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Congress Avenue

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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 5 days ago

There are some places that have suggested walking tours, but you can totally make your own. We walked this entire route while looking at little shops on our way to Congress bridge to see if any bats were still hanging around. You can head from...More

Thank Chelsea G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always love a visit to South Congress. Brings you into a laid back world of really eclectic shops and restaurants.

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Some very nice old buildings among the new. Arte-Mex Museum was between exhibits but it looked like it would be worthwhile when fully open. Neat gift shop there. Jones Contemporary Art Museum was "way out there" but if you like that sort of thing then...More

Thank traveler987Napa
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 5 weeks 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 November 10, 2017

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 November 9, 2017

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 November 2, 2017

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 October 7, 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
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Would not know not what we were interested in then!