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.

Top Things To See & Do in East Austin

East Austin has evolved into a hot destination for great food, luscious lounges, and marvelous educational museums. Find out what to do, see, eat and drink in the neighborhood: Courtesy of Hipside Peddler. Your Big Adventure Rent a Rocket Electrics bike or join a Hipside Peddler party to wheel and…

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Around Town: South Congress

On a sunny day, there’s no place like SoCo. Fabulous restaurants, funky vintage shops, chic boutiques, cool bars and live music. Always, live music. If you're wondering where to go and what to do on…

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Around Town: West Austin

Take a break and make it a lake day in West Austin. Gorgeous views, elegant resorts, waterfront dining and drinking, and sunset gazing all make for a tranquil day. Courtesy of Lakeway Resort & Spa. Ravishing Resorts Enjoy luxury spa treatments, lovely accommodations and a variety of family-friendly…

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Historic Austin: Zilker Park & South Austin

With 180 sites listed in the National Register of Historic Places, including 17 historic districts and 2 National Historic Landmarks, Austin puts you at the heart of Texas history. From the Texas State Capitol to the Paramount Theatre , the Driskill Hotel to Barton Springs , the heritage of the Lone…

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