If you’re looking to hit up Austin when the tourists are few and the weather is nice, winter is the perfect time to do it. It rarely snows and the weather usually hangs around the 60s, making it a comfortable kind of winter where you’re free to enjoy all the magic of the winter season without having to bundle up too much. And we certainly have a lot of Austin winter magic to enjoy!
There are endless opportunities for fun in the city. Hit up one of the weekly dance parties at Highball Karaoke. Check out the comedy and improv side of the stage here in Austin at Cap City Comedy Club and Coldtown Theatre. There’s always someone hilarious in town, and you won’t want to miss it. If you’re itching for a little exercise and adrenaline rush, take a spot in the Austin Marathon. Or, if you want to enjoy one of the most cherished winter sports, head to the Ice Rink at Whole Foods (open from the end of November through January) for some wholesome and magical Ice Skating on the Plaza.
When the weather is this nice, you’ll want to enjoy it to the fullest by exploring the natural side of Austin. One of our favorite things to do here in the city is bike along the Ann and Roy Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail, which can be found at the lovely Lady Bird Lake. Another local treasure is the Barton Creek Greenbelt. Take a day to explore the 13 miles of trails on the greenbelt; soak in the lush forest, the softly rushing waters, and the views of the sparkling city skyline peeking through the trees.
There are some Austin treasures that you can simply only enjoy in the wintertime. For instance, the winter tent at Justine’s, a hip and chic French dining establishment. Enter and find yourself in a designer ‘old Hollywood’ wining and dining experience unlike any other. Enjoy an Austin winter with the Winter Wonderland Christmas Gala on December 13th and stay for the Winter Tree Fest at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center on January 25th. There’s a fun-filled winter event happening somewhere practically every day here in Austin!
The best part about the Austin winter is the magic in the air, and we have endless amounts of it here in our Austin Vacation Rentals. Call us today at 833-241-7651 to find out more about the comfortable and spacious rental homes we have to offer! Somewhere among them is one with your name on it.
Austin, Texas is a lively center of culture and activity, overflowing with so much art, music, and adventure (both indoor and outdoor) to choose from that even the locals don’t have time to see it all. You’ll have the world at your feet when you come to Austin, and when you come here with someone you love, it’s going to feel like the world’s best date. Here are a few places to take your significant other to make the most of your Austin getaway:
Colloquially known as the “jewel in the heart of Austin,” this botanical garden lives up to its name. Taking a romantic stroll through the rich foliage and crafted natural landscapes is a wonderful way to spend an entire day in Austin; you’ll want to see it all, and afterward, you’ll want to simply take a seat by the water together just to breathe in the atmosphere for a while because you won’t want to leave. Open to the public most days of the year, Zilker Botanical Gardens is one of the prettiest places to see in all of Austin.
Take a fun and relaxing swim at the spring-fed Deep Eddy Pool, a crystal clear and refreshing Regional Aquatic Center. When you’ve had your fill of swimming, towel-off and take a short walk uphill together to the Deep Eddy Cabaret, a charming neighborhood bar that’s been around entertaining both locals and tourists alike since 1951. (Make sure to check the Deep Eddy Pool calendar before stopping by!)
Austin is famous for its music scene, so you absolutely must take a dive into the music of Austin while you’re in town. What better way to do that than by making a date of an evening to visit The Continental Club? Open since the 50s, this glitzy venue has become world famous both for the atmosphere and for the artists that perform there. Check out their show calendar when planning your vacation, because hitting the dancefloor is a vital part of the Austin experience. It’s also a great excuse to break out your dance moves and impress your date! This is definitely the most romantic Austin getaway you can plan!
At Austin Vacation Rentals, we take a hands-on approach to delivering you the best rental property Austin has to offer. Get in touch with us today at (833) 241-7651 and we’ll take care of you with the most top-of-the-line rental to make your romantic Austin getaway the best it can be!