Attractions

  • The Frank Erwin Center is the premiere venue in Austin, Texas for public and private events.
  • The texas capitol Texas State Preservation Board page on the history of the Capitol building designed by Elijah E. Myers in 1881.
  • Zilker Park Zilker Metropolitan Park is a recreational area in the heart of south Austin (near Barton Springs Pool and Lady Bird Lake) that comprises over 350 acres (142 ha) of publicly owned land. It is named after its benefactor Andrew Jackson Zilker, who donated the land to the city in 1917.

    It was developed into the park during the Great Depression in the 1930s. The park serves as a hub for many recreational activities and the hike and bike trail around Lady Bird Lake, both of which run next to the park. The park was listed in the National Register of Historic Places on 1997.

  • Barton Springs Pool Barton Springs Pool is a man-made recreational swimming pool located on the grounds of Zilker Park in Austin, Texas.The pool exists in the channel of Barton Creek and is filled by water from Main Barton Spring, the fourth largest spring in Texas.

  • Austin Zoo & Animal Sanctuary The Austin Zoo and Animal Sanctuary is a non-profit rescue zoo and animal sanctuary located in southwestern unincorporated Travis County, Texas, United States, west of Austin.

  • The Paramount and Stateside Theatres The Paramount Theatre is a live theatre venue/movie theatre located in Downtown Austin, Texas, United States of America.The classical revival style structure was built in 1915.

  • McKinney Falls State Park McKinney Falls State Park is a state park located at the southeastern edge of Austin, Texas, United States around the confluence of Onion and Williamson Creeks and is administered by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.

  • Lady Bird Lake Lady Bird Lake is a reservoir on the Colorado River in Downtown Austin, Texas, in the United States. It was created in 1960 by the construction of Longhorn Dam and is owned and operated by the City of Austin and the Lower Colorado River Authority.

  • Deep Eddy Pool Deep Eddy Pool is a historic, man-made swimming pool in Austin, Texas. Deep Eddy is the oldest swimming pool in Texas and features a bathhouse built during the Depression era by the Works Progress Administration. The pool began as a swimming hole in the Colorado River, became a resort in the 1920s, and is today a popular swimming pool operated by the City of Austin.