Travel and Accomodations

Venue | Getting Here | Lodging Nearby | Vistor Info

Venue

The FL Digital Humanities symposium will be held in the Glickman Conference Center on The University of Texas at Austin campus. The Glickman Center is on the south side of the first floor of the College of Liberal Arts building (CLA) off 23th Street at the San Jacinto Circle.  The street address is 116 Inner Campus Drive, Austin, TX 78712.

Google map of the FL@DH venue and points of interest

Getting to and from the AUS Airport

There are several options for getting to and from the Austin Bergstrom airport. You can arrange a Super Shuttle in advance. Capitol Metro offers the Airport Flyer for $1 each direction, which has stops within a short walk from the conference venue and nearby hotels. And there are, of course, rental cars and taxis.

Parking for the Conference

The closest parking to the Glickman Center is the San Jacinto garage (SJG). It is about a tenth of a mile away. Entrances are located on both Trinity St. and San Jacinto Blvd., and the rate is currently $15 per day. Another option is the Brazos garage (BRG). It is about three tenths of a mile away. The entrance is on Brazos St. and the rate is currently $15 per day. Dobie Mall garage (the entrance is located on Whitis Ave.) is about the same distance and the rate is currently $12 per day. The least expensive option is the University Co-Op garage (currently $8 per day; entrance is on San Antonio St.), which is about half a mile from the Glickman Center.

Maps and Local Travel Links

Austin map
University of Texas at Austin map
Another UT map
Capitol Metro
Yellow Cab

Lodging Nearby

DoubleTree by Hilton, Austin University Area
Hampton Inn University
ATT Conference Center and Hotel
Star of Texas and Austin Folk House B&Bs

Austin Visitor Information

Weather & News
Austin weather
Austin American-Statesman newspaper
KEYE (CBS)
KLRU (PBS)
KTBC (Fox)
KUT 90.5
KVUE (ABC)
KXAN (NBC) 
YNN cable news channel

Arts & Entertainment Information
Austin 360
Austin Chronicle
Austinist.com
City of Austin Visitor’s Bureau 
Texas Monthly magazine
The University of Texas at Austin Arts & Attractions

Nearby Arts and Recreation
ACL Live at Moody Theater
Alamo Drafthouse cinema, The Ritz location
Barton Springs natural, spring-fed pool
Bats under the Congress Avenue Bridge
Blanton Museum of Art
Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum
Esther’s Follies, long-running music, comedy and magic troupe
DKR Texas Memorial Stadium
Downtown and Sixth Street entertainment districts
Harry Ransom Center
Hike and Bike Trail on Lady Bird Johnson Lake
LBJ Presidential Library
Downtown and Sixth Street entertainment districts
Performing Arts Center
Texas State Capitol Building
Texas Tower
Threadgill’s armadillo world headquarters (live music and restaurant)
Whole Foods Market (headquarters store)

Dining Nearby
Austin is a “foodie” town, and there are many good restaurants, with good prices, too. Here are just a few suggestions in all price ranges and for all tastes that are within walking distance or a short cab ride from your hotel.

In addition, gourmet food trailers and carts are very popular in Austin and there are hundreds spread all over the area. Here is a map at shows some of them.