Austin’s Best: US Travel Guide

Contains adsIn-app purchases
4.2
7 reviews
500+
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Content rating
Everyone
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About this app

AUSTIN’S BEST is the ideal travel guide for your city break. It uses some 250 photos and 18,000 words to help you explore key NEIGHBORHOODS; get detailed info on SIGHTS and ACTIVITIES; follow key ITINERARIES; and provide lots of suggestions of where to EAT, DRINK and find ENTERTAINMENT. All the content is original and since it’s fully-independent no recommendations are ads!

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*** Published by TouchScreenTravels.com: independent travel guides for the digital age. Our Touch, Your Travels. ***

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AUSTIN’S BEST starts with essential TRIP PLANNING information with accommodation suggestions and a guide to all those FESTIVAlS & EVENTS that help make it the self-proclaimed “Live Music Capital of the World”.

A handcrafted ITINERARIES section then offers first-timers a good way to start exploring, as well as providing a few ideas for a day trip through TEXAS HILL COUNTRY, should you feel like heading out of the city.

Or, if you’re keen on exploring local ART, finding out about city HISTORY, doing activities OUTDOORS, or just want to find all the best attractions for KIDS & FAMILIES, you might just dive straight into these themed topics in the SIGHTS & ACTIVITIES section.

Finally the app details many good places to EAT, DRINK, SHOP and see LIVE MUSIC to ensure that perfect urban getaway.

APP FEATURE: TRIP PLANNING
Key before-you-go information, including:
★ Accommodation
★ Costs
★ Seasons, Festivals & Events
★ Transport

APP FEATURE: NEIGHBORHOODS
The lowdown on city neighborhoods:
★ Central Austin
★ East Austin
★ Hyde Park & Burnet Road
★ Outside the Center
★ South Austin
★ University of Texas & Around
★ Zilker Park

APP FEATURE: ITINERARIES & WALKS
Easy-to-follow tours:
★ Austin-In-A-Day
★ Texas Hill Country In-A-Day

APP FEATURE: SIGHTS, ACTIVITIES & INTERESTS
Backgrounders and practical advice on:
★ Art
★ History
★ Kids & Families
★ Outdoors

APP FEATURE: LISTINGS
Recommendations of where to eat, drink, shop and more:
★ Bars & Clubs
★ Live Music
★ Restaurants
★ Shops & Shopping
★ Theatres, Cinemas & Venues

APP FEATURE: TECHNICAL
✔ One-click website LINKS.
✔ One-click PHONE CALLS (on phones).
✔ NAVIGATE quickly using the app's global search; internal hyperlinks, and its many images.
✔ LOCATION info (using your device's GPS).
✔ Detailed MAPS and the ability to ADD YOUR OWN markers.
✔ Save and share FAVORITES.
✔ Easily CONTACT the author.

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IN-APP PURCHASE
• The entire contents of AUSTIN’S BEST is freely available by installing above. The only restrictions are that this will only work when you are online and only with intermittent ads.
• A single, one-off IN-APP PURCHASE eliminates all ads and allows you to take all content (except maps) offline.

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CREDITS
• AUTHOR Amy K. Brown is a writer, photographer, and educator who loves living in Texas. She is the author of Austin, San Antonio & The Hill Country and Backroads & Byways of Texas, published by The Countryman Press and available through Amazon.
• ICON: Photo: Nan Palmero; Artwork by Bradford Maxfield (estudiobradlio.com)
• FEATURE GRAPHIC: Carlos Delgado @unsplash.com

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REVIEWS AND RATINGS
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Updated on
Oct 14, 2021

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Data is encrypted in transit
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4.2
7 reviews
A Google user
January 22, 2019
Last-minute long weekend in Austin and this app let us jump right into the city - museums, neighborhoods, restaurants. This simple and streamlined “Best Of” delivers a great visit. Thanks!
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A Google user
May 2, 2019
Not helpful at all. Immediately wants an in app purchase, not helpful....maybe if you pay to not see ads.
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TouchScreenTravels
August 5, 2019
Yes, if you pay to remove the ads disappear for good - also the ads only pop up every few entries as you browse...
A Google user
January 16, 2019
Damn good tool for planning my trip -- in advance and in real time.
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What's new

Updated content, improved UI