Austin American-Statesman: "Driving across the Congress Avenue Bridge, you'd never know the world's largest urban bat colony (1.5 million at summer peak) lives under it ... unless you show up at sundown to see them."
Austin American-Statesman: It’s rare to find a high-end boutique hotel on a major interstate, but that’s exactly what you get here. It combines the convenience of getting around with a comfortable, unique stay.
Austin American-Statesman: Get the full “Austin” experience by staying just off SoCo in the historic Travis Heights neighborhood. This cozy little getaway has a pool in the backyard, which is important in the hot summer days.
Austin American-Statesman: One of Austin’s newest hotels is located on the trendy 2nd Street District. The W is also the home to the “Austin City Limits” studio, which hosts concerts as well as the TV show tapings year-round.
Austin American-Statesman: Austin’s convention hotel is among the finest that Hilton has to offer. It buzzes during the South by Southwest Festival and for dozens of other conventions and festivals year-round.
Austin American-Statesman: In the heart of the downtown entertainment district, the Stephen F. Austin offers a old-style luxury stay. The Roaring Fork restaurant and Stephen F’s Bar & Terrace within the hotel are worth a visit.
Austin American-Statesman: The best of the Austin-owned courses, Clay and Kizer are right next to each other but offer vastly different experiences. Clay is tree-lined and Kizer is water-lined. Either way, pick your hazard.
Austin American-Statesman: When the old Austin Mueller airport was active in the 20th century, it was hard to concentrate on a shot with a jet blaring overhead. Now, it’s a scenic, quiet course nestled close to downtown.
Austin American-Statesman: Upscale, daily-fee course near Lakeway that includes some unique bunkering — think islands of grass amid the middle of bunkers — and a signature par 3 that features a green cantilevered over a creek.