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.

Top Smoothie & Juice Bars in Austin

Spring in Austin is all about the great outdoors and when it comes to sunshine, we have plenty to spare. After spending a day at Zilker (which celebrates 100 years in 2017!), swimming in Barton Springs, kayaking Lady Bird Lake, practicing sun salutations under the blue sky or wandering among the…

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Historic Austin: Old East Austin

Old East Austin is a historic district located to the south of East Seventh Street, to the west of Interstate 35, and to the north of Martin Luther King Boulevard. Texas. Rooted in a vibrant history of blues and jazz, East Austin represents the cultural richness and history of the city’s thriving…

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5 Minutes with a Local: Adrian Quesada

An artist of many hats, Adrian Quesada has been a part of the music scene in Austin for the past two decades, playing in numerous bands such as Grupo Fantasma, Brownout, The Echocentrics and Spanish Gold. Never one to focus on one particular sound, Adrian is renowned for his ability to mesh many…

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