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Welcome to the city that never stops. Welcome to Austin, Texas. Known as the Live Music Capital of the World®, this city has a lot to offer. The essence of Austin is undeniable – you can taste it in local kitchens when you stop for some of the country's best barbecue or Tex-Mex. You can hear it at every sold-out show in one of nearly 200 music venues. You can even swim in it in Austin's Barton Springs Pool. With so many things to do, all you have to do it take a look around this beautiful city and create your own Austin playlist.
Whether at the State Capitol or the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, learning about Texas' past is a great part of any visit to Austin. Bring your camera as you stroll around the Capitol area. You'll want to capture the amazing architecture of the Visitor's Center, the Lorenzo de Zavala State Archives and the Library building. The Austin History Center and the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center showcases priceless artifacts and fascinating exhibits.
If you want to experience a little Austin culture, just listen for the sounds of artists from all over the world. It's not just country music you'll hear. The Austin Symphony offers sounds of world's greatest composers year-round. The Blanton Museum of Art showcases the country's largest university-owned art collection and is well worth a visit.
How about a little nature? Austin gives visitors quite a few ways to enjoy the beauty of its more than 200 parks and – on average – 300 days of sun. Lady Bird Lake in the centre of town is perfect for those looking to get in a jog or go canoeing. If the great outdoors is your kind of thing, this area is known for its swimming holes, water parks and nationally acclaimed golf courses.
If all the adventure of Austin makes you hungry, you're in for a real treat. Austin's food scene is all about a return to great American cuisine. Whether you're looking for the perfect steak and wine pairing or the fresh fish and lobster tacos, eateries in Austin offer everything from upscale dining to casual eat-in favourites – perfect for any budget.
So get ready for a great time in Austin. You're only a hop, skip and a two-step away from a great getaway.
To learn more about this destination, please visit the Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau.
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