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25 Things To Do In Austin (That Aren’t Tourist Traps)

By Kelsey Kennedy | May 16, 2022
things to do in Austin

There are so many cool things to do in Austin, but let’s face it… …this is a kind of a tourist’s city now. A lot of ideas out there with the “things to do in Austin” are full of tourist traps. Enter: this guide. Related: 100 Creative Date Ideas In Austin Here are 25 things…

Where To Play Bingo In Austin

By Kelsey Kennedy | May 11, 2022
Capital Bingo

Since it’s soooo dang entertaining and requires basically zero physical activity, Bingo is probably never going to go out of style. Some Austinites have even made it their primary hobby! (Hey, it’s pretty addicting..)  Besides the obvious entertainment it brings to people, playing this game also has a positive impact because bingo halls are required…

Do You Need A Car In Austin?

By Kelsey Kennedy | May 8, 2022
Downtown Austin skyline at night

Wondering if you need a car when you visit Austin? Ok, hi! Sure! I’ll answer that. As a local Austin resident and someone who is constantly hopping around ATX to eat and explore, I have a feel for the best places to stay and how you should plan to get around. Do you need a…

100 Creative Date Ideas In Austin

By Kelsey Kennedy | May 6, 2022
Austin rock climbing

You’ve done dinner and a movie a hundred times..…but what about some other fun date ideas in Austin? There are so many amazing things to do in Austin, and with just a bit of planning you can get out of your normal date rut and try something that bonds you closer as a couple. 100…

Best Date Night Spots In Georgetown

By Addie Gross | March 1, 2022

If you’re looking for the best date night spots in Georgetown (a suburb juuuust north of Austin) you’ve come to the right place! Whether it’s a happy hour date, a romantic dinner, or a group outing with friends, we’ve got got just the place for you. Austin has so many options for fun date night spots, but the…

7 Absolutely Iconic Queso Spots In Austin

By Kelsey Kennedy | February 28, 2022
Torchy's Queso in Austin

Queso is a quintessential Austin food. It’s a melty, gooey, shareable dish of cheese + various toppings, and it’s always served with crip, salty tortilla chips (some are better than others…more on that later.) Visitors always want to know where to find the best queso in Austin, so here’s a roundup of 7 great options…

Dripping Springs Breweries With Playgrounds

By Kelsey Kennedy | February 15, 2022
Playground at Jester King

If you have little ones, you’re no doubt looking for kid-friendly restaurants where they can run around and play. One of the best places near Austin for lots of space, sunshine, and beer (!!) is Dripping Springs. It’s about 10 miles southwest of the city. Because of zoning laws and real estate prices, it’s a…

Drive-Thru Restaurants In Austin

By Kelsey Kennedy | February 9, 2022
drive thru restaurants in Austin: Top Notch Hamburgers

When you’re driving around Austin and reeeeeaaally want a delicious meal and also reeeeeaaally don’t want to get out of the car, you need a great drive-thru restaurant. Thankfully, Austin has lots of them. Forgo the chain fast food spots, and check out one of these drive-thru restaurants in Austin. Whether you’re trying to avoid…

Where To Brunch In Austin With A Big Group

By Kelsey Kennedy | February 8, 2022
East Austin Restaurants

You’re visiting Austin with a big group for a bachelorette party or a big birthday weekend. You want to know where you can A) enjoy a boozy brunch with a big group that is B) preferably somewhere near downtown Austin or Rainey Street so you can spend the afternoon bar-hopping around. Well, here are some…

10 Cool Coffee Shops in East Austin

By Kelsey Kennedy | February 6, 2022
Palomino Coffee in east Austin

If you’re looking for really cool coffee shops in Austin, you need to head to east Austin! (Side note: east Austin, in general, is pretty rad.) The vibe in east Austin is lots of young professionals, and the 20s and 30s crowd loves a good coffee shop. The only down side is that you’re going…

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