Austin, TX

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Facts About Austin, TX

Regional Population: 678,368

Elevation: 149 meters

Time Zone: America/Indiana/Vincennes

Local Currency: USD

Latitude: 30.267153

Longitude: -97.7430608

Nearby Airports: AUS

Top Trips: road trips to Austin

How Far Is It: distance to Austin


Articles About Austin, TX

Best Buzz Stops in Austin

Get your caffeine fix at these favorite Austin coffee shops that also feature organic fare and local artwork.

Kids Rule in Austin

From its children’s museums to its expansive parks and playgrounds, Austin welcomes kids with open arms.

Top Austin Nightlife and Music

See what makes Austin the live music capital of the world by experiencing the city’s famed nightlife scene.

Austin Eats From Tex-Mex to Trailer Treats

Sate your cravings for sweet or spice at these eclectic restaurants and venues, from Tex-Mex and BBQ to sustainable restaurants, as well as Austin’s competitive Airstream trailer treats and cupcake joints.

Weird and Wonderful Austin

This creative Texas capital lets the good times roll with its dazzling arts community, famous live music scene, Tex-Mex cuisine and celebrity bat residents.

Outdoor Adventures in Austin

The Texas capital is teeming with city and nearby state parks, with plenty of trails and rivers to please hikers, bikers, kayakers and swimmers alike.

Texas Hill Country Brew Tours

Whether in San Antonio or Austin, there’s a nearby Texas brewery where you can sample some down-home suds.

What Not to Miss When in Austin, Texas

From famous bats and junk art to museums and performing arts, this popular city offers an eclectic mix of sightseeing adventures.

10 Top Spring Break Spots

Best destinations for students or families for a memorable Spring Break getaway.

Beyond Batman: Bat Caves and Other Batty Destinations

View the nocturnal food flights of these furry squeakers as they swarm from caves and bridges around the world.

How to Make the Most of Mother-Daughter Getaways

With Mother’s Day approaching, rekindle your mother-daughter bond with these getaway tips and selected packages.

Top 10 U.S. Boutique Shopping Destinations

For those who like local, one-of-a-kind finds, here’s a list of the best boutique shopping cities in the U.S.

Top U.S. Holiday Teas

Hotels around the country are gearing up for the holidays with select Christmas-themed teas for the entire family.


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