Thursday, August 2, 2018

Best Things to Do in Austin Texas

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The best things to do in Austin Texas are right here!


Whatever you consider fun, you can find something you love in the ATX! Read on for the best things to do in Austin Texas.


Watch the Bats

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photo courtesy of @borderlinebeatnik on Instagram

The Congress Avenue Bridge is home to 1.5 million Mexican free-tailed bats. Every evening from March through October, they emerge at dusk to eat. You can catch this spectacular show beginning at about 7pm daily from the Congress Avenue Bridge. 


Swim in Barton Springs

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photo courtesy of @devadahines via @bartonspringspool on Instagram

Barton Springs is the crown jewel of Austin swimming holes. Located in the heart of Zilker Park, this spring-fed pool is 68 degrees year-round. There’s no better way to beat Austin’s intense heat than a dip in the springs! 


Take a selfie with one of Austin’s Iconic Murals

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photo courtesy of @zilkerbark via @joscoffee on Instagram

Taking a snap in front of one of Austin’s iconic murals is definitely one of the best things to do in Austin Texas. Grab your sweetie and pose in front of the “i love you so much” mural in front of Jo’s Coffee on South Congress. Or if you’re in town for a fun besties weekend, nab a shot in front of the “Greetings from Austin” mural on the side of Roadhouse Relics at Annie Street and South Congress. Not interesting to you? Go ahead and pick your favorite from this extensive list of Austin murals. 


Compare and contrast brisket

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photo courtesy of @valentinastexmexbbq on Instagram

Everyone loves to wax poetic about barbecue. Pick a few locations and have a taste test! Sure, Franklin’s is amazing, but if you don’t have time to wait in line, there are plenty of competitors that smoke some fine meat. Other options in East Austin include Micklethwait Craft Meats and La Barbecue. You could also head to South Austin for Valentina’s Tex Mex BBQ.


Destroy some breakfast tacos

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photo courtesy of @veracruztacos on Instagram

Did you know breakfast tacos are the national food of Austin? Fighting for world domination with barbecue, everyone also has an opinion on whose are best. Veracruz All Natural is definitely a contender with their Migas taco. Joe’s Bakery has been one of the best things to do in Austin Texas for over half a century! Their authentic Mexican breakfasts, including breakfast tacos of course, will give you fuel to tackle the day!



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