Things to do in Austin

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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

    The same temperature all year round, Barton Springs is a cool summer hangout spot. It is much colder than you'd think, so be prepared.

  • 2
    Zilker Park

    Zilker Park

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

    A nice escape from the city. So green and perfect on a nice day. Cute dogs everywhere, easy to get to the ladybird lake path, and there are volleyball courts. ...

  • 3
    Texas State Capitol

    Texas State Capitol

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

    One of the largest State Capitols, a replica of the Nation's Capitol in D.C., open to the public for free !

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    6th Street

    6th Street

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

    A great street to have a rager and a great night out. Mostly college students from UT, so it gets a bit rowdy, but if you find the good spots, ...

  • 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

    Nice to walk around and to have views of the water. Some parts of the trail are better than others but the whole trail is a nice way to get ...

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    South Congress Avenue

    South Congress Avenue

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

    Without a doubt a must see for first time visitor's to our great city and/ or repeat visitor's who just want to do something fun for a day or evening. ...

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    Bats Underneath Congress Bridge

    Bats Underneath Congress Bridge

    Ranked #7 overall in Austin things to do
    143 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Outdoors
    Popular withOutdoorsyAdventureFamilies

    Great to do if you've never done it! Watch the bats leave their home under the Congress Ave. bridge just before sunset during the warm months. Can be crowded, so ...

  • 8
    Continental Club

    Continental Club

    Ranked #8 overall in Austin things to do
    86 reviews
    Bars, Clubs and Nightlife, Music Venue, Nightclub
    Popular withNightlifeTrendstersHistory

    Awesome dive bar. They have live music most nights. Walls are covered with pics of country greats and Texan paraphernalia. We came to see a local country band with fiddles ...

  • 9
    Mount Bonnell

    Mount Bonnell

    Ranked #11 overall in Austin things to do
    87 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Outdoors, Hiking and Nature
    Popular withOutdoorsyAdventureFamilies

    This attraction is fantastic. The overlooks span across the entirety of the city. From hill country to downtown and along the river/lake is an incredible view. The trails are clean ...

  • 10
    Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater

    Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater

    Ranked #10 overall in Austin things to do
    91 reviews
    Bars, Clubs and Nightlife, Performing Arts, Music Venue, Theater
    Popular withNightlifeTrendstersArtsy

    Wonderful venue for live music if you have the opportunity to see a concert here. Every seat in the house has a great view. This is one of the more ...

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