7 Legit reasons why Austin should be your next travel destination

Austin locals reveal what’s so great about their city. Surprise, there’s more than a booming music scene.

1541 West Cesar Chavez, Austin, TX 78703, USA
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Best place to rent a standup paddle board to go out on the lake. I do not recommend going after a big rain or swimming in the water. I typically bring a small cooler to keep on the front of my board for drinks.
Cynthia, 33 Analyst at a Software Company
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Texas Rowing Center
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1816 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702, USA
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Best food truck in Austin! Owned by the famous and controversial top chef contestant, Paul Qui. It just so happens to be at the bar with the best Old Fashioned in town, so you can enjoy a great cocktail with your food. Be careful they mean it when they say the food is spicy. I recommend the fried chicken, waterfall pork, and cabbage two ways (one of the ways is fried!).
Cynthia, 33 Analyst at a Software Company
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Thai-Kun at Whisler's
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Barton Creek Greenbelt Trail, Austin, TX 78746, USA
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You have to hike about a mile and a half to get to this swimming hole with small water falls in the greenbelt. It is a bit strenuous because it is down/up a hill, so I recommend wearing shoes you can wear hiking. Here is a guide to the green belt, which includes directions to get to Sculpture falls: http://austinot.com/austin-greenbelt-guide Be sure to check to make sure there is water in the greenbelt before you go because it can dry up during the summer.
Cynthia, 33 Analyst at a Software Company
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Sculpture Falls
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4204 Manchaca Rd, Austin, TX 78704, USA
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The local place to eat Veracruz Tacos. Combined with great coffee and beer, live music at night, and some solid people watching at all times.
Bailey, 34 Civil Engineer & Veteran
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Radio Coffee and Beer
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1200 W 6th St, Austin, TX 78703, USA
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One of the best burgers and some of the best vibes in the city. Reservations are an absolute must, and they can be made the day of starting at 10:00 for the bar and the patio. Get there early and get a burger 1/2 off.
Bailey, 34 Civil Engineer & Veteran
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Clark's Oyster Bar
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