South Congress Avenue
This vibrant neighborhood south of Lady Bird Lake is a must-stroll for visitors and a popular hangout for locals. South Congress oozes homespun character and boasts the story of Austin’s yesteryear in its boutiques, eateries, galleries and music venues. (the segment between E Riverside Dr and W…
Famous place where you can see millions of bats fly out from under the bridge at dusk
Great area to do some shopping, eating, drinking, dessert, and even listen to some live music. One stop shop.
Lots of great shops along south congress and food. Check out the Continental Club for music, Hotel San Jose for cocktails and Cafe No Se for brunch.
“Fun little bar street just southeast of downtown- all the bars are old houses from the 1930’s and 1940s! ”
“Great nightlife, walkable, and perfect spot for trying our array of diverse food trucks. ”
“The largest spring fed pool in Texas. Reservations are required during the COVID era, except before 7am. Worth the visit and just a mile away!”
“This is the most fun urban trail. It hugs the Colorado River on both shores, through the heart of Austin. Joggers, cyclists, dogs, babies, athletes... You move under freeways, through gardens, over streams, through parks... The soul of Austin. Ducks, squirrels, birds, dogs, people watching! ”