Here is our list of the Best Austin Festivals. The annual ATX festival schedule can leave your head spinning. It's often a challenge to keep up with. From music, to food, to art, racing, sports, beer, ice cream and bats, Austin has it all for the fest fan. Also check out our more complete daily…

Like most of Austin, the South Congress neighborhood has a long and winding history. What started as a dirt road cut off from the city proper by the Colorado River evolved to an artsy retail destination in the 1930s. After IH-35 drew traffic away, it became a haven for drug dealers and ladies of ill…

With the advent of SXSW and the ACL Music Festival, Austin's been "discovered" as a destination entertainment hub. The "Live Music Capital of The World" certainly has an almost unlimited source of nightly live music, but Austin has plenty of other unique activities for the visitor and local alike. Here are just a few fun…

The West Campus neighborhood is located to the west of the University of Texas at Austin’s main campus north of downtown. It's a bustling area filled with student housing, historic homes, restaurants, bars, bookshops, and music venues. Bordered to the east by The Drag and to the west by North Lamar, this densely populated little…

Once a sparse stretch of pavement peppered with a few strip malls and honky-tonks, South Lamar has evolved into a bona fide entertainment district. New development is springing up seemingly every day, from condos to bars, restaurants to coffee shops. But we’re not here to shake our heads at change and bemoan the way things…

Austin is a city that is in love (maybe obsessed?) with brunch. Almost every restaurant in town offers some kind of weekend brunch menu. There are nearly 300 options in the downtown neighborhood alone! With so many to choose from, we thought it may be helpful to narrow the field. So here is our list…

For many long time Austinite's Eeyore's Birthday is both tradition and a celebration of spring. The final Saturday of April brings Austin it's absolutely weirdest and longest running free festival. When: Saturday April 27, 2019 Hours: 11 am to dusk Where: Pease Park Because this hallmark of Austin weirdness is almost 60 years old, the…

The Texas Hill Country is home to some of Texas' most legendary swimming holes. Most are in or within a short driving distance from Austin. Once sleepy private utopias frequented by knowledgeable locals, many of these watering holes now have big crowds. Here are our Best Austin Swimming Holes...... Barton Springs Pool One of Austin's…

Between the UT Austin campus and the neighborhood known as West Campus lies "The Drag" — a stretch of Guadalupe Street running from Martin Luther King Blvd to 29th St. It has long been a popular retail destination boasting funky clothes shops, hip furniture stores, and plenty of places to eat and drink. Although most…

There is a lot to see in Austin, and sometimes little time. Austin has an eclectic mix of ATX Touring Companies. From guided downtown walks to eatery and event venue and pub tours. Segway, scooter, bike , double decker busses and duck boats. Haunted house and movies scene production sites. Murals, classic entertainment sites and…