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Austin, TX

Amtrak Station • 250 N Lamar Blvd • 78703-4624

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Amtrak Station  19 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.

Austin Museum of Art

823 Congress Ave • Austin, TX 78701-2405
(1.1 mi E)
(512) 495-9224 - Website

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

Frank Erwin Center

1701 Red River St • Austin, TX 78701-1438
(2.3 mi NE)
(512) 471-7744 - Website
Home of UT basketball.

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

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

Pandas

thru Aug 31 • Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress Ave
Working to help pandas avoid extinction.

Hill Country Flyer

thru May 30 • 401 E Whitestone Blvd, Cedar Park
Saturdays only, train trip from Cedar Park to Burnett and return

Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo

thru Mar 30 • Travis County Expo Center (Decker Lane)
Rodeo, carnival, livestock show & festival.

Urban Music Festival

Mar 29-30 • Auditorium Shores

Zilker Park ABC Kite Festival

Mar 31 • Zilker Park
One of the nation's oldest kite-flying events.

Austin International Poetry Festival

Apr 4-7 • downtown Austin
200 poets from Texas and around world convene to read their poetry.

Capitol 10K Run

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

Old Settler's Music Festival

Apr 11-14 • Tilmon, TX (51 mi southeast of Austin)
A variety of Grammy winning Americana music from renowned performers.

Lone Star Roundup

Apr 12-13 • Travis County Expo Center, 7311 Decker Ln
Outdoor car show and live music festival

Motown: The Sound of Young America

Apr 13 - Jan 26, 2020 • Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum, 2313 Red River St
Exhibit celebrating 60th anniversary of the birth of Motown Records

Spring Gardening Festival and Plant Sale

Apr 20-21 • Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave
9am-5pm Sat, 11am-5pm Sun.

Moontower Comedy Festival

Apr 24-27 • Paramount Theatre, 731 Congress Ave
Divers mix of comedians, podcasters and performers.

Hill Country Film Festival

Apr 25-28 • Fritztown Cinema, 2254 US 87, Fredericksburg TX (80 mi west)

Texas Hill Country Wine and Food Festival

Apr 26-28 • Auditorium Shores, 950 W. Riverside

Eeyore's Birthday Party

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

Huston-Tillotson Alumni Weekend

May 3-5 • HTU and various Austin venues

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.

Huston-Tillotson Commencement

May 11 • Huston-Tillotson University

O. Henry Pun-Off World Championships

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

Austin Record Convention Spring Show

May 18-19 • Palmer Events Center
Largest sale of recorded music in USA - 78s from 1930s to CDs of today.

UT Spring Commencement

May 25 • Frank Erwin Center, Gregory Gym and Recreational Sports Center

Fourth of July Fireworks and Symphony

Jul 4 • Auditorium Shores
Patriotic music and fireworks, largest 4th of July celebration in Texas. Performance at 8:30pm, Fireworks at 9:30pm.

Batfest

Aug 24 • Congress Ave. Bridge Bat Colony, Congress Avenue at Cesar Chavez
Arts and crafts, musical performances, and bat watching.

Texas v. Louisiana Tech

Aug 31 • Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium

Texas v. LSU

Sep 7 • Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium

Pecan Street Fall Festival

Sep 21-22 • East Sixth Street, between Congress and IH 35
Musicians, food vendors, arts & crafts.

Texas v. Oklahoma State

Sep 21 • Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium

A Day Out with Thomas the Tank Engine

Sep 28-29 • Burnet Community Center, 401 E Jackson St, Burnet, TX
25-min train ride with Thomas. 7:30a-7:00p.

Austin City Limits Music Festival

Oct 4-13 • Zilker Park
Fri-Sat-Sun only. Local, regional and national music acts on 6 stages

Texas v. Kansas

Oct 19 • Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium

Austin Film Festival

Oct 24-31 • Paramount Theatre and other venues
One of the top film festivals in the country.

Texas Book Festival

Oct 26-27 • Capitol complex, along Colorado and 11th
Outdoor book fair - authors participate in readings, signings and discussions.

Austin Celtic Festival

Nov 2-3 • Pioneer Farms, 10621 Pioneer Farms Dr
Music, dance and storytelling from Celtic lands.

Texas v. Kansas State

Nov 9 • Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium

Austin Record Convention Fall Show

Nov 9-10 • Palmer Auditorium
Largest sale of recorded music in USA - 78s from 1930s to CDs of today.

Texas v. Texas Tech

Nov 29 • Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium

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