Austin continues to bring in the awards and accolades with the U.S. News & World Report unveiling of the 2017 Best Places to Live in the United States. The report reads: "The new list ranks the country's 100 largest metropolitan areas based on affordability, job prospects, and quality of life. Austin, Texas, took the No. 1 spot." Read More
As the centrally located capital city, Austin is deep in the heart of Texas.
The Colorado River attracted settlers in the early 1800's, and in 1839 Austin was chosen to replace Houston as the Republic of Texas' capital. Forbes named Austin the fastest growing city in America in 2016 as the Austin - Round Rock metro area continues to expand.
HEART OF TEXAS
Traveling is a wonderful experience, but don't be surprised if you discover Austinites enjoying a staycation! The city is full of recreational areas, and less than an hour away are numerous beautiful, natural getaways. Located at the foothills of the Texas Hill Country, Austin offers easy day trips to Wine Road 290, Fredericksburg, and San Antonio.