- The list below includes 107 free or cheap things to do in or near Austin, Texas, including 78 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Historic Districts, Landmarks and Music Venue.
- From Town Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail to Town Lake, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Austin and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Cedar Park, Pflugerville, Dripping Springs and Round Rock.
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Students create their own spin on the featured painting during BYOB events; art supplies are provided
Braunfels Square is part of the historic main plaza in downtown New Braunfels. It features a prominent bandstand and is the venue for many family-friendly events like the downtown tree lighting, Wassailfest, and the Wein & Saengerfest.
Offering a wealth of information about the establishment of New Braunfels and its surrounding area, The Sophienburg contains numerous historical artifacts and memorabilia. The museum is also home to a gift shop where souvenirs are sold.
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801 West San Antonio Street, New Braunfels, TX 78130 MoreLess Info
The McKenna Children's Museum is designed to help children use all their senses. Some popular areas of the museum include the Grocery Store, Hill country campgrounds, Lend-a-Hand ranch, New BraunFit, The Great Outdoors, Town Square, Kid's Clinic, Art Studio and Aquarium.
Opening in 1966 by the Army Corps of Engineers, the 8,230-acre Canyon Lake is designed to protect the cities below it from floods. Visitors find opportunities to boat, fish, and swim in the lake, while along its 80 miles of shoreline, people can camp, hike, picnic, and hunt.