About Austin


Let's have a look around into background of Austin
  • County: Travis County
  • State: Texas
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude: 30.2669444
  • Longitude: -97.7427778
  • Time zone: US/Central
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -5 hours

Weather in Austin

  • Climate: Humid Subtropical Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: September to November and March to May

Location

It is the capital city of the state of Texas and 11th most populated one of the U.S.A. with a population of about 931,830 (2015 Census)

Distance from Austin center to Airport

Austin–Bergstrom International Airport is located 5 miles in the south east direction from the downtown area of Austin for the purpose of commercial services.
Driving Distance: 10.7 miles / 17.2 km
Driving Time: 15 Minute
Languages: English followed by Spanish and Chinese.

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Austin–Bergstrom International Airport  and Edward F. Knapp State Airport
  • Rail: Amtrak, National Rail Passenger System.
  • Road: Bus – Greyhound and Megabus; Taxi – Yellow Cab Services

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: 10 – 15% of the Bill
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: $1 - $2 

Nearby Tourist Cities




Corpus Christi

Location

Located in the south region of Texas, Corpus Christi is a coastal city of USA, with a population of approx 320,434.

Weather
  • Climate: Humid sub-tropical climate
  • Best Time to Visit: January to March 
Tourist Attractions
  • USS Lexington Museum
  • Padre and Mustang Island
  • Texas State Aquarium




Houston

Location

It is the most populated city of the state of Texas and fourth most populated of the U.S.A. with a population of about 2.239 million (2014 Census)

Weather
  • Climate: Humid Subtropical
  • Best Time to Visit: February to April (late winter / early spring) and October to November (late autumn / early winter)
Tourist Attractions
  • Water Wall
  • Minute Maid Park
  • Rodeo Houston or Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo




San Antonio

Location

It is the 2nd most populated city of the state of Texas and 7th most populated of the whole of the U.S.A. with a population of about 1,409,019 (2014 Census)

Weather
  • Climate: Humid Subtropical Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: November to April
Tourist Attractions
  • King William Historic District
  • San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral
  • Mission San Jose

Emergency Contact Numbers in Austin city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Railroad: (877) 228-5740
  • Cab: +1 512-452-9999 (Yellow Cab Service)
  • Airport: +1 512-530-2242 (Austin–Bergstrom International Airport)
  • Hospital: +1 512-452-0381 (Austin State Hospital)

Events

Let's step into extensive list of To Dos in Austin.

  • Austin City Limits Festival
  • F1 - United States Grand Prix
  • SXSW Music Film Interactive

Tourist Attractions

  • O. Henry Home & Museum
  • The Driskill
  • Old Bakery & Emporium

Theatre & Concerts

  • The Moody Theater
  • Austin City Limits Live
  • Bass Concert Hall

Visit Top Restaurants in Austin

  • Truluck's Seafood - Austin Downtown
  • Uchi
  • Perry's Steakhouse & Grille

Top Shopping Centers in Austin

  • Nature's Treasures of Texas
  • Tesoros Trading Company
  • The Domain

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • IMAX, The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum
  • Graffiti Park at Castle Hills
  • Zilker Metropolitan Park

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Corn Chowder And Lobster Bisque – Eddie V's Prime Seafood
  • Yucca Crisps (Machi Cure) – Uchi
  • Fried Asparagus – Perry's Steakhouse & Grille

Sports Club

Home to Texas Stars (American Hockey League), Austin Outlaws (Women's Football Alliance), Austin Huns (Texas Rugby Union) and Austin Spurs (NBA D League).

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: $2.50 / 0.33 liter
  • Taxi: $3.75 (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): $ 1,842.24
  • Cheap meal: $15.00
  • Gasoline: $0.54 / liter
  • 3 course meal: $50.00

Information about Los Angeles

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Central L.AVenice,
  • San Pedro

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX
  • Rail: Metro Rail (City’s Subway System).
  • Road: Bus – Metro Orange and Silver; Taxi – Yellow Cab Co.

Airport

Los Angeles International Airport commonly called as LAX is the sixth busiest airport (commercial) in the world and third in the USA.

  • Driving Distance: 19 miles / 31 km
  • Driving Time: 31 Minute
  • Languages: English followed by Spanish and Chinese.

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: 10 – 15% of the Bill
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: $1 - $2  
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