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What Is There To Do In April In Austin? 

By Kelsey Kennedy | March 22, 2023
Go to a farmers market

Sure, it’s not quite the crazy month of march when SXSW hits Austin. And it’s not the beautiful fall months when you can experience warm afternoons and ACL Festival. But spring in Austin is an AWESOME time to live in/visit this city, and there are tons of things to do in April in Austin. Here…

The Best Austin Hotels With Pools (2023)

By Kelsey Kennedy | March 21, 2023
The LINE Hotel Pool in Austin

With record-breaking weather and more triple digits temps in the future, Austin is officially scorching. If you want to make it through the summer (and have fun doing it), plan on visiting one of these awesome hotel pools in Austin. Whether you’re visiting and looking for the best Austin hotels with pools, or you’re a…

24 Great Spots For Easter Brunch In Austin (2023)

By Kelsey Kennedy | March 20, 2023
Forthright Cafe

Easter is coming up soon! Have you made your brunch plans? If you’re planning to do an easter brunch in Austin 2023, make sure you book reservations as early as possible. Restaurants fill up so fast for Easter brunch reservations!  Here are 24 great options for a beautiful Easter Brunch in Austin. Some of these…

Austin Bats: Here’s How To See Them!

By Kelsey Kennedy | March 17, 2023
How to see the bats in Austin

  The Austin Bats are the largest urban colony of bats in the WORLD! So yes, if you’re visiting Austin Texas, you absolutely must go see the bats emerging from the Congress bridge. It’s actually very, very cool. What’s the best way to see the Austin bats?  It’s pretty simple. They sleep all day under…

Best Restaurants In West Austin (With Map)

By Kelsey Kennedy | March 15, 2023
Ling Wu Asian Restaurant | best west Austin restaurants

Yes, downtown Austin and east Austin are probably where you’ll find the biggest clusters of award-winning Austin restaurants. And also (yes), west Austin, from Westlake to Lakeway to Bee Caves, and even closer to the city like Tarrytown and Rollingwood, has lots of residents. So where are all the west Austin restaurants?? Actually, there are…

15 Fun West Austin Coffee Shops

By Kelsey Kennedy | March 14, 2023
The best west Austin coffee shops

West Austin is a beautiful, resident-filled section of Austin that has rolling hills, views of downtown, and lots of gorgeous hiking and boating opportunities. Do you know what else it has? Good coffee shops! Yep. Just a few years ago, you could hardly find any locally-owned west Austin coffee shops. It was all big-name brands…

Where To Find Beaches In Austin

By Kelsey Kennedy | March 13, 2023
Beaches in Austin Texas

Let’s start by making something really clear: the beaches in Austin are lake beaches and river beaches. Obviously, sure, but it’s nice to just clear things up from the beginning. There are no oceans in Austin, TX. Shocker. However, there are some really great sandy beach areas, clean, cold water, and beautiful places to enjoy…

Weekend Happy Hours In Austin (With Map!)

By Kelsey Kennedy | March 10, 2023
margarita at vamonos

When the weekend rolls around, you’re more likely to want to go out for a happy hour in Austin! Weekday happy hours are fun, but you still have to wake up the next day and go to work. If you can find great weekend happy hours in Austin, you can enjoy heading out around 4…

A List Of All The Bars on Menchaca Road (Ranked)

By Kelsey Kennedy | March 10, 2023
Giddy Ups Bar

Let’s be honest…there are too many people on Rainey Street and Downtown Austin on any Saturday night. Those two popular spots for nightlife in Austin are typically packed, so we’re always searching for more venues for drinks and live music. Austinites love to go out and have a good time, and we need more venues…

This Is The Cutest New Bar In South Austin

By Kelsey Kennedy | March 9, 2023
Lulu's Austin

Have you been to Lulu’s yet? It opened in October 2022 from a mother/daughter team. It’s the newest addition to the string of bars lining Menchaca Road in far South Austin. The owners call it “the perfect blend of Mexico City and South Austin.” It’s surprisingly unique in a row of bars that all feel…

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