travelgrove Travel Tips
 

The Driskill, Austin, Texas

 
00
    
Legend
  • Sightseeing travel tip
  • City center
Distance from city center: 2.6mi
Jackie's pictureby Jackie Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 17th of October, 2010
Even if you can't stay in this amazingly beautiful hotel because you're on a budget, you should still go and take a look at it, or have a drink inside, because The Driskill is not just a luxury hotel, it is a symbol of Texas history and hospitality.

Built around 1880 in honor of a wealthy nobleman, Jesse Driskill, this hotel is a historical landmark, home to business venues, political conventions and music performances. It has a marvelous architecture and it is worth a look if only for the sake of some pictures. Highly recommending it!

Address:
604 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701, USA

On the web:
http://www.driskillhotel.com/

 
Elisabet Ney MuseumThe Oasis Restaurant in Austin
 
 
 
Sightseeing
tips

Recent travel tips for Austin

  • Texas State History Museum
    Telling the story of this amazing state, the Texas State History Museum is a historical gem for the visitor. Detailed exhibits and varied collections await the curious eyes and minds of people. There are also free events held at the [...]
    D: 3.4mi00
  • Sixth Street
    To feel the entertaining Austin at its best, you have to visit Sixth Street, because that's where the fun begins at night. Full of shops, bars, clubs and restaurants, Sixth Street is artistic and entertainment center of the city. You [...]
    D: 4.4mi00
  • Uchi Restaurant
    The greatest Japanese food-serving place in Austin is the Uchi Restaurant on South Lamar Boulevard with its sublime decor and professional staff. The Uchi restaurant has won several awards which can be seen on the walls and with reason too [...]
    D: 2.1mi00
  • Moonshine Restaurant in Austin
    Is small homey restaurant that serves dishes that remind you of old times or your grandma's Sunday meals. The Moonshine Restaurant is a heaven of simple, homey food served with delicious flavors. Their menus include seafood, steak and [...]
    D: 2.3mi00
  • Halina European Day Spa & Salon
    One of a kind stress-alleviating experience is what you can get in the Halina European Day Spa and Salon, whether you're there for facials, manicure/pedicure, massage or hair care. The staff is informative, giving you details on [...]
    D: 6.7mi00

Things about Austin you may be interested in

 
 
 
guides

Recommended

Austin History

 By the end of the depression, Austin was a bustling city, and had many different technical companies move in, everything and everybody started getting attracted to moving to Austin. There were movie theaters, public swimming pools, libraries and it even had its own professional baseball team. Austin had put itself on the map as a city by its own right.  The feeling was so strong about [...]
 
 
 

More travel tips you might be interested in

Forstau, Austria
Forstau is ideal for families with small kids. There are some great skischools where you can left your kids from 10am till 3pm. They take care for...
Family & Fun: Ski Vacation with Kids

Salzburg, Austria
It's the best place in Salzburg if you want to taste traditional Austrian food. It is not expensive, but is one of the best restaurants in the city...
Food: Brüderlein fein

 

Vienna, Austria
If you are in Vienna don't miss the Hundertwasserhaus. It's really interesting!
Sightseeing: Hundertwasserhaus

Guilin, China
Brief Introduction of Yangshuo: Yangshuo is famous for its picturesque landscape and the hopping West Street. Here you must be absorbed in the...
Sightseeing: Different Li River in Different Seasons.

 

Calais, France
While visiting Calais you must see the amazing white cliffs of Dover, visible even from Calais when the wheather is clear. The cliffs started to...
General: The white cliffs of Dover

Iraklion, Greece
If you are at Heraklion, visit the archaeoligical museum. There you can see famous findings, also the bull´s head called Monitaurus and the Snakes...
History & Culture: Archaeological museum of Iraklio

 

Uluwatu, Indonesia
While in Bali you must visit the monkey temple in Uluwatu. You get an awesome view from the high cliffs where the temple sits and the temple itself...
History & Culture: Uluwatu - Monkey Temple

Hampton, Jamaica
For anyone on this site that is interested in coming to Jamaica for vacation I would first suggest that you not spend the ridiculous amount for...
General: Paradise Jamaica

 

Balboa Island, California
Go down there to visit family and friends. if you don't have any, in the area, I would go for a walk to see the cute houses and drink some coffee....
Family & Fun: Visit family and friends

Novi Sad, Serbia
This is a public beach, one of the most beautiful on the Danube river. There are many cafes, restaurants fast food, and manysupporting facilities...
Beaches : Shtrand - Public Beach

 
 
 
 
   Welcome to Travelgrove  register tell a friend bookmark it 
 
 
*