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Plan your time in Austin

The 29 best things to do in Austin
Things to do The 29 best things to do in Austin

Check out our curated list of the best things to do in Austin, from music and food to nature and history.

The 11 best places for live music in Austin
Music The 11 best places for live music in Austin

You don’t get dubbed the Live Music Capital of the World for nothing. 

The 10 best hikes in Austin
Things to do The 10 best hikes in Austin

Austin's great outdoors are not to be missed.

The 12 best Austin rooftop bars
Bars The 12 best Austin rooftop bars

One of the best outdoor activities in Austin involves enjoying cocktails on a rooftop bar. 

48 hours in Austin
Things to do 48 hours in Austin

From museums and live music venues to, of course, lots of BBQ 

The 25 best free things to do in Austin
Things to do The 25 best free things to do in Austin

Watch 1.5 million Mexican free-tailed bats swarm out from under a bridge or swim at Barton Creek Greenbelt

What to do with kids in Austin
Things to do What to do with kids in Austin

Texas’s capital is home to the Austin Zoo and mini-golf, after all

15 awesome tours of Austin
Things to do 15 awesome tours of Austin

You can explore the city on electric bikes, on a boat cruising Lady Bird Lake and much more

Most Instagrammable places in Austin
Things to do Most Instagrammable places in Austin

From glowing neon signs outside bars to gorgeous views at the top of hiking trails

Where to stay in Austin
Travel Where to stay in Austin

Though relatively small in size (and totally walkable), each neighborhood has its own distinct character

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Where to eat in Austin

The 23 best restaurants in Austin
Restaurants The 23 best restaurants in Austin

Any time is a good time to dine out in ATX, and we’re here to narrow down the options to the very best restaurants in Austin. 

The 15 most romantic restaurants in Austin
Restaurants The 15 most romantic restaurants in Austin

Virginia is for lovers, but so is Austin. 

Local food trucks serving great food
Restaurants Local food trucks serving great food

Including BBQ trailers that elevate the status of the traditional Texas food

Most delicious burgers in Austin
Restaurants Most delicious burgers in Austin

Believe it or not, one of the best burgers in town comes from an oyster bar

15 best Italian eateries in Austin
Restaurants 15 best Italian eateries in Austin

Unexpectedly authentic Italian cuisine comes from a little trailer in a backyard

Great breakfast in Austin
Restaurants Great breakfast in Austin

These nationally-recognized tacos will have you forget about pancakes and eggs

The best tacos in Austin
Restaurants The best tacos in Austin

Expect tortillas filled with tender meats, savory beans, melted cheese and veggies

The top fine-dining restaurants in Austin
Restaurants The top fine-dining restaurants in Austin

Consistently exceptional service, extraordinary food and inventive beverage pairings

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Where to drink in Austin

The 30 best bars in Austin
Bars The 30 best bars in Austin

There are plenty of things to do in Austin that don’t involve drinking, but once you discover all of Austin's best bars—well, why do anything else?

The 12 best Austin rooftop bars
Bars The 12 best Austin rooftop bars

Just take a look around on a sunny day and you'll find plenty of people enjoying cocktails on Austin's best rooftop bars.

The nine best Austin pubs
Bars The nine best Austin pubs

Draught House has been serving from over 70 taps for almost 50 years

Great breweries in Austin
Bars Great breweries in Austin

The capital of Texas is now home to over thirty breweries. Get ready to explore them all.

Top-notch cocktail bars in Austin
Bars Top-notch cocktail bars in Austin

Word to the wise: order the Swedish Punsch at Backbeat, made with anise-tinged Aquavit

The best Austin wine bars
Bars The best Austin wine bars

These cozy lounges serve excellent red, white and bubbly varieties to experts and newbies alike

The 12 top sports bars in Austin
Bars The 12 top sports bars in Austin

Big screens, great eats and cheap beer will have you cheering long after the game is over

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Shopping in Austin

The best record stores in Austin
Shopping The best record stores in Austin

You're in America's music capital. Make use of it. 

11 great gift shops in Austin
Shopping 11 great gift shops in Austin

While at Nannie Inez, pick up bath time essentials from the apothecary on premise

Top Austin bike shops
Shopping Top Austin bike shops

Pleasant weather and bikeable streets make pedal-power a great way to tour Austin

The best independent bookstores in Austin
Shopping The best independent bookstores in Austin

They've remained part of the city's thriving literary scene for decades

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Where to stay in Austin

The 12 best Austin hotels
Hotels The 12 best Austin hotels

Including stylish boutiques tucked away in chic neighborhoods

Great cheap hotels in Austin
Hotels Great cheap hotels in Austin

Quirky accomodations, awesome amenities and plenty of free breakfast options

Amazing Airbnb Austin homes to rent
Hotels Amazing Airbnb Austin homes to rent

From a garden oasis to a geodesic dome to a luxurious artist's retreat

The best luxury hotels in Austin
Hotels The best luxury hotels in Austin

The Foo Fighters stayed at Hotel Siant Cecilia and named their 2015 EP after it. How cool?

Awesome boutique hotels in Austin
Hotels Awesome boutique hotels in Austin

Some are located at the Domain, close to a number of the city's best breweries and shopping

Top airport hotels in Austin
Hotels Top airport hotels in Austin

Big-name brands like Hilton and Marriott dominate the area 

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The 26 best things to do in Philadelphia
Things to do The 26 best things to do in Philadelphia

Expect new urban development projects, restaurant and bar openings and more

The 25 best things to do in Maui
Things to do The 25 best things to do in Maui

Awesome beaches, hikes, road trips, snorkeling expeditions, sailing adventures and more.

The 20 best things to do in Nashville
Things to do The 20 best things to do in Nashville

We’re talking about the music scene, the hot chicken and, of course, the top bars in the area. 

The 20 best things to do in Fort Lauderdale
Things to do The 20 best things to do in Fort Lauderdale

Expansion and change are on the way, and by the time you finish experiencing all of the following things to do here, we’ll likely be working on the next list.

The 31 best things to do in Las Vegas
Things to do The 31 best things to do in Las Vegas

Vegas has professional hockey, destination-worthy art, e-sports temples and magic mountains in addition to the casinos, buffets and shows that you're used to.

The 29 best things to do in Austin
Things to do The 29 best things to do in Austin

From hiking and swimming to picnicking and drinking, the best things to do in Austin are outside.  

The 20 best things to do in New Orleans
Things to do The 20 best things to do in New Orleans

Get ready to dance in the streets, hit antique shops and walk through the French Quarter.

The 23 best things to do in Key West
Things to do The 23 best things to do in Key West

Keep in mind that the island city is closer to Cuba than it is to any single Walmart. 

The 26 best things to do in Toronto
Things to do The 26 best things to do in Toronto

A vibrant art scene, craft bars and a restaurant scene equivalent to a gastro trip around the world. 

The 21 best things to do in Atlanta
Things to do The 21 best things to do in Atlanta

Georgia’s capital and its largest city boasts historic sites like Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthplace.

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