Austin’s natural environment provides recreation opportunities

Outdoor recreation is high priority in Austin, which boasts 220 parks. Two special places are Mount Bonnell and McKinney Roughs.

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Art is alive and well in Austin

Here are two of the more than 20 galleries, large and small, scattered throughout Austin, offering a wide array of art forms from contemporary and fine art, Southwestern to Mexican themed paintings, as well as glasswork, sculpture, ceramics, and photography.

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Things to do at University of Texas in Austin

Austin is bursting at the seams with sports and cultural events to keep visitors engaged, many originating on campus of the University of Texas.

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Torchy’s Tacos takes Tex-Mex to new level in Austin

Dozens of entrepreneurs have put a Southern spin on “grab and go” food in Austin, Texas but that doesn’t mean trailer food is tasteless or drenched in ketchup. When you come to Torchy’s Tacos be prepared to sample savory offerings served from the portable kitchens.

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Ice skating in Texas? Sure, at these 3 Austin locations

Most Texans are spectators rather than participants when it comes to ice skating. But here are three Austin-area locations where families can experience this exciting winter sport: Barton Creek Resort, Whole Foods, Oasis Village

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Celebrate Goblins in the Garden at Austin Wildflower Center

Celebrate Halloween at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin, Texas. Dress the kiddos in cute costumes and join the freaky fun at the 6th annual Goblins in the Garden event on Sunday, October 30th, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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