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Five Reasons to Visit Austin, Texas

If all you know about Austin is that it’s the capital of Texas, then you’ve got some learnin’ to do!

 

From food to music, Austin has plenty to offer tourists. Here are my top five reasons (in no particular order) to start looking for cheap flights to Austin, Texas, as well as some resources to help you plan your visit.

 

The Arts Scene: Austin is home to world-class museums and performing arts venues. Check out the Blanton Museum at the University of Texas, the Long Center for the Performing Arts, the Mexic-Arte Museum, or the Austin Symphony and Ballet.

 

Mexican and Latino Culture: Downtown Austin is the place to experience authentic Mexican and Latino music, food, art, and cultural expression. Browse the Mexican market for tasty treats and unique souvenirs.

 

Foodie Paradise: Featured on Top Chef Texas this season, Austin has no shortage of excellent restaurants. Local food blogs like The Tasting BudsAustin Food Journal, and  Maggie’s Austin, keep their finger on the pulse of this foodie paradise.

 

Tee Time: Austin is home to a variety of beautiful and challenging public and private golf courses. Not to mention the fact that the weather is almost always great. Check out http://www.austinareagolf.com/ to learn more about your options and book a tee time.

 

Music Galore: From country to classical, you’re sure to find something to suit your fancy in Austin. There are many different kinds of performance venues throughout the city, and over 1900 bands and musicians who call Austin home, which means you can attend a great show any night of the week. Websites like Austin City Links, Austin Music, and Austin Music Calendar will help you find exactly what you’re in the mood to hear.

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