Moon Austin, San Antonio & the Hill Country (Paperback)

By Justin Marler

Moon Travel, 9781631216435, 248pp.

Publication Date: September 19, 2017

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Description

Make Your Escape with Moon Travel Guides

Fall in love with Austin's eclectic music and arts scene, go hiking or biking through Hill Country, or embrace your inner cowboy: discover the heart of the Lone Star State with Moon Austin, San Antonio & the Hill Country.

What You'll Discover in Moon Austin, San Antonio & the Hill Country

  • Firsthand, unique perspective from Austin local Justin Marler
  • Full-color photos and detailed, easy-to-use maps for navigating the region independently
  • Strategic itineraries for every trip and budget, including: Austin in a Long Weekend, Hill Country Road Trip, Austin's Music Scene, Texas Pride, and Family Fun
  • Honest advice on finding the right accommodations, using public transportation, and navigating by car
  • Activities and ideas for every traveler: Two-step with old folks and hipsters alike at a local honky-tonk, or explore the folk and contemporary art scenes. Catch a live show in one of Austin's countless famed venues, or a UT Longhorn game in a jam-packed stadium. Hike or bike around the many trails, lakes, and streams of Hill Country, or spot roaming bison and antelope on your way to a local winery. Explore the rich Latino heritage of San Antonio, and visit the historic Alamo or the Spanish missions
  • Detailed and thorough information, including crucial background on culture and history, geography, and regional vernacular
With Moon Austin, San Antonio & the Hill Country's practical tips, myriad activities, and local insight on the best things to do and see, you can plan your trip your way.

Looking to explore more of the Lone Star State? Try Moon Dallas & Fort Worth, or Moon Texas.


About the Author

Justin Marler first encountered Austin while on tour with his band, where they performed at the famed alternative rock venue Emo's. After writing and traveling in the San Francisco Bay Area in the early 1990s, he joined a prominent alternative rock band, traveled extensively, and landed his first publishing deal writing fiction. Before finishing his manuscript, he left conventional life and entered an Eastern Orthodox monastery in northern California. As a monk, Justin worked in the publishing arm of the monastery, traveling the world over while penning spiritual texts and travelogues for magazines. After seven years, Justin left the monastery and returned to "the world," where he entered both the music and publishing professions. He fronted an alternative rock band by night and by day worked as an illustrator and occasional travel writer. Today, Justin lives in Austin with his wife and two daughters.
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