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    Barton Springs Pool

    Barton Springs Pool

    Ranked #1 overall in Austin things to do
    9.6345 reviews
    Outdoors, Beaches and Watersports, Pool
    Popular withOutdoorsyFamiliesAdventure

    A must visit within Austin, especially in the summer. This natural pool in the center of the city is provided the always 76 degree water from a natural spring. It ...

  • 2
    Zilker Metropolitan Park

    Zilker Metropolitan Park

    Ranked #2 overall in Austin things to do
    9.5270 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
    9.3268 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Government Building, Historic Site, Capitol Building
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesStudents

    Beautiful capitol building. Well worth a visit if you make a day trip to Austin. Tours throughout the day and Texas history rocks.

  • 4
    6th Street

    6th Street

    Ranked #4 overall in Austin things to do
    8.8218 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Bars, Clubs and Nightlife, Landmark
    Popular withNightlifeStudentsTrendsters

    A drunken cliche, but hey, you have to come here at least once to truly get an authentic Austin experience. Cheap drinks a plenty and a variety to fit any ...

  • 5
    Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail

    Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail

    Ranked #5 overall in Austin things to do
    9.8185 reviews
    Outdoors, Hiking and Nature, Park
    Popular withOutdoorsyAdventureFamilies

    This has got to me one of my all time favorite things to do in Austin. Its a great way to enjoy the beautiful 300 days of sunshine we get ...

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    South Congress Avenue

    South Congress Avenue

    Ranked #6 overall in Austin things to do
    9.5141 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Landmark, Neighborhood
    Popular withFoodiesArtsyTrendsters

    Great place for unique shops, live music, and patio dining. I recommend grabbing a margarita in Guerro's Music Garden and heading up to live Jazz above the legendary continental club. ...

  • 7
    South Congress Bridge Bat

    South Congress Bridge Bat

    Ranked #7 overall in Austin things to do
    9.1143 reviews
    Outdoors, Historic Site, Bridge, Landmark, Sailing
    Popular withOutdoorsyAdventureFamilies

    As the city came to appreciate its bats, the population under the Congress Avenue Bridge grew to be the largest urban bat colony in North America. With up to 1.5 ...

  • 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
    9.792 reviews
    Bars, Clubs and Nightlife, Performing Arts, Music Venue, Theater
    Popular withBusiness

    If you want to catch an indoor show with amazing acoustics and great seats, this is the place to go. A walk up to the box office is the right ...

  • 9
    Rainey Street

    Rainey Street

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

    Just down the street approaching IH35. Nice restaurants, pubs, and live music.

  • 10
    Continental Club

    Continental Club

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

    The Continental club on South Congress is infamous since 1957 for its live music and the bands that have played there. The club still has that 50’s feel it had ...

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