Austin is a fun and vibrant city located in the heart of Texas. Its many distinct neighborhoods all offer residents and visitors a unique environment and experience. Downtown Austin is the city’s business district and is where you’ll find the city’s top entertainment venues, nightlife and edgy dining options. Austin’s north side neighborhood is where the “Silicon Valley” of Texas is located, with many tech, medical and biomedical companies make their home. The northernmost and west sides of Austin offer quiet, scenic recluses with parks and beautiful wilderness waiting to be explored. Austin’s Southside neighborhood offers residents the quieter, small community feel while also being conveniently located within steps of downtown’s exciting dining and entertainment.