Discover all Austin has to offer for retirees
You’re never too old for an adventure, and Austin is a great place to have one. If you decide to visit Texas’s capital for your next group trip, Austin Charter Bus Company has you covered. Call us at 512-215-4891 and we’ll help you find the perfect minibus or full-size motorcoach for you and your friends. Need an accessible bus? Just let us know when you make your reservation.
Instead of worrying about taking turns driving or finding cash for gas money, you can spend the trip to Austin playing card games and eating snacks. Abundant storage space means you won’t have to pile bags underneath your legs, and you can request a flat-screen TV for watching movies or free WiFi so you can check Facebook during the journey.
What to do in Austin
Once you know how you’re getting to Austin, it’s time to plan what you’re going to do when you arrive. Here are some of the best destinations for you and your group to explore in Bat City.
University of Texas at Austin
Whether you’re an alum returning to your old stomping grounds or a recently converted Longhorns fan, you won’t want to miss a visit to the beautiful UT-Austin campus. While you’re there, you can tour the Blanton Museum of Art, the Bullock Texas State History Museum, and the LBJ Presidential Library.
Address: 2100 Speedway, Austin, TX 78712
Phone: (512) 471-3434
When you’re ready for a break, go for a relaxing stroll or have a picnic in Zilker Park. Zilker is home to the Barton Springs Pool, a public outdoor pool filled with natural spring water where you can cool off in the summer. You can also stroll through the 26-acre Zilker Botanical Garden, which offers beautiful roses and discounted admission for seniors.
Address: 2100 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704
Spend an afternoon or evening shopping and eating in Austin’s trendy downtown district. Check out beautiful jewelry, guitars, purses, clothing, and shoes before dining on Tex-Mex, pan-Asian, or classic American food. You can also see the city’s statue of Willie Nelson and take a walk along the beautiful Colorado River.
Address: 214 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78701
No trip to Austin is complete without a stop at this vaudeville show. Packed with funny skits, Vegas-style magic illusions, and hilarious musical numbers, Esther’s Follies has been running for more than 40 years. If you’ll be in town on a Thursday, Friday, or Saturday, take advantage of the senior discount and buy tickets for everyone in your group.
Address: 525 E Sixth Street, Austin, Texas 78701
This honky-tonk offers traditional country music accompanied by two-step and swing dancing every Wednesday through Saturday, starting at 9 p.m. Don’t know how to swing dance? No need to worry. Lessons start an hour before the dancing.
Address: 3201 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704
Reserve a charter bus for your trip to Austin
Whether you opt to stroll through museums, shop for handmade bags or go swing dancing, Austin Charter Bus Company can get you to every destination on your itinerary quickly and comfortably. Call us at 512-215-4891, and we’ll find a bus with all the amenities you need, from reclining seats to free WiFi and a flat-screen TV. Then grab your suitcase and get ready for an adventure in Texas’s proudly quirky capital city.