If you are considering Square Cow Movers odds are you live in Austin or are moving to Austin. Whether you are moving to Austin from out-of-state or simply from one Austin neighborhood to another, you will need to find new favorite local shops, restaurants, hang-outs, etc. Most Austin moving or living guides are put together by realtors, apartment locators, etc. We have done our best to put together a resource list for you of independent or accredited Austin living guides so that you have somewhere to start your search for your new favorite local spots!

Independent Austin Guides

This blog is quite slick and comprehensive; the creator even has a blog. (She is upfront about the fact that she is a visual designer, not a realtor.) http://blog.move-to-austin.com/

This is by far the most unusual and creative Austin guide. The author created a visually driven “Austin Relocation Pinterest Guide”. http://www.hipstercrite.com/2012/02/16/thinking-of-moving-to-austin-a-pinterest- relocation-guide/

An Austin local wrote this guest post on the popular design source blog, The Design Sponge.


Accredited Austin Guides

The next three Austin Guides are geared more towards travel instead of living/moving, but we thought they provided valuable regional, national, and international perspectives on Austin.

Southern Living has several insider guides and weekend travel guides on Austin.


The NY Times has created several “36 Hours in Austin, Texas” guides throughout the years.


This is the BBC’s “Living in Austin” guide found in the travel section.


Welcome to Austin and Good Luck finding your new local favorites!