Austin is home to the Texas State Capitol and the University of Texas, which is a diverse learning community with students from every state and from more than 100 countries.
Our world-class museums, wonderful ballet, numerous art galleries and local theatres demonstrate the creative soul and spirit of the city, while the miles of greenbelt and opportunities for kayaking, paddle boarding and swimming showcase the natural beauty of Austin. Eccentric boutiques along South Congress allow for a one-of-a-kind shopping experience, while retail destinations like the Domain and Barton Creek Mall proffer staple designer brands.
Austin’s yearly calendar of events draws in hundreds of thousands of tourists – ranging from music lovers who come to the Austin City Limits Music Festival, to more than 20,000 athletes who come in for the Austin Marathon. Tens of thousands of others attend the SXSW Film and Music Festival, the Formula 1 Grand Prix Races, and the Austin Food + Wine Festival among several other world-famous events.
For more in-depth information on all that Austin has to offer, please visit www.AustinTexas.org.
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