Visit Austin Texas
Travala has chosen Austin, the capital city of Texas, as the June destination of the month. Austin is known for its incredible music, delicious restaurants and food trucks, natural escapes, and vibrant nightlife. With two hot crypto events happening in Austin this June, it’s a perfect opportunity to visit. Use code AUSTIN2022 to save 5% on hotels during June on travala.com.
Crypto Events in Austin – DCentral & Consensus Festival
Happening in Austin, DCentral will be gathering the Web 3 and NFT community from 7th to 8th June 2022 to kick off the consensus festival, starting from 9th to 12th June.
As a warm-up conference to the Consensus Week, DCentral invited over 80 builders, creators and artists covering diverse topics in Web3, including NFTs, Metaverses, GameFi, DAOs and more. The conference is located in the heart of downtown Austin at the Long Center for the Performing Arts. Moreover, the 2-day schedule is packed with keynote speakers sharing the industry insights, presentations from various Defi projects and social events with an open bar and live music.
The 2022 Consensus festival showcases and celebrates all that crypto has to offer. In June, thousands of the world’s brightest minds and impactful voices will take over Austin, Texas. Consensus is the only festival covering all sides of blockchain, crypto, Web 3 and the metaverse. Hosted by CoinDesk, the most influential and trusted platform for the digital world, Consensus is the world’s biggest and longest-running crypto festival. Reserve your tickets now!
Hotels at Austin
Looking for accommodations in Austin? Here are four hotel recommendations available on Travala.com.
Price per night starts from $734
In the heart of Austin, Hilton Austin is within a 5-minute drive of the Austin Convention Center for Consensus Conference and an 8-minute drive to Long Center for the Performing Arts for DCentral. This is one of the best accommodations to stay in if you are attending the events, as some of the events will be held in the hotel. The central location also allows you to experience Austin conveniently.
Hyatt Regency Austin
Price per night starts from $752
With a stay at Hyatt Regency Austin, you’ll be centrally located in Austin, within a 5-minute drive to Austin Convention Center for Consensus and a 3-minute drive to Long Center for the Performing Arts for DCentral. In addition, the 4-star hotel is close to attractions such as Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue (1.9 km) and Texas State Capitol (2.7 km).
Kasa Austin 2nd Street
Price per night starts from $347
With a stay at Kasa Austin 2nd Street, you’ll be centrally located in Austin, steps from Austin Children’s Museum and within a 5-minute walk of Austin City Hall. To attend the two conferences, it’s only a 4-minute drive to DCentral and a 5-minute drive to the Consensus festival. Make yourself at home in one of the 44 individually decorated guestrooms featuring kitchens with full-sized refrigerators/freezers and ovens.
Mint House Austin – South Congress
Price per night starts from $268
With a stay at Mint House Austin – South Congress in Austin (South Congress), you’ll be only a 5-minute drive from Consensus Conference and a 4-minute drive from DCentral. To visit Lady Bird Lake only takes 13 minutes by foot. Make yourself at home in one of the 25 guestrooms with complimentary wireless Internet access to keep you connected.
Activities in Austin
There’s so much more that Austin has to offer; check out these three fun activities that you can book ahead on Travala.com!
Indoor Skydiving Experience
Price from $92
Feel the thrill of skydiving without jumping out of an airplane. It’s true! Head to iFLY Austin, a premier indoor skydiving facility powered by a state-of-the-art vertical wind tunnel. After a training session, you’ll experience free-fall conditions with the help of an instructor. No experience is necessary, and afterwards, you can take home a personalized flight certificate.
Austin Breakfast Taco Tour
Price from $85
Austin’s official breakfast is the breakfast taco! If you’re in town to soak up the local culture, then taste-testing your way through inventive tacos and to-die-for queso is a must! You’ll stop at three different taco joints on this tour, ranging from traditional tacos to the most unique. Come hungry and be ready to explore Austin and our culinary delights!
Price from $75
This 2 hour guided Segway tour showcases Austin’s top destinations: The Seaholm Power District – a key piece of Austin’s past; Austin’s newly built $125M DT public library – giving you a feel for Austin’s vibrant future. This tour provides you with a fantastic 360º city views, and you’ll visit all the famous sites Austin has to offer, such as The Texas State Capitol grounds, Historic Congress Ave. and World Famous 6th St. and many more.
Price from $136.8
Private transfers provide a terrific way to get between the airport and your hotel. No more waiting in taxi lines or making multiple shuttle stops. Instead, there’s just the relaxed and stress-free transportation of a late-model vehicle and a professional chauffeur that will get you safely to your destination.
Restaurants at Austin
A trip to Texas wouldn’t be complete without some good BBQ! So make sure you check out the famous Terry Black’s BBQ, just a 9-minute drive from downtown Austin.
If you are looking for somewhere a little more upscale, check out Eddie V’s Prime Seafood
for some high end eats in the middle of Downtown Austin.
Fun Facts about Austin
Austin has the largest urban bat colony in North America, with about 1.5 million bats in the spring and summer. Another interesting one would be Austin has tons of museums, including one dedicated to junk, called The Cathedral of Junk.
Other June events in Austin
ATX Television Festival is happening in Downtown Austin from 2nd to 5th June. It’s a festival for TV lovers who want to discover new shows and connect with new groups of TV camp buddies.