Looking for a break from your hectic working life? There are many places we can look for but can the youngsters be settled with just any of the popular places? If your adventurous, fun-loving soul, hails from the ever-cherishing places then a bag pack to Austin’s lakes and hills is the one. The state capital of Texas, Austin is the ever lively place with rivers, natural swimming pools around nature, museums, and the live night music, to give you thrill whenever you step out.
We always behave maturely because people tend to judge us if we behave differently. But it that fun? Being a child has its own joy and you can explore that child within you in Austin’s buzzing streets. Austin has its own way to greet its tourists. There are 10 never-missed out things to do in Austin.
1. Swim to gorgeous natural swimming grotto Hamilton Pool
If you are a swimming lover then how about swimming in a natural pool amidst nature? Yes, you heard it right. Here is the magical pool that amazes the travelers with its natural beauty and gives a thrill of adventure. The pool is surrounded by large limestone slabs that rest by the water’s edge. This is a blend of nature and adventure satisfying every part of a traveler.
2. Weekend in Zilker Metropolitan Park
Zilker is the “most loved place” in Austin. It is the favourite weekend destination of residents and a home for various recreational activities. You can experience hike and bike trail around Lady Bird Lake, both of which run next to the park. The grand area consisting of 350 acres of the park makes it a home to so many annual events and festivals. You can be a part of grand events like Austin City Limits Music Festival and the Zilker Park Kite Festival enjoying the festive spirit of Austin at a single place. Zilker Botanical Garden, illumination of Zilker Holliday Tree, Zilker Hillside Theatre, and regular performances host by local companies especially “Shakespeare in the Park” are some of the attention pullers of the park.
3. Hike up to Mount Bonnell
It is also known as Covert Park. Adjacent to the Lake Austin portion of the Colorado River in Austin, go for a hike to the Mount Bonnell and encounter the world being you at the top. A mesmerizing view of the Lake Austin, Austin city, and the magnificent surrounding hills, from the summit of the mount, is a wonder that can only be found in Austin. You can also spend some romantic time with your partner with the setting sun in front gazing at the bloody-eyed sky.