Austin Things to Do

10 Ways to Beat the Summer Heat in Austin

1. Barton Springs Pool: Take a dip in the natural spring-fed Barton Springs Pool, a popular spot to cool off and swim. The water remains refreshingly cool throughout the year.

2. Hamilton Pool Preserve: Visit Hamilton Pool Preserve, a scenic natural pool formed by a collapsed grotto. Enjoy the picturesque surroundings, swim in the cool waters, and relax in the shade.

3. Lady Bird Lake: Rent a kayak, canoe, or paddleboard and explore Lady Bird Lake, a peaceful reservoir located in the heart of Austin. You can enjoy water activities while staying cool.

4. Inner Space Cavern: Explore the fascinating Inner Space Cavern, an underground cave system near Austin. The caves provide a cool and otherworldly experience away from the heat.

5. Visit Museums and Art Galleries: Austin boasts numerous museums...

Wine Down in Fredricksburg

Since the weather is finally starting to cool off, it is the perfect time to explore Fredricksburg and go on a wine tour! There are even wine tours that pick you up and drop you off in Austin so you can sit back and relax. Some of the most popular wineries are Grape Creek, Augusta Vin, Messina Hof Hill Country Winery, Signor Vineyards, and many more! 

Fredericksburg also hosts many Oktoberfest activities to celebrate the city’s German heritage. The festivities will take place from September 30th- October 2nd. Whether you want to go wine tasting, shop, or dine, the Texas Hill Country is always charming in the fall!

Click here for more info about Fredricksburg events.

Things Happening Labor Day Weekend in Austin

1. Round Rock Labor Day Concert 

A free Labor Day Concert featuring the Blues Crawlers from 6pm – 7pm and then the Classic Hiphop Live from 7:30 pm – 9pm at Centennial Plaza. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy this fun and free concert on the lawn provided by the AFM of Austin. Face Painting by Lisa and Balloons by Tony with Food and Drinks trucks will be available.
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2.  Parades,...

Austinites Get Easy Access to Colorado Slopes this Winter

American Airlines recently announced they will begin the first non-stop service from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and Eagle County Reginal Airport in Vail, Colorado starting December of 2022. This is one of 38 non-stop destinations their airline offers Austin residents.  

 The flights to Vail, CO will begin daily from December 15th-January 9th, weekly from January 10th-February 15th , and back to daily again from February 16th-April 3rd.

“Austin continues to grow, and we’re proud to support the growth with new routes,” says Philippe Puech, American’s director of short-haul network planning. “This winter, American will offer nonstop service to 38 destinations from the Texas capital. From connecting Central Texans to the slopes this winter to bringing...

50+ Things to do in Austin this Summer

It’s summer at last! Make the most of these next few months by getting off your couch and going out to explore the city. Austin offers a variety of events and activities to keep people of all ages and interests entertained. Explore museums, outdoor parks, live music, famers markets and more! Rain or shine, this list of Top 50+ Things to Do in Austin Texas has something for everyone. You better get started – there’s so much to do and so little time! View full list here


Austin-Area Farmers Markets to visit this Summer

As we move into the summer months ahead, it’s the perfect time to check out your local farmers market! Austin is home to over 40 famers market locations that serve our community in a unique and personal way. Enjoy shopping fresh, seasonal produce and artisan goods while meeting your neighbors and local vendors. Supporting local business’ is essential to Austin living and these top-rated farmers markets make it easy and fun to do! Check out 3 top-rated locations below:

 Texas Farmers Market at Mueller

Sundays from 10am - 2pm

Location: 2006 Philomena St. Austin TX, 78723

 Website: Texas Farmers Market at Mueller

 SFC Farmers Market at Sunset Valley

Saturdays from 9am – 1pm

Location: Toney Burger Center,...

Austin's New Sports, Dining, & Entertainment Destination

Have you heard about The Pitch yet? It is the newest hotspot in Northwest Austin! It is located at 13000 Harris Ridge Boulevard. The Pitch is a sports, dining, and entertainment development! They have just started hosting Austin FC watch parties, trivia nights, and more! The food scene is incredible with options such as Taco Flats, Ranger Burger, Smokeshow, and Garoti. Two featured bars at The Pitch are Sand Bar and Corner Kick Bar. There is also a coffee shop called Coffee Club. There are so many fun things to check out at The Pitch with your family or friends! 

Learn more about The Pitch by clicking here!


It's Time For Spring Cleaning!

If you’re like most American’s, there’s a good chance that your living room has become the hub of your world over the past couple of years. With many living rooms now acting as multi-functional spaces, knowing how to declutter them is a must!

Here are a few tips to get started. Begin with the coffee table. Clear off old magazines, newspapers and piles of mail. Recycle what you don’t need and organize what you do need into a dedicated basket.

Next, purchase a large bin to place in the living room corner or at the bottom of your stairs. Make a habit to collect out-of-place items such as kids toys, house slippers and unfinished projects into the bin each night, and clean that bin out at least once a week.

Take inventory of unnecessary couch pillows and throw blankets. Any items that look warn or don’t match your...