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Helpful & Fun Information

Welcome to Austin

Helpful Austin Information

Check out this Relocation Guide for a thorough overview of the area.

Want to know How to Be An Austinite? Check out this Newcomers Guide.

For peace of mind, here's a Guide for Area Hospitals.

Trivia buffs will love Fun Facts about Austin.

Dining & Drinks

Have younger kids? Here's a couple of lists where kids eat free - Austin & Williamson County.

If the kids can't eat free, maybe the Best Austin Area Restaurants with Playgrounds can help.

In the mood for Barbecue? This Central Texas Barbecue Guide may help you decide where to go.

Looking to dine outside? Check out the Best Patios & Outdoor Eateries.

See for yourself where The Best Food Trucks in Austin are.

Beat the summer heat with The Best Snow Cones in the Greater Austin Area.

Enjoy beer or wine? Central Texas Breweries or Wineries & Vineyards may be right up your alley.

If you're partial to fresh fruits & vegetables then you'll enjoy the various Farmers Markets in the area.


Like the Arts and Music Scene? This Arts & Entertainment Guide can help.

Here's another Entertainment Guide to help.

Bored and looking for something to do? Here's 101 Things to do in Austin.

There are still Free Things to Do in Austin.

If you're looking to cool off maybe a Swimming Hole or Water Park can help.

Are festivals your scene? Then check out the Festival Guide for the annual list of events.

If you're into golf and want to know where the public & private courses are in the area then check out the Golf Guide.

If running is more your speed, then you'll enjoy the Marathons, Races & Runs guide.

Ready for a little two-steppin' and a cold beer? Then the guide to area Saloons & Dance Halls can help.

Curious to see what the fuss is about with the bats? Find out for yourself with Texas' Top Bat Viewing Sites.

There's never a shortage of things to see or do in the greater Austin area! If you can't find something you enjoy, then sit back, enjoy the people watching and find out for yourself why the city's motto is Keep Austin Weird. ENJOY!