Austin, Texas Tourist Guide
Austin is the capital of the state of Texas. Austin is a beautiful city with hills, valleys and lakes running through the city. Austin is located in the Highland Lakes area of the Texas Hill Country in central Texas. and is one of the fastest growing areas in the United States.
Texas Capitol Building in Austin
Austin is the hometown of many famous people. Legendary country musician Willie Nelson, actress Sandra Bullock, Super Bowl-winning NFL quarterback Drew Brees, legendary golfer Ben Crenshaw, actors Billy Bob Thornton and Matthew McConaughey, game designer Richard Garriott, and writer/musician/politician Kinky Friedman call Austin home.
Stevie Ray Vaughan statue with part of the
Austin skyline and Lady Bird Lake in the background.
|One of the finest learning institutions in the country, The University of Texas, is
located in Austin and home of the 4-time NCAA National Champion Texas Longhorns football team.
The famous university tower is
Austin is a popular vacation spot with 2 lakes within the city limits and 5 more lakes less than an hour drive to the northwest of Austin. These lakes make up the Highland Lakes chain of lakes and are very popular for water activities such as boating, swimming, water skiing, jetskiing, fishing, etc. The mild winter climate in Austin attracts many visitors from the northern states in the winter.
Boating on Lake Austin
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