Be sure to visit the State Capitol and Visitors Centre which is taller than the US Capitol in Washington. Stroll along the tree-lined path in the park to admire the many monuments.
Spend a lazy afternoon on the grassy stretches of the Zilker Metropolitan Park, strolling along riverside walking trails or having a picnic with your loved ones. Get active playing golf or volleyball while the kids have fun at the Zilker Playscape or riding a miniature train along the water’s edge. Rent a canoe or kayak and learn how to row at the Lady Bird Lake.
The evening flight of free-tailed bats from the Ann W. Richards Congress Avenue Bridge, to feed on grasshoppers, moths, and mosquitoes is breathtaking. Visit the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library and Museum to see exhibits relating to LBJ’s time in office and the critical issues of the day like the Civil Rights Movement.
Experience Austin with a brewery tour and learn about Austin’s beer culture. Save some energy to enjoy the varied live music at the clubs on Sixth Street.