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COVID-19 Advice: If you do plan on traveling, please be smart and responsible for yourself and others.  Practice social distancing and wear a mask when deemed necessary.  Be respectful of other's well being and stay safe.

Austin, TX

Updated: November 7th, 2020

Below is a list of best places I would visit on a trip to this location. My picks fit my personality and interest. Everyone has a different interest so you may not like everything I listed which is fine.  If you like a place, I recommend saving it to Google Maps for a future trip down the road. I made sure to include the address or GPS to make it easier to find.  You can find out more about me in the "About Me" section to see if we share common interests.

​In the info below, the yellow cost number is just an estimated amount at the time I checked their website; over time, the amount could change.  With the cost of a hotel room, I'm pricing a queen bed for two people for a night on the weekend, and the amount shown is before taxes.  These figures are just a rough estimate of what places could cost, so if incorrect, I apologize.


- Bird Bird Biscuit

2701 Manor Rd, Austin, TX 78722

- Gourdough's Big. Fat. Donuts.

1503 S 1st St, Austin, TX 78704


- Texas Capitol

1100 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701

- Bullock Texas State History Museum

1800 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701

Adult Admission: $13.00

- Pinballz Arcade

8940 Research Blvd, Austin, TX 78758

- Austin Zoo

10808 Rawhide Trail, Austin, TX 78736

Adult Admission: $15.95

- Circuit of the Americas

9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd, Austin, TX 78617


- Home Slice Pizza

1415 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704

- Terry Black's Barbecue

1003 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704

- Banger's Sausage House

79 Rainey St, Austin, TX 78701

- Franklin Barbecue

900 E 11th St, Austin, TX 78702

Places to Stay

- Kimpton Hotel Van Zandt

605 Davis St, Austin, TX 78701

Average cost a night on a weekend in December: $119

21 and Up Fun

- Easy Tiger

709 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701

- Austin Eastciders

979 Springdale Rd Ste. 130, Austin, TX 78702

- Austin Beer Garden Brewing Co.

1305 W Oltorf St, Austin, TX 78704

- Pinthouse Pizza

4729 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78756

Out of Bounds

- Jester King Brewery

13187 Fitzhugh Rd, Austin, TX 78736

- Salt Lick BBQ

30.13172, -98.01333

23 miles from Austin, TX



 Again these are my picks that fit my personality and interest. If you feel that I left one-off that may interest me or other people, message me on Facebook about the location.  I value a person's opinion and never just discard the information.  Always looking forward to learning about new places to add to my Google Map. ~ Shawn

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