America's Snobbiest Cities
No. 19 Austin, TX
Rivals have long labeled the students at the University of Texas as “tea sippers,” and the whole city resonates with a brainy, offbeat vibe. While the hipsters hang out in East Austin, it’s hard to beat downtown’s Driskill Hotel, the former home of a cattle baron, for grande dame charm: it also offers easy access to Sixth Street’s music scene and overall wild side.