With unique attractions and world-class museums, the capital of Texas has its own soundtrack. Austin shines with fascinating festivals, irresistible food and beautiful scenery. From whimsical street art to picturesque parks, there's something for everyone in the capital of Texas. Here are 12 reasons why Austin is the most unique city in the United States.
What you'll notice about Austin, which is different from other concrete jungle cities in Texas, is the large number of parks and nature reserves located near the center of the city. Austin has also long been the technological hub of Texas, with 6,500 new companies and technology companies based here, including Dell, which was founded in 1984 by Michael Dell when he was at the University of Texas and helped start the city's technological boom. This centrally located access to outdoor recreation is rare in most Texas cities, making Austin Austin also a highly educated workforce, thanks in part to the University of Texas and other local universities. The city is a true model of relaxed living, with countless festivals, such as South by Southwest, an international conference on film, music and interactive media in March, the Eeyore's Birthday family jamboree in April, the Rodeo Austin and the Republic of Texas Biker Rally.