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  • Address: South Congress Avenue, Austin, Texas, USA

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South Congress Avenue (SoCo)

When a part of a unique, lively town undergoes an economic revival, it becomes something of a cultural hotspot for years to come. Like Manhattan’s Meatpacking District or Chicago’s Wicker Park, Austin’s South Congress Avenue (SoCo) has, in recent years, emerged as a shining promenade full of loft apartments, funky home décor stores, boutique shopping and of course hip restaurants and beer pubs.

Simply a walk down SoCo between Olfort and Town Lake proves to be an invaluable look into Austin. SoCo can be seen as a little Austin within. From the hippie days of the always-open Magnolia Café, to the Mexican groceries and bakeries filling the air with sweet churro smell, to Uncommon Objects selling everything from recycled artwork to 50's kitsch, there’s a whole lot of Austin to experience in this little drag.

Photo courtesy of LoneStarMike via Wikimedia.

Practical Info

Southern Congress Avenue (SoCo) is located between Olfort Street and Town Lake. Street Parking is readily available.

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Austin Capitol Segway Tour, Austin, null
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Austin Capitol Segway Tour

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This Segway adventure will include historical information about Austin with a focus on the State Capitol of Texas, 6th Street, Congress Avenue and so much ...  Read more

Location: Austin, Texas
Duration: Flexible

From USD $79.00
Austin Street Art Segway Tour, Austin, Segway Tours
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Austin Street Art Segway Tour

This 2-hour street art segway tour gives you a thorough look at the eclectic, artistic vibe that Austin has to offer! Your enthusiastic guide will take you to ...  Read more

Location: Austin, Texas
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $65.00

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