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.

Austin Instagram Walk

Do you love to take photos of Austin with your phone? Interested in meeting up with other photographers? In partnership with 365 Things to do in Austin, we are hosting an Austin Instagram Walk, September 6th at 9 a.m. What: Austin Instagram Meet-up and Walk. If participants use the #TrueAustin…

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Amy's Ice Creams

Considered an Austin ice cream institution, Amy Simmons opened the first Amy's Ice Creams on Guadalupe Street in 1984. There are now more than 13 Austin locations, including one in Austin-Bergstrom International Airport! Amy's is famous for their Mexican Vanilla ice cream but they actually rotate…

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Old-School Austin Tex-Mex

Austin is loaded with regional Mexican restaurants, trendy Mexican restaurants, Mexican fusion restaurants; expensive weekend brunch Mexican restaurants (don't pretend you don't know the outfits I'm talking about). But I'm inviting you to climb into the way-back machine. We're going back 50 years or…

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