AUSTIN’S BEST is the ideal travel guide to one of the US’s most liveable cities. Written by a pro author it explores key NEIGHBOURHOODS; details INTERESTS & ACTIVITIES; suggests ITINERARIES, and has many tips of where to EAT, DRINK and hear LIVE MUSIC. All content (120+ points of interest and 150+ pics) is original & independent; no recommendations are ads!

AUSTIN’S BEST starts with essential TRIP PLANNING information with accommodation suggestions and a guide to all those FESTIVAlS & EVENTS that help make it the self-proclaimed “Live Music Capital of the World”.

A handcrafted ITINERARIES section then offers first-timers a good way to start exploring, as well as providing a few ideas for a day trip through TEXAS HILL COUNTRY, should you feel like heading out of the city.

Or – if you’re keen on exploring local ART, finding out about city HISTORY, doing activities OUTDOORS, or just want to find all the best attractions for KIDS & FAMILIES – you might just dive straight into these themed topics in the SIGHTS & ACTIVITIES section.

Finally the app details many good places to EAT, DRINK, SHOP and see LIVE MUSIC to ensure that perfect urban getaway.

Key before-you-go information, including:
• Accommodation
• Costs
• Seasons, Festivals & Events
• Transport

The lowdown on city neighborhoods:
• Central Austin
• East Austin
• Hyde Park & Burnet Road
• Outside the Centre
• South Austin
• University of Texas & Around
• Zilker Park

Easy-to-follow tours:
• Austin-In-A-Day
• Texas Hill Country In-A-Day

Backgrounders and practical advice on:
• Art
• History
• Kids & Families
• Outdoors

Recommendations of where to eat, drink, shop and more:
• Bars & Clubs
• Live Music
• Restaurants
• Shops & Shopping
• Theatres, Cinemas & Venues

• One-click website LINKS.
• One-click PHONE CALLS (on phones).
• NAVIGATE quickly using the app's global search; internal hyperlinks, and its many images.
• LOCATION info (using your device's GPS).
• Detailed MAPS and the ability to ADD YOUR OWN markers.
• Save and share FAVORITES.
• Easily CONTACT the author.

• AUTHOR: Amy K. Brown is a writer, photographer, and educator who loves living in Texas. She is the author of Austin, San Antonio & The Hill Country and Backroads & Byways of Texas, published by The Countryman Press and available through Amazon.
• ICON: Photo: Nan Palmero; Artwork by Bradford Maxfield (

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What’s New

Version 1.1

Updates to the guide content, link fixes

Ratings and Reviews

5.0 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

aliwebb2018 ,

Great for planning a trip to Austin!

I live outside of Austin and don’t get into the city much, this app is a perfect way for me to plan a day trip or plan activities with visiting guests to get the most out our time when we do make it there! There are so many off- the-beaten-path things to do in Austin and this app is a perfect guide for them!

virgkeeley ,

Extremely current!

I found this app to be super accurate and up to date! It really points you to the best that Austin has to offer, and the info is clearly and concisely conveyed. Highly recommend having this app in your pocket for the best of Austin, Texas!

MillieLives ,

Trip planning made easy

Thanks thanks thanks for this great info presented in an easy-to-use format. It’s already saved us time and money and we’ve only just finished day #1 of our trip. Yay!!!

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