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If you're brand new to town, or maybe considering finding a home in Austin, chances are you've got two things on your mind: 1) I don't want to spend money, and 2) I want to do things. Typically, those two don't go hand in hand very often. Many times, we get stuck inside watching Netflix all day. While that's absolutely fine, it can only be sustaining for so long. That's why we've compiled a list of some amazing things to do that are completely free of charge. They are also uniquely Austin things that you simply can't get anywhere else. With the help of this small guide, we hope you can get out there and get to know the city you live in.

Alamo Drafthouse signAlamo Victory Program

There are a lot of free movie screenings in Austin. That's one of the great things about…

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Austin, Texas is well-known for being a hub of innovation, technology, and creativity. Now, it’s about to become an epicenter of convenience! Amazon.com just introduced its Prime Now program that offers 1 hour delivery in Austin. The service is available to Prime members from 8:00AM to 10:00PM every day of the week.

Imagine being able to receive items you ordered online in the amount of time it takes you to watch an episode of Game of Thrones.

Members of Prime Now have to be current members of Amazon Prime, and they’ll need to download an app on their phone. But once they’re set up, they can order a variety of goods for rapid delivery, from everyday items like cold medicine, cereal, and dog food to luxury items like laptops. One hour deliveries cost…

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Austin is perhaps one of the best cities to live in if you love wide open spaces as much as you love urban life. We have some of the best hiking trails around. As summer approaches, make sure to pencil these parks and trails into your outdoors time!

McKinney Falls State Park

As you stand surrounded by trees and waterfalls, you’d never realize you’re down the road from an airport or just outside a big city. McKinney Falls is a beautiful oasis on the southeast end of Austin. In addition to great hiking, visitors can enjoy camping, biking, fishing, and Onion Creek swimming. There are more secluded trails for those seeking solitude, but you’ll also find common areas perfect for bringing your family or pets. Children 12 and under can get in for free,…

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