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's Best Fruterías

Elotes. Mangonadas. Pepinos con chile y limon. Fresas con crema. If your mouth hasn’t started watering yet, it sure will when you visit a frutería. Not sure about what these snacks are? We have your snack glossary right here: Mangonada from Hay Elotes. Credit Clarissa Perez. Elote is Spanish for…

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Austin's Best Murals

Weird and wacky, colorful and creative—that’s Austin for you. Explore any of its neighborhoods and you’re bound to stumble on an ever-changing gallery of murals and street art. Whether an ode to the city of Austin, a play on words or a unique cartoon character, some of these public works of art have…

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