Austin, TX: Not just for cowboys!

Considering a move to Austin? It’s a popular spot, and there’s a reason for it! Not only is the city and its surrounding suburbs home to more than 20 White Lodging managed properties, but it's home to a booming downtown and known for its live music. Love food? So do the Austonians! There's plenty of hotspots for foodies, including the food trucks that sell everything from kabobs to doughnuts.

A city for all ages, Austin offers a vibrant night scene with the infamous Sixth St., unique culture, museums, variety of shopping options and sporting attractions including the only track in the U.S. dedicated to Formula One Racing. And, did we mention live music? Austin is home to some of the most famous music festivals, including the famous SXSW and Austin City Limits. Stop in for a craft beer on Rainey St. or munch on some brunch on South Congress. And did we mention it's the live music capital of the world?

Here's some fast facts about Austin:

Trying to decide between the city and the suburbs? Click here to learn more about city living and click here to learn about living in the suburbs. Moving with your family, here’s some information about schools in the area.

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"Texas is a state of mind. Texas is an obsession. Above all, Texas is a nation in every sense of the word."
-Author John Steinbeck.