Austin is a city of Southern hospitality, cosmopolitan flair, Old West charm and modern sophistication. The food is just about the best in the state, with every cuisine represented, and the city’s outdoor attractions are no less than superb, with the river widening into a series of long lakes. Austin has a never ending array of things to see and do. There is an outstanding collection of world-class museums, arts, amusement parks, recreational activities, fine dining, and outstanding night clubs. Austin is also the home of country music in Texas, the city where Willie Nelson and Doug Sahm got their start. There is a thriving music scene in the city, with almost every style of contemporary music available.