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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

    Great family swimming pool. Super cold . great place to bring pets and have a family bbq or picnic

  • 2
    Zilker Metropolitan Park

    Zilker Metropolitan Park

    Ranked #2 overall in Austin things to do
    9.5270 reviews
    Outdoors, Park
    Popular withOutdoorsyFamiliesAdventure

    Large patch of greenery with the view of Austin across the river. Barton Springs is part of Zilker Park.

  • 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 withNightlifeStudentsHipsters

    It's that street full of bars that every city has. The selection of restaurant food was basically pizza, Mexican, or burgers.

  • 5
    Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail

    Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail

    Ranked #5 overall in Austin things to do
    9.8184 reviews
    Outdoors, Hiking and Nature, Park
    Popular withOutdoorsyAdventureFamilies

    A little over a block away from the cottage, you are able to access the Lady Bird Lake hike and bike trail. It is a local and visitor must.

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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

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

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    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

    This was one of the highlights of my trip to Austin. I'd been told by multiple people that we should do this and was kind of meh about it at ...

  • 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, Theatre
    Popular withBusiness

    Infamous! For tickets to see a live taping of the Austin City Limits go to http://austincitylimitsliveatthemoodytheater.ticketoffices.com/

  • 9
    Rainey Street

    Rainey Street

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

    Very nice strip of relaxed trendy bars with restaurants side by side on this street. Definitely recommend it to catch some of the Austin scene.

  • 10
    Continental Club

    Continental Club

    Ranked #10 overall in Austin things to do
    9.586 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 ...

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