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GOT AUSTIN: Our Neighborhood Guide

There’s no place like Austin! We’re home to so many delicious restaurants, one-of-a-kind activities, and amazing neighborhoods that it’s hard to visit them all. Explore a few of our favorite Austin areas and neighborhoods below.

Austin Central Library

This 6-floor library features modern architecture, high-tech amenities, a roof garden, a cafe, and a shop.

710 W Cesar Chavez St | 512.974.7400

Rainey Street District

Renovated houses turned into bungalow bars reign supreme on Rainey, the increasingly popular tucked-away street.

Seaholm District

Once a former industrial section of southwest downtown Austin that has undergone a dramatic transformation into a vibrant, mixed-use urban neighborhood.

Waterloo Park

The urban park boasts a one-and-a-half-mile hike-and-bike trail, multiple lawns for fitness and leisure time, and custom-built playscapes.

500 E 12th St

Canopy Austin

A community of artists, gallerists, and other creative types, located on almost four acres on Austin’s east side.

916 Springdale Rd | 512.939.6665

Comal Pocket Park

Currently under renovation, Parque Comal or Comal Park is nestled in central east Austin on the corner of Comal and 3rd Street.

300 Comal St | 512.974.6700

Franklin Barbecue

Better get up early if you want some of this delicious brisket. The line starts forming at 10 am and when it runs out, they’re closed.

900 E 11th St | 512.653.1187

French Legation Museum

Built in 1841, the French Legation was once an impressive estate for the French chargé d’affaires to Republic of Texas and situated on 21 hilltop acres.

802 San Marcos St | 737.226.1399

The Contemporary Austin | Laguna Gloria

Venture through the grounds to discover outdoor scultures framed by nature created by contemporary artists from around the world.

3809 W 35th St | 512.458.8191

Deep Eddy Pool

The state’s oldest swimming pool, Deep Eddy, offers lap swimming, wading pool, and pool-side movies in the summer.

401 Deep Eddy Ave | 512.472.8546

Lions Municipal Golf Course

This eighteen-hole public golf course situated on approximately 141 acres offers challenging play for golfers at every skill level.

2901 Enfield Rd | 512.477.6963

Mozart’s Coffee Roasters

This “Austin original” offers beans flame-roasted on-site, bakery goods, frequent live music, and patio seating on Lake Austin.

3825 Lake Austin Blvd | 512.477.2900

Broken Spoke

If you want to do the Texas two-step, this is the place to go. This dance hall is internationally known as an authentic honky-tonk with live music and boot-scootin’.

3201 S Lamar Blvd | 512.442.6189

Congress Avenue Bridge

Visitors and residents alike line up nightly on the Congress Avenue Bridge to witness the bats fly out from beneath the bridge.

Congress Ave | 512.364.0759

Perla’s Seafood and Oyster Bar

Fish, oysters, and surf ‘n’ turf are dished at this laid-back spot with an open kitchen and shaded patio.

1400 S Congress Ave | 512.291.7300

Peter Pan Mini-Golf

Operating since 1946, this cash-only family attraction features a variety of characters, obstacles, and surprises on two 18-hole courses.

1207 Barton Springs Rd | 512.472.1033

Bull Creek District Park + Greenbelt

Bull Creek District Park and Greenbelt is an Austin favorite for hiking, mountain biking, fishing, and more.

6701 Lakewood Dr | 512.974.6700

County Line Bar-B-Q

Since 1975, the County Line has been a tasty staple on Austin’s dining scene. The restaurant is best known for its fall-off-the-bone barbecue.

5204 Ranch Rd 2222 | 512.346.3664

Mount Bonnell

Located in Covert Park, Mount Bonnell is one of the highest points in Austin at 781 feet and provides a vista for viewing the city, Lake Austin, and the surrounding hills.

3800 Mount Bonnell Rd

The Texas Military Force Museum

Located at Camp Mabry, the 45,000-square-foot Texas Military Forces Museum explores the history of the Lone Star State.

2200 West 35th St | 512.782.5659

Hill Country Galleria

In the heart of a 152-acre flourishing nature preserve this sophisticated outdoor mall features major brand-name shops, restaurants, a grocery store, and a movie theater.

12700 Hill Country Blvd | 512.263.0001

Jack Allen’s Kitchen

Local in source, Texan in spirit, Jack Allen’s brings Southern-inspired flavors infused with the spice of Southwestern cuisine to Austin.

7720 State Hwy 71 West | 512.852.8558

Moviehouse & Eatery

For those looking to catch dinner and a movie, Moviehouse & Eatery SW Austin features ten dine-in theaters, complete with plush recliners and a dedicated waitstaff.

7415 Southwest Pkwy | 512.572.0770

Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa

Secluded in the rolling hill country, the newly-renovated Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa is the ultimate retreat completed with top-ranked golf courses, a spa, and more.

8212 Barton Club Dr | 512.329.4000

Barton Springs Pool

Socialize, swim, relax, and cool off from the hot Texas sun at Barton Springs Pool where the water stays a cool 68 degrees all year long.

2201 William Barton Dr | 512.974.6300

Hotel Granduca Austin

Hotel Granuca Austin is a luxury property styled after an Italian Villa, perched on a hillside with astounding views.

320 S Capital of Texas Hwy | 512.306.6400

Village At Westlake

Located in the heart of West Lake Hills, this shopping center is your one-stop-shop for groceries and dry cleaning to banking and dining.

701 S Capital of Texas Hwy | 512.682.5517

Zilker Metropolitan Park

Considered “Austin’s most-loved park”, Zilker Park is a 350-acre park nestled in the heart of downtown, right off Lady Bird Lake.

2207 Lou Neff Rd | 512.974.6700