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Austin Travel Guide

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Insiders' Austin

Stray the Course: Austin
Stray the Course: Austin

Unique and chic districts, flower-filled gardens, invigorating live music, insider and outsider art — in Austin, adventure awaits.

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Texas History Inside and Out
Texas History Inside and Out

This walking tour provides the visitor with many views of Texas History. Starting with the beautiful state capitol building, the capitol grounds filled with historic monuments and memorials, and...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
University of Texas-Get Schooled
University of Texas-Get Schooled

Nicknamed the "40 Acres" after the plot of land pn which it sits, the University of Texas is one of the largest and most respected universities in the US. Founded in 1883, today is has grown to 17...

Rated 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Texas Legends
Texas Legends

Looking for the Texas mythologized onscreen and in stories: a place filled with cowboys, outlaws, and Lone Star pride.

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
SoCo, Austin's Strip of Wonderful
SoCo, Austin's Strip of Wonderful

"Keep Austin Weird" is the slogan Austinites embrace and SoCo is the place to experience it. Buying local is easy and fun on this strip of shopping, dining and entertainment businesses. Whether you...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Austin Music-Lover’s Tour
Austin Music-Lover’s Tour

It may be the capital of the biggest, baddest, brashest state in the Union, but it also has a soothing one-horse feel. And although Austin gets more ink for music and film, the town has a distinctive...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Fed Up In Austin
Fed Up In Austin

Austin's culinary diversity is astounding, perhaps in part due to one out of every nine residents of Austin being foreign born. Pick a cuisine and chances are Austin's got it. But since you've come...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Texas History-a Capitol Idea
Texas History-a Capitol Idea

You would be hard pressed to find a state prouder of its heritage, flag and stubborn independence than the state of Texas. The Lone Star State, named after the single star on its red, white and blue...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Zilker Metropolitan Park, Austin's Jewel
Zilker Metropolitan Park, Austin's Jewel

Historic Zilker Park is Austin's jewel of a nature center covering 358 acres. Features include a 3-acre spring-fed swimming pool, miniature train ride, nature center complete with dinosaur digs and...

Rated 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members

Perfect Day

Ahhh Austin Ahhhsome! (zoezaustin, May 24, 2006)
3.5 of 5 stars 7 Votes
A Saturday Outside in Austin (Andrew S, Apr 4, 2012)
3.5 of 5 stars 1 Vote
That PERFECT autumn/winter vacation!! (djz032070, Oct 5, 2012)
0.0 of 5 stars 0 Votes

Perfect Weekend

Hotels in Austin (FionaW74, Apr 23, 2007)
3.0 of 5 stars 2 Votes
Austin, revving it up in River City (helenrock, May 27, 2006)
3.0 of 5 stars 2 Votes
3.0 of 5 stars 1 Vote

Best Of

Stores that Keep Austin Weird (boilinginTexas, Sep 7, 2009)
4.5 of 5 stars 2 Votes
Austin Restaurants Off the Beaten Path (AustinReviewer, Sep 13, 2006)
4.0 of 5 stars 7 Votes
Texas on my mind (brbttu, Jul 30, 2007)
3.5 of 5 stars 5 Votes

Recent Trip

Low Key Austin (Ashley R, Jan 30, 2013)
0.0 of 5 stars 0 Votes
Texan BBQs (shirley d, Jun 30, 2012)
0.0 of 5 stars 0 Votes
My Travels (Oswald_12, May 27, 2012)
0.0 of 5 stars 0 Votes