FAQs – Frequently Asked Questions about visiting Austin, Texas


Is 2 days enough in Austin?

With two days in Austin, you’ll have time to explore many facets of the Texas capital—its history, politics, art scene, live music, nightlife, and extensive opportunities for outdoor recreation—at a much more leisurely pace. For hotel or vacations rentals, visit the Austin Hotel Directory to make reservations.


What is Austin best known for?

Each night from around mid-March to early November, the Austin Bats emerge from under the bridge to blanket the sky as they head out to forage for food. This nightly event is considered the most spectacular and unusual tourist attraction in Austin Texas. For more information, visit Austin Bat Tours website for Bat Watching Guide and Tour reservations.


Is there much to do in Austin?

Austin is also home to a wonderful ballet, world-class museums, one-of-a-kind shopping and beautiful outdoor spaces. With so many things to do in Austin, you can just as easily spend your morning paddling on Lady Bird Lake as you can strolling through a celebrated history museum.