Things to do in Austin

Place Why we like it
Food & Drink Salt Lick BBQ If you like BBQ, this place will leave you stuffed
Scholz Beer Garten German style been garten near UT campus, lots of beers and food
Live Oak Brewery Tour Their Hefe is amazing and tour guides are really entertaining
Thirsty Planet Brewery Tour It’s a bit of a drive, but you will love the brews
Night Life 6th street has live music If you’ve never been downtown on a weekend, it’s party time
East 6th You’ll find lots of hipsters and mustaches on this stretch
Dirty 6th You’ll find mostly college kids, cheap drinks, and live music
West 6th More sophisticated section of 6th street
4th Street Everything from gay bars, kicker bars, and martini bars here
Cap City Comedy Our favorite comedy club, near the hotel
Esters Follies Nightly sketch style comedy, a must for first time visitors
Culture Texas State History Museum, states largest IMAX Everything you wanted to know about Texas, plus the state’s largest IMAX theater
Blanton Art Museum Original Gutenberg bibles and lots of other works of art on UT campus
Outdoors Green Belt Awesome hiking and nature, wear good shoes!
Town Lake A really popular hike and bike trail near downtown
Peter pan mini golf The only miniature golf place where you can BYOB
Wildflower center If you like wildflowers, this is the place to go
Mt Bonnell Great views of the lakes and Austin, a fun hike
Lake Travis A really popular lake, though not much water there at the moment
Tours & Events Duck Tour A great way to learn about Austin and see some of the historic downtown sights
iPic theatre The most posh way to watch a movie, super expensive but you get your own recliner
Domain shopping European style shopping mall, lots of high end stores but fun to walk around
Outlet malls Every city has one, ours are just bigger
Texas State Capitol Tour Free to the public, a fun activity for the family
Segway Tour Segways are great and this tour is great too

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