As you begin making your plans for 4th of July, you may have just realized that this year offers a bonus long weekend. With everyone’s favorite summer holiday falling on a Sunday, many Americans are getting the following Monday off, and because long weekends often stretch out into vacation weeks, you may be developing itchy feet and a desire to travel somewhere new, so why not point those feet in the direction of Austin, Texas? Offering an all-American getaway with plenty to do, the only way your 4th of July escape to the Southwest can get any better is by choosing Austin Vacation Rentals for your holiday hideaway! This guide to big booms and bigger fun will ensure that your stay with us in the city of weird will give you an adventure you will never forget this 4th of July in Austin!

Time to Start the 4th of July Austin Celebration

The pandemic put a serious damper on celebrations in 2020, so we are all thankful that we are seeing the light at the end of the tunnel; not all gatherings are taking place this summer, but the biggest and best is back in play. The Austin Symphony H-E-B July 4th Concert & Fireworks is scheduled to begin at 8:00 PM, and we could not be more excited! This has traditionally been the largest show in town and this year promises to be no different, so be sure to stake your claim on a spot early. Held at Vic Mathias Shores, the best spots to view the display are from the auditorium or any of three bridges in the area, including South First Street Bridge, Congress Bridge, or Pfluger Pedestrian Bridge. This display of colorful fireworks is mirrored in the waters of Lady Bird Lake below, so be sure to find a spot that allows you to watch it both ways! Want to enjoy a traditional all-American picnic while waiting for the free fireworks show to begin? Stop by Lucy’s Fried Chicken on the way to the event and pick up some of the best fried chicken you have ever tasted for the show! This fireworks show is a popular one, so you will want to bring a blanket to sit on (no room for chairs) and fried chicken somehow tastes better when enjoyed on a picnic blanket!

Memories Made Here

After you have licked the last of the fried chicken off your fingertips and the final glittering sparks have burned out, there is no need to feel sad as you head “home” to the luxury and comforts found in our Austin Vacation Rentals holiday hideaways. Reserve yours today!