Discover the best things to do in Austin

Whether you’re seeing your favorite band at Austin City Limits or cheering for the Texas Longhorns at The University of Texas at Austin, our Radisson hotel places you near all the city has to offer. Stay just five minutes from downtown to enjoy touring the Texas State Capitol, biking through Zilker Park, and bar hopping in the Sixth Street Entertainment District. Living up to its nickname “Live Music Capital of the World,” Austin hosts internationally acclaimed events like South by Southwest and the Hot Luck festival. If you’re traveling for work, use our event space to host meetings with your colleagues after a trade show at the Austin Convention Center.

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Austin Convention Center

4.66 mi / 7.5 km from the hotel
With more than 240,000 square feet of exhibit space, the Austin Convention Center is a hub of activity, hosting thousands of events that include the South by Southwest (SXSW) arts festival.

San Marcos Premium Outlets

37.96 mi / 61.08 km from the hotel
Grab your wallet and find great deals at more than 145 stores, including Calvin Klein, Coach, Gucci, and Prada.

Texas State Capitol

4.01 mi / 6.45 km from the hotel
The Texas State Capitol building, which is on the National Register of Historic Places, is popular for its red granite walls, elegant Renaissance Revival style, and beautiful grounds.

The University of Texas at Austin

3.33 mi / 5.36 km from the hotel
Home of the Longhorns, the flagship branch of The University of Texas has become one of the largest and most prestigious public universities in the United States.

Sixth Street Entertainment District

4.42 mi / 7.12 km from the hotel
Your trip to Austin wouldn’t be complete without a stop at the Sixth Street district, which features seven blocks of art studios, chic boutiques, restaurants and bars, and dance and music venues.

Zilker Park

5.51 mi / 8.87 km from the hotel
In addition to hosting the popular Austin City Limits Music Festival, this 350-acre park is home to various hiking and biking trails, sports fields, picnic areas, and Barton Springs Pool.

The Contemporary Austin

4.41 mi / 7.1 km from the hotel
See modern artwork and live shows at this museum’s two architecturally unique locations: the 5,100-square-foot Jones Center and the 14-acre Laguna Gloria school located in the restored 1916 Italianate-style Driscoll Villa.

Lady Bird Lake

5.28 mi / 8.5 km from the hotel
Enjoy outdoor fun at Lady Bird Lake, where you can walk or bike the 10 miles of gravel trails and go canoeing or kayaking. You can also cool off in the man-made Deep Eddy Pool, the oldest swimming pool in Texas.

LBJ Museum

33.61 mi / 54.1 km from the hotel
Housing more than 150 personal items, the museum tells the story of Lyndon B. Johnson, a student and schoolteacher who would go on to become America’s 36th president.