101 3rd Ave NE
The Spam Museum is an admission-free museum that is dedicated to SPAM! Guided and self-guided tours are available. Don’t forget to swing by the gift shop for some fun souvenirs.
Austin ArtWorks Center
300 Main St N
This gallery and art center is located in a restored historic bank building on Main Street. The Austin Artworks Center has an impressive assortment of various art including pottery and jewelry.
Hormel Historic Home
208 4th Ave NW
The Hormel Historic Home provides a gracious look at the life of the George A. Hormel family in the early 1900s.
Jay C Hormel Nature Center
1304 21st St NE
The Jay C. Hormel Nature Center is a nature preserve in Austin, featuring over 500 acres of restored and remnant prairie, hardwood forest, wetlands and meandering streams. Keep your eyes and ears open for many kinds of wildlife as you explore the 9+ miles of trails!
Austin Walking Tour
Each location on the walking tour has the character and charm that contributes to our city. Come check them out.
Walking Tour Map
Businesses of Interest
Hormel Foods Corporation
1 Hormel Place
Founded in 1891 by George A. Hormel, Hormel Foods grew over the years to be a Fortune 500 global food corporation. We’re not just inspired to make great food, we’re inspired to make a difference for our customers, team members, consumers, shareholders and the communities where we live and work. 40 Manufacturing & Distribution Facilities serve food products in 80 countries.
1103 27th Ave NW
Nu-Tek BioSciences develops and manufactures peptones and protein hydrolysates for industry leading biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. Nu-Tek is an industry leading solutions-based manufacturer delivering superior customer service and performance improving animal-free cell nutrition.
Where to eat
217 4th Ave NE
“The spoon isn’t for the milkshake – it’s for the hamburger”
It’s innovative. It’s historical. It’s Austin. For over 80 years, the Tendermaid has provided its infamous loose-meat, secret-recipe burgers to patrons.
Gravity Storm Brewery
309 Main St N
A cooperatively owned nano-brewery and taproom with a varied line-up of delicious beers plus homemade root beer, served up in a Jimmy Buffet-inspired environment with popcorn, games, trivia and more.
Piggy Blues BBQ
323 Main St N
Our family-run, hole in the wall restaurant features real BBQ. Since 2000, Piggy Blues BBQ has specialized in award-winning dry rubbed and slow smoked ribs, brisket, chicken, turkey, and pork.
114 4th Ave NE
B&J Bar and Grill is Austin’s place for hot food and cold beer! If you enjoy patio dining, this is the place for you!
Coffee House on Main
329 Main St N
We are an independent, locally owned coffee house located in the heart of historic downtown Austin. Coffee House on Main offers delicious espresso drinks, coffee, homemade baked goods, a lunch menu and much more!
119 2nd Ave NE
The Downtown Grill is an American food based restaurant. We highly encourage reservations, walk-ins based on availability.