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.

Dinner and a Movie

Let’s be real, summer in Austin is no joke. When the temperatures soar and the sun shines overhead, take the fun indoors with a movie at one of Austin’s unique (and air-conditioned) movie theaters. Grab a bite to eat around town and treat yourself to something sweet before settling in for a good…

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Celebrate July 4th Austin-Style

Everyone’s favorite red, white and blue holiday, July 4 th is all about great food and friends, family, fireworks, music and soaking up summer. Here’s your guide to an epic holiday weekend…

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Austin on a Budget

Want to experience the best of Austin while keeping your budget in check? No problem. Here’s your guide to eating, drinking and sightseeing your way around town on the cheap. La Condesa. Courtesy of…

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Top Swimming Holes and Splash Pads

Summers in Austin mean rooftop patios, refreshing food and drinks and long, laid-back days. It also means rising temps. Here are some of the area's top splash spots to help you make the most of…

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