In the heart of Texas, you find the capital city Austin and all the fun it has to offer. Known for being a music city, Austin encompasses street art, unique food and pop-up events unlike any other city. You can spend a night walking under the Congress Avenue bridge in the hopes to see the bats hanging out, or stop for a photo in front of the “I Love You Wall”. There are endless options in this city to enjoy a full weekend during your trip to the United States Grand Prix.
Located in Austin near the Colorado River, Zilker Park is a perfect place to picnic or read a book under the afternoon sun. You can find any number of pick-up games occurring in the park’s massive landscape, or hop into a kayak and float down the river. The park is known to hold outdoor concerts throughout the year because of Austin’s beautiful weather year-round!
As mentioned before, Austin is a city that dances to the beat of its own drum with music pouring into the streets at any time of the day. You can spend an entire night bar hopping listening to different music, finding a fun drink to try and laughing with your friends. Some of the top music stops are The Moody Theater, Austin City Limits Live and The World Theatre!
A fun place to spend an hour or two, visit Graffiti Park in Austin for a perfect photo opportunity with your friends. Not far from some great restaurants, stop by on your way to dinner. This paint park is part of the HOPE outdoor gallery to provide muralists, street artists and more an opportunity to display large scale art pieces inspired by any aspects of life. Started in March of 2011, this gallery is a must-see on your trip to Austin.
Austin is the Texas state capital and in being such has a beautiful State Capital building that is open for tours throughout the year. They have self-guided tours, lectures and guided tours all open to your availability to view this magnificent building. The Visitors Center is full of information to help you decide what inside the building, or out, you’d like to explore during your visit.
Food For Days
In Austin, Texas you’ll find all different styles of food to indulge in. Everything from authentic southern food to Mexican, exceptional doughnuts and bars with every flavor drink. A popular place to bar hop is down 6th Avenue in Downtown where you can spend an entire evening with food, drinks and friends. Click through our list to find your next meal or dessert while in Austin.
Magnolia Café | Everything
Terrys | Late-Night Food
Voodoo Doughnut | Doughnuts
Truluck’s | Seafood – Steak – Crab House
Torchy’s Tacos | Tacos (All Kinds)
2017 FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX
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