Austin visitors will find there is plenty to see and do, whether you are trying to escape the hot Texas sun indoors or are exploring the miles of nature trails through and surrounding the city limits. Austin's famous 6th Street provides many interesting stops from the historic Driskill Hotel to the many live music venues, clubs, and bars that line the street. For the outdoor enthusists, an abundance of trails and lakes in and surrounding the city provide some of the most popular things for Austinites.
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Austin Chamber of Commerce
University of Texas
Austin's 6th Street - Entertainment District
Austin is the capital of the state of Texas. Austin is a beautiful city with hills, valleys and lakes running through the city. Austin has a current population of over 500,000 and over 1,000,000 in the metropolitan area.
Austin is a popular vacation spot with 2 lakes within the city limits and 5 more lakes 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, etc. The mild winter climate attracts many visitors from the northern states in the winter.