-Moonshine, southern food
-Rudy’s BBQ, quick to get food, fun experience
-Taco Deli, breakfast tacos
-Salt Lick BBQ if you want a day trip
-The Shady Grove, music sometimes
-Iron Works BBQ
-Eastside Cafe for breakfast
-Waterloo Ice House, the south one has a playground outside
-Quick food: Freebird’s Burritos, Thundercloud Subs, Poke-e-Jo’s BBQ, Austin Java,
Food Truck lot on S. Congress (have to go to Hey Cupcake! So good.)
Amy’s Ice Creams (yummy ice cream with mix-ins, and they will throw the ice cream up in the air or across the street!)
-Alamo Drafthouse (movie theatre with food and baby cry days. South Lamar one closed now)
-The Austin Aquarium
-Austin Children’s Museum
-Bullock Texas State History Museum
-Greune is a fun day trip
-Peter Pan Mini Golf
-Texas State Capitol Building Tour
-Lyndon B. Johnson Museum
-Walk around UT/Guadalupe St.
-Zilker Park, big park, small train for kids to ride all around it
-Walk around Lady Bird Lake, in Zilker park, then get smoothie at Daily Juice
-Zilker Botanical Garden
-Lady Bird Gardens, out of town
-Umlauf Sculpture Garden
-Seeing the bats
-2nd Street District (fancy)
-South Congress (vintage/true Austin)
-Whole Foods on S. Lamar and Central Market on N. Lamar are really worth seeing. I used to take everyone there! The Central Market has an outdoor playground and grassy area too. Sometimes have music playing too. BookPeople is a great store next to Whole Foods too.
-If any adults get a night out there is tons of music on 6th St.
-Also the new Austin City Limits theatre might have something going on.
101 Great Things to Do in Austin A great resource!
Posted by Rachel Teichman