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!
★This app comes FREE with occasional pop-up ads: a SINGLE, one-off PURCHASE removes all ads; allows you to access all content (including maps) when offline; and includes free updates in the future. Published by TouchScreenTravels.com: Travel guides for the digital age.★
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:
★ Seasons, Festivals & Events
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
★ Texas Hill Country In-A-Day
APP FEATURE: SIGHTS, ACTIVITIES & INTERESTS
Backgrounders and practical advice on:
★ Kids & Families
APP FEATURE: LISTINGS
Recommendations of where to eat, drink, shop and more:
★ Bars & Clubs
★ Live Music
★ Shops & Shopping
★ Theatres, Cinemas & Venues
APP FEATURES: TECHNICAL
✔ NAVIGATE quickly using the app's many image buttons; a global search; and internal hyperlinks.
✔ LOCATION info (using your device's GPS).
✔ Detailed OFFLINE MAPS (paid version) and the ability to ADD YOUR OWN markers.
✔ Save and share FAVOURITES.
✔ One-click website LINKS.
✔ One-click PHONE CALLS (on phones).
✔ Easily CONTACT the author.
• 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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