Saturday, October 31, 2009

40 things...

40 things to do in Austin Texas

1. Go see a movie at an Alamo Drafthouse.
[kind of like a cinema grill]

2. Go to Hamilton's Pool and experience the miracle of Nature.

3. Take a moonlight tour of the Wide Basion Preserve.

4. Go for a ride on the long star riverboat or Capitol Cruise. (seasonal)

5. Walk, jog or bike the Hike and Bike Trail along Town Lake.

6. Stroll throug Ziker Rose Gardens and Taniguchi Oriental Garden.

7. View the uniq, late 19th-century MoonlightTower.

8. Go to an outdoor concert at Symphony Square.

9. Watch the UT Longhorns play at Memorial Stadium.

10. Swim in the constant 68 degrees, spring-fed Barton Springs

11. Play a round of golf on one of the many Austin golf courses.

12. July 4th- listen to the Austin Symphony, watch the fireworks on Auditorium Shores.

13. Go to Laguna Gloria Art Meseum

14. Explore rural central Texas as it was in the 1880's at the Jourdan-Bachman Pioneer Farm.
[i'm sure it's like conner prairie]

15. Picnic at Rosewood Park during the Juneteenth Celebration (June).

16. Go sculling, paddle boating or canoeing on Town Lake.

17. Campp and swim at Sandy Creek.

18. "Take a hike" on Barton Creek Nature Preserve.

19. Go to a play at Mary Mood Northen Theatre.

20. Shop at the downtown Bluebbonnet Market Place.

21. Go to Travis County Farmers' Market.

22. Tour Austin's local wineries and sample award-winning wines.

23. Experience unique shopping at Sixth Street's "West End".

24. Watch Horse racing at Manor Downs.

25. Ride the train or fly a kite in Zilker Park.

26. Go to the Old Pecan St. Spring/Fall Arts Festivals.(May & September)

27. Go boating on Lake Austin

28. Ice skate at Northcross Mall.

29. Go to the Austin Children's Museum.

30. Sail, jet ski or scuba dive at Lake Travis.

31. Buy something unique at the Armadillo Christmas Bazaar. (Dec.)

32. Attend the Texas Hill Country Wine & Food Festival. (Apr.)

33. Get the best food and drinks from some of Austin's top chefs at the annual "Taste of the Town".

34. Expand your art collection at the Austin Artists Harvest.

35. Windsurf at Windy Point.

36. Enjoy a performance by Ballet Austin.

37. Go out to 6th street at night.

38. Go to Peter Pan miniature golf course

39. Watch Bats under congress bridge
[wtf? i read this is fun on many sites haha]

40. Of course go to Austin Zoo ...

there are many more things to do these are just a few...

picture of Ziker Botanical Gardens

[mar.27th 2009/9:55pm]

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