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If you want to experience the perfect day in Austin, one great way to do it is to book a tour with an experienced guide here in town. There are plenty of options with a wide variety of adventures to embark upon. Here are some of our favorite Austin tours offered!

Best of Small-Group Guided Austin Tours

This isn’t your typical bus tour. It’s a ‘bucket list’ tour, and on this ride offered through Austin Detours you’ll get to experience the best of Austin in just two short hours! It’s a whirlwind adventure where you’ll see some fun and off-the-beaten path spots that only locals know about, and you’ll get around quickly with your friendly guide. See places like the Capitol Building, Graffiti Park at Castle Hill, and even a dessert truck.

Austin in a Nutshell Bike Tour

Explore the world of Austin, Texas from the seat of a bike with this exercise-heavy tour offered through Barton Springs Bike Rentals & Austin Tours. You’ll get to soak in the sights and sounds of the city as the wind rushes around you; everything from the Capitol building to the downtown party spots.

Austin Craft Beer and Brewery Tour

If you’re a beer aficionado, or even if you’re just a casual lover, you’ll enjoy this tour of the Austin brewery scene offered through Brewery Austin Tours. Learn all about the brewing process as you visit some of the most popular breweries in the area, explore the Rainey Street district, and enjoy tastings along the way.

Ghost and Bat Segway Tour

This tour is 2.5 hours of spooktacular fun, offered only once a day at 7:00pm through Segway Nation. It’s a short learning process when it comes to riding a Segway, and then, you’ll get to take this thrilling tour to see Austin’s historic buildings and hear the haunted tales behind them. You’ll also get to make friends with the famous bats of Congress Avenue Bridge. You’ll even get to see the Texas State Capitol Building and the Austin Convention Center on this tour!

Start Today with Austin Vacation Rentals

Spend your stay in style by choosing a rental home through us here at Austin Vacation Rentals. Just get in touch with us today at 833-241-7651 and we’ll help you take the first step on your vacation! Contact us now!

An Austin spring break means a lot more than fun at the park and some outdoor entertainment. The whole city gears up for the coming of the spring and celebrates it in style. Whether you’re traveling with your family, or seeking a romantic escapade with someone special, Austin has a lot of fun and adventures lined up for you to enjoy.

Fun for the Whole Family

Celebrating an Austin spring break with your family couldn’t be any more fun, especially if you make your way to Zilker Park. This popular attraction has loads of activities for everyone. Children in particular will love the Zephyr miniature train and canoeing on Lady Bird Lake. Adults will have their share of the fun too, exploring the many hiking trails that park has. Another attraction not to be missed is the Barton Springs Pool. It’s an all year-round attraction but draws quite a crowd in the spring. If you prefer the outdoors, then a visit to McKinney Falls will keep you entertained with the miles of trails, picnic areas, astonishing waterfalls, and campgrounds.

Austin Texas Adventures

We all love a dash of adventure in our vacation. But some people choose their vacation destinations mainly because of the number of exciting activities it offers, and Austin has no shortage of such exciting attractions as zip lines, kayaking, canoeing, and rowing. And since you’re in the Live Music Capital of the World, you would want to enjoy some live performances at the Continental Club or the Moody Theater. Whatever your adventure, Austin is sure to have it. So free your schedule this Spring Break and buckle up for some great Austin Texas adventures.

Austin Vacation Homes with Something Extra

Of course, your adventure won’t be complete without a vacation rental that blends style, amenities, and luxury all into one. This is something we here at Austin Vacation Rentals are good at. We understand that having the right vacation home is the first step toward making your vacation a memorable one. This is why we put a lot of emphasis into matching you with the right rental that appeals to you. And since your comfort means so much to us, we will go out of our way to answer all your questions and make sure your vacation is hassle-free. Call us today to learn more about offers and promotions.

It’s only normal to start feeling a little depressed as summer draws to an end. Even those of us who still work full time jobs still look at the season as a magical time period filled with possibility, and the arrival of fall brings along responsibilities, chores, and the feeling that childhood has ended. If that’s how you feel today, we have good news for you: It’s only August, you still have a few more weeks of summer! It’s time to start planning that Labor Day trip to Austin, Texas. There’s still one last long weekend of summer to play! Here’s five incredible ways to make sure you get the most out of your Labor Day in Austin celebrations!

