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The days in Austin warm quickly during April. The average high temperature in Austin in April is between 77 and 83 degrees Fahrenheit. Evenings will cool down and a light jacket or sweater may be needed if you are venturing outdoors for sightseeing or walking around town.

The Spa
The Skyline Spa & Health Club is located on the eighth floor of Hilton Austin, this spa features spectacular views of the downtown skyline. Choose from a range of treatments and services. The spa and health club are open daily from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm. To book a treatment call + 1-512-493-4903 or book online.

What to check out while in Austin?

Bat Watching Tours
The Anne W. Richards Congress Avenue Bridge is the home of the largest urban bat colony in the world.  Austin’s bridge bats are Mexican free-tailed bats. They migrate each spring from central Mexico and return to Mexico in early Fall. Our cruises provide the best possible viewing for one of the most incredible wildlife spectacles in the world!

Public nightly tours depart approximately 30 minutes before sunset and lasts roughly one hour in length. Tours rates are: $10.00 for adults, $8.00 for seniors & $5.00 – $8 for kids 3 to 12. You can also customize a private excursion with dinner, cocktails, and more.

To book a Capital Cruises’ Bat Watching Tour  or call at 512-480-9264.

To book a Lone Star Riverboat Bat Watching Cruises or call at 512-327-1388.

Shopping for boots?
Buying cowboy boots seems to be a popular pastime among Austin tourists, though most people buy boots for the iconic Texas look, you might be surprised by how comfortable they are. Here is a list of the most recommended places to shop boots in Austin
1. Allens Boots – 1522 South Congress Avenue; (512) 447-1413
2. Heritage Boot – 1200 South Congress Avenue; (512) 326-8577
3. Brazos Trading Co. – 6539 North Lamar Boulevard; (512) 796-5312
4. Texas Custom Boots – 1601 South 1st Street; (512) 981-5777
5. Cavender’s Boot City – 4435 South Lamar Boulevard; (512) 892-4747
6. Room Service Vintage – 107 East North Loop Boulevard; (512) 451-105

Where to dine?  
The Austin Eaters Guide is everything you need to know from where to go and what to eat, to the essential barbecue spots in Austin. For more information on things to do while in Austin, the Hilton Austin Hotel can provide you great suggestions for in and around town.