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  • 1. Capitol

    Like all Southern States, Texas is justly proud of the men from the Lone Star State who paid the ultimate sacrifice in defending their homeland against the invading Federal armies during the War for...

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  • 2. Bats Colony

    The bats.....i almost forgot about the bats!!! the Congress street bridge is so cool... at sunset, the bats come out... so put on your best goth outfit & hang out by the bridge man....I personally...

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  • 3. Music

    He is considered as the best world guitar player. In France, at the same date, the world best guitar player was Sacha Distel. He contributed to make Austin the World capital of the livemusic. He died...

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  • 4. Texas is FRIENDLY!

    I lived in SoCal for 15 years and my wife is from Tarzana. We moved to Round Rock (just N of Austin) 5 years ago. She flat out loves living here. She has made...

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  • 5. Stephen F. Austin and Sam Houston sculptures

    As you enter the Texas Capitol building and move towards the rotunda, you'll be greeted by the likenesses of Sam Houston and Stephen F. Austin, brilliantly...

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  • 6. David Crockett, of Alamo Fame

    David Crockett has gained hero status for his participation in the historic Battle of the Alamo. Legend says that he was one of the last victims of the Alamo...

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  • 7. Austin-laid back, funky, hi -tech, hip and cool

    Austin is a mixture of so many things. It is a liberal, laid back, musician friendly, hi-tech and hip place to live. There are so many cool people living here...

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  • 8. Keep Austin Weird

    I like this little enclave of the offbeat and fun in a place that's known for its conservatism.Spent about 36 hours in Austin checking out the music scene and...

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  • 9. Leslie

    Leslie is Austin's homeless, cross-dressing Icon. Leslie can be found on 6th Street in front of One American Center, usually sporting a thong and tierra. Leslie...

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  • 10. Bring Your Laptop!

    With tons of sites that tell you what is going on in town, you should definitely bring your laptop. If you go to this website:...

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  • 11. Austin Visitor's Center

    If after all the other tips I have written does not suit your fancy, I would highly recommend going into the Austin Visitor's Center. It has hundreds of...

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  • 12. Austin Children's Museum

    One of the charities that my boss Michael Dell dedicates alot of time and effort to is the Austin Children's Museum, which was built in 1983 as a "museum...

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  • 13. See the sites..

    See as much of this beautiful city as possible. Unfortunately time was limited when I was here, so I didn't get to see all I wanted to see. My fondest memory...

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  • 14. The Need for Internet!

    For those travelling through Austin, the need to download all those photographs, or to check your email is made easy by the city of Austin. At any public...

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  • 15. Agave

    These are agave plants. Also called "century plants" because supposedly they bloom only once a century. When they do bloom they grow a large stalk then it...

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  • 16. The tree that weathers the storm

    The live oaks on the capital grounds have grown sideways from all the years of wind coming off the prairie. To me they are a symbol of Austin and TX, battered...

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  • 17. a great guide to...

    a great guide to AUSTINhttp://www.auschron.com You can pick up the Austin Chronicle from pretty much most places for free when you're there. Gives you the...

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  • 18. You must dine at Threadgill's....

    You must dine at Threadgill's. This Southern down home cooking establishment is Old Austin at it's best . Don't forget to get multiple helpings of those...

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  • 19. zypher's General Tip

    I remember coming up from Houston in the car, with my family when I was maybe five or six, and finally seeing the Austin skyline after travelling across all...

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  • 20. Go to Spamarama at ...

    Go to Spamarama at Auditorium Shores, Riverside Dr. and S. First St. Since I can't improve on what is said at insiders.com, how's this: Spam sushi? Spam kebobs?...

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  • 21. Go swimming at Barton Springs,...

    Go swimming at Barton Springs, a three acre, underground-spring-fed pool, located in the heart of Zilker Park's 358 acres of beauty in the near-downtown area.If...

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  • 22. Try one of the great walking...

    Try one of the great walking tours or day hikes available throught the city. Austin is a Tree City USA, and the Parks and Recreation Department oversees more...

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  • 23. SinKitty's General Tip

    I love Austin so much it's hard to pick just ONE fond memory. I'll list a few: Walking across UT campus and seeing the fountains overflowing with suds (add a...

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  • 24. Walk through the Capital!...

    Walk through the Capital! Visit the many museums. Lady Bird Johnson's Wild Flower Center. Walk up to the top of Mt. Bonnell. Attend a free outdoor concert!...

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  • 25. Go to Mount Bonnell and view...

    Go to Mount Bonnell and view the Colorado River (called Lake Austin at this particular point) from atop a cliff. Take a blanket and some refreshments and watch...

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