Austin, Texas, is renowned for its vibrant music scene. In fact, with all of its ear-pleasing offerings its earned the nickname “Live Music Capital of the World.” With such notoriety, you’d think seeing a live performance would cost a fortune; however, the truth is much of Austin’s music offerings are free — especially on Sundays in the summer during Concerts in the Park.
Spring is a great time to visit Austin. It’s best to visit in the beginning of spring, as rain and high temperatures are more common toward the end of May and into June; however, in March, April and early May you’ll enjoy temperatures with highs ranging from about 72 to 85 Fahrenheit (22 to 29 Celsius). Additionally, you can enjoy seasonal festivals, cycling, outdoor tours, beautiful parks and gardens, and more. To help you plan your itinerary here are some suggestions.
No trip to Austin would be complete without visiting the Texas State Capitol. One of the most important buildings not only in the city but also the state, a visit to this site provides you with an aesthetically-pleasing glimpse into Texas history. To give you some insight into the Texas State Capitol, here is some information on what to expect and how to best explore it.
Also known as “Dirty 6th Street,” Austin’s 6th Street is where you’ll find 25-cent well drinks, anything-goes dive bars and free-to-enter live music venues. Although mostly frequented by college students, anyone who appreciates cheap libations and a laid-back atmosphere will appreciate this lively strip.
There is always something interesting to do when in Austin, Texas and Christmas time is no different. While it may not get too cold, spirits are always warm in preparation for the winter holidays. Here are five great activities to do when you find yourself enjoying Christmas in Austin.
With the reputation of being a techy, music-filled, adult playground, many people don’t realize that there is no shortage of activities in Austin for kids who also happen to visit this fun city. Here are a few things to keep your young ones busy and entertained. Austin’s Children Museum This important educational Austin establishment is […]
In a community that oozes with artists and is steeped in history, it is no surprise that Austin, Texas has no shortage of museums. Here are five great museums to check out if you’re looking for a bit of culture in the Live Music Capital of the World. Blanton Museum of Art Found on the […]
While Austin is a super hip and lively place to be, if you ever want to get away to a completely different culture look no further than an hour south to Austin’s neighbor: San Antonio. Experience the most you can during your day trip and hit the essentials while there. The Alamo “Remember the Alamo!” […]
History. Brothels. Wars. Indian burial grounds. With so much interesting history, it is no surprise that there are so many things to do in and around Austin during the Halloween season. Celebrate haunted Austin with a few of these activities. 1. The Driskell Hotel Did you know that the Driskill Hotel is listed as one […]