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14 Things To Do in Austin Texas With Kids


When planning a family holiday, your priorities likely involve finding accommodation, activities and attractions ideal for families and kids. The great thing about visiting Austin, Texas, is you don't have to look too far when searching for family-friendly places to stay and things to do. With...

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The Best Hiking and Biking Trails in Austin


Austin is an outdoor enthusiast's paradise. A place where you can traverse numerous nature trails or explore and bask in the cityscape views on foot. Whether you are an avid hiker or biker with all the gear or prefer strolls and simple cycles, Austin has the best trails to unwind, relax and explore...

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What Makes Austin So 'Weird'?


Austin is celebrated as being a weird city full of odd and quirky attractions. If you're wondering what makes Austin weird, the best way to find out is to visit and experience the city's wacky aesthetic for yourself. Continue reading to learn about the best and weirdest things to do in Austin to...

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Five Top Places for Barbecue in Austin, Texas


Five Top Places for Barbecue in Austin, TexasFor barbecue lovers, Austin, Texas, is the place to be. Imagine slabs of fork-tender brisket, juicy sizzled to-perfection ribs, tender pulled pork in sweet-and-sticky sauces and generous portions of sides. Delicious! Visit these top places for barbecue in...

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Winter Activities to Do in Austin


The winter season is often the best time to visit cities on your bucket list, given that fewer people travel, and prices are generally lower during this time of the year. Austin, Texas, offers loads of winter activities for the family and typically experiences temperate weather throughout the season...

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Top Amphitheaters and Concert Venues Near Austin


Top Amphitheaters and Concert Venues Near AustinAustin has officially carried the title of ‘Live Music Capital of the World’ since 1991. Its vibrant music culture stretches back many decades — having more live music spots than any place in the country. Here are a few top amphitheaters and concert...

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Travis County Expo Center Events


Home of Rodeo Austin, the Travis County Expo Center hosts a variety of events throughout the year.  The Republic of Texas Biker Rally and the Texas Heat Wave car show are just a couple of the upcoming events.Looking for a place to stay while you enjoy the events? Austin East KOA Holiday offers a...

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5 Ways to Experience the Culture of Austin, TX


Austin is the capital city of Texas and an epicenter for culture, art, food and unparalleled experiences. Known as the Live Music Capital of the World, this bustling metropolis always has something going on, from live music performances in small venues across the city to world-famous festivals.The...

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Guide to Exploring Austin


Located in the heart of Texas, Austin is the state's capital and is a fast-growing and fun city to explore. There is so much to do and see, along with great food and drinks to try no matter where you are in the city. Austin is divided into several different entertainment districts, from North Austin...

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Tips and Tricks for First-Time Campers in Austin, Texas


Camping is a fun, convenient and affordable option for anyone, but if it is your first time camping, you may not be sure what to bring, how to plan your trip and how to get along with your camping neighbors. If you are parking an RV or pitching a tent in Austin, Texas, for the first time, follow...

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ACL Festival Announces Line-up


This year's headliners include Guns & Roses, The Cure, and Mumford & Sons.  Spread over two weekends, over 130 bands are scheduled to perform.