The neighborhood of MLK-183 is just 6 miles outside of downtown Austin, Texas.  Residents there enjoy the close proximity to a major city center, while experiencing the comfort of a suburban setting. Besides the sunny skies and temperate weather, people who live in and visit MLK-183 can experience different amenities. Access to Highway 183 makes interstate travel easy, and there are plenty of public transit options too, like available bus routes. This is a very friendly neighborhood with more professionals biking to work than most of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

Plenty of parks pepper this neighborhood, enhancing its appeal as a walkable town. Zilker Metropolitan Park, near Barton Springs Pool and Lady Bird Lake, spans more than 350 acres of MLK-183's publicly owned land. This popular attraction was developed into the park residents enjoy today during the Great Depression. Visitors and residents can participate in many recreational activities as well as hike and bike the trail around Lady Bird Lake. Zilker Metropolitan Park was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1997. Large scale events, such as  the Austin City Limits Music Festival and the Zilker Park Kite Festival have been held at the park. The Rolling Stones played a concert there in 2006 for 42,000 fans in their only Austin appearance to date.