If you are ready for a brand-new vacation getaway this summer season head on over to Austin. We have all of the exciting summer events and activities that will make your stay as incredible as ever. The summer season is a great time to visit as the kids are off school and everyone is ready for some warmer weather. Here in the Southwest you may find some days are hotter than others. Fret not, as Austin features many different ways you can beat the heat while enjoying things to do in Austin; take a look below:

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Check Out Lady Bird Lake

Austin is home to several different lakes here in the city limits that are perfect to explore when it gets hot outside. Head on over to Lady Bird Lake where you can head out onto the water to explore. Grab a kayak, stand-up paddle-board, or canoe from one of the local boat shops on the shore and get to paddling. Exploring the lake is a peaceful and relaxing way to start your day. Checking out the lake in the morning is highly recommended on the weekend so you can beat the summer crowds!

See a Movie at Alamo Draft House

In theater service has become highly popular in the last few years at movie theaters but Alamo Draft House has always been one step ahead. This local theater chain started in Austin and has always featured in movie service. They are especially known to have a great selection of craft beer to enjoy your movie with. Make sure to show up early and see their hilarious pre-movie clips!

Cool Off with Ice Cream

There is no better way to cool off and satisfy that sweet tooth than with a little ice cream. Austin has several different ice creameries where you can grab a scoop of your favorite flavor. Amy’s Ice Cream is a local favorite and especially popular with their Mexican Vanilla flavor ice cream. Frost Gelato offers real creamy gelato that is typically a little healthier than your standard ice cream. Yum!

Get Ready for Austin

As you can see, there are plenty of ways to cool off on a hot summer day here in Austin. You can always spend time at your vacation rental with the incredible amenities such as gorgeous swimming pools or spacious living rooms. Book your favorite property today and see for yourself this summer!