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.

Austin's Best Murals

Weird and wacky, colorful and creative—that’s Austin for you. Explore any of its neighborhoods and you’re bound to stumble on an ever-changing gallery of murals and street art. Whether an ode to the…

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Historic Austin: Hyde Park

The National Register of Historic Places lists more than 3,000 sites in Austin and 17 National Register historic districts. Located in Central Austin, just north of the University of Texas campus , the Hyde Park Historic District is Austin's oldest suburb and was once home to the State Fair of Texas…

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District in Review: Downtown

New developments and long-standing staples mix and mingle to create a bustling city center and energetic atmosphere that dominates downtown life. Find some of the best spots to drink and dine, explore…

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District in Review: East Austin

More and more are flocking to East Austin to sip, shop and explore thanks to a continuous stream of unique restaurants and a laid-back bar scene. What not to miss: Shakey Graves. Courtesy of White…

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