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508 Austin Ave, Waco, TX 76701, USA
We never expected to find this modern, spacious, and incredibly hip coffee and cocktail joint in downtown Waco, TX. The coffee is fantastic (light Ethiopian roast) and the cocktails and some of the best I've had from California to Texas.
710 Speight Ave, Waco, TX 76706, USA
Baylor University campus has many things to offer besides it’s world class reputation for higher learning. I had the opportunity to visit Waco Texas and one of our stops was here at Baylor. The Armstrong Browning Library was quite memorable, it...
300 S 5th St, Waco, TX 76701, USA
While it’s much smaller than Dallas or Houston, Waco has held its own as a historic Lone Star State city throughout the years. It’s greatest claim to fame is perhaps that Dr. Pepper was invented in the city’s Morrison's Old Corner Drug Store, an...
River Trail, Waco, TX 76708, USA
Who knew downtown Waco was a destination for kayakers boaters? Join the crews rowing on a choice of two rivers and two distinct paddling trails that anchor the heart of downtown. Both beginners and advanced floaters can enjoy either the 2.2-mile...
620 Main St, Calvert, TX 77837, USA
Residents of Calvert, Texas will tell you that their charming town, located on Highway 6 between Waco and Bryan, has led many lives. Its most recent incarnation is as a budding artists’ community. Stop by Track 5 Gallery to see originals by...
2015 E Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78741, USA
6550 Comanche Trail, Austin, TX 78732, USA
Seriously, almost every night, you can enjoy a perfect sunset here. This is one money-maker, an enormous restaurant on a hilltop overlooking Lake Travis, outside Austin. The Oasis. The drinks are cold, and there's lots of room; the drinks are...
1313 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704, USA
Southside Tattoo on South Congress is known most for the shop's incredible talent, and Noska is one of those tattoo artists that makes the experience that much more memorable (not lasering this one...ever!). He has been in Tattoo Conventions all...
1522 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704, USA
"I got married recently," explains Lambert, "And I bought boots for my wedding reception at Allens Boots, a family-owned business that also sells Wrangler shirts and Stetson hats." This appeared in the March/April 2016 issue.
3825 Lake Austin Blvd, Austin, TX 78703, USA
There is nothing like a Texas sunset. One of my favorite places to catch the sunset is at the Hula Hut on Lake Austin Blvd, a spot that has a deck that overlooks the lake and the dam. The restaurant provides the perfect vista for the sunset while...
2131 William Barton Dr, Austin, TX 78746, USA
Texas summers are hot! When the heat hits, the people of Austin flock to the Barton Springs Pool to cool off and chill out. The $8 summer entrance fee (for nonresidents) buys you a whole day of fun. Get your hand stamped for reentry if...
8400 Delwau Ln, Austin, TX 78725, USA
If you like to race bicycles then you're going to love Austin, Texas. It doesn't matter what time of year you visit there will be a race series covering the current season. I have met a lot of racers at the local races that were just visiting...
9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd, Del Valle, TX 78617, USA
Though technically within Austin city limits, it takes a solid half hour to drive out to the Austin 360 Ampitheater. The trip, however, is worth it — out in the middle of nowhere, Texas, you have vast skies, wide-open plains, and an outdoor venue...
3755 S Capital of Texas Hwy B, Austin, TX 78704, USA
First things first, The Barton Creek Greenbelt is considered the seventh best hiking trail in Texas. My favorite trail is a 7.25-mile (11.67 km) stretch of public land that begins at Zilker Park and stretches South/Southwest to the final section...
1100 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701, USA
It is no secret that Austin is one of the fittest cities in the US, and come February, this city closes it's streets from Downtown to North Austin and summons their citizens and visitors to participate in this great sporting event. There's great...
6100 Airport Blvd, Austin, TX 78752, USA
Holiday shopping in Austin would not be the same without The Blue Genie Art Bazaar. This Bazaar is an annual arts show that features unique work from over 140 local and regional artisans – with a portion of proceeds going to Make-A-Wish Central &...
5808 McKinney Falls Pkwy, Austin, TX 78744, USA
McKinney Falls State Park is Austin’s backyard. Nature-lovers have plenty to do to enjoy Texas’ beauty. Hikers will enjoy the park’s Hill Country trails; history buffs can visit homestead remains; campers will find great facilities; and sportsmen...
East Austin, Austin, TX, USA
The East Austin Studio Tour is held every November when over 100 local artists open their studios and workshops to the public. It's a great way to discover the hidden art scene in the East Austin community. From the streets, most of east Austin...
900 W 9th St, Austin, TX 78703, USA
Austin is home to a huge bicycling community. It doesn't matter what your bike discipline (Road, MTB, Cyclocross, Cruising, Fixie, and BMX)— Austin has you covered. I'm an avid cyclist myself, but let's face it, most cycling events aren't that fun...
Lake Travis, Texas, USA
A friend from college recommended I visit Lake Travis while I was in the Austin-area for work. I didn't get very close to the real beauty of the area, instead finding a rather isolated park near the dam. It was a great place to picnic and walk...
11511 Metric Blvd, Austin, TX 78758, USA
Leave traffic behind when you ramble along the Southern Walnut Creek Trail. A recreational route made for families, this 10-foot wide trail flows for 7.3 easy miles through the Walnut Creek Greenbelt in East Austin. Though close to downtown, it...
206 W Mill St, Round Top, TX 78954, USA
3121 S 38th St, Tacoma, WA 98409, USA
Tacoma’s main Goodwill store is surprisingly big, so allow yourself enough time to browse through the housewares, books, and art, as well as the men’s and women’s clothing and shoes. During October, they have a large costume boutique that includes...
628 St Helens Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402, USA
Despite their in-your-face name, Stink is actually a friendly, welcoming neighborhood sandwich shop — they just want you to know they’re serious about the meaty, savory intensities of flavor that make for solidly enjoyable, European-style food and...
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