- Our list of the best things to do in Austin, Texas, features the top 139 nearby activities — including 49 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Austin, TX has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, Amusement, and Food & Drink.
- The results below include the top 38 things to do within the city of Austin, TX , followed by 101 popular activities in nearby cities, including Pflugerville, Cedar Park, Round Rock, Dripping Springs, Buda, Georgetown, Lockhart, Marble Falls, Wimberley, Canyon Lake, Johnson City, Bastrop and Norfolk
Magics Theater and Museum Austin MoreLess Info
Entire families can explore the museum that features props used by famous magicians, and enjoy magic shows in the theater
The Chapel Dulcinea offers guests the opportunity to schedule a wedding at a scenic setting. The location features stone benches and an extended patio area for guests to sit at during both the service and the reception.
A renowned landmark hotel in the heart of downtown Austin, The Driskill, was built in 1886 and has been fully restored to its original grandeur. The hotel features marble floors and a stained-glass dome in the lobby, and 189 beautifully appointed guest rooms.
89% 2035 votes
1800 N Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701 MoreLess Info
Since 2001, visitors from all over the world have come to the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum to learn more about the proud state. Featuring three floors of exhibits showcasing the rich history of Texas and its people.
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8940 Research Blvd., Austin, TX 78758 MoreLess Info
Pinballz Arcade is a 13,000 square foot arcade offering over 200 arcade games, featuring both classic and new games. The arcade also maintains an in-house cafe and is available for private party hosting.
One of the premier public research institutions in the United States, the University of Texas at Austin offers its students a variety of Bachelor's, Master's, and doctorate programs. Additionally, the institution's athletic programs participate in the Big 12 conference.
87% 765 votes
4801 La Crosse Ave, Austin, TX 78739 MoreLess Info
The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center is a 279-acre public garden, founded in 1982, to preserve and celebrate the native flowers, plants and landscape of the Southwest. This award-winning center features miles of walking trails, a cafe, and gift shop.
From its beginnings as a rural country road in the 1850's, South Congress Avenue, has transformed into one of the hippest, most eclectic neighborhood in Austin. Now, it is lined with unique shops, popular restaurants, and live music venues.
Known as one of the trendiest locales in Austin, the So Co District is where visitors can find the hippest restaurants, clubs and shops. Stroll through this neighborhood to find a great place to eat and listen to live music.
Outdoor lovers have been visiting Mount Bonnell since the 1850's, for hiking, viewing the natural beauty of the area and picnicking. Sitting 800 feet over the city of Austin, hike the 100 steps to the top for a breath-taking view.
Featuring a mix of classic films and blockbuster hits, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema offers visitors a movie theater dining experience with a wide selection of beer to choose from. The lobby has a photo op for a scene from The Shining.