Discover Austin, Minnesota! 

Austin has great accessibility through 7 exits off of I-90 - from Rochester, head wast or from Albert Lea/I35, head east. Austin is also right off of US Highway 218 about 11 miles north of Iowa. Contact Discover Austin, Minnesota for assistance.

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Austin, also known as SPAMTOWN USA, is home to an abundance of unique and fun attractions – the SPAM® Museum (now located downtown), the Hormel Historic Home, Mower County Historical Society, The Hormel Institute, Austin Artworks Center, the Jay C. Hormel Nature Center, the Historic Paramount Theatre, 2 golf courses, over 13 miles of bike trails, 28 city parks, sporting events throughout the year, incredible theatrical and musical productions, and more. Annual festivals and celebrations and a full calendar of events will take your trip to Austin to the next level. With almost 60 restaurants, there is something for every taste, whether fine dining, fast food, or take-out. Plus, there are plenty of accommodating hotel properties in Austin to provide you with the opportunity to enjoy, rejuvenate, and relax at great value. The Spectacular People of Austin, Minnesota look forward to welcoming you to our community. Contact Discover Austin, Minnesota today to request a FREE Austin Visitors Guide today!


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