What is Expedition Austin?

Expedition Austin: A Kid’s Guide to the Weirdest Town in Texas is a fun-filled book that has everything a family needs to have an adventure to remember in the awesomest little-big town on the planet. It’s chock full of things kids love, like cool pools, fun facts, inspiring illustrations, mind-blowing museums, awesome activities and madcap missions. Kid-centric extras include

  • 120 action-packed pages
  • 80 colorful pictures
  • 36 descriptions of Austin’s best kid-friendly places
  • 12 chapters, including “Splash,” “Munch,” “Paddle & Ride,” “Big Night Out” and “Wristbands”
  • 36 missions to complete
  • 20 hot spots to track down on a photo scavenger hunt
  • 12 creative activities
  • 4 pieces of scratch paper
  • 1 quirky quiz to take during your adventure
  • 94 fun facts
  • 48 lines in twelve playful poems
  • 54 cool calendar events
  • 33 EXTRA places to check out
  • Oodles of answers to a parent’s questions like, “Where should we park?” “How much does it cost?” “What time is it open?” “What should we bring?” and “Is there anything else to do nearby?


Whether you live in Austin or are planning a visit, this guide will turn every ATX outing into an expedition. Click on the image below to see how the book brings all the fun together…