Summer Fun in Austin!

Summer is quickly coming to a close and kids will be going back to school soon. There is still time to get in some summer fun! Here is my list of fun outdoor activities to do in Austin:


Enjoy Lady Bird Lake-

You are able to enjoy Lady Bird Lake without requiring a boat. Rowing Dock is a rental company conveniently situated right on Lady Bird Lake. You are able to rent: Canoes, Kayakes, Paddle Boats or a SUP from them!
Check out their website for more information:


Courtesy of: Mikhal Stricker

Courtesy of: Mikhal Stricker

Hamilton Pool- 

Hamilton Pool Preserve is a historic swimming hole, where Hamilton Creek spills out over limestone outcroppings to create a 50 foot waterfall.

Hamilton Pool is located at: 24300 Hamilton Pool Rd, Dripping Springs, TX 78620

Austin’s Steam Train

Enjoy a train ride through the Austin Hill Country. The train station is located in nearby Cedar Park. Enjoy the 66 mile round trip on the Hill Country Flyer. This train rides includes a 2 and a half hour layover in Burnet for lunch and the Burnet Gunfighters Association wild west shootout!  You can also take the Bertram Flyer or the new Capital City Express for a shorter 3 hour adventure. Visit their website for more details:

Lake Travis Zip Line Adventures-

This is a 3 hour adventure with 5 different ziplines ranging from 250 feet to over 2800 feet. Your professionally trained tour guides offer education and fun throughout your challenging hikes and nature walks. You will experience spectacular views of the Texas Hill Country and Lake Travis. Visit their website for more information at: The location is located at: 14529 Pocohontas Trail, Leander, TX 78641


I hope this list gives you a few ideas of ways to finish off this summer season right! Get out there and enjoy what Austin has to offer!

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