DESTINATION & TOURISM

Key Facts, International Travel, and Things to Do

    Background

    As the capital of Texas and the second largest state capital in the United States, there is always something to do in Austin. This vibrant university city is bursting with culture and offers plenty of museums, as well as historic walking tours for the more active tourist. From hiking or biking around Lady Bird Lake, to exploring the Texas State History Museum, to catching a live concert in 'The Live Music Capital of the World,' you will never be lost for things to do during your stay.

    • Language: English
    • Currency: US Dollar (USD)
    • Time Zone: CST (GMT-0600)

    International Travel

    The nearest airport to the Circuit Of The Americas is the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, which is around 15km from the track. London Heathrow are now operating direct flights 5 days a week to Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and various domestic airlines also fly from other American cities to this airport.

    More frequent international flights arrive at George Bush Intercontinenal Airport, in Houston. This is around a 4 hour drive from Austin.

    Accommodation

    For more information on where to stay and accommodation, check out our dedicated Accommodation page.

    Things To Do

    In Austin, you can enjoy an interesting diversity of activities, don't miss out on what is happening in Austin and have a look at the following website: https://www.austintexas.org/visit/things-to-do/

    Weather

    April in Texas is generally mild, with the possibility of rain. It is recommended to be prepared for both wet and dry weather and have a poncho or other wet weather overcoat to hand, particularly as most grandstands are not covered.

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