Austin Area

A wide variety of restaurants, hotels, live music, entertainment and special events can be found in and around Austin. Here are a few reliable sources of information...

Austin is served by a weekly and daily newspaper.

The Chronicle
  daily recommendations

Austin American-Statesman

See our department travel page listed below for suggestions. If you need special assistance, please contact an LOC member.

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport also posts car rental and taxi information.


Public Transportation
Capital Metro publishes schedules for UT shuttles

Capital Meto

You may find something useful on our department travel page, or at Austin's municipal site.

Travel to the Department of Astronomy
Austin City Connection


mcdonald observatory