It’s a 1.6 square miles mashup of A Fistful of Dollars and a modern art mecca. With great music and film festivals -- like Marfa Film Festival and Trans-Pecos Festival -- held under the stars, it’s no wonder this is a go-to getaway for a particular cross-section of Austinites.
12. Local beer
Actually, come to think of it, non-local beer is pretty popular, too.
13. Live music
Austin is the best city in the country to catch live local and touring acts. Most nights of the week there’s an amazing show at Mohawk or ACL Live, not to mention performances by living legends like Willie Nelson, Dale Watson, and Roky Erickson.
SXSW, FunFunFunFest, ACL, Fantastic Fest, Psych Fest, Bat Fest, Austin Film Festival, Reggae Festival, Pachanga Latino Music Fest, Old Pecan Street Festival... now read this in your best Bubba-talkin'-shrimp impersonation.
15. Going a "few days" in between hair washings
It just looks better, amiright??