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Things to do in Austin, Texas – Our Favorites

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Austin, Texas USA. You may know it as the live music capital of the world, home to festivals like SXSW and Austin City Limits but this Central Texas city has a lot more going for it than that.

Here are some of our favorite things to do in this city that’s keeping it weird!

Get Active

  • Take a bike ride around the lake
  • Take your dog for a dip in Barton Creek
  • Chill at Zilker Park
  • Go kayaking on Lady Bird Lake

Get Stuffed

Austin’s a foodie city so eat up me hearties! Food trucks are a big part of Austin food culture. Check out some of our favorites: Here’s a list of of where to go for the best vegan food in Austin.

Get Cultured

Take a tour of the State Capitol building, the largest in the country. It’s free!

Food & Entertainment

  • History not you’re thing? Catch a flick at the Alamo Drafthouse
  • Stroll around town to snap some street art
  • Grab a drink on dirty 6th and catch some live music
  • The Continental Club on South Congress is always good for live music
  • See the country’s largest urban bat colony emerge at dusk from the Congress Ave. Bridge (seasonal).