With easy access from the airport and proximity to the best sights in town, the college benefits from an enviable location in Austin. Whether shopping and museum-hopping by day or joining the student crowd at its bars by night, there's a lot to keep you entertained on your visit.
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport is just a 25-minute drive to the college campus via I-35. San Antonio is 90 minutes away by car, while Houston is three hours away. Within a 30-minute walking radius of the school itself, you'll find many of the city's best museums as well as the Texas State Capitol Building.
There are plenty of fascinating institutions to explore on your visit. The Blanton Museum of Art is part of the university and features world-class exhibitions ranging from European paintings to Abstract Expressionism and contemporary Latin American Art. Bullock Texas State History Museum showcases local artifacts and brings local history to life in its IMAX theater.
Renowned for its live music scene, a visit to Austin is a real treat for concert lovers of every persuasion. From larger venues including Parish and Antone's Nightclub to a scattering of bars and cafés, it's always easy to find local and international artists performing here. Red River is a hub for dance clubs, and the Warehouse District is where you'll find the largest concentration of the city's gay clubs.