What should you not miss in Austin?
- Franklin Barbecue. Be prepared to queue early for Franklin Barbecue’s mouthwatering brisket, pulled pork, and other smoked meats.
- Sixth Street.
- Congress Avenue Bridge.
- The Shady Grove.
- Broken Spoke.
- South Congress Avenue.
- Ginny’s Little Longhorn Saloon.
What is Austin known for? Austin is known as the live music capital of the world, and The Continental Club is the live music capital of Austin. The iconic venue on South Congress Avenue opened its doors in 1955 and has since welcomed legends like Robert Plant and Wanda Jackson.
Is Austin a good place to live? For the third straight year, U.S. News & World Report named Austin as the No. 1 Best Place to Live in the U.S. again for 2019. “The capital of Texas continues to receive interest from the tech industry, contributing to a strong job market and high desirability among Americans as a place to live,” U.S. News wrote.
Is Austin worth visiting? Austin is known for beautiful sunshine-filled days and bluebird skies. The city boasts 205 parks, 14 nature preserves and more than 50 miles of hiking and biking trails. There are rivers for kayaking, a spring-fed swimming hole at Barton Springs Pool and even a grotto with a 45-foot waterfall at Hamilton Pool.