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Amtrak Station • 250 N Lamar Blvd • 78703-4624

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Station   18 points of interest   18 hotels   8 car rental

Points of interest

Austin History Center

810 Guadalupe • Austin, TX 78701
(0.9 mi NE)
(512) 974-7480 - Website

Congress Ave. Bridge Bat Colony

Congress Avenue at Cesar Chavez • Austin, TX
(1 mi E)
(512) 416-5700 x3636 - Website
Largest urban bat colony in North America, with up to 1.5 million Mexican fly-tail bats. Best viewing between March and November.

Paramount Theatre

713 Congress Ave • Austin, Tx 78701-3216
(1 mi NE)
(512) 472-2901 - Website

Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum

605 Robert E Lee Rd • Austin, TX 78704-1453
(1 mi S)
(512) 445-5582 - Website
Open 10:00a-4:30p Wed-Fri, 1:00-4:30p Sat-Sun.

Texas Capitol Complex

11th at Congress • Austin, TX
(1.2 mi NE)
(512) 463-0063open daily except major holidays

Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum

1800 Congress Ave • Austin, TX 78701-1342
(1.7 mi NE)
(512) 936-8746 - Website
3 floors of exhibits, including IMAX theater and Texas Spirit Theater.

Blanton Museum of Art

200 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd • Austin, TX 78712
(2.1 mi NE)
(512) 471-7324 - Website

Huston-Tillotson University

900 Chicon St • Austin, TX 78702-2753
(2.4 mi E)
(512) 505-3006 - Website

Harry Ransom Center

300 W 21st St • Austin, TX 78712-1455
(2.4 mi N)
(512) 471-8944 - Website
10am-5pm Mon-Fri, 12 noon-5pm Sat-Sun

Moody Center

2001 Robert Dedman Dr • Austin, TX 78712
(2.5 mi NE)
(512) 651-7600 - Website
Concert and sports venue.

Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum

2313 Red River St • Austin, TX 78705-5737
(2.6 mi NE)
(512) 916-5137 - Website
Hours: 9:00a-5:00p, every day except Christmas.

St. Edward's University

3001 S Congress Ave • Austin, TX 78704-6425
(3.5 mi S)
(512) 448-8400 - Website

Concordia University

3400 N I-35 • Austin, TX 78705-2702
(4 mi N)
(512) 486-2000 - Website

Austin Museum of Art - Laguna Gloria

3809 W 35th St • Austin, TX 78703-1001
(4.3 mi N)
(512) 458-8191 - Website

One World Theatre

7701 Bee Caves Rd • Austin, TX 78746-4104
(8 mi NW)
(512) 329-6753 - Website

Chinatown Center

10901 N Lamar Blvd • Austin, TX 78753-3696
(9.1 mi N)
(512) 343-3688 - Website
Authentic Asian shops and restaurants.

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

4801 La Crosse Ave • Austin, TX 78739-1702
(10.7 mi SW)
(512) 292-4200 - Website
Open Tues-Sun.

Austin Steam Train Association

401 E Whitestone Blvd • Cedar Park, TX 78613-9052
(21 mi NW)
(512) 402-3830 - Website
Hill Country Flyer operates most Saturdays, see website for exact times.

