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  • 10 Things You Need to Know Before Visiting Austin

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    10 Things Before You Visit Austin, Texas

    There's always a lot of excitement and anticipation to visit new places, but it can also be overwhelming. Austin is one of the fastest-growing cities in America, known as the “Live Music Capital” of the World, and it's also a popular vacation destination. Austin is a unique city that is perfect for all types of travelers.

    Whether you're here for work, or just visiting, there are some things that you should know and we've got you covered!

    1. Austin has many breweries

    The Austin metropolitan area has more breweries that you can visit than any other major city in Texas. Considered to be Texas' craft beer capital. Many stand out among others throughout our country taking home a slew of medals at the recent Great American Beer Festival in Denver. Stroll through Austin's breweries wearing your Retro Austin T-Shirt. We've got you covered if you're looking to dress like a local!

    2. Austin's resident's value community

    Austin's residents are known for their Texas hospitality. They are always looking for ways to make out of towner's and guests feel more at ease and comfortable every time they visit.

    3. Several streets in Austin have multiple names

    If you plan to visit Austin, pay close attention to the names of the streets, so you don't get lost.

    4. Austin bat watching

    Yes, you read that correctly. If you want to witness the incredible view of the bats, go to Austin between May and October. You'll observe North America's largest urban bat colony. You will enjoy the fantastic scene with our Trucker Hat to keep the view clean!

    5. Always allow yourself 15 minutes extra for travel time

    Just like LA, Austin also has really bad traffic. So, it would be helpful to allow yourself 15 minutes extra for travel time. If you have an appointment try to leave yourself some extra travel time. We'd encourage you to think about riding Uber or just staying downtown to avoid the traffic all together by walking.

    6. Austin has an amazing food scene

    For the majority of people, food is life, and this is the best thing you will enjoy about visiting Austin. There are numerous food scenes. Whatever you want and want to try is undoubtedly at your fingertips, and there are so many options available that it can be overwhelming.

    7. Catch full sun in the park

    Tank tops, shorts, and crop tops like Austin Moments of Summer Crop T-Shirt are popular choices as you get out and sun bathe!

    8. In Austin, you can see Cathedral Junk

    Are you wondering what it is? It is literally cathedral junk. You can see it in the backyard of Vince Hannemann's South Austin home. More than 60 tons of used furniture, home goods, and other junk, such as discarded cables, bicycle parts, beer signs, and more, were used to construct this amusing cathedral junk.

    9. What to wear in Austin

    You can dress comfortably. Austin is Texas's most casually chic city. The style is casual and trendy. Jeans or shorts look great with a simple crop top or t-shirt and an Austin Urban Dweller Trucker Hat for sun protection. Also, don’t forget to pack your AUSTIN BY CHOICE™ Hoodie and jackets for cool nights.

    10. Best times to visit Austin

    Summer in Austin is very hot from June through August, that is why we'd encourage you to visit late March through May, as summer's scorching temperatures have not yet arrived. Summer brings temperatures reaching the mid-to-high-90s and high humidity. Also, you may consider visiting Austin in the months of September to November, when the weather is at its best.

    - The City Shirt Co Team


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    "If you're looking for trendy, fashionable, and comfortable clothing, look no further than high-quality Austin city shirt apparel." They create a modern design that is both visually appealing and functional. The Austin Urban Dweller Street Tee and Signature Joggers are soft and comfy, with just the right amount of stretch. It's truly comfortable and flattering for the wearer, and it's "must-have" clothing that provides a fashionable way to represent Austin."

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