Discovering a new favorite band is often a highlight of any visit to Austin. But with hundreds of local bands, how do you even begin to plan your nights out? The new book Seduced by Sound: Austin is a…Continue Reading
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.
Posts from: February 2017
South Lamar is a thriving neighborhood in the center of Austin's booming dining and entertainment scene. Along with the world-renowned Broken Spoke dance hall that has been showcasing live music since 1964, South Lamar prides itself on individuality. Here, visitors can find just about any restaurant…Continue Reading
West Austin is a National Register Historic District, positioned north of Lady Bird Lake and west of downtown. Established in 1853, the district is one of the oldest neighborhoods in the city. Texas Governor Elisha Peace owned several plantations in the region which he later sold to former enslaved…Continue Reading
Austin's craft brewing scene has been booming for the past few years, so you'd be forgiven for feeling a little overwhelmed by all of our fermented offerings. Whether you're in the mood for a Mexican-style lager to compliment your tour of Austin tacos and queso, looking to expand your palate with a…Continue Reading