Details: Traveling to Austin

Sunday, January 16, 2011


Getting There

United Airlines and US Airways fly nonstop from Washington Dulles to Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, with flights starting at $415 in upcoming weeks.

Where to stay

Park Lane Guest House

221 Park Lane

512-447-7460, 800-492-8827

In Travis Heights, walking distance to the South Congress strip. One room in the main house and three cottages, including Vicky, a one-of-a-kind tiny house made from reclaimed materials. Rooms start at about $150, cottages at about $200.

Hotel San Jose

1316 S. Congress Ave.

512-444-7322, 800-574-8897

A 1939 motor court transformed into the hippest lodging in town. Shared-bath rooms from $95, private bath from $160.

Where to eat and drink

Nau's Enfield Drug

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