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How to Spend a 3-Day Weekend in Austin
If there's anything I learned since I started work - it's to make the most out of holiday/long weekends! So this past Memorial Day weekend, we drove down to Austin (a mere 3.5 hrs away from Dallas) for a little getaway. Here's some ideas on what to do in Austin in 3 days: Shop at South Congress Avenue South Congress, or SoCo is a long street! We were walking for blocks but didn't see any hipster stores...but do not worry; all the cool shops and restaurants are located further north. We first fueled up at Enoteca Vespaio: https://www.instagram.com/p/BF9qtVQyvms/?taken-by=itsjpei And then the girls were ready to shop! Allens Boots seemed to be a local and out-of-towner favorite: https://www.instagram.com/p/BGLTbeMyviJ/?taken-by=itsjpei https://www.instagram.com/p/BF9ykUtyvtW/?taken-by=itsjpei Check out the art galleries: Peeked into ALL the quirky little shops: Donned a costume or 2: That costume shop really reminded me of Haight Ashbury in San Fran! There was a huuuuge costume shop there that was also organized by decade ('20s, '60s, etc.). I may need to revisit one of these costume shops to get ready for Scarborough Fair next year... Don't forget to stop by Jo's Coffee: https://www.instagram.com/p/BF-MV79SvuG/?taken-by=itsjpei As for the history of the