Easter is just around the corner so make sure to start planning for an exciting vacation getaway. Easter is the perfect reason to travel with your family to somewhere exciting. That destination should be Austin as our Texas capital offers plenty of spring activities and Easter events for you to check out. The fun never needs when you are in Austin. Here are the top ways you and your family can celebrate Easter in Austin:

Easter Brunch

One of the top activities for anyone traveling or back home on Easter is digging into some Easter brunch. This meal has become a tradition for most individuals on Easter each year where they can enjoy delicious food with loved ones. Local restaurants in Austin are in on the fun too offering decadent meals for you to enjoy. Finding the top brunch spots can typically hard to sort out from the others but we have you covered. Cru Food and Wine Bar is a local staple for foodies who will take you back to Napa Wine Valley with their Easter Brunch. Their brunch selection includes delicious favorites such as crab cake benedict, smoked salmon, and more. You are able to build a customized three course meal to your liking. Don’t forget to pair your meal with a bellini or mimosa for the true brunch experience. Cru Food and Wine Bar offers two locations in The Domain along with downtown.

Perry’s Steakhouse is another local favorite that offers an Easter Sunday special menu. You will find tasty options such as carrot ginger soup, pear salad, caramelized prime rib, triple glazed ham, and more. They will also have Easter brunch cocktail specials to complete the meal. Perry’s Steakhouse has even offered a three-course Sunday Supper for later in the evening that can be enjoyed at the restaurant or to go. No matter where you dine at for Easter Brunch this year make sure you reserve a table in advance, as it is one of the most popular days of the year for brunch!

18th Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt at Huston-Tillotson University

Hutson-Tillotson University is a local university right here in Austin that hosts their annual Easter Egg Hunt each year to the community. This year marks their 18th consecutive year and is sure to be a hit with families. The 18th Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt starts at 10:00 AM where the children will gather at the Mary E. Branch Gymnasium for a quick Easter story time. Children will be divided into age groups to allow a fun and fair hunt to try and grab all the eggs they can. Along with the egg hunt there will be prize eggs hidden among the group that can award a $500 scholarship, school supplies, gift certificates, filled Easter egg baskets, coins, and more. This Easter egg hunt is absolutely free and open to the public so everyone can join in on the fun. The 18th Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt is on Saturday March 30th from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM.

Check Out the Famous Bats

Austin is a unique location here in Texas that is visited each year by 1.5 million Mexican free-tailed bats. Fear not, as these bats keep to themselves and even eat pesky bugs during their stay. The bats will make their home underneath the Congress Avenue Bridge from late March to early fall just in time for Easter. The bats will sleep during the day and ascend to the sky around sunset. Thousands of visitors watch them take flight each day making for an incredible sight. You can find the best views from Congress Avenue Bridge and the Statesman Bat Observation Center. Make sure you get to your spot early especially on weekends as bat watching is a highly popular activity here in Austin.

Explore Austin with a Tour

Take advantage of your stay here in Austin by checking out what the city has to offer. The best way to see as much as possible is by joining a tour here in the area. Austin Duck Adventures will have you explore downtown Austin by an amphibious boat that is unsinkable. If you prefer to go flying through the air Lake Travis Zipline Adventures has you covered. You will be able to flying fast over Lake Travis from the safety of your zip line. Austin is truly a unique place with so much to offer that a tour is a great way to see it all.

More Fun for Easter in Austin

Each of these activities will provide you with an Easter getaway that your family will cherish. Get ready for your travels by booking a vacation rental here in Austin. You will find properties with fine amenities ready to host you and your family