Plenty of Things to Do in Austin
Located in the quiet suburb of Pflugerville outside Austin, the Country Inn & Suites is ideally situated near exciting outdoor activities like hiking at Chisholm Trail in Round Rock, or browsing the animal exhibits at the Austin Zoo You can also cheer on the Longhorns at the University of Texas or the Round Rock Express baseball team at Dell Diamond. For more outdoor fun, walk to Wells Branch Disc Golf Course or Wells Branch, home to a six-mile trail.
Nearby attractions include:
- Austin Congress Bridge Bats (13 miles)
This bridge with its uniquely designed underbelly has become a bat habitat, where thousands of these nocturnal creatures congregate and swarm, providing spectators with a one-of-a-kind summer show.
Phone: +1 (512) 327-9721
- Austin Convention Center (13.5 miles)
From trade shows and expos to conventions and festivals, this venue offers year-round events.
Phone: +1 (512) 404-4000
- Austin's Park 'N' Pizza (2 miles)
Join the kids for mini golf, bumper boats, go-karts and other activities at Austin's Park 'N' Pizza, and then end the day with a yummy pizza pie.
Phone: +1 (512) 670-9600
- Austin Zoo (25 miles)
This rehabilitation and rescue facility is worth the drive to get up close to the more than 350 animals housed here.
Phone: +1 (512) 288-1490
- Bullock Texas State History Museum (11 miles)
This museum, named after the 38th lieutenant governor Bob Bullock, provides an entertaining exploration of the history of the state of Texas through educational exhibits.
Phone: +1 (512) 936-8746
- Circuit of the Americas (25.5 miles)
See a thrilling U.S. Grand Prix race or an energetic musical act like Metallica at this multipurpose venue.
Phone: +1 (512) 301-6600
- Dell Diamond (10 miles)
Sports fans are just minutes from Round Rock Express baseball action at Dell Diamond, home to this Minor League Texas Rangers affiliate.
Phone: +1 (512) 255-2255
- The Domain (7 miles)
Pick up something special at one of the high-end boutiques at this outdoor mall, and then enjoy a bite to eat at one of the on-site restaurants.
Phone: +1 (512) 873-8099
- Lady Bird Johnson Wild Flower Center (13 miles)
Photograph some of the most beautiful blooms at this attraction that is home to thousands of native plants.
Phone: +1 (512) 232-0100
- The Oasis on Lake Travis (25 miles)
Make it a date at this destination overlooking Lake Travis, where you can enjoy waterfront dining, listen to live music and watch amazing sunsets.
Phone: +1 (512) 266-2442
- Round Rock (4 miles)
Venture into downtown Round Rock for a sports tournament or to visit the numerous shops, bars and restaurants.
- Round Rock Premium Outlets (10 miles)
Save on all your famous name brands at this shopping outlet, featuring retailers like Aeropostale, J. Crew and Nautica.
Phone: +1 (512) 863-6688
- Sixth Street Entertainment District (12 miles)
There are plenty of exciting things to do in the Sixth Street Entertainment District in downtown Austin, where you can bar hop, browse shops or visit art galleries.
- Texas State Capitol (12 miles)
Take a self-guided tour of the capitol building and its surrounding grounds.
Phone: +1 (512) 463-0063
- The Thinkery Austin Children's Museum (12 miles)
Expose the kids to engaging entertainment at this popular museum that offers exhibits related to science, technology and the arts, for children of all ages.
Phone: +1 (512) 469-6200
- Lady Bird Hike and Bike Trail (14 miles)
Get your heart rate up with a run, walk or bike ride along the 10 miles of trails that border Lady Bird Lake in downtown Austin.
- University of Texas (13 miles)
Prospective students or visiting parents appreciate being close to this research and academic institution, home to more than 50,000 students and the Longhorns sports teams.
- Wells Branch Disc Golf Course (walking distance)
Looking for something fun to do within walking distance of the hotel? Give this full 18-course disc golf course a try.
Phone: +1 (512) 251-9814
- Wells Branch Walking Trail (walking distance)
A six-mile trail through the Wells Branch neighborhood is just a stroll away from the hotel.
- Zilker Park (14 miles)
If you enjoy hiking, biking and picnicking, then make sure to plan a visit to nearby Zilker Park.
Phone: +1 (512) 974-6700
Capitol Metro Public Transportation (fee applies)
- Austin City Limits
- Formula One
- Republic of Texas Biker Rally
- Round Rock Express Baseball Minor League
- South by Southwest Music, Film and Interactive Festival
- X Games