Austin was founded in 1839 and is located in Central Texas with easy access to Houston, San Antonio, and Dallas. While it is the capital of Texas, many are surprised at how unique Austin is in comparison to the rest of the state. Austin can be home to anyone—including YOU!

Today with a strong economy and diverse workforce, Austin proudly boasts a very eclectic mixture of different cultures, languages, and backgrounds. The city’s saying is “Keep Austin Weird”, and this embodies the essence of Austin life. Whether you are a college student enjoying the famous college years, a rural person seeking a slower pace with nearby city access, an outdoor enthusiast or an urban socialite eager for the vibrant nightlife, Austin has it all.

The city is also known for its claim as the “Live Music Capital of the World”. Each year thousands flock to Austin Texas for its various festivals of Austin City Limits and South by Southwest. And if you aren’t catching one of the annual events, there is always a great place to enjoy drinks and listen to live music at hundreds of venues throughout the city.

The outdoor adventurist can enjoy a refreshing dip at Barton Springs or sunbathe in the warm Texas sun. Zilker Park provides walking and jogging trails for the fitness fan right near Lady Bird Lake which also allows countless water activities from kayaking and canoeing to paddle boarding. The more rugged adventurer can explore the 12 miles of Barton Creek GreenBelt which delivers an authentic wilderness experience. Memorable experiences await the visitor with private swimming holes, climbing, limestone bluffs, biking, and idyllic picnic spots for the selfie-fanatic!