Did you know? Austin is considered the live music capital of the world. It has over 100 live music venues scattered around town, but 6th Street is the music hotspot. You'll find way more than just country music to boogie to.
Not many towns can compete with Austin. It consistently ranks at the top of various "best of" lists. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or dedicated foodie, there is literally something for everyone. You can spend the cooler parts of the year biking, walking or running on miles of the city's trails and paths, including the Greenbelt and Lady Bird Lake. On your lunch break, downtown Austin is teeming with unique food trucks or great happy hours at a variety of microbreweries.
Check out some of the different neighborhoods Austin has to offer. East Austin is considered a hip neighborhood because of its strong liberal youth culture. This will be your favorite area if you like Mexican food, food trucks and a booming farmer's market. The East Riverside Oltorf neighborhood is a bustling center of outdoor recreation, tasty eateries, concerts and sporting events. When you aren't out on Lady Bird Lake, fill your belly at Chuy's, a renowned Mexican joint, and then follow up with a concert at Auditorium Shores. The Garrison Park-South Austin area is the heart of the city's motto, "Keep Austin Weird." Historic homes, unique bars and outdoor activities galore will lure you in while the school districts and great real estate prices keep you there.