Get to Know Austin’s Vibrant and Historic Neighborhoods
Austin, Texas, is a richly historic city of scenic vistas and diverse neighborhoods. This savvy, entertaining guide explores the best of it all. Charlie Llewellin guides you through 32 unique walking tours that traverse Austin’s length and breadth. These urban treks are great ways to soak in the vibe of the City of the Violet Crown. The walks’ commentaries include such topics as architecture, local culture, trivia, and neighborhood history, plus tips on where to dine, have a drink, and shop. Each self-guided tour includes full-color photographs, a map, and need-to-know details like distance, difficulty, and more. Route summaries make each walk easy to follow, and a “Points of Interest” section lists the highlights of every tour. Walking Austin provides the perfect path for a weekend or an after-work ramble. So grab your walking shoes, and become an urban adventurer!
Charlie Llewellin moved to Austin, Texas, from the UK in 1991 and became involved in the city’s music scene, playing music and working for the South by Southwest music festival. In the 2000’s Charlie worked for Texas Monthly magazine, to which he contributed many outdoors articles. A writer, photographer, and traveler, he continues to wander the Hill Country and beyond.