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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 large pool of refreshing spring water in the middle of the city?! Yas, that's Barton Springs Pool. It's a place where locals mingle with tourists, especially on weekends and ...

  • 2
    Zilker Metropolitan Park

    Zilker Metropolitan Park

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

    Free tours, even open on some weekends! Very interesting. Great views. Would recommend.

  • 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 withNightlifeStudentsHipsters

    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

    I love to visit Lady Bird Lake and take my dog paddle boarding. No motorized craft allowed. Only kayaks, paddle boarders and canoes. The wildlife is incredible. If it 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, Neighbourhood
    Popular withFoodiesArtsyHipsters

    Stop by Jo"s Coffee shop and take a picture in front of the famous "I Love You So Much" grafitti wall. There are outdoor markets on the weekends with all ...

  • 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

    Great to do if you've never done it! Watch the bats leave their home under the Congress Ave. bridge just before sunset during the warm months. Can be crowded, so ...

  • 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

    fantastic views of lake austin. walk up quite a few stairs for your rewarding view. located about 10 minutes from our place.

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    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, Theatre
    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 ...

  • 10
    Rainey Street

    Rainey Street

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

    Rainey street is by far my preferred option for a night out in the city. With lot's of food trucks, bars and restaurant and a great vibe so different from ...

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