Austin is home to many festivals (more than 60 annual festivals and counting) and now there is a new resource to help with accessibility planning needs. VSA Texas is a Texas-based non-profit organization that promotes the full inclusion of people with disabilities in Austin's culture and creative…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: October 2019
Situated in the heart of west Austin, witness the natural beauty of Central Texas with a visit to Mayfield Park and Mount Bonnell. Whether you are an outdoor enthusiast, a visitor looking for a glimpse of Austin's famous wild peacocks or a local, you're sure to enjoy these historic parks and their…Continue Reading
Once Brush Square was a bustling cotton market, but now it's home to the Joseph and Susanna Dickinson Hannig House Museum, the O. Henry House Museum and the Austin Fire Department Museum, located between Trinity and Neches on East Fifth Street. Nestled in the heart of downtown Austin, the museums…Continue Reading
Just north of downtown in North Austin you’ll find a bevy of multicultural restaurants, kid-friendly activities, natural hiking trails and high-end shopping. Don't miss activities like Topgolf and iFly Indoor Skydiving, shopping destinations like the Arboretum, The Domain and Domain NORTHSIDE or…Continue Reading
Kick off your holiday season at the annual Austin Area Jazz Festival! The 2021 festival begins on Friday, November 26 with An Intimate Evening of Jazz then continues with a day-long outdoor celebration that will take place Saturday, November 27. Stay tuned for more information about the 2021 lineup…Continue Reading