Summertime Fun in Austin
Explore Downtown Austin by Kayak or Paddleboard
Photo Courtesy of Lone Star Kayak Tours
If you’re looking to explore the city in a splashy way, check out Lone Star Kayak Tours’ Austin Skyline Tour. You’ll get to learn about the architecture and history of Austin’s skyscrapers from while taking a refreshing kayak down the Colorado River. Other tours include an evening tour of the Congress Avenue Bat Bridge, as well as morning and afternoon San Marcos excursions. Check out https://lonestarkayaktours.com for more info.
Learn About Texas’ Rich Music History
Texas Music Museum has been preserving Texas music for 34 years. Check out their current exhibitions like “Singing Cowboy and Cowgirl Legends,” “Western Swing,” and a spotlight on the musical contributions of East Austin African-Americans. Do a self-guided tour using your smartphone, or book a personal tour with one of the museum’s volunteers. More info at http://www.texasmusicmuseum.org/
Peach Picking in the Hill Country
Sweet Eats Fruit Farm is a great place to take the entire family. It’s not just about picking delicious fruits. There’s a petting zoo, hay maze, bounce area, kids obstacle course, face painting, train and more fun for all ages. Visit https://www.sweeteats.com/ for more info!
Get Your Groove on at Blues on the Green
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Austin is the Live Music Capital of the World, so there are ton of great outdoor musical events. One in particular is the Blues on the Green Series, put on by 93.3 KGSR. Head out to Zilker Park to enjoy a music filled evening that is family and pet friendly. Check out http://www.kgsr.com/promotions/blues-on-the-green-home for lineups and dates.
Get Healthy and Fresh Food at Austin’s Numerous Farmers’ Markets
There are a ton of amazing farmers’ markets here in Austin. One organization that is doing amazing work in cultivating a healthy community is the Sustainable Food Center. With numerous markets in the area, they make eating healthy accessible for all. Check out their site https://sustainablefoodcenter.org/ for more information on what they do and their market schedule.