Eat at the Hula Hut on Lake Austin Blvd. or the Oasis at sunset over Lake Travis.
Hike or bike around Zilker Park and Town Lake. Check out Barton Springs pool in Zilker Park. Watch the bats fly at dusk from under the Congress Street bridge. Eat at Shady Grove or Chuy’s on Barton Springs Road for Mexican food.
Hike to the top of Mount Bonnell. Consider the Lake Travis Zipline Adventures. Check out the night life on 6th Street and the shopping on South Congress.
Enjoy the music at the Continental Club, The Backyard, Saxon Pub, Broken Spoke, or drive down to Gruene Hall. More music at Shady Grove, Johnny Fins, Carlos’ n Charlie’s, and the Oasis. On Friday night, visit Maria’s Taco Express on South Lamar Blvd. for even more live music.
If you visit the Saxon Pub, also on South Lamar, there’s a black and white mosaic sign for the South Austin Music store next door that I made!
Summer music outdoors at Blues on the Green, a series of free concerts hosted by KGSR Austin radio, held in Zilker Park. Bring a blanket.
Check out swimming at Hamilton Pool Krause Springs, Barton Springs, and many other swimming holes.
Golf at River Place, Avery Ranch, or Lakeway and many other courses.
Visit the Capital building and the Bob Bullock Museum. Visit Zilker Botanical Gardens and the Umlauf Sculpture Garden.