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
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.
South Austin is what locals like to call a "taste of old Austin." Quaint houses, old-school boutiques, iconic restaurants and new eateries by some of the city's top up-and-coming chefs populate this lively nook. Head here to get away from the crowds and decompress in Austin's largest city park…Continue Reading
Celebrate autumn in Austin with loads of fun seasonal activities, including everything from pumpkin patches to fall fests and spooky tours. We’ve got 22 festive fall ideas to get you started. Fall Pumpkin Patch. Credit Barton Hill Farms. 1. Pick pumpkins and explore a corn maze at local farms…Continue Reading
In 1846, a small city named Fredericksburg was founded in the Texas Hill Country. More than 150 years later, Fredericksburg has grown into a charming German village and is visited by thousands each year. A day trip to Fredericksburg is a must for Austinites and Austin visitors alike, so here are our…Continue Reading
The Fifth Annual Hill Country Food Truck Festival featuring 16 food trucks, 13 Texas Hill Country wineries and a lineup of live Texas music, will take place from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, June…Continue Reading