Austin Vacations: Follow the Music
Austin is known as the live music capital of the world. Discover why at a local bar or club, or visit the city to attend a festival, like Austin City Limits or SXSW. The city is known for its museums and outdoor spaces. See the Gutenberg Bible at the Harry Ransom Center, or explore the Mexic-Arte Museum, where you can delve into Mexican and Latin American art and culture. Learn about native plants at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, or soak in the healing waters of Barton Springs. Whether you’re looking for nature or music, an Austin vacation package with Liberty Travel can take you there.
Austin at a Glance
Currency: U.S. Dollar ($)
Tipping Customs: Tip anywhere between 20-25%
Popular Drink: Mexican martini
Must Eat: Tex-Mex
Power Up: A or B (two or three-prong) 110 V
Weather: Summer is quite hot and humid, with autumn, spring, and winter bringing mild weather.
Best Time to Visit: Spring and fall bring temperatures in the 70s and 80s, and draw crowds for the festivals.
Top Things to Do in Austin
City of Festivals
See the SXSW festival in Mid-March and catch the Austin City Limits festival in October.
Beautiful weather means Austin is a great place to get some year-round sun. Go golfing, soak in Barton Springs, or paddle at Zilker Metropolitan Park.
Get Cultured at a Museum
The Blanton Museum of Art is the largest university art museum in the country, with pieces that span from ancient Greece to contemporary Latin-American art. For modern art, visit the Contemporary.
Catch a Live Show
Let Liberty Travel connect you with a local guide who can introduce you to Austin’s leading music venues and hidden gems.
Discover Austin’s Neighborhoods
From Sixth Street to South Congress, find cuisine, craft beer, and music in Austin’s neighborhoods.
Austin Vacation Packages: True Texas the Liberty Travel Way
Whether you want to catch a live show or plan a vacation around SXSW, Liberty Travel’s consultants can create an Austin vacation package crafted just for you.
When you book with us, you get:
- Real People. More than a travel agent, your Austin consultant is a fellow traveler with a passion to help you see the world.
- Perfect Match. We’ll pair you with a destination expert who has insider knowledge of Austin for a truly personalized booking experience.
- Crafted Vacations. Stay in hand-selected hotels. Get connected with local guides and enriching experiences. Choose from among our exclusive Austin vacation packages, including our CITYbreaks.
- Support. With 24/7 support, we’ll be with you every step of the way.
We know Austin. Leave the planning to us.