Things to do in Austin
Everything is bigger and better in Texas and that includes Austin. Considered the Live Music Capital of the World, Austin is a mecca for entertainment, shopping, dining and business.
Business visitors are in luck, we are conveniently located near the city's hot high-tech trade, including the headquarters of Dell and National Instruments. Plus, the offices of IBM, Oracle, and the University of Texas’ J.J. Pickle Research Campus are all located within a short driving distance.
For a change of scenery, downtown Austin is just a quick 20 minutes away. This vibrant university area offers a laid-back vibe, down-home dining and of course a non-stop live music scene!
- Austin–Bergstrom International Airport
- Apple Inc.
- Charles Schwab
- Frank Erwin Center
- Lady Bird Lake
- Lake Travis
- Lions Municipal Golf Course
- Morris Williams Golf Course
- National Instruments Corporation
- The Domain Austin
- Top Golf Austin
- University of Texas, Austin
- Zilker Metropolitan Park
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- The Domain Austin (0.1 miles)
Located right across the street from our hotel in an attractive park-like setting, The Domain Austin is the city's newest work, live, play development.
- Punch Bowl Social (0.2 miles)
Located just steps from our hotel, Punch Bowl Social is a vibrant social scene with local spirits, signature food menu, and variety of games.
- Top Golf Austin (0.5 miles)
A fun and interactive source for entertainment, Top Golf Austin features food, spirits, and innovative driving range right around the corner from our hotel.
- University of Texas, Austin (8 miles)
UT Austin is the flagship institution of Texas and has the 5th largest enrollment in the nation, 350-acre campus, outstanding academic reputation, and highly-acclaimed sports teams.
- Lions Municipal Golf Course (8 miles)
Originally constructed by the Lions Club in 1928, Lions Municipal Golf Course was Austin's first public golf course and serves as a favorite for Austin locals.
- Frank Erwin Center (8 miles)
Cheer on the UT men's and women's basketball teams, or attend your favorite concert at this popular, multipurpose arena.
- Morris Williams Golf Course (8 miles)
Morris Williams Golf Course is a contoured course featuring a driving range, elevated putting greens, and beautiful rolling terrain.
- Lady Bird Lake (10 miles)
Located in downtown Austin, Lady Bird Lake offers 10 miles of shoreline trails and attracts many runners, walkers and cyclists.
- Zilker Park (11 miles)
This 350-acre park in south Austin serves as a destination for many recreational activities as well as large events like the Austin City Limits Music Festival.
- Lake Travis (15 miles)
Located in west Austin, Lake Travis is a Colorado River reservoir and popular destination for fishing, boating, swimming, picnicking, and camping.