Austin is situated on the banks of the Colorado River and is known for its variety of artistic venues, which feature live music and artistic exhibitions. Here are some fun things to do while you are in the city.
1. Mt Bonnell & Mayfield Park
3800 Mt. Bonnell Dr. / (512) 477-1566
Mayfield Park- 3505 W 35th St. / (512) 974-6700
2. Hamilton Pool
Take a friend to Hamilton Pool and experience the miracle of nature.
24300 Hamilton Pool Rd., Dripping Spring.
3. Congress Avenue Bridge
In the summer, watch millions of bats emerge from under the Congress Avenue Bridge.
Congress Avenue Bridge
(512) 327 9721
4. Memorial Stadium
Watch the UT Longhorns play at Memorial Stadium.
2139 San Jacinto Blvd.
5. Barton Springs
Swim in the constant 68 degrees, spring-fed Barton Springs.
2201 Barton Springs Rd.
6. State Capitol Building
Tour our historic State Capitol Building.
1100 Congress Ave.
7. Lake Austin
Go boating on Lake Austin.
Capital of Texas Highway
(Loop 360) Bridge
8. LBJ Library & Museum
Learn about the 36th President, Lyndon Baines Johnson, at the LBJ Library & Museum.
2313 Red River St.
9. Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Research Center
Explore the grounds of the national Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Research Center
4801 La Crosse Ave.
10. The Paramount
Take in a show at one of Texas's oldest theatres, The Paramount.
713 Congress Avenue
11. Broken Spoke
Learn to dance the traditional Texas two-step at the Broken Spoke.
3201 S. Lamar Blvd.
12. Longhorn Caverns
Explore the beauty of the Longhorn Caverns.
6211 Park Road 4 So., Burnet.
13. Cathedral of Junk
Tour the weird Cathedral of Junk.
4422 Lareina Dr.
Private home. Call to verify: (512) 299-7413
14. Eeyores Birthday Party
Celebrate at Eeyores Birthday Party
Pease Park - 1100 Kingsbury St
15. Baylor Street Art Wall
Take a picture at the Baylor Street Art Wall.
1100 Baylor St.