Lifestyle & Location


In Austin every neighborhood has its own unique vibe. Whichever neighborhood you decide to call home, there are may was you can travel to your favorite social spots. In Austin it’s not uncommon to find people commuting not only by car but also by way of bus, rideshare programs, bike, pedicab, even scooters.
2 friends search for directions on their cell phones while riding electric scooters through Austin
4 women are served their food at a local restaurant by a man with a bun and beard


While Austin is more often recognized for its taco joints and barbecue spots than its high-end restaurants, there’s an establishment to meet every occasion. You’ll find an endless supply of classic style dinners to eateries with a fun, flirty vibe. Reserved fine-dining restaurants, upscale table for two, Tex-Mexican food, southern food, classic cafes, even food trucks, are very much part of this Austin vibe.

Outdoor Life

You don’t have to venture far to enjoy the outdoors in Austin. Barton Creek Greenbelt or the 10-mile Ann and Roy Butler Trail are favorites to Austinites who enjoy hiking, running, or cycling. If cooling off is your goal, why not rent a kayak or stand-up paddleboard to explore Lady Bird Lake or jump into the spring-fed waters at Barton Springs Pool. Take the family to enjoy a picnic on Zilker Park’s oasis of lush grass or hangout to watch the bats fly out from Congress Avenue Bridge with a frosty beverage in hand. Don’t forget to bring your favorite four-legged friend(s).
A man in a plaid shirt and blue jeans plays with his small dog near the riverbank
Outdoor view from the pool while a family entertains their friends at their luxury residence in Austin, TX

Indoor Life

If beating the heat is your theme, enjoy a DIY project at Upstairs Circus ATX. Here, you and/or your group of friends can select from a wide range of projects that are guaranteed to take you beyond painting canvas. How about putting your family and friend through a fun yet time-bound challenge? With two locations, Panic Room forges a team bonding experience in the most critical times. Maybe a location like The Goodnight would peek your competitive interest. This hybrid facility offers bowling, pool, table tennis, board games, shuffleboard, dinner, drinks, karaoke, and more all under one roof.


From intimate listening venues to packed dance floors, Austin has a musical experience for every taste. This ranges from big live music venue like Moody Theater or Empire Control Room & Garage, too smaller iconic spots like Parish or Saxon Pub. Want to enjoy your music outside? Why not relax at Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheatre or Mohawk. Let’s not forget to mention venues like historic Paramount Theatre that host a wide range of events “theater style,” or Maggie Mae’s where seven bars and three stages provide live music and entertainment every night of the week.
A long-haired musician performs an acoustic set at a local establishment
A shot of Downtown Austin's active nightlife scene


Establishments like The Roosevelt Room prides themselves for being a mixology mecca with walking beverage encyclopedias A.K.A. their staff. Looking for an exclusive or hard-to-find cocktail bar chances are you’ve probably passed by it multiple times. These secluded “speakeasy” spots are among the best bars in town, IF you can figure out how to get in. Ready to indulge in some craft beverages? Craft Pride or Handlebar can help take care of that. From bars located in old Historic landmarks, garages, belowground, it goes without saying Austin has a flare for social hangouts and adult wonderlands.

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