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Austin is known for its outdoors, both within the city and
in the nearby rural Texas Hill
Country. Get out and explore everything from hiking and
biking trails to cool swimming holes and lakes.
As the most famous street in Austin, this is a destination for
locals and tourists alike - find rollicking bars, cheap drinks and live music
alongside fabulous restaurants, dark speakeasies, world-class hotels and
April is all about live music, family fun, cultural arts happenings,
experiencing the outdoors and one of
the best culinary events in
the state. Here are a few of our favorite things to do this month:
South Austin is what locals like
to call a "taste of old Austin." Quaint houses, old-school boutiques,
iconic restaurants and new eateries by some of the city's top up-and-coming
chefs populate this lively nook.
In the Live Music Capital of the World, live music always
adds to the full brunch experience. In Austin, there are tons of options
for live music brunches, so here are just a
few you should try out:
Visit Austin insiders highly recommend making time to
tour the magnificent Texas Capitol building
and grounds - find out how to explore the Texas State Capitol with these top 5
reasons to visit.
The live music scene is always in full swing in Austin, but
there's nothing like spring in the Live Music Capital of the World. So to help
you with the full experience we have all the best spring line-ups right here.
Know the rules!
Make sure your trip to the USA is hassle free.
Apply for an ESTA quickly and easily at https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov/esta. For more information about entry into the USA, visit uk.usembassy.gov
A full UK driver's license is required to hire a car in the USA. Drivers must be 21 or over - or 25+ with some companies.
The USA uses two-pin plugs so adaptors are required. Electrical goods bought in the USA may not work correctly in the UK.
Medical expenses are high in the USA so travel insurance with medical cover of at least £2million is recommended.
Tipping in the USA is the norm. As a minimum, tip 15% when dining in restaurants or $1 per drink in bars.
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