Where to go and where to stay
As well as serving as the state capital, Austin is home to the University of Texas - the second largest in the country.
Texans built their pink-granite State Capitol higher than the
national one in Washington, DC.
Weather in Austin.
City of Austin Website:
The site of Waterloo was purchased for the capital of the Republic of Texas in March 1839
and renamed in honour of Stephen F. Austin. On August 1st, 1839, the first city lots were
sold at auction. The city was officially incorporated on December 27th, 1839.
Accommodation in Austin
Hotels in Austin, Texas.
Omni Austin Hotel Downtown:
San Jacinto Boulevard)
Enjoy spectacular views, well-appointed accommodations and easy access
to Austin Convention Center, the Texas State Capitol and the 6th Street
Omni Barton Creek Resort and Spa:
Barton Creek, the golf capital of Texas, is located in the Texas Hill Country, nine miles west of downtown Austin.
The self-proclaimed 'Live Music Capital of the World', Austin is home
to the renowned music district of Sixth Street.
Austin tourists should also visit the State Capitol, Governor's
Mansion and Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum.
If you want to explore the beautiful outdoors and enjoy refreshing
recreational adventure, try Barton Creek and the Barton Creek Pool at Zilker Park or visit Lake
Bob Bullock Texas State
Located at 1800 N. Congress Avenue, at the intersection of Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
in downtown Austin, the museum tells the 'Story of Texas' through three floors of
interactive exhibits; a special effects show, The Star of Destiny; and a large-format
film, 'Texas: The Big Picture'.
The downtown Austin guide to arts and entertainment.
Austin is just simply not like the rest of Texas. From the quirky cast of characters that
populate Congress Avenue to burnt orange-clad University of Texas students, bats to
Longhorns, four-star restaurants to down-home barbecue joints, corporate CEOs to
struggling musicians, Texas' capital city stands apart from the rest.
The airport is located at 3600 Presidential Blvd.
Cut through Austin's traffic congestion with a constantly improving public transportation
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