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  • LBJ Library and Museum
    The first free Presidential museum, the LBJ Library and Museum is a popular destination for visitors who are interested in the life and work of the U.S.'s 36th President. A visit to the museum building itself is worth it, which has [...]
    D: 3.9mi00
  • Uchi Restaurant
    The greatest Japanese food-serving place in Austin is the Uchi Restaurant on South Lamar Boulevard with its sublime decor and professional staff. The Uchi restaurant has won several awards which can be seen on the walls and with reason too [...]
    D: 2.1mi00
  • Moonshine Restaurant in Austin
    Is small homey restaurant that serves dishes that remind you of old times or your grandma's Sunday meals. The Moonshine Restaurant is a heaven of simple, homey food served with delicious flavors. Their menus include seafood, steak and [...]
    D: 2.3mi00
  • Fogo de Chao in Austin
    Featuring Brazilian cuisine the Fogo de Chao restaurant is the perfect place for meat-lovers. You are given really big portions, so much so that sometimes there's no place for dessert. :) The service is outstanding, the food is [...]
    D: 2.3mi00
  • Live Love Paddle Tours
    Kayaking down the river, watching a bat colony and having fun is one of the most exciting ways to spend your day in Austin, whether you're a local or a visitor. Live-Love-Paddle Tours can offer you an amazing few hours where you can [...]
    D: 2.2mi10
  • Barton Springs Pool
    To escape the heat in the summer, a visit to the Barton Springs Pool is the best way to do it, especially if you would still like to be outdoors! :) The large pool is a favorite amongst the locals, baptism, swimming contest, beauty [...]
    D: 2.8mi00
  • Zilker Botanical Garden
    The Zilker Botanical Garden is an amazing place in the city, it has also been called "the jewel in the heart of Austin" and with reason, it is not only peaceful but really beautiful. To get the best of the garden you should visit [...]
    D: 3.1mi00
  • The Oasis Restaurant in Austin
    With the most beautiful view of Lake Travis, the Oasis Restaurant is a popular lunch and dinner destination for people staying and visiting Austin. However, not just the view is spectacular from the restaurant, their eclectic cuisine is [...]
    D: 13.6mi00
  • The Driskill
    Even if you can't stay in this amazingly beautiful hotel because you're on a budget, you should still go and take a look at it, or have a drink inside, because The Driskill is not just a luxury hotel, it is a symbol of Texas history [...]
    D: 2.6mi00
  • Elisabet Ney Museum
    Inspired by beauty and using science in creating amazingly beautiful artwork, the Elisabet Ney Museum holds the artist's paintings and sculptures and puts them on display for visitors. Through her work people can look at beauty in a new [...]
    D: 5.4mi00
  • Esther's Follies
    This comedy theater is one of the greatest I went to in Austin. Their performances are full of life and color and they make Esther's Follies a magical place to be. If you don't really have to get inside and sit through all their [...]
    D: 2.5mi00
  • Sixth Street
    To feel the entertaining Austin at its best, you have to visit Sixth Street, because that's where the fun begins at night. Full of shops, bars, clubs and restaurants, Sixth Street is artistic and entertainment center of the city. You [...]
    D: 4.4mi00
  • Halina European Day Spa & Salon
    One of a kind stress-alleviating experience is what you can get in the Halina European Day Spa and Salon, whether you're there for facials, manicure/pedicure, massage or hair care. The staff is informative, giving you details on [...]
    D: 6.7mi00
  • Texas State History Museum
    Telling the story of this amazing state, the Texas State History Museum is a historical gem for the visitor. Detailed exhibits and varied collections await the curious eyes and minds of people. There are also free events held at the [...]
    D: 3.4mi00
  • University of Texas in Austin
    Having one of the most beautiful buildings as far as its architecture is concerned, the University of Texas at Austin is a place to visit, especially its campus. There are tours organized for parents and visitors, anyone who would like to [...]
    D: 4.1mi00

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Austin History

Waterloo, as it was first named by the settlers who laid the first cornerstone, was founded in 1830 when the first white people settled there. Before that, an unorganized group of Indians inhabited it. Little Waterloo was considered the capital of Texas in 1839. A new city was built and named after Stephen.F. Austin who is considered the father of Texas. Judge Waller, who was the first mayor of the town of Austin, laid out the plans for the streets which remained almost the same till now. The government then moved from Houston to Austin in Carts pulled by oxen. By 1838, the population had swelled to about 850 people. Everyone marveled at the [...]
 
 
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Recent Austin flights found by Travelgrove users

  • $161United Airlines flight United Airlines 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Denver, CO (DEN)Austin, TX (AUS)05/18/201508:01 pm
    Austin, TX (AUS)Denver, CO (DEN)06/02/201504:57 pm
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  • $179United Airlines flight United Airlines 
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    Houston, TX (IAH)Austin, TX (AUS)06/11/201507:34 am
    Austin, TX (AUS)Houston, TX (IAH)06/26/201506:20 am
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  • $218US Airways flight US Airways 
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    Durham, NC (RDU)Austin, TX (AUS)08/19/201505:25 am
    Austin, TX (AUS)Durham, NC (RDU)09/01/201506:59 am
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