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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

    Perfect to visit during the summer in Austin. Water is very cold because it's a natural spring, but it's great in the summer sun!

  • 2
    Zilker Park

    Zilker Park

    Ranked #2 overall in Austin things to do
    268 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
    264 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Government Building, Historic Site, Capitol Building
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesStudents

    Capitol building of the Texas and you can visit the building and look inside most of the room and get to know the history of Texas better.

  • 4
    6th Street

    6th Street

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

    The iconic party street of Austin. If you’re looking to get hammered, come here. If you’re looking for a less crazy place, there’s plenty other drinking parts of Austin that ...

  • 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

    Best hiking and biking trail in Austin, right along beautiful Lady Bird Lake.

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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 withFoodiesArtsyHipsters

    Favorite place to afternoon stroll. Great people watching, unique shopping, amazing outdoor eateries. Try HopDoddy and Perla's.

  • 7
    Bats Underneath Congress Bridge

    Bats Underneath Congress Bridge

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

    Watch thousands of bats fly out from under the Congress Avenue bridge over the Colorado river in a massive formation just after sunset each day between May and October.

  • 8
    Continental Club

    Continental Club

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

    Dive bar old Austin music scene. Not many left, all the old acts have played 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

    Not too bad of a climb to see the skyline and a birds eye view of the Colorado River

  • 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, Theatre
    Popular withNightlifeHipstersArtsy

    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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