Austin, Texas, offers activities of every sort — from paddleboarding to music and dining to shopping. Travel to and from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport is easy. The city has a friendly and progressive atmosphere where you'll find lots of welcoming people. It is the capital city of and the seat and largest city of Travis County with about 961,000 residents.
Texas is in the south-central region of the U.S. By total area; it is the second largest with 268,596 square miles of land (Alaska is the largest). It has the second-largest economy after California and a population of about 29,000,000 people. There are several metro areas, including Houston, Dallas, Fort Worth, San Antonio, El Paso, and Austin, the state capital.