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About Austin, TX
When you’re planning your next trip to Texas, you’ll have to choose a main destination in the Lone Star State. The capital city of Austin has a lot of exciting attractions to enjoy, from its legendary live music scene to art, dining and places to explore in Hill Country.
See the City
Austin calls itself the live music capital of the world, a claim based on the more than 1,900 performers based in the city. Sixth Street is the center of the action, with streets lined with venues. Every kind of music imaginable is represented in Austin, especially when one of the region’s music festivals, such as Austin City Limits or South by Southwest, is in full swing.
The visual arts also have a strong presence in Austin. The Blanton Museum of Art has a world-class collection of pieces from the Baroque period to the present. Other museums focus on specific aspects of the artistic experience: Mexic-Arte Museum is focused on works from Mexico and Latin America, while the George Washington Carver Museum, Cultural & Geneaology Center has galleries and venues devoted to African American creators.
From longtime Tex-Mex institutions to trendy food trucks, the dining options in Austin are numerous and enticing. You can find local specialties such as tacos and barbecue as well as cuisine from around the world. With wine, beer and margarita options are also diverse and delightful, Austin’s scene can suit any taste
Enjoy the Region
Austin is surrounded by smaller cities and towns that make wonderful destinations in their own right. Vineyards dot the landscape, with the picturesque downtown of Georgetown and historically rich Fredericksburg serving as exciting places within driving distance of Austin.
If you’d rather spend a day in nature, you can journey to Pedernales Falls State Park, with birds to watch, trails to hike and swimming areas where you can dive into the Pedernales River.
There are a lot of distinctive attractions waiting for you in Austin.
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