There’s just something about a hotel pool. 🤩 Here are some wet and sunny spots to enjoy around Austin. This picture is of the Austin Motel pool, but many more are listed in the post.
Just an Austin photo that I really like!
Where actually is Antone’s these days? 😆
Kind of a funny story about the Lucy’s Fried Chicken neon sign. 😂
You should have seen my grandmother—she was really something.
This is part of a series from Austin Monthly on Austin’s most famous neon signs.
Maybe try the Parallelogramophonograph virtual improv show. It live. It’s spontaneous. It’s real. It’s not Tiger King.
And unlike normal Hideout Theater shows, you don’t have to find parking downtown. 🤷🏻♂️
Here is a 40-volume set of posts (of five local Austin bands each) to check out.
Thousands of amazing artists call Austin home, and every night of the week you can find local bands doing their thing at dozens of venues all over town. To highlight some of the great talents you should be out there supporting, Do512 shares a weekly list of five local bands you should be listening to.
- Why Are There No Billboards On MoPac?
- What’s The Best Way To Get Into The Chilly Waters Of Barton Springs?
- Is It Bee Cave Or Bee Caves? And Where Are The Bees?
- Why Does The Top Of Austin’s Tallest Building Look ‘Unfinished’?
- How Did Texas Become The Only State With Its Own Toast?
- Why Are There So Few Homes With Basements Around Austin?
- Why Are You Not Allowed To Swim In Lady Bird Lake?
- Why Is MoPac Traffic So Much Worse In The Afternoon Than In The Morning?
- Why Do Lifeguards At Austin’s City Pools Blow Their Whistles At Break Time Like That?
Check it out! And thanks as always, KUT! 🤟
Some quick facts about Austin’s moonlight towers (constructed 1894–1895) including a map.
I haven’t been glamping before, but I’m bookmarking this as a fun idea for a weekend getaway near Austin.
Tucked into the hills, amongst the cedars, oaks, cacti, and birds, your troubles will melt away in the hot tub, by the fire pit or watching the glorious hill country sunset from your rooftop deck.
Here’s a great site for finding interesting historical sites in your area or when you travel.
This is from the National Trust for Historic Preservation, so it’s authentic and not some kind of sales pitch or ad-driven site.
You can also get a nation-wide map of more places to explore. Maps + history + real-world sites? For me, that’s heaven. 🤷🏻♂️
That shalt not forget McKinney Falls as a great day hike around Austin.