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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

    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
    9.5270 reviews
    Outdoors, Park
    Popular withOutdoorsyFamiliesAdventure

    Perfect for picnics, pick-up volleyball games, hike and bike trail, paddle boarding/ kayaking. Checkout summer music series (Blues on the Green), ACL music festival, Kite festival, and many other weekend ...

  • 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

    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
    8.8218 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Bars, Clubs and Nightlife, Landmark
    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
    9.8185 reviews
    Outdoors, Hiking and Nature, Park
    Popular withOutdoorsyAdventureFamilies

    A beautiful outdoors trail next to the lake in proximity to no wake water boats/cruises, Bat Bridge; week maintained.

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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

    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!

  • 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

    Incredible site to witness millions of bats depart from under the Congress Street bridge around sunset!

  • 8
    Mount Bonnell

    Mount Bonnell

    Ranked #8 overall in Austin things to do
    9.4100 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Outdoors, Hiking and Nature, Scenic Lookout, Mountain
    Popular withOutdoorsyAdventureFamilies

    Best view of the river. An awesome hike to the top! Very Romantic bring your picnic. Good spot for sunset weddings.

  • 9
    Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater

    Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater

    Ranked #9 overall in Austin things to do
    9.792 reviews
    Bars, Clubs and Nightlife, Performing Arts, Music Venue, Theater
    Popular withBusiness

    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 ...

  • 10
    Rainey Street

    Rainey Street

    Ranked #10 overall in Austin things to do
    9.587 reviews
    Bars, Clubs and Nightlife, Neighborhood
    Popular withNightlifeFoodiesTrendsters

    Rainey street is great for the more mature crowd. Has lots of bars and lots of food. Whatever you like, you will find it here.

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