Austin Visitors Guide

The purpose of this guide is to help you design your stay in Austin, whether it is for a forum retreat, a business meeting, or a vacation. You’ll find ideas for where to stay, where to eat, and what to do.

Places To Stay

After all that queso, brisket, and Tito’s, you might need to rest your head. We suggest you try one of these fine establishments for a good recharge.


Luxury Hostels

Chain Hotels

Forum Retreat Accommodations

  • Wallerspace — Looking for great places for a Forum Retreat in Austin? Make sure to mention that you are an EO Member.

Places To Eat

Austin considers itself not just the music capital of the world, but also the food truck capital. While you may have to wait in a line or two, we are pretty sure you will enjoy the wait.




Late Night

Food Delivery

  • Favor (download the app)

Night Life

While 6th street is legendary (if you are also a fan of Bourbon Street), you might enjoy a more seasoned crowd on Rainey Street or one of our many live music venues. Cause rock n’ roll, y’all.

Live Music

Live Music: Country

Bars: Casual

Bars: Upscale

Places to Drink Beer

Things To Do

Austin is very much a lifestyle city. We enjoy getting out and working out. (We have a lot of food to work off.) So enjoy your time walking, paddle boarding, or riding around our beautiful city.




  • Barton Springs — Year-round swimming
  • Your Biker Gang — Rent fat-tired electric minibikes
  • NLand Surf Park — Surfing and water sports park
  • Lady Bird Lake — Rent a kayak, canoe, or stand-up paddle
  • Lady Bird Lake Hike ‘n Bike Trail


Art: Movies

Art: Tattoos