Top 3 Places to See In Austin

  • By Jim K
  • Resorts
  • 01.03.2016

Texas State Capital

The Texas State Capital is the oldest surviving state office building in Texas. It’s also one of the best places to learn about the history of the Lone Star State and the powerful Texas Legislature.

Baylor Street Art Wall

This is one of those places you just have to visit. It was supposed to be a condo project, but that never got off the ground. Local graffiti artists have turned it into a great tourist attraction and a definite must see place when you’re visiting Austin.

Congress Avenue Bats

The Congress Bridge is home to the biggest urban bat colony in North America with more than 1.5 million Mexican free tail bats it’s a must see spot when in Austin. The bats typically start their evening flight around dusk. If you can swing it, watching from the water is better than from the bridge.

Top 3 Things to Do In Austin

Attend Antonelli’s Cheese Class

Whether you’re a seasoned cheese lover or a wet behind the ears beginner when it comes to fermented milk, and evening at Antonelli’s cheese class is something you have to do when in Austin. You will learn about this history of cheese, hear some great stories, and of course eat a lot of cheese.

Explore the City on a Rocket Electrics Bike

Not your traditional bike by any stretch of the imagination, the Rocket Electric Bikes give you the most unique way to explore the great city of Austin. They’re electric powered and can be rented alone or as part of a tour.

Attend an Austin Music Festival

Austin is known for its live music and music festivals. You owe it to yourself to visit Austin during one of the many, world-famous, music festivals.