Destination Austin, TX

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Welcome to the Texas state capitol! Here at Bat City there's plenty to see and experience – great food, live music, arts and culture. Check out the list below for some of the popular attractions throughout Austin. 

Access ATX

Enjoy a private tour of Austin with the Access ATX team. You can customize your tour or choose from one of their tour packages – The Complete Austin Experience, BBQ & Brewery Adventure, Brunch & Lunch: Ultimate Austin Food Tour, or the Austin by Night.

Circuit of the Americas

If you love the thrilling adventures of motorsports, then you'll have a great time at COTA! Not only do they host some of the biggest names in the racing industry and some of the best concerts in town, but they also give guests an opportunity to personally experience true, high-octane fun! Go-karting and the Audi Driving Experience are just a couple of the fun driving experiences they offer.

Congress Avenue Bridge Bats

Approximately 1.5 million Mexican free-tail bats have made Austin their home. Around dusk, hundreds of thousands of bats take flight from under the Ann W. Richards Congress Avenue Bridge to search for food around town. It's a must-see for those who enjoy bat-watching.  While your best chances to see these bats are late spring until the middle of fall, take a chance and see if you can spot them around 7:30 PM.

LBJ Presidential Library and Museum

This museum is a vault of memorabilia, gifts of state, tributes to Mrs. Johnson’s philanthropic works and artifacts from President Johnson’s life.  The museum features it’s very own replica of the Oval Office from President Johnson’s administration and his presidential limousine, which is a site not to be missed! 

Museums

Austin is filled with many museums that explores its art, history, music, and overall culture. According to Culture Trip, an online news source for all things travel, media and entertainment, some of the best museums in Austin are the Mexic-Arte Museum, the Harry Ransom Center, the Bullock Texas State History Museums, and the Blaton Museum of Art. Click the link above to few all of the museums in the Austin area.  

South Congress Avenue

South Congress Avenue, also referred to as SoCo, is filled with blossoming artists, funky stores, hip cafes and a great farmer’s market! Stop by Ego's Lounge for some good ol' karaoke, or Perla's for a seafood feast.

The Texas Capitol

Opening its doors in1888, the State Capitol Building symbolizes Texas’ long line of history and politics.  Come in for a free tour and enjoy part of the Austin skyline.

The Warehouse District

This popular area is home to trendy restaurants, nice bars and top-notch nightclubs.  Representing the district area, most of the venues have been renovated from former warehouses into more lavish establishments. 

Zilker Metropolitan Park

This 351-acre park consists of the Austin Nature and Science Center, Barton Springs Pool, Zilker Botanical Gardens, and so much more! Explore, eat lunch, or go out for a good run at "Austin's most loved park."  

Zip Pines Lost

Fly high over Texas' Hill Country and marvel at the amazing scenery. Check out the website for different zip line tour packages – including a night time tour. Tours are offered Thursday - Monday.