With an average of 228 sunny days per year, it's no wonder Austinites love the outdoors as much as they do. On any day of the week, locals and visitors alike can be found along Austin’s streets and…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: August 2017
The National Register of Historic Places lists more than 3,000 sites in Austin and 17 National Register historic districts. Located in Central Austin, just north of the University of Texas campus, the Hyde Park Historic District is Austin's oldest suburb and was once home to the State Fair of Texas…Continue Reading
Located in the Austin’s beautiful downtown (602 E. Fourth Street) and open seven days a week, the Austin Visitor Center is the go-to place to find maps and brochures to kick start your adventure. The friendly folks at the VC love sharing the city's history and culture and answering questions about…Continue Reading
There are countless ways to explore Austin, Texas, especially for those who enjoy the outdoors. Whether you enjoy pedaling or paddling—or prefer exploring on your own two feet—Austin provides you with endless itineraries to maximize your time outside, all while keeping you fueled with tacos, local…Continue Reading
Home to more than 50,000 students, a reputation as one of the best universities in the nation and plenty of rich history, it goes without saying that the University of Texas is an integral part of the Austin experience. If you’re headed to Austin for a visit, there are plenty of live music and food…Continue Reading