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.

Day Trip Destination: Bastrop County

Known as the "Historic Triangle," Bastrop County includes Bastrop, Elgin and Smithville, which were voted three of the most historic small towns in Texas. Explore Bastrop's culture at the historic cemeteries and museums in the county, or celebrate their vibrant community with the locals at one of…

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Austin Urban Music Festival 10th Anniversary

Join the Austin Urban Music Festival in celebrating its ten year anniversary, March 27-28, 2015 at Auditorium Shores. Celebrate this year's local urban music scene, aimed at enhancing and sustaining the SoulTree Collective experience musically, culturally and economically. This year's theme The…

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