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Austin's 351-acre park is a favorite among little kids, a place where the much-loved miniature train ride is a local rite of passage. Tours on the adorable and...
Austin-ites know Barton Springs as the preferred local swimming hole. Its billing as a natural-spring-fed pool may lead some to believe the water's warm. It's not. At...
A living-history museum, this northeast Austin farm describes life in 1880s Texas -- from blacksmith and woodworking to farming and ropemaking...
Kids at this tranquil spot might think they're taking a garden-variety nature tour. But the outdoor museum is really a stellar introduction to art. Spread across six wooded acres...
Sure, New York earns top honors for having the most people. But for most bats in an urban area that prize goes to Austin. It may seem like a dubious...
Engaging kids in history is easier if you can grab their attention. This cavernous institution does just that, wowing kids with...
Situated in downtown Austin, the state's capitol building can be explored through free 45-minute tours...
Where you go on this three-hour tour of Austin is a lot less important than how you get there, because these mechanized stand-up gizmos are just plain cool...
Texans flock to their grocery stores for more than just food. Chains like this one have introduced the concept of food stores as entertainment, with live music on their outdoor...
Live Music Venue
Locals who venture to this meandering river know it as Mother Nature's water ride. Warm days, the water teems with kids and grownups floating along in tubes, enjoying the scenery...