Austin Travel Essentials



Welcome to Austin!

From juicy BBQ and bat-watching to spicy Tex-Mex and fantastic live music, Austin likes to show its visitors a good ol’ good time.

The city works smart. Its nationwide reputation for brains and creativity is supported by the University of Texas and a booming tech industry. And it plays smart, boasting an abundance of sunshine, hike-and-bike trails, parks, and a river running through its urban core.

When it comes to relaxing, Austin really likes to kick back. The “Live Music Capital of the World” hosts performances every day and dozens of music festivals (including SXSW and Austin City Limits Music Festival) throughout the year. Discover quintessential Austin – and meet some new friends – hanging out in the city’s casual and quirky restaurants, bars, cafés, honky-tonks, and biergartens.

This app is designed to help you prioritize the offerings, navigate the city with ease, and do your part to “keep Austin weird.” Photos and maps make it immensely functional, while tight writing keeps it trim and easy to read. A wide selection means there’s plenty to choose from – both standbys and surprises – to help you create your ideal Austin itinerary.

★ About the Author ★

Amy K. Brown is a writer, photographer, and graphic designer who loves living in Texas. She is the author of Austin, San Antonio & The Hill Country and Backroads & Byways of Texas, published by The Countryman Press and available through Amazon.

★ About Sutro Media ★

This guide is published in partnership with Sutro Media. By enabling local writers to share their expertise on mobile phones, Sutro Media is making it easier and more fun to explore the world!

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