The Best Things to do in Austin

The Orangewood Inn & Suites Midtown is conveniently located at IH-35 North. The Texas State Capitol, famed 6th Street Entertainment District, University of Texas and LBJ Library are all within eight miles of the hotel. Austin Bergstrom International Airport is only 15 miles away, allowing for effortless arrivals and departures. Our hotel is also conveniently located near the Frank Erwin Center, the Palmer Events Center and the Frank Erwin Center. 

When planning your visit to Austin, the staff at the Orangewood Inn & Suites Midtown will be happy to recommend fun things to do and see.
Plus, our team is glad to assist with tours, transportation and anything else that you might need.

Pennybacker Bridge/360 Bridge

The through-arch bridge across Lake Austin, connecting northern and southern sections of highway 360, Percy V. Pennybacker Jr. bridge, is easily one of the most scenic drives in Texas. 

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Driskill Hotel

Built in 1886, and restored recently, the Driskill Hotel, sits in the heart of Downtown Austin, as not only as beautiful, Romanesque-style building, but also as one of Austin's oldest historic landmark.

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Texas State Capitol

Designed in 1881, and completed in 1888, Texas State Capitol is among the most architecturally impressive buildings in the nation. Proudly sitting in center of Downtown Austin, it contains the chambers of the Texas Legislature and office of the Governor.  

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University of Texas at Austin

Ranking among the 40 best universities in the world, UT stands proudly in the center of downtown Austin, attracting thousands of curious minds every year! 

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Bullock Texas State History Museum

A home of interactive artifacts and exhibits, as well as an IMAX theater, Bullock Texas State History Museum brings history to life and is a must-see when visiting Austin! 

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Barton Springs Pool

Described as one of the "crown jewels" of Austin, Barton Springs Pool is a staple activity that attracts locals and tourists to its natural springs and outdoor swimming pool.

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Zilker Metropolitan Park

Exhibiting breathtaking skyline of City of Austin, Zilker Park is a massive playground for outdoor activities and home to the longest running concert-series, Austin City Limits.

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6th Street

Located in the epicenter of Austin's Live Music scene, Sixth Street is one of the most visited and iconic streets in Austin. Filled with fingerlicking food, live music venues, and exemplary nightlife, Sixth Street has something for everyone.  

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