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The holidays are coming, the holidays are coming, and if you feel an overwhelming urge to run far, far away, we at Austin Vacation Rentals say go for it! Thanksgiving is supposed to be about feeling thankful and being with your family, but it is often the biggest chore day of the year for the family cook. This guide to planning an unforgettable Thanksgiving escape to Texas will bring you rest, relaxation and comfort as you spend your holiday with your favorite traveling partners in our Austin Vacation Rentals seasonal sanctuaries!

2021 Hill Country Turkey Trot, 11/25/21 at 8:30 AM The Hills of Lakeway-Hill’s Clubhouse

You know you are going to eat a lot on this special day, whether you are planning on feasting on a meal prepared by others or are taking advantage of the fully equipped kitchens in our vacation homes, so why not be preemptive about the calories you consume and start the day out with a fun run? Led by Tom Turkey himself, the fees you pay will go towards helping the kids, so you can feel good about yourself as you run off all that extra fat and calories!

Dining Out This Thanksgiving in Austin

Can you actually imagine what it will be like to sleep late on Thanksgiving Day, watch the Thanksgiving Day Parade from the living room with the rest of the family, and enjoy a meal prepared, served, and cleared away by SOMEONE ELSE? Perry’s Steakhouse and Grille, located in downtown Austin, loves to give people what they dream about, and their Thanksgiving in Austin dinner has all your favorites ensuring your Thanksgiving dreams will come true! They also offer a full to-go menu, so if you find yourself wanting to stick to your comfy pants, you can enjoy all the same dishes in the comfort of your seasonal sanctuary. Either way, the meal costs $45 per person and they require four hours advance notice for to-go meals.

Thankful for You!

We at Austin Vacation Rentals show our thankfulness by providing the perfect vacation escapes for our guests! Offering luxury, comfort, and the little extras that will make your Thanksgiving in Austin special, your time spent with us will be memorable as you gorge yourself on pumpkin pie, simmer in hot tubs under the stars, and dream about Christmas adventures in our cloud soft beds. Reserve your favorite today and start making new holiday traditions, ones that don’t involve a lot of extra work for mom!

Well, it is that time again. Another year has flown by and once more the holidays are upon us. If you are planning your fall getaway to the city of weird during this time, choosing Austin Vacation Rentals for your seasonal sanctuary promises to make this trip one you will never forget! Because we are known as being a little unusual, you probably are expecting that Halloween is a local favorite holiday, and as usual, you are 100% correct. This guide to all the fun you can have during the spookiest time of the year will only be surpassed by the joy you will find staying under our roofs.

Halloween Children’s Concert, October 24 @ 3 PM, The Long Center for Performing Arts

Keeping in mind your littlest travelers aged 2-10, the Halloween Children’s Concert is destined to offer a spooky but not frightening good time! Dressing up in a costume is encouraged as you and your child or children spend a pre-Halloween hour bonding over symphonic music designed to stimulate young minds. The main theme of this Halloween extravaganza is the story of Hansel and Gretel, that will be narrated by the host and the entire hall will be decorated to reflect the theme and the holiday.

Trick or Drink: Austin Halloween Bar Crawl, October 29th-November 1, Kung Fu Saloon

Oh, how we have missed the old-fashioned bar crawls that were once a standard way to celebrate a trip to Austin, and this Halloween edition makes our hearts happy! Sponsored by Kung Fu Saloon but taking place at a variety of bars over three days, this bar crawl promises to offer the best drink specials in town. Costumes aren’t required, but feel free to express yourself as you drink your way across Austin. Wristbands must be worn and can be purchased at the website listed here.

Doomy Folks Music & Horror Festival, October 30 & 31, The Far Out Lounge & Stage

Halloween in Austin just wouldn’t be the same without horror movies and this spooktacular event offers two stages filled with gore and gruesomeness over its two days, while also offering live music and a costume contest! Get creative with your costume as you are scared out of your pants and celebrate the holiday the old fashioned way; with lots of drinks, music, and spinetingling frights! Tickets can be purchased at the Far Out Lounge’s website.

So Much More This Halloween in Austin!

Halloween is a big deal in Austin, so start making your plans now, beginning with booking your favorite Austin Vacation Rentals holiday hideaway today!

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