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.

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Lauren Brown

Lauren is the Marketing and Social Media Specialist for Visit Austin. She is a proud graduate of both her Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in Marketing specializing in Digital and Social Media from The University of Alabama. A passionate world traveler, Lauren has explored all seven continents. In her free time, you can find her in the kitchen creating her next delectable charcuterie board, poolside with the latest hot read, planning her dream travel itinerary or delighting in the next must try restaurant!

Visiting The Contemporary Austin

If you're looking for an engaging way to spend a peaceful day in the capital city, the answer is The Contemporary Austin, Austin's only museum solely focused on contemporary artists and their works. Home to two unique museums, both Laguna Gloria and the Jones Center offer world class modern art…

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Top Things to Do in Austin

Excited to start planning your upcoming trip to Austin but don’t know where to start? Don’t worry, we’ll help get you started with these handy insider tips and ideas. Whether it’s your first time in Austin or your fortieth, this checklist is sure to provide plenty of unique Austin experiences for…

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