A trip to Austin is no excuse to throw sustainability to the wind. A sustainably-minded city with a goal of net-zero community-wide greenhouse gases by 2050, there are plenty of ways to travel responsibly in the city. Here’s how to minimize your impact while visiting Austin. 1. Bring your own bags…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: June 2021
Nestled in the middle of Austin is the University of Texas, home of the Texas Longhorns. Although the university is nicknamed the "Forty Acres," it actually sits on about 431-acres and plays host to nearly 51,000 students annually. Visit one of the many on-campus museums or opt for a self-guided…Continue Reading
East Austin is a mixture of longtime residents, brand-spanking-new development, and hip haunts. It’s also home to some of Austin’s best and buzziest restaurants. From acclaimed and influential Franklin Barbecue to the new kids on the block like Nixta Taqueria, East Austin is a vibrant and exciting…Continue Reading
Home to some of Austin's best restaurants, the South First Street neighborhood is a foodie haven and a must-see. Find food truck parks, coffee shops, art galleries and plenty of vintage shopping in this unique Austin neighborhood. Plus, be sure to stop for a picture at the Greetings from Austin…Continue Reading
It's grilling season and we have the jump on where to find two-fisted burger goodness in Austin. Dig in and let these pros do the cooking for you this summer. Top Notch Enjoy old school curb service and 100% pure beef charcoal broiled burgers at this 1971 family-owned gem. You might recognize the…Continue Reading