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Hotels

Driskill

604 Brazos • Austin, TX 78701-3672
1 mi E
(512) 474-5911 - Website

Inter-Continental Stephen F. Austin

701 Congress Ave • Austin, TX 78701-3216
1 mi E
(512) 457-8800 - Website

Radisson

111 E Cesar Chavez Blvd • Austin, TX 78701-4001
1 mi E
(512) 478-9611 - Website

Four Seasons

98 San Jacinto Blvd • Austin, TX 78701-4085
1.1 mi E
(512) 478-4500 - Website

Hampton Inn

200 San Jacinto Blvd • Austin, TX 78701-4028
1.1 mi E
(512) 472-1500 - Website

Embassy Suites

300 S. Congress Ave • Austin, TX 78704-1221
1.2 mi SE
(512) 469-9000 - Website

Courtyard

300 E 4th St • Austin, TX 78701-3612
1.3 mi E
(512) 236-8008 - Website

Marriott Residence Inn

300 E 4th St • Austin, TX 78701-3612
1.3 mi E
(512) 472-5553 - Website

Hyatt

208 Barton Springs Rd • Austin, TX 78704-1211
1.3 mi SE
(512) 477-1234 - Website

Hilton

500 E 4th • Austin, TX 78701-3720
1.4 mi E
(512) 482-8000 - Website

Hilton Garden Inn

500 N I-35 • Austin, TX 78701-3702
1.6 mi E
(512) 480-8181 - Website

Omni

700 San Jacinto Blvd • Austin, TX 78701-3231
1.7 mi NE
(512) 476-3700 - Website

Holiday Inn

20 I-35 • Austin, TX 78701-4325
1.9 mi SE
(512) 472-8211 - Website

Holiday Inn

20 I H 35 • Austin, TX 78701-4325
1.9 mi SE
(512) 472-8211 - Website

La Quinta

304 E 11th St • Austin, TX 78701-2412
2 mi NE
(512) 476-1166 - Website

Sheraton

701 E 11th St • Austin, TX 78701-2623
2 mi NE
(512) 478-1111 - Website

(bed and breakfast) Casa del Sol

3905 Highland Dr • Austin, TX 78734-2031
19 mi NW
(512) 266-7098 - Website

The Antlers

1001 King St • Kingsland, TX 78639-5252
60 mi NW
(325) 388-4411 - Website

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Rent cars

Hertz Local Edition

611 W 5th St • Austin, TX 78701-2701
(0.5 mi NE)
(512) 457-1583 - Website

Enterprise

1201 W 5th • Austin, TX 78703-5204
(0.6 mi NW)
(512) 476-2300 - Website

Advantage

1400 S Congress Ave • Austin, TX 78704-2435
(2 mi SE)
(512) 447-4809 - Website

Thrifty

3121 Manor Rd • Austin, TX 78723-5746
(5.5 mi NE)
(512) 474-2985 - Website

Budget

7715 E Riverside Dr • Austin, TX 78744-1644
(5.6 mi SE)
(512) 385-5393 - Website

Avis

3600 Manor Rd • Austin, TX 78723-5817
(5.9 mi NE)
(512) 476-6137 - Website

National

3600 Manor Rd • Austin, TX 78723-5817
(5.9 mi NE)
(512) 476-6189 - Website

Hertz

3600 Presidential Blvd • Austin, TX 78719-2363
(7.7 mi SE)
(512) 478-9321 - Website

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Upcoming events

South by Southwest Conferences and Festivals

Mar 8-16 • various areas, downtown Austin

Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo

Mar 8-23 • Travis County Expo Center (Decker Lane)
Rodeo, carnival, livestock show & festival.

San Antonio Spurs v. Denver Nuggets

Mar 15 • Moody Center, 2001 Robert Dedman Dr

San Antonio Spurs v. Brooklyn Nets

Mar 17 • Moody Center, 2001 Robert Dedman Dr

NASCAR at Circuit of the Americas

Mar 23-24 • Circuit of the Americas
Nascar racing

Capitol 10K Run

Apr 7 • Congress Avenue to Auditorium Shores
Texas' largest race and one of nation's top 10K runs.

CMT Music Awards

Apr 7 • Moody Center, 2001 Robert Dedman Dr

Moontower Comedy Festival

Apr 10-21 • Paramount Theatre, 731 Congress Ave
Diverse mix of comedians, podcasters and performers.

Old Settler's Music Festival

Apr 18-21 • Dale, TX (49 mi southeast of Austin)
A variety of Grammy winning Americana music from renowned performers.

Lone Star Roundup

Apr 19-20 • Travis County Expo Center, 7311 Decker Ln
Outdoor car show and live music festival

Eeyore's Birthday Party

Apr 27 • Pease Park, 1100 Kingsbury
11:00a-dark, live music noon to 6:00p.

Austin Record Convention Spring Show

May 4-5 • Palmer Events Center
Largest sale of recorded music in USA - 78s from 1930s to CDs of today.

Huston-Tillotson Commencement

May 4 • Huston-Tillotson University

Old Pecan Street Spring Festival

May 4-5 • E 6th Street, between Congress and IH 35
Arts and crafts by 300 juried exhibitors, kids' activitives, live music on 6 stages.

UT Spring Commencement

May 11 • Frank Erwin Center, Gregory Gym and Recreational Sports Center

O. Henry Pun-Off World Championships

May 11 • O. Henry Museum, 409 E. 5th
Pun competition, live music, book sale and silent auction.

Lifetime Triathlon

May 27 • Downtown Austin
Triathlon for all ages

Hill Country Film Festival

May 30 - Jun 2 • Fritztown Cinema, 2254 US 87, Fredericksburg TX (80 mi west)

ATX Television Festival

May 30 - Jun 3 • Downtown Austin
TV camp for grown-ups

 

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