AUSTIN: Austin – The Live Music Capital of the World
If you’ve been to Austin, you know all about the incredible live music, culinary delights, and outstanding culture that the city offers. If you haven’t visited Austin, wait until you hear what awaits! Austin is a city that truly must be experienced in person to appreciate the unique qualities that makes Austin, well, Austin. It is a city unlike any other and when you get there you’ll definitely see that music is in its roots. First-time visitors to Austin are often surprised that music is literally everywhere, even in Austin’s airport terminals. Find an Austin hotel at Austinhotel.com and get ready for what might just be the most outrageous music scene you’ve experienced in your life!
Once you visit Austin, you’ll understand the role music plays in the daily lives of the residents, and it becomes something that visitors look forward to with anticipation. Listen to local musicians in the grocery stores and at city meetings, or enjoy a Blues on the Green concert or music festival during year. Even the city fairs and events put music front and center. Some favorite annual music happenings include Austin City Limits, South by Southwest, Pachanga Latino Music Festival, Urban Music Festival, and Fun, Fun, Fun Fest. Clubs, bars, and coffeehouses feature live music year round, and there are at least 200 venues where musicians from jazz, pop, rock, blues, and other genres entertain audiences.
Before you travel to Austin, be sure to secure your accommodations at an Austin hotel that allows you to easily get to all of the great music shows. Hotels in Austin that sit near the auditoriums and concert halls are very popular, as are those near major tourist attractions in Austin. The Wyndham Garden is a beautiful “green” hotel in Austin that sits just 3 miles from downtown, and it’s an excellent home base for exploring all of the excitement that Austin has to offer. Habitat Suites is close to Austin’s Highland Mall, and 5 minutes north of the University of Texas. This Austin hotel is a practical, comfortable, and convenient place for both business and leisure travelers.
When you come to Austin, you may want to pry yourself away from the music performances for a while to actually do some eating and exploring around the city. Austin serves up some of the best Tex-Mex food in the country, and treats travelers to a variety of casual cafes and upscale bistros offering a range of international fare.
Shopping is exciting in Austin too. Stroll from boutique to boutique in the city, searching for eccentric housewares, clothing, and jewelry, or visit the Second Street District and discover some of the best independent retailers around. Eco-friendly clothing shops, stores featuring the works of local artisans, and so much more sit waiting for you to comb through in Austin.
If you love nature and the outdoors, Austin has something for you as well. There are plenty of places to ride bicycles, paddleboard, and canoe, or simply roam the streets in Austin and enjoy the near-perfect weather no matter when you visit. The city receives 300 days of sunshine per year, and is on average 68 degrees during the daytime.
Book your Austin hotel today, and make hotels like the Kimber Modern or the Hyatt Regency Austin your home-away-from-home while you’re traveling.
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