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.

Best of Austin Murals

Bold, funky and diverse, Austin's vibrant mural scene illustrates the city's quirky side to a tee. Bring your camera and see the best of Austin's street art on a glorious story-telling graffiti tour…

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Austin Bat Fest

If you've ever visited Congress Avenue Bridge around dusk, you've probably run into a few of Austin's favorite flying furry friends. Each night running from late March to early fall, hundreds of…

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Historic Scoot Inn

Established in 1871, Historic Scoot Inn is known as the oldest bar in central Texas. This landmark venue has catered to the proletariat and the bon vivant in search of a hard drink and easy…

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Five Fit Austinites You Should Know

Austin has been named one of the fittest cities in America (heck, we even have a magazine dedicated to the subject). And with miles of hike and bike trails, spring-fed pools and plenty of sun-filled…

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