travelgrove Travel Tips
 

Zilker Botanical Garden, Austin, Texas

 
00
    
Legend
  • Sightseeing travel tip
  • City center
Distance from city center: 3.1mi
andra88's pictureby andra88 Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 17th of October, 2010
The Zilker Botanical Garden is an amazing place in the city, it has also been called "the jewel in the heart of Austin" and with reason, it is not only peaceful but really beautiful.

To get the best of the garden you should visit it in the warm season when the trees, flowers are in full bloom, like the rose garden, which looks pretty dreary in winter. The various styled gardens are all connected with streams and small ponds, filled with benches. The whole place is beautiful and magical, highly recommending it!

Address:
2220 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78746, USA

Price:
Fees are charged only for some events. Tours are charged too.

Opening Hours:
Open daily from 7:00am to 5:30pm.

On the web:
http://www.zilkergarden.org/

 
The Oasis Restaurant in AustinBarton Springs Pool
 
Jackie's picture
Jackie wrote on Oct 19, 2010 0:02:
I liked the butterfly-shaped benches... they were so colorful and beautiful.Reply
 
 
 
 
Sightseeing
tips

Recent travel tips for Austin

  • 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
  • The Driskill
    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 [...]
    D: 2.6mi00
  • Elisabet Ney Museum
    Inspired by beauty and using science in creating amazingly beautiful artwork, the Elisabet Ney Museum holds the artist's paintings and sculptures and puts them on display for visitors. Through her work people can look at beauty in a new [...]
    D: 5.4mi00
  • 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
  • LBJ Library and Museum
    The first free Presidential museum, the LBJ Library and Museum is a popular destination for visitors who are interested in the life and work of the U.S.'s 36th President. A visit to the museum building itself is worth it, which has [...]
    D: 3.9mi00

Things about Austin you may be interested in

 
 
 
guides

Recommended

Austin History

 The reason given for the University of Texas not be located in Austin was that the students would be badly influenced by the politicians there. In 1893, they built the Great Grante dam in Austin on the Colorado River, which was able to give hydro-electric power so that Austin could have new businesses move in. They removed that dam and put 7 different ones in their place in 1938. [...]
 
 
 

More travel tips you might be interested in

Mayrhofen, Austria
If you want to rent rooms there for holidays, call the local tourist office. They can give you a long list of hotels and and so called 'pensionen'.
General: Tourisst acommodations

Nantes, France
Verne was born in Nantes and the Museum was opened for the occasion of the 150th anniversary of his birth. It's a great place for everyone who...
History & Culture: Jules Verne Museum

 

Jerusalem, Israel
Book your tour with Twins Tours to the HolyLand!
General: Visiting the Holy Land

Ahmadabad, India
India tour package fascinates anyone by offering so many enchanting destinations which are housed with several historical sites representing...
General: India Tour Travel || India Travel Tour

 

Bacarra, Philippines
Hello Bacarra, get a stop over at Bacarra on your way to Pagudpud. It is worth visiting. It's historical belltower is outstanding, the tallest in...
General: Historical belltower Co-ca river sandy beach of Natba

Chiscau, Romania
Near the cave just about a 1 mile you can find a great place for camping, with grass and a little brook
General: A little camping

 

Key West, Florida
Key West being an island, lazing around under the sun and diving deep into the sea is part of your trip. Higgs Beach in the southern part of the...
Beaches : Higgs Beach

Tulsa, Oklahoma
We went on our hotel's recommendation to the Wild Fork in Utica Square to eat one night. We didn't have a reservation, but being in the...
Food: Wild Fork

 

Bergun, Switzerland
When you are in Bergün, then you can go ski-drive. There is beautiful weather.
General: Ski-drive

Radstadt, Austria
Are you interested on horse riding? Check 'Reiterhof Weissenhof'. It's ideal for kids, they offer lessons for kids and adults. It's ideal during a...
General: Horse Riding in Radstadt

 
 
 
 
   Welcome to Travelgrove  register tell a friend bookmark it 
 
 
*