[INFOGRAPHIC] Your Inside Guide to Austin Attractions

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noun ôs·tən (abbr.: ATX)

  1. The capital of Texas, the home of the Longhorns and the Hill Country – home of the hippies.
  2. A place where eclectic, alternative culture mashes up with all things Texas. Taco trailers, clothing-optional swimming holes, craft breweries and crazy awesome nightlife all “Keep Austin Weird.”


  1. Did you hear about the new Battle of the Bacon app? It debuted at South by Southwest in Austin this month.
  2. If you haven’t been to Austin, have you even tried queso?

Synonyms: Live Music Capital of the World, I Hear Dallas is Nice, Home of Austin City Limits, Texas Fight, Silicon Hills

Places featured in the graphic:

Franklin BBQ 
900 East 11th Street
Lunch only 

Pueblo Viejo
907 East 6th Street
Serves breakfast (tacos)

The Backspace
507 San Jacinto Blvd.
Half-price happy hour 

Ken’s Donuts 
2820 Guadalupe St.
Near UT’s West Campus

Live Oak Brewing Co.
3301 E. 5th St.
Euro-style healthy pours

Hops and Grain Brewing
507 Calles St. Suite 101
World Beer Cup gold medalist 

Dirty 6th Street 
Bars on bars

South Austin Popular Culture Center 
1516-B S. Lamar Blvd.
Weird stuff 

HOPE Outdoor Gallery
1012 Baylor St.
Graffiti galore 

Zilker Park 
2100 Barton Springs Rd.
The perfect place to paddleboard