Austin, the "Live Music Capital of the World"

Austin is a big city with a small-town feel. It's relaxed yet bustling, rich in tradition yet eclectic. You'll find a lot of everything — natural beauty, vibrant nightlife, big business and a casual atmosphere.

Quick Facts: Austin Edition

Austin Only: Activity Guide

  • Authentic Shops

  • Outdoor Fun

  • Theaters

  • Museums & Landmarks

Authentic Shops

Neighborhood

Shop

South Congress

Big Top Candy Shop 
Monkey See Monkey Do 
South Congress Books 
Uncommon Objects 
Lucy In Disguise With Diamonds 
Tesoros Trading Company Retail 

Clarksville

Waterloo Records 
Book People 
Whole Foods 

Barton Creek

Barton Creek Square 

Outdoor Fun

Neighborhood

Activity 

Clarksville

HOPE Outdoor Gallery 

Zilker

Botanical Gardens 
Zilker Park 
Kayak/Paddleboarding 
Barton Springs 

Tarrytown

Mount Bonnell 

Downtown

Segway Tours 
Bat Watching 

The Domain

Top Golf 

Barton Creek

Barton Creek Greenbelt 

Theaters

Neighborhood

Theater

South Lamar

Alamo Drafthouse 

Downtown

Violet Crown 
The Paramount Theatre 
Stateside At The Paramount 

The Domain

iPic 

Museums & Landmarks

Neighborhood

Landmark

Downtown

Texas Capitol 
The Contemporary Austin 
Mexic-Arte 
Blanton Museum of Art 
Bullock Texas State History Museum