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Whether you're a visitor or a long time resident, Austin probably has more treasures than you know about. Austin Explorer is your way of discovering more about the city as you get outside of your stuffy home or office and into the fresh air.


Lime Kiln
Lime Kiln. Note the bridge support in back. [Taylor's Lime Kilns]

Lady Bird Lake - Austin's signature hike and bike trail was recently renamed in honor of former first lady Lady Bird Johnson who had helped realize the trail's completion.

Sauer-Beckmann Farm - This living snapshot of farm life in the 19th century shows how things were really done.

San Marcos - Blanco Cemetery - African-Americans and paupers share common ground at this cemetery in San Marcos.

Geocaching 101 Videos - Get a feel for what Geocaching is all about with this selection of YouTube videos.

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