Texas - Austin (Chapter)
This is the Austin chapter from Lonely Planet's Texas guidebook.
You'll see it on bumper stickers and T-shirts throughout the city: 'Keep Austin Weird.' And while old-timers grumble that Austin has lost its funky charm, the city has still managed to hang on to its incredibly laid-back vibe.
- when the heat is too much, jump into the icy waters of Barton Springs Pool for instant relief
- browse through booth after booth of oddities, treasures, memorabilia and tchotchkes at Uncommon Objects
- try a practically perfect margarita - frozen or on the rocks, plain or with a sangria swirl - at Trudy's Texas Star
- restaurants & accommodations
Coverage includes: Orientation, Itineraries, Dangers & Annoyances, Sights, Activities, Austin For Children, Tours, Festivals & Events, Sleeping, Eating, Drinking, Entertainment, Shopping and Getting There, Away & Around.
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