The TOP 32 MUST DO things in Austin, Texas!

From visiting the 360 Pennybacker Bridge Overlook Cliff to the Congress Avenue Bridge Bats to Austin’s most beautiful iconic murals to Lady Bird Lake and Lake Austin activities and live music, don’t miss out on all the amazing things to do in Austin, Texas. We show you where to find all the places that keep Austin weird!


Begin your Austin adventure by exploring this dynamic city!

In Austin, Texas, there’s an abundance of vibrant and diverse activities that capture the essence of this dynamic city. Begin your Austin adventure by exploring the iconic South Congress Avenue, where you can indulge in eclectic boutiques, savor local cuisine, and soak up the city’s unique culture. Live music enthusiasts shouldn’t miss the famous Sixth Street, renowned for its live music venues and energetic nightlife.


For a taste of the outdoors, Lady Bird Lake offers scenic trails, paddleboarding, and the opportunity to witness the Congress Avenue Bridge bats at dusk. Dive into the local food scene with a visit to one of the numerous food trucks, serving up mouthwatering tacos and barbecue. Finally, a trip to the Texas State Capitol provides a dose of history and impressive architecture. Austin’s charm lies in its diversity, ensuring a memorable experience for every visitor.

Can’t make it to Austin, then bring Austin to you by visiting the Austin Welcome Center where you can book cool and weird short-term rentals, tours and find Austin’s largest assortment of cool and hip, Austin photos, and bat art. We have the best selection of bat images in the country? Check out our gallery of Austin photos. This makes for an easy, fun, and stylish decor solution for your home and office.