Austin boasts one of the most diverse music scenes in the country. Bands of every genre set up and break down en masse every night at the almost uncountable venues the city has to offer. Whether it’s 13,000 people in a classic Austin outdoor amphitheater or 20 fans at one of many small Austin live…

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. Mercer Dancehall Mercer Dancehall, located just outside Austin…

With its unobstructed view north towards the state capitol building, South Congress has recently attracted the attention of local and national retailers, developers, and restauranteurs. If you’re not sure where to start, here is our roundup for the Best of South Congress! Like most of Austin, the South Congress neighborhood has a long and winding…

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…

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…

Where are the best cave around Austin ? The Hill Country surrounding Austin are replete with underground caverns and subterrane attractions. Visiting one of the many Central Texas caverns on a day trip from Austin is a great way to beat the heat, enjoy some amazing underground vistas and natural history. Up for a unique…

Find the eight best places to party in Austin. If you’ve set aside time during your visist for activities other than meetings and breakfast at the hotel restaurant here’s a guide to the Austin Entertainment Districts – Eating, drinking, shopping, sight seeing in the zone. Dirty 6th Street Likely Texas’ best known street, the seven…

If Austin is the worlds live music capital, then the Red River District is it’s senate chambers. An eclectic five blocks of the best, and most, live music in Austin. You can see more than a dozen bands in a three block stumble on any weekend night. From Austin’s best and worst home grown indie’s…