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City of Austin

  • Elle B.
    "Always be prepared for traffic no matter what time it is!!"(8 Tips)
    ramon h.
    "I hear dallas is nice"(3 Tips)
    "keep Austin weird :3"(3 Tips)
    Perminder K.
    "Franklin's bbq rated one of the best in the nation."(3 Tips)
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  • D'shaunn D.
    D'shaunn DixonJuly 22, 2017
    It's a busy city....if you can stand the traffic, lots of things to do.
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  • Jay B.
    Jay ByersFebruary 10, 2017
    Been here 25+ times
    I love downtown Austin. Growing up with Washington D.C. as my hometown and New York a short trip away can make me hard to impress. But Austin is great.
  • Mitch
    MitchNovember 26, 2016
    One of the last pockets of culture in the US. Come as you are.
  • Bernabe C.
    Bernabe CostalesNovember 16, 2016
    Friendly people.
  • Juls S.
    Juls SalgadoOctober 11, 2016
    No place like home! The heart and soul of Texas.
  • Isabel G.
    Isabel GomezAugust 30, 2016
    I did not know you need you're own bags in the stores...the only part i did not like
  • Elton F.
    Elton Fite Jr.August 18, 2016
    Good nite life!!!
  • Damian B.
    Damian BayonaMay 14, 2016
    Eat tacos. Drink Lone Star. Listen to live music. Boogie with your boo. Take in the sun. Cool down with a margarita. Repeat as necessary.
  • PureWow
    PureWowMarch 16, 2016
    Best time to visit: September - October. If you can stand the bustle, go for the iconic ACL festival late September. The city slows down after that, so if you want a quieter vacay, October is great. Read more
  • Barry R.
    Barry RatcliffeSeptember 6, 2015
    Austin's Great but Bastrop's BETTER !
  • Grace-Valerie F.
    Everything 💋
  • Bc L.
    Bc LeeMay 4, 2015
    Checking out weird Austin with people fund
  • Josh M.
    Josh MillerJanuary 7, 2015
    That's a big question. Food, music, weather, etc.
  • Dianey S.
    Dianey SandovalAugust 16, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Lots TO explore and do... You Will never want to leave!! 😉💚✌️
  • Steven C.
    Steven CogburnAugust 16, 2014
    Just passing thru, keep it weird!
  • Lerone W.
    Lerone WilliamsAugust 4, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Has the worst traffic in the United States. I get around I'm a truck driver so, trust me it's true!
  • Lesa D.
    Lesa DyerAugust 3, 2014
    Forget the traffic...parking sucks.
  • Charles S.
    Charles StricklinAugust 3, 2014
    Franklin BBQ: Get there around 9am (or earlier) and get the beef brisket... It's worth the wait!
  • Mark E.
    Mark EdrysJune 15, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Today is a great day in Austin! ❤️
  • 高手놀리밑™
    高手놀리밑™March 10, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Keep Austin Weird
  • TeyTey
    TeyTeyFebruary 24, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Austin, TX > Portland, OR ... [Even "Cat Daddy" and "Tres" Shannon of PDX's Voodoo Doughnut like Austin and have even considered opening up shop in ATX...]
  • Cody W.
    Cody WaldropNovember 20, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    Best city on Earth!
  • Justin C.
    Justin CoxNovember 18, 2013
    Grew up near Dallas and have to admit while if you live in a small town nearby it is fine to visit on occasion when boredom sets in. When looking for a place to settle down though come to Austin.
  • Justin C.
    Justin CoxNovember 18, 2013
    Why would anyone suggest to people to not to move to one of the best cities in Texas? To people that haven't been here it's actually a very great place to live. Culturally diverse & yet laid back.
  • Scott L.
    Scott LongNovember 9, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    Welcome to Austin don't move here
  • Lisa C.
    Lisa COctober 8, 2013
    Love this town. Lots to see and do.
  • ReneeGray
    ReneeGrayAugust 1, 2013
    Take the time to visit the Capital and some of the historical landmarks.
  • D. Kevin S.
    D. Kevin SurbaughJune 23, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Watch out for the people who drive faster then the posted speed limit and simingly don't know what a turn signal is.
  • Avery H.
    Avery HomerJune 21, 2013
    Welcome to Austin. Don't move here.
  • Ro
    RoJune 20, 2013
    Found out that Austin is the allegedly the allergy capital of the US- a local said so when I started snffling. Regardless- Austin is the funnest city around! FUNNEST is a word! Go to the White Horse!
    Upvoted Nov 3, 2017
  • Ariana S.
    Ariana ShankasaurusJune 11, 2013
    Fantastical City! Live music capital of the WORLD!!! Food drinks ppl are awesome!! You will not be disappointed!!
    Upvoted Nov 3, 2017
  • Shele R.
    Shele RedicApril 24, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Love my city
  • Nimas A.
    Nimas AyuApril 23, 2013
    I love to look around the town. Nice city!
  • Lianne
    LianneApril 21, 2013
    The best city I have ever been to! Great music, great food, great people, great fun!
  • Brad L.
    Brad LeeseApril 10, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Best place for original food creations!
  • ChaNizNuck C.
    If you believe in God, im sure he would love to hear thanks every now and again instead of all complaints and request!
  • David V.
    David VMarch 21, 2013
    The capital city of Texas has the worst downtown parking I have ever seen.
  • Emily M.
