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Considered the live music capital of the world, Austin is one of the most unique, creative and art-centric cities in the U.S. With over 250 music venues, art on practically every corner, and a healthy dose of Texas charm.

Austin is a boomtown of culture and creativity. It's a hub for music, comedy, and filmmaking, as well as a favorite foodie destination. For the past four years, Austin has been the fastest growing city in the U.S. and the tech boom continues to turn the city into Texas's answer to Silicon Valley. But despite all of its recent the changes, Austin is still an extraordinarily open and welcoming place—a city where you're not only allowed but expected to be yourself, in all your quirky glory.

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When you plan a trip to a city with this much to do, it can be hard to pick and choose. That's why we asked around and made a list of the things that visitors love and locals can't get enough of. From stand-up paddle boarding to eclectic restaurants and vintage shopping finds, look through our activities and start planning a trip you won't be able to stop talking about.

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Experience the Live Music

First-time visitors might be surprised to find themselves being entertained with live music as they walk through the terminal at Austin's airport after deplaning. But they shouldn't be. Live music, and music in many other forms, is everywhere in Austin.

Find the Music
Explore Nature

There's a reason Austin is often ranked one of the fittest cities in the country. From cycling to stand-up paddle boarding, water-biking to leisurely canoe-paddling - Austin offers an abundance of interesting outdoor activities.

Learn the Trails
Taste the Food

Our menus are memorable thanks to celebrated staples like breakfast tacos from Austin's east side favorite Juan in a Million or the creative concoctions at Torchy's Tacos. Whether you're a sommelier or a beer lover, there's a place for you in Austin.

Find the Food