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Congress Avenue

Congress Avenue, from First to 11th Street, Austin, TX 78701
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Congress Avenue, from First to 11th Street, Austin, TX 78701
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked Congress Street fro MLK to 6th Street, a little more than a mile. Ok there is some nice architecture left over but nothing of great note. We didn’t do any shopping either, nothing grabbed our attention.

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I walked 10 miles our first day in Austin. Congress is a great starting point and you can see so much. We walked almost from one end to the other. South Congress is great for cowboy boot shopping. Funky little area that...More

Thank Alexander N
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a stroll down Congress Avenue. The architecture was superb. There were lots of places to stop but make sure to stop at the statue of Angelina Eberly and read what she did for the city. Many roads, buildings, etc. are named for the...More

Thank mikelcesc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you haven't experienced Congress Avenue during the Christmas season in Austin, TX... don't miss it this year. It is magical, beautiful, and great from 2 years to 92 years.

Thank shawnmG6111TH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nowhere, in my humble opinion, do you get a better flavor of what Austin is all about, then on Congress Avenue!

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When Austin take a drive down Congress Avenue, swing down to see the state capital buildings. Then head over to six street park take a walk! This will give you a nice flavour of Austin Texas.

Thank TheGrieseFamily
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

I recently attended the rescheduled austin pride parade down congress ave to 4th, it was originally scheduled for Sept 18th i believe but was cancelled & postponed due to the threat of hurricane harvey. Last year my bestie & got there 30-mintues before the parade...More

Thank Charley W
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Congress Avenue has a great view of the Capitol, and of course the bats. There are a few dining choices that are attractive. The main attraction is Congress serving as the hub for other attractions.

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The best time to see Congress Avenure is after 5pm. At dark the clouds of free tail bats fly out and head out to eat the moths over the rural fields. While you are here, go see the stream flowing through the Austin Hilton and...More

Thank chemtex
Reviewed 2 October 2017

skip the star bucks and go to the hideout coffee lounge across the street. this iconic street it a little better shopping on the soco part of the street which is about 1-2 miles south... but from 1st-11th there are a few museums, and duforni...More

Thank Txeades
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The Radisson Hotel is a good place to stay its near downtown.Was this Helpful?
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Would not know not what we were interested in then!