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Things to do in Lady Bird Lake

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Park
“Zilker Park is where ACL happens, where a great Zilker Christmas Light Show is, where the Stevie Ray Vaughn bronze is. Close enough to Casa Willow and Holly Neighborhood. Google what is happening at Zilker when you come.”
  • 818 locals recommend
Pool
“This natural, spring-fed pool is open yea-round and is an iconic Austin spot. There's a $9 entrance fee for non-residents, though check the website for open swim times. ”
  • 978 locals recommend
Capitol Building
“The pink-granite building is the centerpiece of downtown Austin, perched on a hill at 12th Street and Congress Avenue. Free guided tours are held daily, starting in the South Foyer, but brochures are also available on the first floor for self-guided tours. The Texas Legislature meets every two years, so you’ll have to check the schedule if you want to see an actual session in progress.”
  • 445 locals recommend
Movie Theatre
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“Great place to see a movie. They tend to have good indie films here too and fun retro movie nights. The food is good there too. Buffalo cauliflower and Royale with Cheese are my favorites, though if I could have dessert for dinner, the soft, warm chocolate chip cookies with ice cream is amazing. ”
  • 437 locals recommend
BBQ Joint
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“Best in the country visited by the likes of Anthony Bourdain and President Obama”
  • 454 locals recommend
Rock Club
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“South Congress is SO fun and the Continental Club is the place for music there. You never knew who might show up. One of Austin’s best live music listening rooms. The upstairs continental gallery is more of a listening room with a bar, where the club downstairs is a bar with music, so pick your speed and head over there. ”
  • 411 locals recommend
River
“A must-do, this famous lake is home to a wide variety of outdoors activities. Pro tip: rent a kayak, paddle board, canoe or boat around sunset time to watch 1.5+ Million bats go out from under the South Congress bridge! You may also make a reservation at a bat sightseeing boat which includes a guided tour. ”
  • 371 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“3.8 miles. A great place to stop and grab a slice of pizza in the heart of South Congress Neighborhood. ~3 miles from Farmhouse”
  • 323 locals recommend
Dive Bar
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“4 miles. A great dive bar/ honkey tonk with live country music and a hip upbeat vibe.”
  • 334 locals recommend
Art Museum
“For the art lovers! A beautiful art museum to spend some time at in Downtown Austin.”
  • 230 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
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“This is a total splurge and hands-down the best sushi in town. 15-minute walk. When we go, we show up right when it opens for happy hour, which has more affordable options. Check this place out online. ”
  • 301 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“The supplemmetn street to 6th St. Its a newer area with bars next to each other. most having live music and all in a 2 block area. Also worth going there at night”
  • 329 locals recommend
History Museum
“This attraction will help you check the required museum off your to-do list. It's also close to Univ of Texas (across the street) which is excellent for people watching.”
  • 234 locals recommend
Burger Joint
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“Great burgers (best in town in my opinion!) I love the seared tuna and veggie burgers and my husband and son love the beef burgers.”
  • 294 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“The queso is bomb! But there’s honestly no wrong choice you can make at this place. Indulge! ”
  • 352 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Whislers is one of Austin's best craft cocktail bars! Also, a great starting spot to tour Austin's "eastside"”
  • 247 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Movie Theatre
“Great place to see a movie. They tend to have good indie films here too and fun retro movie nights. The food is good there too. Buffalo cauliflower and Royale with Cheese are my favorites, though if I could have dessert for dinner, the soft, warm chocolate chip cookies with ice cream is amazing. ”
  • 437 locals recommend
BBQ Joint
“Best in the country visited by the likes of Anthony Bourdain and President Obama”
  • 454 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“3.8 miles. A great place to stop and grab a slice of pizza in the heart of South Congress Neighborhood. ~3 miles from Farmhouse”
  • 323 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
“This is a total splurge and hands-down the best sushi in town. 15-minute walk. When we go, we show up right when it opens for happy hour, which has more affordable options. Check this place out online. ”
  • 301 locals recommend
Burger Joint
“Great burgers (best in town in my opinion!) I love the seared tuna and veggie burgers and my husband and son love the beef burgers.”
  • 294 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
“The queso is bomb! But there’s honestly no wrong choice you can make at this place. Indulge! ”
  • 352 locals recommend
Café
“A delightful, beautiful restaurant. Very European (in all the nest ays: small, dense seating, relaxed but bustling, simple). The food choices are elegant and reasonably priced. A great outdoor seating area. ”
  • 212 locals recommend
Vietnamese Restaurant
“Yummy bahn mí and delicious cocktails on a sweet little patio. Park on the street.”
  • 234 locals recommend

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