BARTON CREEK SQUARE
Shop & Stay
Overlooking downtown Austin and easily accessible to some of the best attractions, including Zilker Park, Circuit of the Americas, The University of Texas at Austin and a vibrant downtown showcasing some of the country's best musical talent, Barton Creek Square is the city's largest indoor shopping center featuring over 180 specialty shops and eateries. Barton Creek Square is ideally located at the intersection of Capital of Texas Highway (Loop 360) and Mopac (Loop 1).
Austin is a one-of-a-kind place that's not just unique to Texas but the entire country. Barton Creek Square is located 2.5 miles from downtown and Zilker Park, home to Austin City Limits Music Festival and South by Southwest an annual conglomerate of film, interactive media, music festivals and conferences. Grab the family and head to the Congress Avenue Bridge to watch 1.5 million Mexican free-tailed bats, the largest urban bat colony in the world, fly out at dusk to get their dinner. Not your speed? The center is just 19 miles from Circuit of the Americas, the premier destination for world-class motorsports. And with over 300 days of sunshine, being active in Austin comes naturally - hike, bike, kayak or paddle board around Lady Bird Lake and cool off with a dip in one our iconic spring-fed pools like Barton Springs and Deep Eddy.
No matter what your tastebuds are craving, you're sure to find exactly what you're looking for close by. Take a break from shopping all day and enjoy one of Barton Creek Square's fine eateries, including California Pizza Kitchen, The Cheesecake Factory or Nordstrom Bistro Cafe´. If you're looking for a true taste of Austin, make a stop at the famous Salt Lick BBQ in Dripping Springs, Guero's Taco Bar on South Congress, The Oasis on Lake Travis or make a stop at one of the many gourmet food trucks around town. There truly is a taste of everything nearby the shopping destination.
A night out on the town is the perfect addition to any vacation. For Austin visitors, the music scene is legendary. Visit one of the nearly 200 venues in the area offering rock, blues, jazz, hip hop, punk or Latino shows nightly. The Broken Spoke, known as "the last true Texas dance hall," features great country acts. Guests can also take a Texas Two-Step lesson. The Continental Club has showcased blues, rock and folk music since 1957, earning it the title, "Granddaddy of Austin music venues." Antone's, Austin's "home of the blues," is where Stevie Ray Vaughan cut his proverbial teeth. Newer stages like those at The Mohawk and Club DeVille showcase local acts alongside big- name touring artists.
Austin offers places to stay that have just as much personality as the city itself. From historic hotels to eclectic boutiques there's a perfect fit for everyone near Barton Creek Square. Enjoy sweeping Hill Country views and luxurious accommodations at the newly renovated Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa. Discover the old-world charm of the Driskill a renowned historical Austin landmark originally built in 1886. Book a pet-friendly accommodation at the newest hotel on the block Hotel Granduca. Embrace the Keep Austin Weird vibe with a stay at the family owned and operated Austin Hotel. Make memories at Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort named among "Top Family Hotels" in the world by Travel + Leisure.