Austin Panic Room has been listed as the seventh-best escape room in the country, according to a new ranking compiled by USA Today travel experts.
The local attraction opened in September 2014 downtown at the corner of 12th and Rio Grande streets and offers a variety of themed rooms, with the themes changing every 10 to 12 months. Currently, you can choose from five themes: Museum Heist, Prison Break, Abandoned School, Cabin Fever and Phase III: Human Trials.
According to USA Today, the top 10 best escape rooms in the country are:Real Escape Game San Francisco Mission: Escape Atlanta Palace Games San Francisco Locked In: The Birmingham Escape Game Birmingham, Ala. Breakout KC Kansas City, Mo. House of Hints San Diego Austin Panic Room Austin Room Escape Live Los Angeles Trapology Boston The Basement Los Angeles
Owner Robert Ma said he got the idea to open Austin Panic Room after visiting an escape room on a trip to London.]]