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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.

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Mahomet Cemetry Entrance
The gate of the Mahomet Cemetery [Mahomet Cemetery]

Hiking
McKinney Falls - Onion Creek - An easy paved path suitable for an evening stroll before hitting the sack at a nearby camping spot.

Hiking
Blunn Creek Preserve - Deep in the heart of old South Austin, this little green gem includes an enjoyable trail.

History
McKinney Falls - The remains of an earlier settler's homestead remain in a state park in southest Austin.

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

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

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