Austin, Texas, located deep in the heart of Texas in Travis County, is the State Capital. It is the fourth largest city in Texas. Residents of Austin, also known as “Austinites,” enjoy a mild subtropical climate where year round outdoor sports, recreation activities, music, art, and more abound!
Austin’s strong job market makes it an attractive relocation option. Austin real estate is desirable as Austin is one of the fastest growing cities in the nation and is home to a number of Fortune 500 Companies. Austin is a major center for high tech, pharmaceutical, and biotechnology industries. It is also home to the University of Texas at Austin - click here for University of Texas .
It is easy to see why Austin was voted one of the Best Places to Live by CNNMoney’s magazine. Austin is famous for its music, nightlife, cultural activities, and quality of life.
Known as the “The Live Music Capital of the World,” its visitors and residents enjoy more live music venues per capita than anywhere else in the nation. And its offerings don’t stop there! There are beautiful hike and bike trails, parks, lakes, golf courses, museums, educational facilities, restaurants, and much more!
Austin, Texas is growing at a rapid pace and is keeping both the young and old actively moving to the weird Austin beat!
Looking for the hottest spot in Austin to get in your daily workout? Stop by Zilker Park and play a round of soccer on the acres of green grass or throw the ball with your best furry friend. There’s a great gravel path that wraps around the park and Lady Bird Lake. The views of downtown and the hills will keep your heart rate up. Need to get the wiggles and giggles out of your kids? Take them to the playground to monkey around or go for a ride on the kiddie train that runs through the park. If it’s too hot for a run, take your workout to the water. Barton Springs will surely cool you off and is great for laps or just splashing around. You can also rent canoes, kayaks, and paddle boards and enjoy a relaxing day on Lady Bird Lake.
For boundless nightlife, Austin has a spot for everyone. Sixth street is famous for its nightlife entertainment. People fill the streets to hop from bar to bar enjoying live music, dancing, and the creative drinks the bartenders concoct. The East side has some great low key, hole in the wall bars, if a beer and picnic table is all you need.
Check out the 2nd street district, located in the heart of downtown Austin. Here you’ll find luxury condos, local restaurants and coffee shops, and some great clothing and home stores. Everything is within walking distance and the cobblestone sidewalks with trees and benches make the stroll an enjoyable one.
South Congress has the iconic view of the capital. With local restaurants and shopping, every Austinite has spent time walking the blocks of South Congress to grab a slice and check out the latest trends. South Lamar has great dining and shopping as well and is quickly transforming with new condos that offer convenience and a view.
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