I grew up in Austin, so queso has been a favorite food of mine for as long as I can remember. When I return to Austin after a vacation or business trip, it is the food that I must eat as soon as possible. Visitors often ask us which restaurants serve our favorite chips and queso, so here is a quick…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.
Just an hour west of Austin, Johnson City is a perfect day trip destination. Whether you are interested in the story of LBJ, outdoor adventures, wineries, art, or science, this area of the Texas Hill Country has a lot of offer. The Texas White House at LBJ National Historic Park. Credit NPS…Continue Reading
Just 20 minutes north of Austin, Round Rock is known for historic sites, a walk-able downtown, great shopping, and professional and amateur sports offerings. Get to know this destination and plan your day trip from Austin with our guide to the top things to do, see and eat in Round Rock. Downtown &…Continue Reading
Thanks to Austin's temperate weather, you’ll find plenty to do in Austin during the winter both indoors and out. But, if you happen to visit on a really cold day, here are a few family-friendly things to do and activities to try. Crux Climbing Center. Credit Merrick Ales. 1. Visit an Indoor…Continue Reading
Have you been known to choose a restaurant or dish based on how it would look in photos? Do you sit near restaurant windows so the lighting is better? Are your friends used to waiting to eat so you can document the experience? This blog post is for you. We asked some of our favorite local food…Continue Reading
Most of Austin’s winter is temperate, but there are few weeks of cold weather. Our staff recommends these restaurants, bars, breweries and coffee shops when you're looking to get extra cozy. The…Continue Reading