25 of the Best Things to Do in Austin

a waterfall flowing freely into Hamilton Pool, which is surrounded by a collapsed grotto

In recent years, dozens of publications have named Austin “The Best City in America,” so you’re probably wondering what to do. The city has changed in many ways due to the increased population, but this list aims to include activities that both locals and visitors should put on their bucket lists. Examine … Read more

Mexic-Arte Museum Honors Mexican and Latino Artists

Mexic-Arte Museum Honors Mexican and Latino Artists

Mexic-Arte Museum is a stunning, multifaceted fine arts museum located in Austin, Texas, that features Mexican and Latino art, traditions, and culture, enriching the understanding and promoting dialogue for each piece of work. It also boasts a wide array of collections, ranging from pottery, wooden masks, photographs, prints, paintings, sculptures, and contemporary … Read more

Mount Bonnell Has Been a Popular Tourist Attraction Since the 1850s

Mount Bonnell

Mount Bonnell, also known as Covert Park, is a protruding point located alongside the Colorado River’s Lake Austin portion. Since the 1850s, Mount Bonnell has been a well-known tourist destination. One of the reasons it’s a popular tourist spot that gives the perfect view of the City of Austin and the surrounding … Read more

Barton Springs Pool Gets All Its Water from Local Natural Springs

Barton Springs Pool

  The three-acre Barton Springs Pool in Austin, Texas, attracts about 1.5 million people every year. The water in the pool is pure as a mountain lake coming from an underground spring, and it is usually about 68 degrees. Besides that, you can also relax on the grassy, steep, and sun-soaked slopes that … Read more

Lady Bird Lake Is a Great Place for Recreation

View of Lady Bird Lake towards downtown Austin

Lady Bird Lake, also known as Town Lake, is a river-like reservoir located in Austin, Texas. The city of Austin funded the creation of the reservoir in 1960 as a cooling pond for the city power plant. The lake has a 416 acres surface, and it is now used as a place … Read more

Zilker Metropolitan Park Has Many Attractions for You to Enjoy

Austin Skyline as seen on Zilker Park

Zilker Metropolitan Park is located in South Austin, Texas, and it covers about 350 acres of publicly owned land. This recreational park is named after the man who donated the property to the city, Andrew Jackson Zilker. The park was developed during the Great Depression in the 1930s, and today, it is … Read more