Located in Central Texas, Austin is the state capital and is the 11th-most populous city in the United States and the fourth-most populous city in Texas. Austin is known for its legendary live music, burgeoning restaurant scene and unique culture. The City is also home to a wonderful ballet, world-class museums, one-of-a-kind shopping and beautiful outdoor spaces. Visitors can just as easily spend the morning paddling the lake or strolling through a celebrated history museum. Business travelers flock to Austin for its state-of-the-art infrastructure, innovative meeting spaces and world-class hotels which are nestled in the center, and the heart, of the city.