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Austin, the capital of the US state of Texas, is an inland city bordering
the Hill Country region. This city is best-known as the home to the
University of Texas. This city can be at best-termed as a university-city
for most students. Austin is also the nation’s second-largest state capital
and therefore is a major center of administration, politics and technology.
The city boasts a wide array of public arts and live-music scene. Those
wishing for some outdoor adventure can enjoy hiking, biking, swimming and
boating in or around the city.
Things to do in Austin
University of Texas at Austin
University of Texas, the flagship university of Texas, is also an art
buff’s delight because it includes several allied attractions like the
Blanton Museum of Art, the Harry Ransom Center, and Texas Memorial Museum
of Science and History. Other major highlight here is the famous UT tower
featuring a glimpse of the country’s history.
Mexic-Arte Museum is a centrally-located museum in the Downtown Austin.
This museum is one of the few Mexican art museums in the country. It boasts
several rotating exhibits related to immigration, border control, and
acceptance of Mexican culture in Texas. The museum is also home to art
galleries depicting the blend of Mexican and American cultures.
Bullock Texas State History Museum
Bullock Texas State History Museum is home to exhibits related to regional
history and also boasts audio-visual displays. Visitors can visit an IMAX
theater to see educational and popular new-release films or see the Story
of Texas where numerous artifacts and displays depicting historical events
Best Time to Visit Austin
The best time to book flights from San Diego to Austin is from March to
May. Visitors can book flights from SAN to AUS during summers to enjoy
famous cultural events like South by Southwest, Star of Texas Fair and
Festival, Austin Fine Arts Festival and Austin Food Wine Festival.