In Austin you can find a little bit of everything! You could stay at The Driskill. A historical european style hotel that is in the heart of the city, built in 1886. It’s the oldest operating hotel in Austin.
Be sure to take part in their tradtion of afternoon tea! If you’re feeling a little more modern Hotel Saint Cecillia is a trendy boutique hotel that offers poolside bungalows and a vintage vinyl lending library.
Visit Austin’s best shopping mall The Domain a beautiful park setting with 100 stores. Or if nature is your thing head over to Barton Creek Greenbelt for biking, swimming and hiking.
The Blanton Museum is one of the largest university owned museums a must for all art lovers. You can also explore the sprawling South Congress ave. Home to the quirky store, Uncommon Objects. That definitely keeps Austin weird as they always offer unique finds.
Watch the Bats on South Congress bridge for a fun and mildly scary time! Locals still like to gather for this nightly show. Bookpeople is Austin’s biggest independent book stores. With two floors it’ll be easy to find your next adventure on their shelves.
If music is more your thing, head to Waterloo Records for a great selection in vinyls! Don’t be surprised if you run into a live performance. Austin is the live music captail for a resason.
Just because Juan in a Million has been named the best breakfast taco place all around doesnt mean that they lost their homely charm.
Radio Coffee takes pride in each cup of coffee that that they brew. Yet somehow they still remain a hidden gem only known by locals.
Homeslice is always a a must if you find yourself spending the day walking along SoCo! They offer whole pizzas and great by the slice deals.
Trudy’s is a great place for Tex-Mex. With several locations it’s easy to find and don’t forget to try their stuffed avacados!
Kerbey Lane Cafe is the 24 hour solution to hunger. They offer everthing and the kitchen sink. If you want pancakes for dinner you can do that or gorge yourself with their famous Kerbey queso.
If you want a chill place to grab a good beer and have a good conversation be sure to check out Shangri La. It’s the perfect marriage of a beer garden and patio bar.
The Continental Club has deep roots in Austin as the start of the live music scene in the city. From blues to rock this venue is a music lover’s paradise.