Unique trips are an Austin specialty. And who better to point you in the direction for where to go and what to see than the locals? Visit Austin has compiled a list of the things that visitors love and locals can't get enough of. From stand-up paddle boarding and music venues for every taste to eclectic restaurants and vintage shopping finds, explore our favourite activities, events and things to do on the Austin Insider Blog then start planning your trip!

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