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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

    The views here are amazing and it's huge. Whatever outdoorsy thing you want, it’s here.

  • 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

    There is so much to do in Austin. At the Capitol you can get a Texas History lesson, explore the historical and beautiful building, and even try a sandwich at ...

  • 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

    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
    140 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Shopping
    Popular withFoodiesArtsyHipsters

    Spend a day browsing the shops for clothing and tchotchkes or browse the weekend market while snacking on local vendor food.

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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 withNightlifeHipstersHistory

    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 ...

  • 9
    Mount Bonnell

    Mount Bonnell

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

    Historic overview of Austin. Hike to some of the best views in central Texas.

  • 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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