The Best Places to Visit in North Austin TX

Whether you are a tourist, new to the city, or a long time resident, there is always something new to do in Austin TX. This city has grown exponentially in just a few years, and it doesn’t plan on stopping anytime soon. Here are a few places your Austin TX Chiropractor recommends.

Zilker Metropolitan Park

One of Austin TX's most popular parks is Zilker Metropolitan Park. It’s the perfect place to go out with family or a group of friends, and be sure to bring your pup too. Zilker is 351 acres of beautiful open space filled with volleyball courts, picnic sites and a variety of other recreation opportunities. Plus they have different events going on year round. Some of the bigs ones would be ACL Music Festival, Blues on the Green, The Kite Festival, and Trail of Lights, to just mention a few.  If you are in the area and it's summer, you can go cool off at the Barton Springs Pool. Its located on the grounds of Zilker Park  the site is a recreational outdoor swimming pool filled entirely with water from nearby natural springs. The pool itself measures three acres in size, and the underground springs help it maintain an average temperature of 68ºF–70ºF, ideal for year-round swimming in Austin TX's crazy summer heat.

Texas State Capitol

If you are looking to learn a little bit of Austin TX’s history, you are in the capital of Texas after all. Head on over to The Texas State Capitol, it’s among Austin TX’s most beautiful architecture. The nice thing is that parking is free for the first two hours, and only a $1/hour. There are free tours going on throughout the day, but you can go solo as well. Be sure to bring your camera because the Capitol Grounds are beautiful and there is more architecture. If you happen to get hungry there are plenty of places to eat nearby.

Austin TX’s Mexican free-tailed bats

Next, there's the Congress Ave Bridge where you will meet Austin TX's Mexican free-tailed bats! They are the world's largest urban bat colony that migrates between Texas and Mexico. Tourists watch the bats emerge at dusk every night, flying across Lady Bird Lake to feed themselves.

360 Bridge Overlook

If you love beautiful views and don’t mind a little hike, 360 Bridge Overlook is worth a visit. It’s a short trail that climbs to an amazing overlook of Lake Austin/Colorado River and the Austin 360 Bridge. This spot is definitely Instagram worthy. For more awesome views, there is also Mount Bonnell, just gotta get past the stairs. The mount provides a vista for viewing the city of Austin TX, Lake Austin, and the surrounding hills.

Austin TX's Museums

Austin TX is home to many museums, to mention a few: Blanton Museum of Art, Bullock Texas State History Museum, and the Mexic-Arte Museum.

Austin TX's Farmer Markets

If you are traveling during the weekend, be sure to check out Austin TX’s farmer’s market the large ones being Mueller and Downtown ones. It's a great way to have the authentic Austin TX experience, try awesome food, listen to Austin TX artists and of course support local businesses. There’s so much you can get into during your stay in Austin TX.