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Fun Things to Do in Austin, Texas


Austin is an exciting and growing city with nearly endless things to do. Learn about the museums, festivals, landmarks, stores, outdoor activities and other exciting attractions Austin offers its visitors and residents.
  1. Attractions
  2. Sports and Outdoors
  3. Festivals and Events
  1. Movies, Music and Arts
  2. Museums and Galleries
  3. Shopping


UT Tower and Littlefield Fountain

As the capitol of Texas, a major college town and a growing media mecca, there is plenty to explore in Austin. Learn which Austin attractions you should be sure not to miss!

Sports and Outdoors

Barton Springs Pool in Zilker Park

If you love the great outdoors, you're in luck. Austin is blessed with natural springs, rolling hills, and a gorgeous lake that cuts through the city. This makes Austin an amazing city for hiking, biking, swimming, kayaking, and even disc golf!

Festivals and Events

Inside the Austin Convention Center for SXSW 2009

Austin has many annual festivals and events each year. Whether you love music, film, kites or even Eeyore, there is an event you will enjoy.

Movies, Music and Arts

The Long Center for Performing Arts in Austin

Austin has a vibrant arts community. If you love theater, opera, and film, you will have plenty to do!

Museums and Galleries

Cildo Meireles work at The Blanton Museum

History, art, culture, science and more are explored in Austin's top-notch museums.


Buffalo Exchange in Austin, Texas

Austin is a shopper's paradise! The city caters to every budget, as it offers everything from high-end designer boutiques to funky vintage and thrift stores.

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