Learn more about how to get around Austin!
Bus(es) will be leaving Dallas at 5:00 a.m. on the date of Advocacy Day 2017 (TBA) from place (TBA) and returning that same day. Please let your team leader know if you if you plan to ride the bus or contact Lynn Rossol at or 214-379-2854.
Donations of $10 per person to defray the cost are appreciated.
Parking options for persons driving themselves or taking a bus with another group
|Buses:||School and tour buses can unload and pick up passengers in the designated loading area on Brazos Street between 12th and 13th Streets, east of the Capitol. Buses can park on Trinity Street.|
|Individuals:||Public parking is available at the Visitor Parking Garage. The first two hours of parking are free of charge. Vehicles can enter from either 12th or 13th Street. The garage is bordered by San Jacinto and Trinity. The Capitol Visitors Center, Capitol and Capitol Extension are a short walk away.|
Lodging optional for participants who choose to stay overnight
Available hotels listed below:
6505 North IH-35
Radisson Hotel and Suites
111 E Cesar Chavez St.
The Texas Tribune has an interactive website to navigate the Capitol and locate lawmakers' offices. Search by member name, or browse using the floor plan by clicking the tab for each floor in the Capitol and Capitol Extension.
The Texas State Preservation Board's website also provides detailed maps of the Capitol complex. Please note: The maps provided by the State Preservation Board do not include legislator information. The website includes the following maps:
Use maps 2, 3, 4, and 5 together with the Texas Legislative Handbook or the Texas Capitol Building Directory (PDF format) to locate your legislators' offices.