North Loop

Experience the hip epicenter of North Austin.

North Loop is North Austin’s answer to the edgy entertainment found south of Lady Bird Lake in SoCo. Walk into North Loop’s vintage stores, record shops, or hybrid coffee shop-cocktail spots (they give new meaning to baristas), and you’ll set new trends upon exiting their brightly colored buildings. Located steps away from this laid-back neighborhood’s cool hangouts, modest single-story homes intermingle with modern apartment complexes along tree-lined streets.

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On the Map

North Loop is bordered by Hyde Park, Rosedale, Hancock, St. Johns, Brentwood, Highland, Mueller, and Windsor Park

  • Public transit is Difficult
  • Having a car is Easy

Bergstrom International Airport: 23 minutes by cab
Downtown: 11 minutes by car
Zilker Park: 16 minutes by car

Nonchalantly Hip In North Loop

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North Loop rivals South Congress' reputation as Austin's vintage-inspired, outside-of-Downtown destination.

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In North Loop, nothing is fabricated.

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Everything is found.

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So find a seat and stay for awhile.

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In North Loop, front yards are living rooms.

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Bookstores are cafes.

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Skate shops are art galleries.

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Thrift shops mean shopping sprees.

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Conformist. Non-conformist. In a neighborhood that shirks labels, 'ist' need not apply.

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In North Loop, you're encouraged to come as you are.

North Loop's Haute Taste

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Straddling the line between comfort food and culinary delicacy, North Loop's diners, dives, and drive-ins encourage long conversations over long pours.

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North Loop's eating establishments celebrate Austin's legendary laid-back style.

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Whether you're dining on the porch or the patio, make yourself at home.

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Just north of UT campus and Downtown,  it's a great location for college games and activities like graduation. Business travelers will enjoy the hood as well as vacationers."

North Loop: Life In Your Own Living Room

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North Loop's trendsetting tendencies stem from its make-yourself-at-home atmosphere.

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When eating, drinking, dining, or reading outside of your own house still feels like you're in your own living room, how do you not love your surroundings?

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Sit back and relax.

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When you're here, you're home.

Photography

Airbnb works with local photographers to capture the spirit of neighborhoods all around the world. The photography on this page includes work by:

I'm a photographer & designer living in Chicago, IL. I'm passionate about cultivating a culture of well-lived life through authentic community. When I'm not creating, you can find me: exploring new cities, drinking massive amounts of coffee, digging through vintage shops, enjoying the latest restaurants, and spending time with loved ones.

Nathan Michael

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