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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.


View from Warbler Vista
A nice view from along Vista Knoll Trail [Balcones Canyonlands NWR - Warbler Vista]

McKinney Falls - Homestead Trail - Cross the creek at McKinney Falls and get a tree covered trail that passes by several landmarks of an early settler.

Buford Tower - An old Austin Fire Department training structure now produces sweet music for downtown Austinites.

Decker Cemetery - This cemetery in east Austin testifies to the many Swedish immigrants who settled in the area.

Beginner's Guide to Hiding a Geocache - Ready to take the plunge and hide your own cache? Follow these few simple steps to get in on other side of the game.

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