin Tue, Mar 10 - Wed, Mar 18 $334
Indianapolis Austin Tue, Mar 24 - Thu, Mar 26 $309
Milwaukee Austin Tue, Mar 3 - Wed, Mar 11 $225
Orange County Austin Tue, Mar 3 - Tue, Mar 10 $225
Sacramento Austin Mon, Mar 16 - Mon, Mar 23 $324
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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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