Austin Links Directory and Travel Resources

(Austin, Texas - TX, USA)

Anyone planning a vacation in the Texan city of Austin will find that they will get the most out of their trip if they plan a rough, flexible itinerary of sightseeing. Those coming with a family may like to make a note of the Thinkery and Zilker Metropolitan Park, where you can hire boats, visit a nature center and enjoy many miles of pleasant walking trails.

Others choose to come here to take in one of the city's big festivals, such as South by Southwest in March, or the City Limits Music Festival each September. For cheap accommodation, do consider the well-placed motels within the South Congress (SoCO) area of the city.

The Austin links below have been chosen to help you gain an overview of what this part of Texas has to offer travelers.

Travel and Tourism

Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau - 209 East Sixth Street.

Barton Springs Pool - 2201 Barton Springs Road.

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - 4801 La Crosse Avenue.

The University of Texas at Austin - Visitor Center, 2nd Floor Walter Webb Hall, 405 West 25th Street.

Texas State Cemetery - 909 Navasota Street.

Capitol Visitors Center - 112 East 11th Street.

The Bullock Texas State History Museum - 1800 North Congress Avenue.

Thinkery - 1830 Simond Avenue.

LBJ Presidential Library and Museum - 2313 Red River Street.

Texas Memorial Museum - 2400 Trinity Street.

Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum - 605 Robert East Lee Road.

AMOA-Arthouse - The Jones Center: 700 Congress Avenue, Laguna Gloria: 3809 West 35th Street.

The Blanton Museum of Art - The University of Texas at Austin, 200 East Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Elisabet Ney Museum - 304 East 44th Street.

Harry Ransom Center - The University of Texas at Austin, 300 West 21st Street.

Mexic-Arte Museum - 419 Congress Avenue.

Austin Zoo and Animal Sanctuary - 10808 Rawhide Trail.

Jourdan Bachman Pioneer Farms Living History Park - 10621 Pioneer Farms Drive.

Carnaval Brasileiro - Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Road.

The South by Southwest (SXSW) Conferences and Festivals - Austin Convention Center.

Austin City Limits Music Festival - Zilker Metropolitan Park.

Mayfield Park - 3505 West 35th Street.

Zilker Botanical Gardens - 2220 Barton Springs Road.

Zilker Metropolitan Park - 2100 Barton Springs Road.

Austin Hotels and Accommodation

Hostelling International (HI) Austin - 2200 South Lakeshore Boulevard.

Austin Motel - 1220 South Congress Avenue.

Driskill Hotel - 604 Brazos Street.

Austin Folk House Bed and Breakfast - 506 West 22nd Street.

Hotel Ella - 1900 Rio Grande Street.

Vintage Villas Hotel and Events Center - 4209 Eck Lane.

Days Inn Austin - University / Downtown - 3105 North Interstate I-35 / 32nd Street.

W Austin - 200 Lavaca Street.

Kimber Modern - 110 The Circle.

Brava House - 1108 Blanco Street.

1110 Carriage House Inn Bed and Breakfast - 1110 West 22 1/2 Street.

Park Lane Guest House - 221 Park Lane.

Wingate by Wyndham Round Rock Hotel and Conference Center - 1209 North Interstate I-35, Round Rock (nearby).

Austin Airport

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) - Barbara Jordan Terminal, 3600 Presidential Boulevard.

Car Hire, Taxi, Limo and Railway

Red Devil Rides - downtown pedicab company.

Longhorn Rents Trucks - 4812 North Interstate I-35.

Limo In Austin - luxury limousine service and transportation to the airport.

Elegant Limousine and Charter - 1023 Springdale Road.

American Rent-All - RVs and Trailers - 3827 Ranch Road 620 South.

Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority - 2910 East 5th Street.

Star Shuttle and Charter - 1135 Gunter Street.

Austin Cab Company - 1135 Gunter Street.

Lone Star Cab Company - 208 West Powell Lane.

Yellow Cab - 10630 Joseph Clayton Drive, Building A.

Austin Steam Train Assocation - 401 East Whitestone Boulevard, Cedar Park.