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Bert takes a music-and-food-loving couple on a 3-day, all-expenses-paid trip to Austin. Their adventure includes a game of chicken bingo, laying down tracks and drinking tequila with bluegrass stars.

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Allens Boots

Known for its large selection of western wear, this Austin shop showcases wall-to-wall, stylish boots and apparel, and has been frequented by celebrities looking for a unique western style while in town.

1522 S Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78704

 
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Champion Bull Rider J.W. Harris

This 3-time bull-riding champ brushes up on the sport at his private ranch near Austin, TX. In his nearly 20 years of riding, Harris has won more than $1.5 million in prize money and is considered one of the best in the business.

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Court Yard Hounds

This country music duo is made up of Austin residents and sisters Martie Maguire and Emily Robison, formerly of The Dixie Chicks. The release of their self-titled album in May 2010 came on the heels of their debut appearance at SXSW.

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Ginny’s Little Long Horn Saloon

This quirky saloon is home to a very unique Austin pastime: chicken bingo. Every Sunday, participants buy a numbered card and wait for the chicken to pick the winner based on -- drumroll -- where the chicken decides to poop.

5434 Burnet Rd
Austin, TX 78756

 
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Natural Bridge Caverns

This extensive network of underground caves is the largest of its kind in Texas. Located about an hour’s drive from Austin, the caverns were discovered in 1960 underneath a 60-foot bridge of limestone.

26495 Natural Bridge Caverns Rd
Natural Bridge Caverns, TX 78266

 
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Texas Rowing Center

Enjoy urban kayaking courtesy of this rowing and kayaking concession, located on Lady Bird Lake. Rent a kayak, then explore the expansive reservoir on the Colorado River in downtown Austin that offers a clear view of the city’s skyline.

1541 W Cesar Chavez St
Austin, TX 78703

 

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