AUSTIN,
CENTRAL TEXAS

Best Time to Visit Central Texas


Austin, the capital of Texas, is a major tourist destination. Austin is a splendorous city, with plenty of nightlife, entertainment, outdoor activities and cultural options. Music in particular turns Austin famous all over the country and also internationally.

See:
Best time to visit & travel Austin, Central Texas
When not to go to Austin 
What to visit in Austin
Hotels and flights to Austin


See also:
Texas state
Corpus Christi and Mustang Island 
Dallas
Fort Worth
East Texas
Galveston
Houston
Hill Country
Panhandle, Lubbock and Amarillo
San Antonio 
South Padre Island 
South Texas Beach Resorts
West Texas, El Paso


WHAT TO VISIT IN AUSTIN

For music and nightlife, the 6th street (in downtown) and the University of Texas campus are the most popular options. But there are many other options in central Austin, with choosing the one you want being the only problem.

Austin's downtown and the University of Texas also offer the best cultural and historical places: the State Capitol, theGovernor's Mansion, the Bat Colony, the University of Texas and its Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum

Austin is also an excellent place for exploring the Hill Country.

Sites on Outdoors and Music:
Texas Music Guide - information on festivals, concerts and music related information
Hill Country Outdoors – Austin outdoor, sport and social club and social events



BEST TIME TO TRAVEL TO AUSTIN AND CENTRAL TEXAS

Austin is a year-round destination, but Spring and Fall, with their agreeable temperatures, are the best times to visit the city and the Hill Country region.

Summer isn't a good season for travellers who want to avoid heat and humidity; summers tend to be too hot and too humid, with some violent (though brief) thunderstorms. 

Winter isn't usually a bad time to visit Austin, but you would face the possibility of very low temperatures.


WHEN NOT TO GO TO AUSTIN AND CENTRAL TEXAS

Summer is hot and humid and Winter has rather low temperatures you may want to avoid. 

For details on precipitation, temperatures, humidity and other weather variables, see Austin Weather data table below.


AUSTIN WEATHER 
TABLE




HOTELS AND FLIGHTS TO AUSTIN, CENTRAL TEXAS

Austin Bergstrom International Airport is just a couple of miles out of downtown.

Most of the inexpensive hotels are out of downtown, near the Airport or North of Brackenridge Park, on Austin Highway. 

For B&B, try:

Brava House B&B
Katy House B&B
Pecan Street Inn
Woodburn House 

For tours in Austin, try: Hit the Road Tours

 

 

 

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