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.

Iconic Film Locations: Dazed and Confused

Austin is a busy city when it comes to film production. In the last 40 years there have been more than 250 television and film productions. We get asked about different iconic locations all the time, but the one that comes up the most is Richard Linklater's 1993 classic "Dazed and Confused." Here…

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Quench your "Thirst" for Art

Art is often a creative way to present a concept of reality. So much so that every once in a while, it blends the two so well that you're not even sure where it the art begins and reality ends. The…

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Austin's 360 Bridge

If you have never visited Austin, its likely you've seen a photo or two promoting the insanely beautiful sunset overlooking the Austin 360 Bridge (otherwise known as Pennybacker Bridge) and thought to…

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A History Lesson for the Kids

Do you love American history? There may be no better spot in Austin for you than the LBJ Library and Museum. If you have older kids and they are overdue for a history lesson, the LBJ Library is a great place to take them. The museum chronicles the political life and times of our 36th president…

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