Austin, Texas, is one city that exemplifies everything great that the Lone Star state has to offer – delicious restaurants, enormous music venues, shopping centers and luxury hotels. Scattered throughout the various neighborhoods are some of the friendliest people you'll ever meet. Everyone from college students in sweatpants from CEOs call Austin home.
If you are going to be spending in this great city, consider staying, dining and visiting the following places:
Hotel: W Austin
A great location in the center of downtown, hip decor and fabulous amenities are what you'll notice when you step into the W. State of-the-art technology in every room, a plush bed and a
munchie box will make you feel like you're getting the royal treatment. There's also a pool, fitness center, spa and business meeting facilities, which means that whether you're in Austin to work or play, this hotel will help you feel right at home.
Restaurant: Stubb's BBQ
You shouldn't come to Austin without enjoying some scrumptious barbeque. This place was rated by gourmet food website, Epicurious, as one of the best five places to eat in the city. THe fried green tomatoes, beef brisket and ribs are absolutely phenomenal. Finish off your meal with banana pudding or the cobbler of the day.
Activity: The Continental Club
There is a reason that Austin is known as the Live Music Capital of the World. During your time in the city, visit The Continental Club, which hosts concerts ranging from country music to jazz to soul.