Popular Topics

Trip Report

Keeping it weird in Austin

From the big city lights of Austin to the quaint authentically Texas small town of Smithville

by esther mccannAbout Me:Hi, i'm Esther from South Australia. I live on a farm close to the Australian outback called Pekina. I am originally from the beautiful wine region of the Clare Valley. I love traveling and am trying to learn to speak Spanish while traveli... read more

North AmericaUnited States4 days / February 2022

Highs & Lows

Southern food

Cost of transport

Q & A

  • What would you have changed?

    Stayed an extra day in Smithville to explore more hiking trails.

  • Anything go wrong during the trip?

    There was a winter freeze when we were in Austin and lots of the shops were closed the day after we arrived

  • How was the food?

    Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken

  • What tips would you give a friend?

    Visit during the warmer months to avoid the cold

  • Packing tips?

    warm clothes if going in winter

  • Transportation Tips?

    Hire a car when heading to Smithville so that you have more freedom to explore

  • Any surprises?

    no

Lodging