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Explore Austin

Austin overview

Austin is an urban area unique for its architecture and art, and known for its jazz and live music. You'll enjoy the ample dining choices. Take a campus tour or explore the surrounding area of University of Illinois Chicago and Art Institute of Chicago. Wrigley Field and Willis Tower are popular places to visit. If you're looking for a family-friendly getaway, Austin is for you.

Where to stay in Austin

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Austin has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Austin with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Austin hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Austin hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Austin

Fly in to Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.), 7.5 mi (12.1 km) from downtown Austin. Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 9.2 mi (14.7 km) away.

Train stations include:
  • • Chicago Hanson Park Station
  • • Chicago Galewood Station
  • • Elmwood Park Mars Station
Metro stations include:
  • • Central Station
  • • Laramie Station
  • • Cicero Station

What to see around Austin

Family-friendly attractions include:
  • • Brookfield Zoo
  • • Harpo Studios
  • • Skydeck Ledge
  • • Lincoln Park Conservatory
  • • Lincoln Park Zoo
Art, jazz, and live music stand out with top cultural places to visit like:
  • • Ernest Hemingway Museum and House
  • • Madison Street Theatre
  • • Busy Beaver Button Museum
  • • Institute of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture
  • • Ukrainian Institute Of Modern Art
It's well known for its lakes and these favorite places for nature lovers:
  • • South Pond
  • • Bubbly Creek
Whether window-shopping or searching for a perfect souvenir, here are some favorite shopping areas:
  • • Six Corners
  • • Maxwell Street Market
  • • Chicago Place Mall
  • • Shops at Northbridge
  • • 900 North Michigan Shops
Some popular places in the area to visit include:
  • • University of Illinois Chicago
  • • Wrigley Field
  • • Willis Tower
  • • John Hancock Center
  • • Millennium Park

When to visit Austin

If you're still deciding when to visit, here are the seasonal norms to help you plan:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 53°F day, 18°F night
  • April-June: 84°F day, 36°F night
  • July-September: 85°F day, 51°F night
  • October-December: 69°F day, 19°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 6.77 inches
  • April-June: 11.81 inches
  • July-September: 11.30 inches
  • October-December: 9.21 inches