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Austin, TX

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Austin is home to classic southern barbeque, tantalizing Tex-Mex dishes, and cold margaritas. The high tech hub attracts many business headquarters and you’ll find a youthful workforce with University of Texas at Austin and other college graduates. Let the MetroBus and MetroRail systems bring you to and from your destinations with ease as you check out the Botanical Gardens or the Blanton Museum. Whether you’re headed out to the symphony or shopping about, don’t miss a beat. Find your Austin apartment today!

Getting Around in Austin, TX

Commuting by car is always popular in Austin, but Capital Metro services make traveling around the city a breeze. If your new apartment is between Leander and downtown Austin, then you have the convenience of easy access to the train. For trips up, down, and all around town, the Capital Metro buses service the entire city. Austin makes a point to accommodate cyclists, and with plenty of trails and routes established, biking is a popular choice as well.

Walk Score®
"Somewhat Walkable"
Transit Score®
"Some Transit"
The average commuter time in Austin is:
15 to 19 minutes
Explore info about this city
  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 6.3%
  • 14.7%
  • 2.0%

Austin's Live Music Scene

<p>Located in the heart of Texas, the "live music capital of the world", is booming with festivals such as the Austin City Limits Music Festival, the South by Southwest Festival, the Pachanga Festival, and the Urban Music Fest. All of them are prime examples of the live music scene culture that makes Austin a fantastically fun place to live. But it's not just the big festivals; it's the amazing bars, clubs, and restaurants that put on live music every day of the week, all year long.</p>

Accepting Austin

<p>Austin isn't just accepting of all cultures and lifestyles; you'll have an open invitation for you to celebrate who you are and what makes you unique! Southern hospitality shines bright in this relaxed, friendly atmosphere. Moving the whole family? There's tons of family fun to be had at the dozens of hiking and biking trails, disc golf parks, playgrounds, or at the Splash Family Movie Night where every Saturday evening during the summer a movie is played at the Deep Eddy pool while families swim and picnic. Wherever you choose to rent and relax, you're sure to feel welcome.</p>

Visit the Capital

<p>The Texas State Capital building is located just blocks from the University of Texas's Campus. Built in the late 1800's, the capital is a prime example of the Italian Renaissance Revival building style and is recognized by the National Register of Historic Places. The construction of the building took over a year and, symbolically enough, the cornerstone was laid on Texas Independence Day.</p>