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.

Best Restaurant Patios in Austin

Whether its a date night under string lights or a sunny alfresco outing – no Austin experience is complete without enjoying the city’s many outdoor dining options. Our top picks range from dog-friendly to treehouse-like to sleek and architecturally-impressive. Which open-air adventure will you…

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Accessible Things to Do in Austin

Thanks to Austin's temperate Winters, mild Spring and Fall seasons and sunny Summers, visitors of all abilities will find a welcoming city and plenty of things to do all year round. This is your guide to the best places to visit in Austin, with limited discrimination and without the uncertainty…

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Where to Eat & Drink in Austin this Summer

Summer days and nights in Austin are best spent indulging in the city’s renowned dining and drinking scene. So go ahead and post up on a patio, seek out a popular food truck or pull up a bar stool and sample some of Austin’s best summer treats. Courtesy of Fresa's. PATIOS At fun-loving Fresa's. the…

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Go Al Fresco: 8 Outdoor Music Musts

As the days cool down, Austin's patio scene heats up. Don't miss these 8 alfresco music venues during your visit to the Live Music Capital of the World®. From relaxed pet-friendly patio bars and restaurants to venues with outdoor stages and more. Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater Aside from the…

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