    Emily MurphyFebruary 28, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Be aware of town drunks, be Aware of town crazies and our Homeless Austin is a very beautiful city
  • 💋JinkyJane✈✈✈🇺🇸
    Pedi-cabs come in handy esp. when you wanna explore the city...And with a cute pedi-cab driver like Austin, makes your adventure journey an enjoyable one...;)
  • Scott L.
    Scott LongJanuary 25, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    Go to Town Lake and walk the hike and bike trail.
  • Scott L.
    Scott LongJanuary 25, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    Welcome to Austin. Don't move here.
  • Nauci
    NauciJanuary 23, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    keep Austin weird :3
  • Knox K.
    Knox KnoxJanuary 2, 2013
    Best town in Texas!
  • Grace-Valerie F.
    Dont drink and drive, stay down and walk to your hearts content 
  • Teresa C.
    Teresa CisnerosDecember 24, 2012
    Ciscos on Chicon and east 6th street best Migas and fajitas in town!!!
  • Ivana B.
    Ivana BronstrupDecember 6, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Must do's MT.Bonnell, town lake (lady bird lake) Willie nelsons statue, trudys stuffed avocado, homeslice pizza, dirty martins, barton springs, 6 th street, just a few tabs
  • Grace-Valerie F.
    Crossing little Lakeway peninsula, heading back to downtown :))
  • Roxie G.
    Roxie GomezSeptember 9, 2012
    Really it's Kyle
  • Roman
    RomanJune 21, 2012
    Don't drive in it!
  • Shawn A.
    Shawn AraguzJune 21, 2012
    Sitting in traffic on 35. Yay!
  • Dan M.
    Dan McGreevyJune 20, 2012
    Sit in traffic on a road THAt used to not have any traffic
  • Diana M.
    Diana MestaJune 11, 2012
  • Alexander The Great
    She's back!!!
  • David S.
    David StanfordMay 21, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Try exit 234 b
  • Ben T.
    Ben TravisMay 16, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Here its a tip, get out of the way or speed up!
  • ramon h.
    ramon hernandezMay 11, 2012
    Learn how to drive, better yet. Move away from here. I hear dallas is nice
  • David S.
    David StanfordMay 1, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Get off the freeway, and take south first all the way up!
  • Sami S.
    Sami SotoMay 1, 2012
  • Loa M.
    Loa McmanusApril 27, 2012
    Move out of Austin!
  • David S.
    David StanfordApril 19, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Never give an ETA
  • Elle B.
    Elle BeeApril 10, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Always be prepared for traffic no matter what time it is!!
  • Chickenfried Z.
    Love Austin
  • FamilyFun
    FamilyFunMarch 16, 2012
    Great food, wonderful hiking in the surrounding area, and swimming in Barton Springs (it's often warm enough in March and April). -Senior Editor
  • luxemd
    luxemdMarch 16, 2012
    Keep Austin Weird and Diana Happy! ^_^
  • Mari-chu C.
    Mari-chu CoriaMarch 15, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Best selection of SXSW tees!
  • Brian C.
    Brian CrouchMarch 14, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Congress and Red River are the roads to get to if you need a taxi during SxSW
  • Melanie
    MelanieMarch 11, 2012
    Salt Lick BBQ is the best. Worth the drive to Driftwood or Round Rock to get the best BBQ!
  • Perminder K.
    Perminder KlairMarch 11, 2012
    Franklin's bbq rated one of the best in the nation. Very long line though.
  • Courtney R.
    Courtney RileyMarch 11, 2012
    @MTV find Franklin's bbq or drive out to The Salt Lick
  • AP
    APMarch 10, 2012
    Welcome to Austin! Please don't move here, though. I hear Dallas is nice!
  • Marie T.
    Marie TrinerMarch 5, 2012
  • Jessica R.
    Jessica RamirezFebruary 25, 2012
    Austin bound!
  • Cuz J.
    Cuz JamesFebruary 22, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Mr 78704 my hood to they put me in my death bed! Sip sumthing ........
  • stephanie W.
    stephanie Ware-DouglassDecember 14, 2011
    Watch fort fog
  • Kimberly C.
    Kimberly Cooley-YoungerDecember 9, 2011
    Ugh, traffic!
  • Kelly Hall B.
    Austin traffic bad even at 4:30
  • Kymberli T.
    Kymberli TOctober 23, 2011
    Late night boat trips are the best!!!
  • Jason M.
    Jason MatthewsOctober 9, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    You have to live downtown to experience downtown.
  • Brian S.
    Brian SuttonSeptember 6, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Best place to walk around at night!
  • Jacqueline M.
    Jacqueline MartinezJanuary 5, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    04 lounge is kinda scary-fun.
  • María
    MaríaAugust 2, 2016
    Es una bonita ciudad, me sorprendió gratamente.
  • Sherlyn G.
    Sherlyn GonzalezMarch 4, 2014
    Ciudad muy limpia y tranquila!!
  • Alex M.
    Alex Moreno-MartzOctober 12, 2013
    ACL otro pedo! Gran festival, caigan siempre que puedan...
  • erik i.
    erik ivnMarch 16, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    La ciudad mas cool de texas
  • Gibrán G.
    Gibrán GutiérrezSeptember 9, 2012
    Esta ciudad es muy caliente, pero es bastante tranquila, puede haber tráfico en horas comunes como entre 2 a 4pm o entre 6 a 8pm. La ciudad es muy limpia, y tiene muchísimas tiendas y restaurantes.
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