Cities We’re In | Austin
The Live Music Capital of the World and so much more.
Jump into all that Austin has to offer, from outdoor adventures and eateries to boutique shopping and breweries.
Listen to live music
First and foremost, Austin’s official slogan is the Live Music Capital of the World®, so the music scene is top-notch. From huge headliners at festivals to one-man bands in dive bars, Austin has over 200 venues and 1900 artists living and performing around the city, day and night. Whatever genres you love most, there’s something for everyone in Austin’s eclectic variety of musicians.
Enjoy the view
Austin is ranked one of the fittest cities in the country. With over 300 days a year of gorgeous sunshine and an average temperature of 68 degrees, it’s too tempting to get outside and enjoy all that nature has to offer. From hiking and biking to paddle boarding and springs for swimming, Austin’s huge variety of lush parks, rolling hills, and blue bodies of water make for endless exploration.
Do some eating (and drinking)
Listen up, foodies. Austin has perfected its Tex-Mex and BBQ eateries — no question. However, over the past ten years this city has exploded in popularity, attracting chefs of all cuisines and building up the food scene to new heights. You can spend hours bouncing around between food trucks and breweries ’til your heart (and stomach) are content. The best part? There are eateries for every budget — from elegant dishes designed by James Beard-winning chefs to nachos and other nibbles at a dive bar.
The local community is what gives Austin its charm and character. Make sure to bring an extra empty bag on your flight to Austin, you’ll easily fill it to the brim as you wander around exploring all sorts of boutiques, bookstores, and more. There are also over 40 thrift, consignment and vintage shops tucked around the city where you’ll discover all sorts of rare finds, collectibles and gorgeous designer pieces.
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