Top U.S. College Towns to Visit This Fall

By Molly Fergus and Kelly Hwu - 2013-10-08T17:21:53Z

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Austin, Texas

College towns offer a just-right mix for weekend getaways, especially in the fall: small-town friendliness, big city-caliber culture…and football. We've rounded up editors' picks for great college towns to visit—what would you add to the list?

It's easy to forget that the Lone Star State's hip capital is also home to the University of Texas: There's queso to eat, cocktails to drink, and more live music to catch than anywhere in the world.

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