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All about Austin, Y’all

Austin is an eccentric, unique destination full of diverse culture, local flair and of course, live music! Austin is the Live Music Capital of the World™ boasting over 200 live music venues just in the downtown area. Austin prides itself on its rare mix of coffee shops, eccentric stores, restaurants, food trucks and festivals. Visitors should be sure to make time to explore the Austin City Limits including, the iconic Congress Street Bat Bridge – home to over 1.5 million bats! – and the 6th Street entertainment district. When the sun goes down 6th street’s pubs, restaurants and nightclubs on 6th Street come alive!

Austin See & Do Resources

Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau:
365 Things to Do in Austin:
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Altitude: 489 ft. above sea level
Time Zone: Central Daylight Time (CDT)
Metro Area Population: 790,390
Average Temperatures in May: 85°F (29°C) high / 65°F (18°C) low
Telephone Area Code: 512

Airport Transport

The Austin-Bergstrom International Airport is approximately 7 miles from downtown. Taxi fares are roughly $25 and Super Shuttle Services are $13.  There is also public bus service available for $0.50. All of these services accept credit cards unless otherwise noted and are quoted in United States dollars.