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    Barton Springs Pool

    Barton Springs Pool

    Ranked #1 overall in Austin things to do
    341 reviews
    Outdoors, Beaches and Watersports, Pool
    Popular withOutdoorsyFamiliesAdventure

    Love Barton Springs. I swim here constantly and while it may be cold it’s a beautiful place to see. Come after 9pm and it’s free, or visit during one of ...

  • 2
    Zilker Metropolitan Park

    Zilker Metropolitan Park

    Ranked #2 overall in Austin things to do
    268 reviews
    Outdoors, Park
    Popular withOutdoorsyFamiliesAdventure

    Fun to hang out on a nice day with a hammock or blanket. Lots of people, dogs, frisbee & soccer games!

  • 3
    Texas State Capitol

    Texas State Capitol

    Ranked #3 overall in Austin things to do
    265 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Government Building, Historic Site, Capitol Building
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesStudents

    We were in Austin, so we thought, why not take the free tour. It was interesting and a nice primer for how the Texas State Government runs. As always in ...

  • 4
    6th Street

    6th Street

    Ranked #4 overall in Austin things to do
    216 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Bars, Clubs and Nightlife, Landmark
    Popular withNightlifeStudentsTrendsters

    You can't visit Austin without visiting 6th street, but I must say it's not my favorite place to spend the night. It can be a little bit crowded and sleazy ...

  • 5
    Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail

    Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail

    Ranked #5 overall in Austin things to do
    183 reviews
    Outdoors, Hiking and Nature, Park
    Popular withOutdoorsyAdventureFamilies

    This beautiful trail built on the water reveals the skyline of the city and gives almost a 360 view as if you are swimming in the river. It can get ...

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    South Congress Avenue

    South Congress Avenue

    Ranked #6 overall in Austin things to do
    140 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Landmark, Neighborhood
    Popular withFoodiesArtsyTrendsters

    This trendy area is full of restaurants, food trucks, shops and hotels. It's a great location if you are staying in town with lots of local and tourist spots (like ...

  • 7
    South Congress Bridge Bat

    South Congress Bridge Bat

    Ranked #7 overall in Austin things to do
    143 reviews
    Outdoors, Historic Site, Bridge, Landmark, Sailing
    Popular withOutdoorsyAdventureFamilies

    Twice a year you will see the bats take flight at sunset. Check the schedule online and prepare to be amazed by these local residents.

  • 8
    Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater

    Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater

    Ranked #8 overall in Austin things to do
    92 reviews
    Bars, Clubs and Nightlife, Performing Arts, Music Venue, Theater
    Popular withBusiness

    Great place to see a concert. Amazing sound system tuned specially for the room. Not a bad seat in the house!

  • 9
    Rainey Street

    Rainey Street

    Ranked #9 overall in Austin things to do
    87 reviews
    Bars, Clubs and Nightlife, Neighborhood
    Popular withNightlifeFoodiesTrendsters

    The homes on this street have been converted into charming bars. There are also food trucks for all your hunger needs. A great night out!

  • 10
    Continental Club

    Continental Club

    Ranked #10 overall in Austin things to do
    86 reviews
    Bars, Clubs and Nightlife, Music Venue, Nightclub
    Popular withNightlifeTrendstersHistory

    The Continental Club has been around since 1955. Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, Paul Ray and the Cobras, Joe Ely, Bill Carter and the Blame are just a few ...

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