Austin: Places to Explore


  • Downtown and Capitol Area

    Downtown Austin is the natural starting point for seeing the city's sights, and is home to many of them, including the state capitol. Its boundaries are generally regarded as being I-35 to the...

  • Greater Austin

    Each section of Austin offers something new and unique to the landscape of the city. The eastern portion is hip and trendy, the southern area is funky and eclectic, and to the northwest you'll...

  • North Austin-Hyde Park

    One of Austin's oldest residential neighborhoods, Hyde Park is a calm area near the University of Texas, filled with charming older houses. North Austin will be familiar to most visitors via the...

  • University of Texas

    Envisioning Austin without the University of Texas is well-nigh impossible. The sprawling campus itself is home to both intimate charm (winding pathways past stone university buildings) and...

  • West Austin-Zilker Park

    Zilker Park is Austin's regular daily backyard and playground, where Austinites go to swim, jog, and hang back with a barbecue platter and a beer. West Austin generally refers to the area just...


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