The capital city of Texas, Austin delivers fun, freedom, and plenty of attractions to keep your student group busy. Settled in the 1830s by adventurous pioneers, Austin started its illustrious history with the quintessential American spirit. From there the city has grown along with the Republic of Texas' own big personality, set in the liberties of independence and entrepreneurship that sets the state apart from the rest. They certainly do it big in Texas, and Austin is no exception.
Graduation trips will find plenty to keep them happily touring in this major metropolis. From the fantastic and growing culinary scene to massive shopping centers, landmarks and popular attractions, to world-class museums, Austin has all it takes to wow and fascinate even the pickiest of groups. Did you know that Austin is billed as the Live Music Capital of the World? You can certainly find out for yourselves by touring the city by night and taking in all of the shows, events, and performances of all genres. The University of Texas Longhorns make their home in Austin and sports fans would surely love to catch a game or tour the stadium, or you can see the Texas Stars hockey team, the Austin Toros, or the minor league Red Rock Express baseball team.
If it's education you seek, look no further. Austin is filled to the brim with fascinating learning attractions from historic memorials and museums to interactive exhibits and more. The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center is a popular destination for field trips and nature enthusiasts while the state history and government are represented at the State Capitol building, open for free group tours. Bullock Texas State History Museum is a wonderful destination, as is the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum, Zilker Botanical Garden, Blanton Museum of Art and many others.
Anything can happen in Texas and Austin is here to bring your group the best possible vacation, educational or otherwise, that you could possibly dream of. Call us today to get your trip to Austin started!