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Renaissance Austin Hotel

9721 Arboretum Boulevard · Austin, Texas 78759 USA

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Local Attractions

Whether you're a music lover, art aficionado or outdoor enthusiast, you'll find so many places to love in Austin. See what all the rage is about when you start exploring the vibrant attractions near the Austin Renaissance Hotel - including Zilker Park, Circuit of The Americas and more.

Baylor Street Art Wall

This Austin gem uniquely captures the essence and artistic nature of the city. Located not far from our hotel at 11th and Baylor streets, the art wall has become a canvas for local graffiti artists - and a creative outlet.

6th Street

Tucked in the heart of downtown Austin, Sixth Street is Texas's best-known street for entertainment, bars, restaurants and live music venues, along with historical houses and buildings dating to the late 1800s. This lively area also hosts a variety of music and film festivals throughout the year.

Rocket Electrics

Rocket Electrics is the only electric bike shop in Austin and offers an easy way to get around. When your sightseeing needs some extra oomph, rent an electric-powered bike and explore. Bike tours around Austin also are available - with no pedaling required.

Austin Eats Food Tour

Foodies, beware: You won't want to miss this tour, which provides a behind-the-scenes look at some of Austin's best restaurants. Tour guides take you to local, Texas-born establishments for a unique take - and taste - of the city. Ask a member of our hotel staff for more information.

Covert Park at Mount Bonnell

A prominent point alongside Lake Austin, Mount Bonnell has been a popular tourist destination since the 1850s.It is the highest natural point in the city and offers some of the best views of the lake, surrounding hills and cityscape. It's a steep climb, but it's worth every step.

The Thinkery

Who says you can't learn while on vacation? Austin Children's Museum, the Thinkery, focuses on "STEAM" learning - science, technology, engineering, art and math. Bring your kids to this vibrant space during your hotel stay, where the entire family will experience science and technology in all its interactive wonder.

Zilker Park & Barton Springs Pool

Situated in the heart of Austin, just a short trip from our hotel, Zilker Park sprawls 350 acres, offering a beautiful setting for hiking, biking, kayaking and more. Zilker Park is also home to one of Austin's crown jewels, Barton Springs pool, where average 70-degree temperatures make it ideal for year-round swimming.

Darrell K Royal, Texas Memorial Stadium

This popular stadium has been home to the University of Texas at Austin Longhorns football team since 1924. With seating topping 100,000, it's the sixth largest stadium in the United States. Tours of the stadium are available and need to be booked at least two weeks out.

Congress Avenue Bridge

A popular eco-tourism destination, Congress Avenue Bridge brings hundreds of people together to see the largest bat colony in North America. The bats emerge from under the bridge at dusk every summer and are fascinating to watch as they fly across Lady Bird Lake.

Circuit of The Americas

Circuit of The Americas is a 1,500-acre sports and entertainment complex, which gets revved every fall for the annual U.S. Grand Prix Formula One race. The Austin360 Amphitheatre, a world-class, open-air venue, hosts some of the best bands around.

The State Capitol

As the only surviving state office structure, the Texas State Capital offers stunning period architecture and an interesting glimpse into Texas history and politics. This historical monument is surrounded by 22 acres of beautifully manicured lawns and 17 monuments and is ideal for a picnic lunch or afternoon stroll.

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