A city renowned for its diverse live music scene, Austin sets itself apart with a dynamic nightlife and unique cultural experiences. Ride a riverboat around the beautiful Town Lake, or visit the historic South Congress Avenue for chic shops and trendy bars and restaurants. Take a family outing to Zilker Metropolitan Park or the Austin Children's Museum, or enjoy an Austin Symphony Orchestra performance. Whether you're looking for a big-city adventure or a small-town vibe, Austin provides memorable days and nights for all travelers seeking a piece of that Texas lifestyle.
Travel at the right time of year, and you'll find yourself in the midst of one of Austin's prestigious festivals; Austin City Limits or South By Southwest (SXSW). But with venues like Emo's Austin, Capitol City Comedy Club, and Bass Concert Hall, Austin's entertaining 365 days a year.