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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Do Like The Locals Do: Eat Like A Chef

Bryce Gilmore has been featured at the top of just about every culinary list. Food & Wine magazine Best New Chef 2011, GQ Best New Restaurant 2012 (Barley Swine), James Beard Foundation Award Nominee for Best Chef Southwest in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016; and Restaurant of the Year (Odd Duck) by Eater…

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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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