Austin is the state's capital and a major mid-sized city in central Texas. Located near three highways (I-35, I-35E, and US 290), Austin provides residents easy access to both natural beauty spots & manmade delights! Austin, famous for its vibrant live music scene centered around country, blues, rock n' roll music, is home to the University of Texas flagship campus.
Places to Visit
Located just 16 miles from downtown Austin, Cedar Park is the most popular suburb in Texas. This thriving affluent community attracts developers and families alike to its many facilities that aspire for academic excellence.
The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center is a 60-acre botanical garden on the shores of Town Lake in Austin, Texas. This was established by Luci Baines Johnson after her mother's death to honor Mrs. Johnson's environmental legacy through research, education, conservation, and recreation using sustainable practices.
Austin Speedway - One of the most popular and best dirt tracks in Texas, which can seat 60,000 fans to enjoy some great drivers.
Hill Country Galleria - is one of the most famous malls in Texas. It's located between Austin and San Antonio off I-35, housing over 125 specialty shops, including Ann Taylor Loft, Coldwater Creek, The Disney Store ®, etc.
Austin's Nature & Science Center- an ideal place to experience nature with kids. It features live animals, including giant snakes and crocodiles, an amphitheater, a fossil pit where you can find ancient shark teeth, and much more!
Texas Capitol - The pink granite building with impressive architecture completed in 1888 is considered "the most beautiful state house in America."
Food and Entertainment
With a movie date at the famous Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, you can have dinner and watch your favorite new or old films with a great projector and audio equipment.
At the Yard House, you can hang out on a spacious outdoor patio with an impressive selection of draft beers and cocktails. The place also has large projection screens for sports events throughout the year.
The Zach Theatre is a facility for theatrical and musical activities and other forms of entertainment.