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Austin, Texas

Austin bills itself as a big city that's like a small town, and you'll agree after you visit this charming and cultured outpost in the massive state of Texas. Each year, Austin hosts South by Southwest, a sprawling music festival with acts performing at all of the city's hundreds of venues. Stroll through the beautiful botanical gardens, or take a short drive to nearby Schlitterbahn, one of the nation's best waterparks. Don't miss the Children's Museum, which promotes active learning for kids.

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