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Fun Fun Fun Fest

Who wouldn’t want to attend an event called “Fun Fun Fun Fest”? Just as the name implies, this annual festival is a lot of fun, combining music, comedy and other good-time elements. This year’s festival takes place November 7-9, 2014, at Auditorium Shore ATX. Fun fact: Austin is known as the “Live Music Capital of […]

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October 29, 2014 by
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The Austin City Limits Music Festival

Nicknamed the “Live Music Capital of the World,” there’s possibly no better place to see a music festival than Austin, Texas. The Austin City Limits Music Festival is a top choice, featuring two weekends of tunes from over 130 bands across eight stages in Zilker Park. This year’s Austin City Limits Music Festival takes place […]

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September 10, 2014 by
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Free Sunday Summer Concerts

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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.

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May 22, 2014 by
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Austin in Spring

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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.

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April 24, 2014 by
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Visiting the Texas State Capitol

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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.

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January 30, 2014 by
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The Best Bars on 6th Street

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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.

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January 6, 2014 by
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Christmas in Austin

Christmas in Austin

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.

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December 5, 2013 by
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Austin for Kids

Austin for Kids

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 […]

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November 6, 2013 by
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The 5 Best Museums in Austin, Texas

Best Museums in Austin

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 […]

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October 30, 2013 by
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Visiting San Antonio from Austin

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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!” […]

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October 9, 2013 by
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