Not just the capital of Texas…

 

Below we have complied a list of a few of our favorite local restaurants and some neat places to visit while you are in town. We encourage you to take advantage of your free afternoon on Wednesday to do some exploring.

Austin’s Live Music Venue Guide

Austin’s Festival Calendar

2016’s Best Places to Eat in Austin

Austin’s Museums

The State Capitol

Restaurants

Name:  Kerbey Lane
Address: 2606 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78705
Type of food:  Breakfast a specialty, American kitsch
Distance:  Walking
Price:  $$

Name:  Clay Pit
Address: 1601 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78701
Type of food:  Upscale Indian
Distance:  Walking
Price:  $$

Name:  Torchy’s Tacos
Address: 2801 Guadalupe St, St 5-b, Austin, TX 78705
Type of food:  Iconic Austin tacos
Distance:  Walking
Price:  $

Name:  Trudy’s
Address: 409 W 30th St, Austin, TX 78705
Type of food:  Tex-Mex
Distance:  Longer walk/short drive
Price:  $$

Name: Ruby’s BBQ
Address:  512 W 29th St, Austin, TX 78705
Type of food:  BBQ
Distance:  Longer walk/short drive
Price:  $$

Name:  Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken
Address: 117 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78701
Type of food: Spicy Fried Chicken
Distance:  Longer walk/short drive
Price: $

Name:  Scholz Garten
Address: 1607 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78701
Type of food:  Beer garden/pub food
Distance:  Walking
Price:  $$

Name:  Dirty Martin’s Place
Address: 2808 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78705
Type of food:  Old school burger, since 1927
Distance:  Longer walk/short drive
Price:  $

Name:  East Side Cafe
Address:  2113 Manor Rd, Austin, TX 78722
Type of food:  American nouveau
Distance:  Drive
Price:  $$

Name:  County Line BBQ
Address: 6500 Bee Cave Rd, Austin, TX 78746
Type of food:  BBQ
Distance:  Longer Drive
Price:  $$

Name:  Hoover’s
Address: 2002 Manor Rd, Austin, TX 78722
Type of food:  Soul
Distance: Longer walk/short drive
Price:  $$

Name: G’ Raj Mahal
Address: 73 Rainey St, Austin, TX 78701
Type of Food: Indian
Distance: Longer walk/short drive
Price: $$

Name: P. Terry’s Burger Stand
Address: 515 Congress Ave #130, Austin, TX 78701
Type of Food: Local burgers & milkshakes
Distance: Walking
Price: $

Name: Home Slice
Address: 1415 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704
Type of Food: NY style Pizza
Distance: Drive/ long walk
Price: $$


Things to do in Austin

Name: Alamo Drafthouse Ritz
Address: 320 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701
Type of Place: Movie Theater and dinner, special events
Distance: Walking

Name: Hope Outdoor Gallery
Address: 1008 Baylor St Austin, TX 78703
Type of Place: Outdoor Street Gallery
Distance: Longer walk/short drive

Name: Umlauf Sculpture Garden
Address: 605 Robert E Lee Rd, Austin, TX 78704
Type of Place: Museum and Garden
Distance: Drive

Name: UT Tower
Address: 2247 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78712
Type of Place: Observation Deck Tour
Distance: Walking

Name: Harry Ransom Center
Address: 300 W 21st St, Austin, TX 78712
Type of Place: Creative Media Museum
Distance: Walking

Name: Texas Capitol
Address: 1100 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701
Type of Place: Government/Historical
Distance: Walking

Name: Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum
Address: 1800 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701
Type of Place: History Museum
Distance: Walking

Name: Texas Memorial Museum
Address: 2400 Trinity St, Austin, TX 78705
Type of Place: Natural Museum
Distance: Walking

Name: Hike and Bike Trail and Boardwalk
Address: Sandra Muraida Way and W. Cesar Chavez St.
Type of Place: Walking Path
Distance: Longer walk/short drive

Name: Congress Avenue Bridge Bat Viewing
Address: 305 South Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78704
Type of Place: Local natural wonder
Distance: Longer walk/short drive

Name: Downtown Walking Tour
Address: Starting spaces in various parts of Downtown
Type of Place:  Walking tours
Distance: Walking

Name: The Escape Game Austin
Address: 405 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701
Type of Place: Escape Room/Puzzle Room
Distance: Longer walk/short drive

Name: Austin Panic Room
Address: 1205 Rio Grande St, Austin, TX 78701
Type of Place: Escape Room/Puzzle Room
Distance: Walking

Name: ACL Live at the Moody Theater
Address: 310 W Willie Nelson Blvd Ste 1B, Austin, TX 78701
Type of Place: Music Venue/Tours
Distance: Longer walk/short drive

Name: The Highball at The Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar
Address: 1120 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704
Type of Place: Bar, Karaoke, Special Events
Distance: Drive

Name: Peter Pan Mini Golf
Address: 1207 Barton Springs Road Austin, Texas 78704
Type of Place: Historic Mini Golf, BYOB
Distance: Drive

Name: Treaty Oak Park
Address: 507 Baylor St, Austin, TX 78703
Type of Place: Historic Tree/Park
Distance: Longer walk/short drive

Name: Covert Park at Mount Bonnell
Address: 3800 Mount Bonnell Rd Austin, Texas 78731
Type of Place: Historic park/hiking trail
Distance: Drive

Name: Zilker Park and Botanical Gardens
Address: 2220 Barton Springs Road, Austin, Tx 78746
Type of Place: Park/nature preserve
Distance: Drive

Name: Blanton Museum of Art
Address: 200 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Austin, TX 78701
Type of Place: Art Museum
Distance: Walking

Name: Alamo Drafthouse Ritz
Address: 320 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701
Type of Place: Movie Theater and dinner, special events
Distance: Walking