Austin Outdoor Recreation

Catching waves in Central Texas! World’s largest surf park said to open in South Austin

Surf's up in Central Texas!

A company called Surf Lakes has recently announced a new $1.3 billion surf park project that they plan to open in South Austin as early as next year. The project, named Pura Vida, would be the world’s largest surf park of its kind with plans to feature sandy beaches, boardwalks, hotels residential living and more.

The 400-acre property has already been purchased, located just South of the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. Surf Lakes says that construction may begin as early as mid-2023.

Learn more about Pura Vida by Surf Lakes here:


Blue Hole Regional Park

This summer is the perfect time to get out & explore all of the beauty that Austin has to offer! Blue Hole Regional Park is one of the coolest spots out here. 

Located in the adorable town of Wimberley, Blue Hole is only a little less than an hour away from downtown Austin. It is a natural creek that has turned into one of the most popular swimming holes! Blue Hole is very spacious for you and your friends or family to float around. There is even a rope swing!

Don’t wait to book your reservation. Tickets for the summer are selling very fast!

Go see this gorgeous park soon!  Click here for more info about Blue Hole! 


A Ski Resort in Texas!

Ever wish you didn’t have to travel far for some fun in the snow? Well you’re in luck!
If all goes to plan, Alpine X will bring the Rockies to Austin with a full resort complete with an indoor snow area, skiing and snowboarding routes and skiing lessons by 2025.

So say goodbye to long road trips and plane tickets, Austin continues to get better and better!



It's Bluebonnet Season!

It's the most wonderful time of the year.... in TEXAS! The Texas state flower, bluebonnets, make their first appearance of the year every March. Bluebonnets have already been spotted starting last week. Here is a list of just a few of the best spots to find these famous flowers. 

  • Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with reserved advance tickets. 4801 La Crosse Ave, Austin, TX 78739
  • Lady Bird Lake Hike and Bike Trail - 1715 Cesar Chavez St (Austin High School)
  • Brushy Creek Lake Park - Head north (3300 Brushy Creek Rd, Cedar Park, TX 78613) to this beloved place to see them and take photos. Bonus that...