Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa
8212 Barton Club Drive
Austin, Texas 78735


Your guide to Austin's Hill Country
Located at the edge of Austin's Hill Country, Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa is a great starting point for all of your Austin and Hill Country adventures. Experience award-winning shopping, diverse cuisine, live music and stunning Texas nature all in Austin's Hill Country.

Day One

On your first morning, experience breakfast at Texas Spice with southern-inspired entrees and regional flavors.

After breakfast, devote some time to exploring the resort. Hike the nature trail located behind the pool deck by the miniature golf course, work on your game with a golf lesson at Barton Creek Golf Academy led by famed PGA professional instructor Brech Spradley, or take in a round of golf on one of four championship golf courses designed by golf greats Tom Fazio, Ben Crenshaw, Bill Coore, and Arnold Palmer.

Enjoy lunch at Jim Bob’s Lobby Lounge or Crenshaw’s Bar & Eatery overlooking the Fazio Foothills golf course and take in the beautiful Hill Country views.

After lunch, travel to South Congress Avenue for local shopping at Austin favorites including Allens Boots, Parts & Labour, Cove Boutique and more.

Omni Austin Hotel at Southpark Congress Street Bridge Bat Attraction

Dine at an Austin original on South Congress, from casual Torchy’s Tacos, Hopdoddy Burger Bar and Home Slice Pizza to upscale Perlas, there are a variety of options for dinner to explore.

After dinner, enjoy live music at Zach Theatre or ACL LIVE at the Moody Theater.

Day Two

Wake up early with a Texas classic, try breakfast tacos from Texas Ham Company or Tacodeli, an Austin original serving typical breakfast tacos alongside inventive vegetarian and vegan options. These locations are just five miles from the resort.

Bring the kid out of you by visiting the Thinkery, a children’s museum, or hit the trail with Texas Trail Rides where you can participate in a variety of activities, including scenic horseback rides, in the Austin area (reservations required).

Experience genuine Austin barbecue for lunch. Our concierge’s picks include Terry Black’s Barbecue, a unique style of Central Texas BBQ that has been passed down for generations, and County Line, serving slow-smoked barbecue and views from its outdoor terrace.
After lunch, explore the natural beauty of Austin. Travel down the road to explore the Barton Creek Greenbelt or Mount Bonnell. For a true hill country road trip, head toward Driftwood to the famed Salt Lick BBQ where you can listen to music while you wait and BYOB is encouraged.

Return to the resort for an luxury but relaxing dinner at Blind Salamander Kitchen & Bar, the resort’s signature restaurant that serves luxury Texas fare and fresh seafood.

Then join us on the resort lawn to enjoy a cocktail or s’mores by the resort’s fire pits.

Day Three

Start your day with breakfast at Texas Spice, or enjoy grab-and-go breakfast from Velvet Joe’s Coffee House. Then enjoy an early morning run on the golf course’s cart path, or take a hike on the resort’s family-friendly nature tail.

Indulge in an Austin-inspired treatment at Mokara Spa or lounge by the adult only rooftop pool with a spa day pass. Reservations required.

Drive three miles from the resort and enjoy lunch at Canyons Grill with classic clubhouse fare and views of the Fazio Canyons driving range.

Craft brews, wines and spirits flow through the Austin Hill Country. Here are just a few options to explore this afternoon: Last Stand Brewing, Treaty Oak Distilling, Bell Springs Brewing Co. and Deep Eddy Vodka.

Enjoy dinner at Bob’s Steak & Chop House at the resort. This elegant luxury dining will leave your mouth watering with signature steaks and fine wine.

Day Four

Be sure to stop by Velvet Joe’s for a latte to go. We send you off with wishes for safe travels. On your way out of town, there is more to do no matter which direction you will travel. Check out any of the following:

Traveling East to Houston:
Pedernales Falls State Park, Bastrop National Park, Circuit of the Americas

Traveling North to Dallas:
Round Rock Outlet Malls, The Domain shopping center, Magnolia Market at the Silos in Waco

Want a detour when you are heading South to San Antonio?
Take a scenic detour from Highway 290 and head to Wimberley to take in Blue Hole State Park, Jacob’s Well, or Market Days held the first Saturday of every month March – December.

Traveling West to El Paso:
Visit Johnson City, childhood home of President Lyndon B. Johnson, or take in the many wineries and distilleries in the German settlement of Fredericksburg. Just a few miles off the beaten path and you could be in Luckenbach, Texas (no guarantee that you will be with Waylon and Willie and the boys).