Things to Do in Austin, Texas
Austin is one of Texas' most unique cities, with plenty of wonderful things to do, see and experience. From renowned nightlife and live music to attractions that the whole family can enjoy, Austin has it all. Browse our list of things to do below, and plan your stay at The Westin Austin at the Domain today!
11410 CENTURY OAKS TERRACE, AUSTIN, TX
Distance | 0.2 mi
Located in the heart of Austin’s northwest corridor, The Domain combines retail, residential and commercial spaces. As the city's premier shopping destination, The Domain showcases stores like Macy's, Neiman Marcus and Saks Fifth Avenue.
- 100 retail stores
- Incredible dining options
Austin City Limits
310 WEST WILLIE NELSON BOULEVARD, AUSTIN, TX
Distance | 12 mi
If you love music, then a visit to Austin City Limits (ACL) should definitely be on your list of things to do. Held each Fall in Zilker Park, Austin City Limits Music Festival attracts more than 100,000 attendees, and is the longest running music series in American television history.
- State of the art facility
- Live music experience
500 EAST 4TH STREET, AUSTIN, TX
Distance | 11 mi
One of the largest festivals in the United States, South by Southwest is a combination film, music, and interactive festival. There are so many things to do at SXSW: get hands-on with the latest technology, watch emerging independent films and thrill to live music from some of the hottest acts in the country.
- Original music
- Independent films
- Emerging technologies
10808 Rawhide Trail, Austin, TX
Distance | 24 mi
More than just a typical place to see exotic animals, the Austin Zoo is a not-for-profit rescue zoo and animal sanctuary specializing in the rescue of neglected and abused exotic animals, with over 300 animals from 100 species on display.
- 20 minute train ride through the park
Distance | 11 mi
One of the best entertainment districts in Austin, 6th Street is a historic street that plays host to everything from music and film festivals to biker rallies.
- Dining & Bars
- Striking art
3400 East Palm Valley Boulevard, Round Rock, TX
Distance | 14 mi
This baseball park is home to the AAA Round Rock Express, a farm team of the major league Texas Rangers baseball team. Take your little ones out to the ball game and see the baseball stars of tomorrow square off.
- Home of the Round Rock Express
- Games throughout the week & on the weekends
Austin Steam Train
East Whitestone Boulevard, Cedar Park, TX
Distance | 13 mi
Tour the Austin Hill Country on a historic steam train. Tours run nearly every weekend of the year, making this an ideal activity for anyone making a weekend trip to the Austin area.
- 66 mile round trip excursion
- 6 hour adventure
Texas State Capitol
1100 Congress Avenue, Austin, TX
Distance | 12 mi
Recognized as one of the oldest and most exquisite state capitol buildings, the Austin State Capitol is a stellar example of 19th century architecture and is filled with history.
- In the heart of Downtown Austin
- Tours available
Find Your Way Around the Austin Local Area
- 6th Street
- Austin City Limits
- Austin Steam Train
- Austin Zoo
- Barton Springs Pool
- Dell Diamond
- Mount Bonnell
- SXSW at Austin Convention Center
- Texas State Capitol
- The Domain
- The University of Texas at Austin