Austin is certainly festival friendly. The annual ATX festival schedule can leave your head spinning. Here are the Best Austin Festivals for 2017-2018. From music, to food, to art, racing, sports, beer, ice cream and bats, Austin has it all for the fest fan. Here is our list of the best Austin festivals. Austin likes…

Here are our Best Rainey Street bars. Born from a small neighborhood of pre 1934 bungalows, Rainey Street maintains a unique historic character. Once a sleepy residential street, albeit nestled right next to downtown, Rainey was rezoned as part of Austin’s central business district in 2004. The original Rainey developers made use of the “neighborhood”…

After a day exploring Austin or playing on the lake, nothing beats a great food and drink stop, by road or boat, at one of the Best Lake Austin Waterfront Restaurants. Abel’s on the Lake Abel’s on the Lake is a prime spot to enjoy a drink with your friends. With spectacular views of Lake…

Austin’s noted slogan “Keep It Weird” reaches new heights in October as Halloween in Austin approaches. Austin’s 6th Street becomes an adult Halloween Party in the streets Halloween night. Austin is home to lot’s of Halloween celebrations and the entertainment districts are rife with Halloween shows and specials. Check out our events calendar for Halloween…

Austin’s Lake Travis is the jewel of Texas’ Highland Lakes. Check out our best Lake Travis lakeside restaurants. All have great lake views, some are accessible by boat. The Oasis As the largest outdoor restaurant in Texas, The OASIS has earned the reputation as the Sunset Capital of Texas. Located on a cliff 450 feet…

Here is our list of the best Honky Tonk dance bars in Austin. No stay in Austin is complete without exploring it’s music roots. Nothing says Texas, or Austin for that matter, than pulling on your boots and circling on the sawdust to some great country music. Broken Spoke The Broken Spoke is one of…

Looking for five star Austin luxury accommodations with the style and character of something more intimate ? Dig into our Best Austin Boutique Hotels….. Kimber Modern There are places you go and then there are those indescribably alluring spots that draw you in at first glimpse. For the independent urban traveler seeking a unique escape,…

Here is our list of the Best Austin Hostels. On your pilgrimage to Austin weirdness, don’t let lodging costs can get in the way of a good time. An Austin Hostel stay is the enlightened traveler’s answer. Firehouse Lounge & Hostel Nestled in the heart of downtown Austin, this craft cocktail lounge and international hostel…

Got the holiday spirit ? Tis the season to check out the best holiday events in Austin. Holiday Trail of Lights at Zilker Park Each year, in December, Zilker Park sets up the Zilker Holiday Tree, which stands 155 feet tall. The park holds a tree lighting ceremony consisting of food, local entertainment and live…

The Truth. The Whole Truth. And Nothing but the Truth. You can’t swing a dead bat in Austin without hitting a new mural. For a while it was food trucks, but now murals are proliferating like Tribbles! But, much like the food trucks, this is a trend that I actually approve of. I’m sure that…