What we do?

Welcome to Guide 2 Austin, your ultimate companion to navigating the dynamic, historic, and vibrant heart of Texas. Explore the unique blend of modern urban culture and rich western heritage nestled amidst the scenic landscapes of the Texas Hill Country.

Our Mission

At Guide 2 Austin, our mission is to be your go-to source for exploring Austin like never before. Whether you’re a resident looking for a perfect day out or a traveler eager to explore, we’ve got you covered. We aim to:

  • Celebrate Local Culture: Delve into Austin’s eclectic history, from its rich cowboy heritage to the thriving live music scene, and appreciate the tapestry of cultures that make this city the “Live Music Capital of the World”.

  • Savor Culinary Delights: Whether you crave Texas-style barbecue or want to sample a local craft beer, we guide you through the best food and drink experiences that Austin has to offer.

  • Embrace Family-Friendly Fun: We curate an array of activities for all ages, from exploring the Zilker Park to interactive exhibits at the Thinkery, ensuring the little ones have as much fun as the adults.

  • Promote Inclusivity: With listings for dog-friendly spots and accessible venues, we strive to ensure everyone, including your four-legged companions, can enjoy Austin’s vibrant life.

  • Support Local Businesses: Our platform is dedicated to shining a spotlight on local businesses, encouraging the community to support the diverse and vibrant enterprises that make Austin a truly unique city.

Meet Our Team

Kodie Critzer


Lauren Critzer

Director of Content

Henry Pollard


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