Silent Party Austin

If you don’t know what silent party is already, chances are you may not be interested, but give it a try anyway; it’s actually kind of cool! No speakers, no loud music, just put on your headphones and the channels you want to listen to as you celebrate the freedom to dance to your own tunes. Our Labor Day Weekend Silent Party is being held August 31st through September 1st at the Rainey Social and celebrates the music of trap and R&B.

Summer and Music Go Hand in Hand

Our best summer memories involve outdoor concerts and thousands of screaming fans. What better way to say farewell to your favorite season than by attending Bob Schneider’s Labor of Love Concert at the Nutty Brown Amphitheater on September 2? Tickets start at $20 and top out at $100. Food, drinks, and lawn seating will be available to everyone.

Pool Party at Barton’s Springs Municipal Pool

We do things differently in Texas, and this municipal pool located in the middle of Zilker Park isn’t a boring old chlorine pool—it’s water source is the nearby springs! Located at 2131 William Barton Drive, the refreshing turquoise water will bring a smile to your face as it cools down your core. Lifeguards are on duty, so your celebrations will be safe!

Stop and Smell the Roses

You’re already at the Zilker Park for the pool, you might as well take some time to smell the pretty flowers while you’re at it! Pack a picnic and spend some time exploring the 36 acres of Zilker Botanical Garden. Featuring Japanese gardens, rose gardens, koi ponds, and so much more, a peaceful hike through this flowering Zen garden offers a peaceful way to say adieu to summer’s pleasures.

Stay in and Experience the Joys of Your Vacation Escape

There’s no need to go anywhere. Stay in one of our beautiful 2 bedroom homes and play in your luxuriously comfortable Austin Vacation Rentals fantasy abode. Sleep late in cloud soft beds, play board games with the kids at the dining table, and celebrate the holiday in all-American style with a barbecue on the deck of one of our luxury rentals. Everything is bigger and better in Texas, and this Labor Day weekend in Austin will be no exception, we even offer 4 bedroom and 3 bedroom rentals for larger groups. Contact us today to book one of our vacation rentals!

During the summer months, Austin can get hot, but the city offers plenty of fun to beat the heat. From natural springs to movie theaters and arcades, there are plenty Austin activities to keep cool when the mercury starts rising.

Barton Springs

Barton Springs is a 3-acre pool located in downtown Austin’s Zilker Park. The pool is fed from an underground spring with an average temperature of 70 degrees, making it the perfect place to stay cool during the summer. The pool is open seven days a week from 5 a.m. – 10 p.m., with limited hours on Thursdays for cleaning. The area surrounding the pool is grassy, with plenty of trees for shade; however, food and alcohol are not allowed. There is an admission fee to swim during the hours of 8 a.m. – 9 p.m. when a lifeguard is on duty.

Quest ATX

If you want a more extreme way to stay cool, check out Quest ATX, Austin’s only cable wakeboard park. Located in southeast Austin, the cable wakeboard park offers rentals and lessons for both beginner and advanced wakeboarders. Quest ATX also has a brand new water obstacle course complete with a climbing wall, monkey bars, and rope swings. The park is family and dog-friendly and has a restaurant with some of Austin’s best craft beer.

Alamo Drafthouse

If you are looking for a way to stay cool indoors, catch a movie at one of the Alamo Drafthouse theaters. With six locations in town, the Alamo is perfect for escaping the summer heat. The theaters show both new movies and cult classics and serves award-winning food, craft beer, and cocktails directly to your seats.

Pinballz Arcade

No summer is complete without a day at the arcade. With two locations in Austin, Pinballz has the largest collection of classic pinball and arcade games in Texas.

The original location opened in 2010 and was created after the owner’s personal pinball collection got too large. This location also has a restaurant and is BYOB (all adults over 21 years of age are allowed to bring one alcoholic drink in at a time). The newer and larger Lake Creek location has a mini-bowling alley, laser tag, a 7D Dark Ride Theater, and a laser maze. It also has a restaurant which serves beer, wine, and cocktails.

No matter what time of year you choose to visit, you are guaranteed to have a good time in Austin. If you are planning a vacation to Austin, check out our vacation rentals. All of our rentals have air conditioning and are centrally located, making it easy to get to some of city’s best restaurants, bars, and activities for keeping cool. If you would like to book a rental or have questions about our rentals, please contact us today!