Austin Itinerary 5 Days

5 Days in Austin - Perfect Vacation Guide

Austin known for its awesome university and history has a lot of experiences to offer to you. When planning 5 days in Austin, the following are the points you should keep in mind:

What to see in Austin in 5 days?

Local sightseeing to do in Austin

Your Austin 5 days itinerary should definitely include Zilker Park where you can rent a bike and explore the Lady Bird Lake as well as Texas State Capitol which is the main place for the legislature to sit. To have a different experience, go to the Barton Springs Pool which is simply stunning.

To absorb the local beauty of Austin, you should check out Lake Travis which has lakes, marinas, zip-lining, as well as fishing and you, can enjoy all of this here.

Local experiences to have in Austin

Although lesser popular, a 5 day trip to Austin has various experiences that you can put together. Start by becoming Sherlock at the Escape Game Austin, then spend an evening checking out the Congress Avenue Bats late in the evening. There is plenty to do in the Lady Bird Lake as well after which you can undertake a tour just to explore the haunted sites of Austin. The free local walking tours are worth it as well and you will absorb everything that Austin has to offer with a learned guide.

Day trips from Austin

While Austin has an amazing urban experience to offer to you, a 5 day trip to Austin can get monotonous. The best day trips that you can take from here are to:

Llano to experience the awesome rock culture, Elgin for its amazing sausages, Johnson City for the amazing National Park, Fredericksburg for the lovely vineyards, Luckenbach for its ranches, Blanco for it's small town simplicity, Round Top for its festivals, Wimberley for it's swimming spots and Fayetteville as well.

Best Hotels in Austin for 5 Day Trip

These are some of the hotels added in the past by our travelers to their Austin itinerary 5 days. Check out the hotels that suit you and add them to your trip plan.

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