8 Hours in Austin – Where to Go, Eat and Have Fun

Posted by Kent Redding on Tuesday, April 12th, 2016 at 5:09pm

Austin Texas is without a doubt one of the top destinations in the United States for music, arts, food and lots of things to see and do.

If you’re coming to Austin but only have 8 hours to spend in the city this article will provide you with tips on where to go, eat and have fun in Austin if you have only a few hours to spend here.

Getting To Austin Texas

One of the great things about Austin Texas is that thanks to the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport you can fly into the city from any major airport in the United States and once you get here you can either rent a car, take a cab, Uber or rely on Austin’s Capital Metro to get anywhere you need to go in the area.

Best Brunch Spot in Austin

The first thing you need to do if you arrive in Austin around mid-morning is have brunch and there are plenty of great brunch spots for you to check out including South Congress Café which has excellent carrot cake, Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill, Brunch Haus and Arturo’s Underground Café, an awesome café for a Mexican flavored brunch.

Checkout Local Real Estate

As you’re enjoying Austin Texas why not check out local Real Estate? There are a wide variety of homes available in town including lofts, condos and town homes but if you’re interested in finding a traditional single family or ranch style home you can find many homes available especially in communities like East Austin, West Lake Hills or Muller.

Things to do In Austin

In Austin Texas there’s never a shortage of things to do, here you will find a variety of options including taking a quick tour around town on a Segway scooter, visiting the LBJ Presidential library, swimming in Barton Springs Pool or heading over to the Congress Avenue Bridge to watch the Austin Bats come out after sunset.

Best Cocktail Spot in Austin

After spending the day in Austin you’re going to be thirsty right? There are lots of great places to enjoy cocktails in Austin including the following places: Firehouse Lodge, Midnight Cowboy, Drinkwell and the Tigress Pub.

Best Dinner Spot in Austin

Now it’s time for dinner in Austin and there’s tons of great places for you to enjoy Austin’s local cuisine, some of our favorite sinner spots in Austin are Salty Sow (amazing cheese plate!), Fabi + Rosi, Odd Duck and Launderette.

Learn More about Austin

Learn more about Austin Texas including viewing local Real Estate by calling the Kent Redding Group today by calling us at (512) 306-1001 or CLICK HERE to connect with us online.

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