Canoeing on Lady Bird Lake

Top 50 Places to See and Visit While in Austin Texas!

Visitors to Austin and Austinites alike, I have compiled a list of my favorite 50 must-see’s in Austin TX! Check it out! Join the conversation by commenting on what your favorite things are to do in our great city!

Historic Austin Sites:

1. Texas State Capital: 112 E. 11th Street, Austin, TX 78701
2. Texas State Cemetery: 909 Navasota Street, Austin, TX 78702
3. French Legation Museum: 802 San Marcos Street, Austin, TX 78702
4. Texas Governor’s Mansion: 201 E. 14th Street, Austin, TX 78701
5. University of Texas Campus: Guadalupe Street, Austin, TX 78705
6. Neil Cochran House Museum: 2310 San Gabriel Street, Austin, TX 78705
7. Driskill Hotel: 604 Brazos Street, Austin, TX 78701
8. German Free School: 507 E. 10th Street, Austin, TX 78701
9. Susanna Dickinson House: 409 E. 5th Street, Austin, TX 78701
10. Bremond Block House District: visit the website for specific information at
11. Treaty Oak: 507 Baylor Street, Austin, TX 78703
12. Madison Log Cabin: 2300 Rosewood Avenue, Austin, TX 78702
13. Daniel H. Caswell House: 1404 West Avenue, Austin, TX 78701
14. Littlefield House: W. 24th Street and Whitis Avenue, Austin, TX 78712

Outdoor Activities, Swimming Holes, and Parks:

15. Austin Nature and Science Center: Nature Center Drive, Austin, TX 78746
16. Zilker Botanical Garden: 2220 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX 78746
17. Austin Zoo and Animal Sanctuary: 10807 Rawhide Trail, Austin, TX 78736
18. Lake Travis:
19. Mayfield Park: 3505 West 35th Street, Austin, TX 78703
20. Mount Bonnell: 3800 Mount Bonnell Drive, Austin, TX 78731
21. Barton Springs Pool: 2201 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX 78746
22. Hamilton Pool: 24300 Hamilton Pool Road, Dripping Springs, TX 78620
23. Shoal Creek Greenbelt: 2600 Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX 78705
24. Deep Eddy Pool: 401 Deep Eddy Drive, Austin, TX 78703
25. Segway Tours:,
26. Lady Bird Lake aka Town Lake
27. Emma Long Metropolitan Park: 1600 City Park Road, Austin, TX 78730
28. Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center: 4801 La Crosse Avenue, Austin, TX 78739
29. Inner Space Caverns: 4200 S. I-35, Georgetown, TX 78626
30. McKinney Falls State Park: 5808 McKinney Falls Parkway, Austin, TX 78744
31. Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum: 605 Robert E. Lee Road, Austin, TX 78704
32. Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve: 805 N. Capital of Texas Hwy., Austin, TX 78746
33. Zilker Park: 2100 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX 78746


34. Texas State History Museum: 1800 Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78701
35. Elisabet Ney Musuem: 304 E. 44th Street, Austin, TX 78751
36. George Washington Carver Museum: 1165 Angelina Street, Austin, TX 78702
37. LBJ Library and Museum: 2313 Red River Street, Austin, TX 78705
38. Blanton Museum: East MLK Junior Blvd., Austin, TX 78701
39. Harry Ransom Center: 300 West 21st Street, Austin, TX 78712
40. Mexic-Arte Museum: 419 Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78701
41. O. Henry Museum: 409 E. 5th Street, Austin, TX 78701
42. Texas Memorial Museum of Science and History: 2400 Trinity Street, Austin, TX 78705
43. Austin Children’s Museum: 201 Colorado Street, Austin, TX 78701
44. Austin Museum of Art Laguna Gloria: 3809 West 35th Street, Austin, TX 78703
45. Texas Military Forces Museum: 2200 W. 35th Street, Austin, TX 78703

Assorted Fun:

46. Sixth Street
47. Austin Steam Train: 401 E. Whitestone Blvd., Cedar Park, TX 78613
48. South Congress Avenue
49. Austin Farmers Market
50. Pioneer Farms

About Shannon Ensor

Shannon Ensor is a Broker Associate with Sky Realty, the founder of our team and a published author. She began her Austin Real Estate career in 2005 and has earned her ABR and GRI designations. Shannon helps residential real estate buyers and sellers all around Austin and Central Texas. Shannon graduated Magna Cum Laude from Arizona State University, earning her degree in Journalism/Public Relations from ASU's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications and a minor in Business Advertising & Marketing.

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