Travel and Outdoors

The project will expand the airport by 75,000 sqft, add plenty of new TSA lanes at Checkpoint 3, and allow for growing demand at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport.
It may be Earth Day, but we’re offering tips and tools for supporting Austin’s thriving urban forest 365 days a year.
Help conserve water and lower the cost of your bills with a rainwater collection system in your backyard.
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We’re highlighting the 22 best parks that Austin, TX has to offer — complete with swimming holes, pickleball courts, and playgrounds.
The park is named after Japanese immigrant Isamu Taniguchi, who is credited with creating parts of Zilker Botanical Garden.
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Sneak a peek at what an unforgettable weekend looks like at this stunning resort.
The ABC Kite Fest — originally called the Kite Tournament — has been an Austin staple for almost a century, providing free fun for kids and adults alike.
We’re here to make your flying process plane and simple.
The Lone Star State was the first state in the union to begin planting wildflowers along highways, which has more benefits than just making Texas beautiful.
The new troll, named Malin, is the 129th installation by the artist and sits at the park for all humans and animals alike to enjoy.
The city and county plan to prepare for an onslaught of tourists much the same way they would for a major festival.
We’re highlighting the best kid-friendly activities that Austin has to offer — complete with art classes, animal encounters, and outdoor fun.
Keep local love growing this spring with local plants.
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The 2024 Texas Travel Awards honored a host of attractions in Central Texas, so don’t miss this vacation-worthy spots that are an hour or less from ATX.
Texas’ state flower is making its Austin appearance a bit early this year.
Average daily walking trips dropped by 36% in the US between 2019 and 2022 — see how Austin compares.
Locals have been relaxing at Barton Springs Pool for more than a thousand years, dating back to Native American settlers.
We’re digging into the historic data on snow in Texas, from annual averages to largest storms.
For the first time in 146 years, Central Texas will fall in the path of a total solar eclipse in April. Here’s how to plan for it.
Texas Star Mushrooms grow only in Texas, Oklahoma, and Japan.
We spent this year getting to know our city and its residents even better.
In partnership with Austin City Limits Music Festival, APF and the community selected a few parks around town to receive some TLC.
Have friends or family in town this year? We’re here to help plan their visit.
We spent the 100th anniversary of Texas State Parks exploring the parks in our area.
This state park about 45 minutes from Austin features a swimming pool, playground, and golf course.
Let’s take a look back at what improvements the Ann & Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail saw in 2023, and have a sneak peek into what the future holds in 2024.
Allow us to take you on a sleigh ride trip through the Austin area’s huge collection of holiday lights, shows, and displays.
With huge numbers of travelers anticipated to hit the roads and the skies this Thanksgiving, we’re sharing how to navigate the crowds.
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