Just outside of the Hill Country of Texas lies Austin, a capital city alive with opportunity and optimism that's far from ordinary. There are endless adventures for all walks of life, and its residents keep things weird 365 days a year. In 100 Things to Do in Austin Before You Die, you'll find an insider's guide to experiencing the fastest growing large city in the United States, now with even more tips and itineraries in the updated second edition. Stop in for some tacos at Torchy's where you can order off the secret menu, or stuff yourself on an Austin Eats food tour. Go fly a kite at the Zilker Kite Festival, or make like a Texan and boot scoot and boogie over to Allen's Boots. The University of Texas is the perfect place to catch a football game or enjoy the art and culture at the Blanton Museum of Art or the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum. Learn all the best tips for experiencing Austin's many popular festivals like South by Southwest and the Keep Austin Weird Festival and 5k.
It doesn't matter if you're a born Austinite, a recent transplant, or a first-time visitor; author Kristy Owen well help you discover all the things that make Austin, Texas one of the greatest cities in the world.