Austin is known as the “Live Music Capital of the World” and with over 250 live music venues hosting live music nearly every night of the week, that claim to fame rings true. In addition to the vibrant nightlife, Austin host a number of large festivals each year (Austin City Limits and SXSW are the top 2).
Austin has numerous outdoor activities to suit all visitors. Visit one of the many hiking trails, take a swim in one of the many lakes/streams/pools to stay cool in the summer heat.
More of a foodie? Austin has you covered. With a restaurant scene that rivals some of the major metro areas (NYC, San Fran, Chicago) whatever you are craving, Austin has it. But do as the locals do, and eat tacos. All the tacos.
Book a vacation rental now to come explore all that Austin has to offer.
Austin’s major international airport is Austin Bergstrom Airport (AUS), which is only 6 miles southeast of the action. There are multiple options for getting into town via the metro bus, taxis, shuttles, major rideshare companies or car rentals that all service the airport and can get you to your vacation rental.
Getting around town? The metro bus, rideshare companies or scooters are readily available to get you to and from the hot spots.
Check out the graph above to get an idea of the weather averages by month. June – August are the hottest months of the year, But September - November and March - May are quite lovely! However, Texas is known for its weather mood swings, hence the saying “if you don’t like the weather, just wait 5 minutes”. If you visit in the summer, renting a vacation rental with an air conditioner.
In Austin, one-third of the almost 15,000 accommodation options are house rentals, Additionally, the average nightly price of house rentals is $625, and the median size is 2,000 ft². Moreover, house rentals are perfect for large groups, as most can accommodate 7 vacationers. Apartment rentals represent the second most available accommodation option in Austin. The average price of apartment rentals is $275 a night for an area of 950 ft².