Great Things To Do in Austin

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

Climb all 106 steps of Mt. Bonnell to enjoy the view and go see peacocks at the 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.
(512) 264-2740




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.
(512) 477-6060




5. Barton Springs

Swim in the constant 68 degrees, spring-fed Barton Springs.

2201 Barton Springs Rd.
(512) 867-3080




6. State Capitol Building

Tour our historic State Capitol Building.

1100 Congress Ave.
(512) 463-4630




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.
(512) 721-0200




9. Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Research Center

Explore the grounds of the national Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Research Center

4801 La Crosse Ave.
(512) 232-0100




10. The Paramount

Take in a show at one of Texas's oldest theatres, The Paramount.

713 Congress Avenue
(512) 472-5470




11. Broken Spoke

Learn to dance the traditional Texas two-step at the Broken Spoke.

3201 S. Lamar Blvd.
(512) 442-6189




12. Longhorn Caverns

Explore the beauty of the Longhorn Caverns.

6211 Park Road 4 So., Burnet.
(512) 756-4680




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.