Rent A Car and Drive From Dallas to Austin
Are you looking to go to Austin? In these uncertain times, many of us are rethinking the way we travel and the added safety precautions that must be considered along the way. A rental car from a neighborhood Enterprise location in Dallas can alleviate many of these concerns, so you can get to Austin safely.
Drive time: approx. 3 hours (Driving Directions)
Distance: approx. 195 miles
Great Activities for Social Distancing:
||Waco Suspension Bridge
||Lady Bird Lake
The city is forever linked to the assassination of JFK in 1963. Even if you don’t visit the Sixth Floor Museum, a walk around the plaza and the infamous grassy knoll is educational and thought-provoking.
|94 miles from Dallas
Opened in 1870, this Waco landmark is one of the oldest standing suspension bridges in Texas and the first to cross the Brazos River. The 475-foot span connects two parks so it’s a lovely place to take a break, stretch your legs and admire the scenery.
|137 miles from Dallas.
This lake is a popular destination for camping, boating, hiking and wildlife viewing. Fishers can try their luck from the bank or a boat — the lake is stocked with largemouth bass, striped bass, catfish and bluegills.
Hike or bike on a 10-mile trail that circles Austin’s most famous lake — while taking in views of the downtown skyline and maintaining your social distance. The beautiful Zilker Park is nearby and includes Barton Springs, a popular spot for swimmers.
Rent with Confidence from Enterprise
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Benefits of renting a car vs. using a personal vehicle
Reduce wear-and-tear and/or mileage on your own vehicle
Enjoy a late model year vehicle to ensure the most optimal comfort, convenience and the latest technology
- Minivans and large SUVs available for larger groups
- Extra cargo space to haul camping equipment or hiking gear
- Add-ons such as car seats, GPS/navigation system or ski racks are available (reserve while booking online)
Why Driving May Be the Best Way to Get There
Travel at your own pace and on your own schedule
Ensure social distancing and limit interactions along the way
More complete control of surroundings while traveling
Pay a total price for the vehicle vs. buying a plane/train/bus ticket for every passenger
Flexible travel with free cancellation
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