The population of this city is 800,000.
A few hours at Six Flags Fiesta Texas or San Antonio SeaWorld is a fantastic opportunity for some family bonding. If you're after even more excitement, Barton Springs Pool and Wonder World are some other possibilities.
Get close to some fascinating animals and learn about the importance of the environment with a family day out at the Austin Zoo.
If you're a wine connoisseur, don't pass up the opportunity to delight your palate at the Duchman Family Winery and the Bell Springs Winery. The Solaro Estate and the Hawk's Shadow Winery are two other worthwhile stops where you'll get a more intimate knowledge of the region's wine industry.
Austin has some public green spaces where you will find a wide range of plant specimens. The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Centre and the Zilker Botanical Garden are the must-visits.
If you want to escape from the concrete jungle, organise a visit to an oasis of greenery like Zilker Park or McKinney Falls State Park. Also think about spending a little time wandering the grounds of Lake Austin and Lady Bird Lake.
Get the most out of your visit to Austin by getting a little help from the friendly staff at Capitol Visitors Centre. Old Bakery and Emporium and Austin Visitor Centre can also offer you a collection of useful resources such as maps and brochures.
At Lake Bastrop and Cypress Creek you can take a stroll around the water's edge or simply relax on the shore. If you're feeling extra enthusiastic, you might want to enquire about any water-orientated sports taking place. To observe any additional wildlife, it's also worth heading to Lake Pflugerville and Blue Hole.
Enjoy some time beside the ocean at Volente Beach Water Park and Shoal Beach. Look for seashells, frolic on the shore or just sit down and take in the view.
If you're hoping to recharge your batteries, you'll uncover a range of nature reserves and parks to explore. Ease your way into it with a breath of clean air in the energising atmosphere at Old Settlers Park or Rio Vista Park. For some extra downtime, head over to Inner Space Cavern and Westcave Preserve.
Go to the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum or the Blanton Museum of Art if the weather's not looking good. Study the educational displays or just take five in the tranquil surroundings. The AMOA-Arthouse and the Texas Memorial Museum are also top options for museum enthusiasts.
There aren't many things that can captivate you quite like the creations of the natural world. For a day of adventure and mysteries, set your sights on the Austin Nature and Science Centre or the Texas Natural Science Centre.
Whatever style of art rocks your socks, there's a chance you'll find it in Austin. Why not begin your day of exhibition hopping at the Elisabet Ney Museum and the South Austin Museum of Popular Culture? The Austin Museum of Art - Laguna Gloria and the Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum also host collections which shouldn't be missed.
Learn all about the impact that Austin's past figures and events had on the nation, and sometimes the world, at the Austin History Centre and the George Washington Carver Museum. You can also immerse yourself in fascinating displays which aim to bring history to life at the French Legation Museum and the Calaboose African American History Museum.
Travel back in time by visiting Texas State Capitol and University of Texas Tower. They're brilliant places to fully immerse yourself in Austin's history. Why not try Governor's Mansion and the Southwestern University?
Ann W. Richards Congress Avenue Bridge is a constant presence here. While locals might seem to take it for granted, many visitors come away impressed by this relic of of a simpler time.
You don't need to be a believer to be drawn to the Congregation Beth Israel and Bannockburn Baptist Church, two attractions renowned for their religious and historical value. First Presbyterian Church and Romanian Orthodox Church are also key pieces of Austin's cultural identity.
You might feel as though there's nothing left to discover after seeing Austin's most famous tourist attractions, but don't head off just yet. There are still a few things which are worth a look. Why not make your way to the Austin Public Library and the Lost Creek Country Club? Austin City Hall and the Great Hills Country Club also offer a memorable day out.
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The Concierge staff were excellent and very knowledgeable. Austin is a great City for dining and music. The staff at the Concierge were always helpful and ready to make bookings for us during our stay as well as providing help tips and advice. The fifth floor outdoor pool was heated which was very ...
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Our customers tell us that they enjoy the public transport around Aiden by Best Western @ Austin City Hotel. During your stay, you'll be within walking distance ...
Excellent accommodation, good value for money.Although this location cannot be described as walkable, central Austin, we managed very well to visit city easily without a car. The hotel is an enjoyable, direct fifteen minute walk to soco. From there, it's one simple bus ride to sixth street.Super ...
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