Things To Do In Austin TX

From dining and special events to legendary music venues, Hampton Inn & Suites @ The University of Texas/Capitol Hotel puts you within easy reach of all the things to do in Austin TX! Whether you’re here for a long vacation or group getaway for the weekend, Austin, Texas promises plenty of history, culture, fun, and music to your ears throughout your stay.

Walk to performances at the university’s famed Performing Arts Center, exhibition events at the Blanton Museum of Art and shows from the collections of the Harry Ransom Center; or explore the Bob Bullock Texas History Museum, take in a game at Texas Memorial Stadium, catch an edgy art film at the Dobie theatre, and shop on colorful Guadalupe Street—all within walking distance from our Hampton Inn Austin TX Hotel! Ask our friendly staff for directions, travel tips, and how to make the most of your trip to the Live Music Capital of the World®!

Austin TX Points of Interest

  • State Capitol
  • Zilker Park
  • Austin Convention Center
  • Travis County Exposition Center
  • Barton Springs
  • Zilker Botanical Garden
  • LBJ Presidential Library
  • Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve
  • Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
  • Mount Bonnell
  • Bob Bullock State History Museum (walking distance)
  • Blanton Museum of Art (walking distance)
  • The University of Texas Tower Observation Deck Tour (walking distance)
  • Texas Natural Science Center / Texas Memorial Museum (walking distance)
  • Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
  • Frank Erwin Center

Universities and Hospitals

  • University of Texas
  • Cornerstone Hospital
  • Brackenridge Hospital Internal Medicine
  • Dell Children’s Medical Center

Nearby Golf Courses

Day Spa

  • Viva Day Spa215 South Lamar Blvd. Austin, TX 78704 (512) 472-2256

Nail Salons


  • 6th Street Entertainment
  • SXSW Music Festival
  • Austin City Limits Music Festival
  • Austin Mardi Gras celebration
  • The Republic of Texas Bikers Rally
  • The Pecan Street Festival
  • Sixth’s Street infamous Halloween Celebration

For a complete list of area businesses, visit our Austin TX Business Travel page.