Austin is an outdoor lover’s playground. And with its enviable location in the heart of Texas Hill Country, visitors can find everything from scenic state parks to crystal clear lakes close by. So, whether you’re a hiker, biker or boater, you’re sure to find your bliss in Austin this fall. HIKING…Continue Reading
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Tag: Zilker Park
Austin is one of the most LGBTQ-friendly cities in the country. But you won’t find just one “gayborhood” here. The community is integrated throughout this inclusive town, which means that LGBTQ visitors will find a warm welcome wherever they wander. Check out our two-day itinerary that will direct…Continue Reading
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…Continue Reading
Austin is a haven for outdoor lovers. With the Texas Hill Country close by, several rivers and lakes bisecting the area and a handful of state parks within short reach, there’s an abundance of ways to spend your days outside with your family. We put together a guide outlining some of the best ways…Continue Reading
Zilker Park is known as the "jewel in the heart of Austin," and it's easy to see why. It features an enormous, natural spring-fed swimming pool, sculpture garden, stand-up paddle boarding, dinosaurs…Continue Reading