You might not believe it, but visitors come to Austin from all over to consume hundreds of gallons of hot sauce every summer! The annual Austin Chronicle Hot Sauce Festival not only fires up taste…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: July 2017
Long associated with being home to Lance Armstrong, Austin is a cyclist’s city. Armstrong undoubtedly had an impact in cultivating a community of cyclists, and the bike shop he owns in Austin - Mellow…Continue Reading
Austin’s music roots run as long and deep as the history of Texas itself. Classic country music is revered here in the honky-tonks and dance halls (Willie Nelson owns an area ranch and holds a much-loved annual July 4 th country concert). But emerging artists representing a variety of musical styles…Continue Reading
Famous for its rivers and lakes, Austin and the surrounding Texas Hill Country is bisected by its countless waterways. Here's a quick guide to enjoy a day on the water in the Texas state capital…Continue Reading