American Resorts Association share great travel tips

Austin lies in the heart of the heart of Texas. Austin is sometimes overshadowed by its big brothers Dallas or Houston.

However, the American Resorts Association knows that Austin offers something no other city in Texas can; a unique one-of-a-kind culture, a talented music scene, and food that will fill your senses. Austin’s central location allows it to be a natural hub to other attractions throughout Texas. Austin is within three and a half hours driving distance of the three major metropolitan areas of San Antonio, Houston, and Dallas.

The Gulf Coast can be reached within four hours where Corpus Christie offers beautiful sun filled beaches. One doesn’t need to leave the boundaries of the city for an adventure. Relaxation, good times and fun are found throughout the city.

Austin has yearly temperatures above the U.S .average allowing visitors the freedom to wear flip-flops and shorts nearly all year long. Don’t let the weather dictate your itinerary. Instead, check out some of what Austin has to offer since you may find yourself tempted to visit several times a year.

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American Resorts Association encourages you to check out Austin’s music scene

The city boasts itself the “Music Capital of the World.” Once you find a listing of their venues, concert halls, and festivals, you will see why. The city presents music around the clock and in nearly every location in the city. From the airport to a Sunday morning coffee shop, the visitor will find an audience to almost every type of music. Visit http://www.austintexas.org/visit/music-scene/ for a full listing of events planned for every month of the year. In November, enjoy several bands over two days of celebration at the Fun, Fun, Fun Fest. Here you will get a taste of indie, hip-hop, punk, electronica and metal music.

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The outdoors calls and Austin listens. As a fit city, the inhabitants are always outside doing something. Whether they are listening to music at an outdoor concert or kayaking the Colorado River, residents have created the paths to outdoor enjoyment. The weather allows the many waterways to double as swimming holes inviting everyone for a dip to cool off. Bike, hike and running trails adorn the city. Mornings invite fitness buffs to the Lady Bird Lake Hike and Bike Trail for a challenge on nearly 10 miles of trail.

American Resorts Association knows that Austin has the outdoor adventure for you and after a fun day of exploring you can enjoy great food and even better entertainment. Visit Austin and find out why it is the “Music Capital of the World.”

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