Experience Local

Local Landmarks

Big And Tall The Texas Capitol is a must-see landmark that’s open to the public. Before your tour, there are coffee shops close by like The Hideout (also an improv theater at night) or Houndstooth. Fun Fact: The Texas Capitol building is nearly 15 feet taller than the U.S. Capitol. Yes, everything IS bigger in […]

As of: 4/8/2014


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Art Crawl

Shop Around Get started at Bouldin Creek Coffeehouse for coffee and an awesome vegan brownie. Maybe walk to SOCO (that’s what the locals call South Congress) for some shopping at Feathers Boutique or New Bohemia, which have tons of fashionable items (Natalie Portman agrees). Colorful Pit Stop Head over to the HOPE Outdoor Gallery on […]

As of: 6/5/2014


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Family Friendly

RISE & SHINE Round up the family for breakfast at Kerbey Lane, where everything is locally sourced and the atmosphere is super kid-friendly. Try the blueberry pancakes! TIP: There are 5 locations in Austin open 24 hours. Kids also eat free on Tuesdays! Dig For Dinos In Zilker Park, next door to the ACL Festival […]

As of: 4/8/2014


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Nosh & Stroll

Awake For Brunch After a late night, brunch at Perla’s on SOCO is delicious and a lively location to grub and socialize. The Crab Florentine and Lobster Omlettes also pair up nicely with the indie soundtrack. Another option is Elizabeth Street Café, if you want to add a French Vietnamese twist to your menu. TIP: […]

As of: 4/26/2014


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Musically Inclined

Move Your Feet Get your fuel at Once Over coffee, where they make every cup with a french press. Also, add some 100% authentic breakfast tacos from La Mexicana Bakery to your morning, which is just a quick walk away. Go Vinyl To comb the record shop for new releases, head over to End of […]

As of: 4/8/2014


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The Healthy Route

Hit The Lake Up for a morning walk? Hit Lady Bird Lake downtown, where you’ll see fellow runners up and at it. When the trail reaches Austin High School under Mopac, walk up Veteran’s Drive to take a break with a Daily Juice. Try the EL Tropico – it’s a perfect cool-down reward. Blaze A […]

As of: 5/19/2014