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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

    Great family swimming pool. Super cold . great place to bring pets and have a family bbq or picnic

  • 2
    Zilker Park

    Zilker Park

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

    A beautiful park just a few miles down the road. Great for a game of frisbee or to take your dog.

  • 3
    Texas State Capitol

    Texas State Capitol

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

    This building is incredible. It is actually larger than the US capital building. Also, free tours.

  • 4
    6th Street

    6th Street

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

    This is one of the places you've got to check off the list if you are into night life. If you go early enough you'll bump into some live music, ...

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    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

    The perfect place to go have a walk. I run everyday in this trail and I love it. The view is something else

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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

    South Congress Avenue is a one of the most vibrant areas of town, night or day. The Continental Club, Guero's, food trailers, art galleries, and more!

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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

    Watching the thousands of bats fly out from underneath Congress Bridge at dusk is something you have to see in person. Most people experience this by watching the bats from ...

  • 8
    Continental Club

    Continental Club

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

    Another famous live music hole on famous South Congress. All within five miles of your stay. Check out the lineup as it's always changing and the best plays here!

  • 9
    Mount Bonnell

    Mount Bonnell

    Ranked #9 overall in Austin things to do
    87 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Outdoors, Hiking and Nature
    Popular withOutdoorsyAdventureFamilies

    I love Mount Bonnel. If you want river views, it has it. If you want downtown views, it has it. Be prepared for a little workout but for a lot ...

  • 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

    Without a doubt one of the preeminant downtown music venue's not only here in Austin, Texas but nationally. Located in the luxurious W Hotel in downtown Austin there is no ...

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