O U T & A B O U T
Amazing things happen in Austin. With its natural beauty, bustling local scene, international dining, outdoor enjoyment, and its people, there is no question why people from all over the United States are calling it home. Austin has vibrant, diverse neighborhoods where cafes, markets, art, parks, and vistas offer open and welcoming environments with something for everyone. Big city excitement, small town charm and the green, clean, and friendly atmosphere help Austin consistently rank high as one of the best cities in the the nation to live.
Austin is the Capital City of Texas, home to the University of Texas, and is known as the Live Music Capital of the World. What more could you ask for?
Attractions--Discover dinosaurs at the Austin Nature and Science Center, stroll through the beautiful Zilker Botanical Gardens, take an Austin Segway tour of downtown, fly through a canopy of cypress trees on a zip line, or visit a living history pioneer farm. Attractions are abundant and many are free.
Just for Kids -- Find some fun things that are for kids and/or kids at heart!
Golf--Austin boasts of some of the most scenic and challenging golf courses in the nation. Avid golfers will enjoy the world-class courses designed by renown Arnold Palmer, Gary Player, and others.
Shopping--Whether you enjoy eclectic vintage shops, national outlet malls, charming boutiques, major retail malls, antique shops, or a designer’s personal showcase, you will find the perfect gift or home accessory.
Sports and Leisure--There are many top athletic events with the University of Texas as well as two minor league professional teams, the Austin Ice Bats and the Round Rock Express baseball team. With Austin being the home of cyclist and Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong, bicycling is a major recreational activity. Marathons attract a lot of competitors due to Austin’s terrain and temperate weather.
Restaurants--Austin is internationally acclaimed for its unique restaurant scene. Everything from finger-licking Texas BBQ, interior Mexican cuisine, big, juicy burgers to upscale Indian fare, sushi bars, aged prime beef, and elegant French cuisine is irresistible and enticing.
Nature--With the wide variety of outdoor recreational opportunities, there is no reason to stay at home in Austin. Visitors and residents can enjoy the extensive park and trail systems, bicycling, jogging, boating, natural spring-fed swimming all within the city limits. And, just a few miles away, the exciting hill country offers an endless, natural playground.
Arts & Culture--There is an extensive and thriving art community that offers an array of activities and possibilities for any interest from The Austin Symphony, numerous museums, the Austin Ballet, Austin Lyric Opera, dozens of dance companies, many orchestras, extensive art galleries, art festivals, and the area’s wine trail.
The Music Scene -- Austin is the "Music Capital of the World." Check out all of the live music venues.
Totally Austin -- ”Keep Austin Weird” is an appropriate title that helps Austin celebrate all of the people, places, and things that help make Austin unique.
Texas Hill Country -- Known for its rolling hills. lake and river vistas, and gorgeous wildflowers, it is nature at its best.
Water, Water -- If you like water activities, whether it is watching a sunset, water skiing, fishing, or simply watching a sunrise from your window each morning, there are a lot of opportunities in the Austin area.
-- With Austin's great climate, there seems to be a festival most weekends. Check here to find one for you.
-- Make your destination the "Wine Country of the Texas Hill Country" as you uncork some award winning labels and visit their scenic vineyards for tasting and tours.
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Austin. . .
*A large cosmopolitan area but a small town feeling that welcomes all
*Diverse neighborhoods, from urban lofts to country living
*A community of superb art, music, and theater
*A natural environment with beautiful lakes, parks, and trails
*Weather that is perfect for year-round outdoor recreation and enjoyment
*Professional and amateur sports events and fabulous golfing opportunities
*A creative, rocking, “Keep Austin Weird” feeling
....A CITY WITH HEART AND SOUL.
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