Austin Visitor’s Guide

Lodging and Attractions in Austin, TX.

Recommended Lodging for Conference Attendees

Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol

701 E 11th ST, Austin TX 78701

This is the host venue for AmPA! 2020 Conference. Mention the conference for a discounted rate.

Reserve online or call


Additional Lodging for Conference Attendees

La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Austin Capitol / Downtown

Located a few blocks from the conference venue.

300 E 11th St, Austin, TX 78701

Super 8 by Wyndham Austin Downtown

Located less than one mile from the conference venue.

1201 N Interstate Hwy 35, Austin, TX 78702

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Austin Downtown - University

Located a few blocks from the conference venue.

805 Neches St, Austin, TX 78701

Airbnb and HomeAway are also good sources for inexpensive lodging!

Recommended Lodging for Maddie's University Students

Holiday Inn Austin-Town Lake

This property is located near downtown, equidistant between Austin Pets Alive! and Austin Animal Center.

20 N Interstate Hwy 35, Austin, TX 78701

To reserve a room at a rate discounted for our students, contact Jennifer Marshall at Holiday Inn Austin- Town Lake by phone at 512·634·1250 or by email at [email protected]. Arrangements made directly through the Holiday Inn website will not reflect the discounted rate.

Nearby Attractions

Bullock Texas State Museum

1800 Congress Ave

The museum is owned by the Texas State Preservation Board. Its stated mission is to tell the Story of Texas

Blanton Museum of Art

200 E MLK Jr. Blvd

The Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas at Austin is one of the largest university art museums in the U.S.

The Texas Capitol

1100 Congress Ave

The Texas State Capitol is the capitol building and seat of government of the state of Texas.

University of Texas at Austin Campus

Adjacent to the conference center

The University of Texas at Austin is a public research university and flagship institution of the University of Texas System.

Butler Hike & Bike Trail at Town Lake

Downtown Austin

The trail at Lady Bird Lake is a lush, urban path that meanders along the water’s edge and passes by skyscrapers, neighborhoods, ball fields and cultural attractions.

Getting Around

Austin-Bergstrom Airport

Capital Metro’s 100 - AirportFlyer bus runs to and from the AustinBergstrom International Airport (ABIA) every 30 minutes

The airport is located approximately 15 minutes southwest of downtown.

Taxi Service Options



Austin Cab


Lone Star Cab


Yellow Cab


Ride-share options available in Austin

Lyft RideAustin Uber Wingz

Car-sharing options

Car2go ZipCar

Bicycle & Scooter Sharing Options

Austin B-cycle Bird Scooters Lime Scooters