Austin Insider Blog

This blog, written and curated by Visit Austin staff, shares the things that visitors love and locals can't get enough of.

Historic Austin: East Sixth Street

East Sixth Street is a National Register historic district in Austin, TX with six blocks of turn-of-the-century Victorian commercial buildings. It is also the heart of the music scene in the Live Music Capital of the World®. Before the music era began, the area was a melting pot of small businesses…

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How to Get Weird in Austin

From haunted saloons and bizarre museums to junk cathedrals and a strange take on the game of bingo, these attractions help prove that Texas’s lovable capital is just as quirky as the “Keep Austin Weird” slogan makes them seem. Get ready to get weird in Austin! Mean Eyed Cat Bar The Mean Eyed Cat…

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Discover Your Austin Taco

Here in Texas, tacos aren’t a meal. They’re a religion. And nowhere will you find more places to worship these foil-wrapped handfuls of flavor than in Austin. Though it’s impossible (and we’ve tried) to catalogue every Austin taco, here’s a roundup of some of our favorites, in categories that should…

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