11
Best Tourist Attractions in Austin, Texas

1
The State Capitol and Visitors Center

Events, like Zilker Hillside Theater's annual Zilker Summer Musical, Blues on the Green, and the renowned Austin City Limits Music Festival, are held in the park.

2
Zilker Metropolitan Park Attractions

Events, like Zilker Hillside Theater's annual Zilker Summer Musical, Blues on the Green, and the renowned Austin City Limits Music Festival, are held in the park.

3
Lady Bird Lake

The Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail & Pedestrian Bridge, which spans the river & connects downtown Austin to the southern side, is the principal pedestrian path along the banks.

4
See the Bats from Congress Avenue Bridge

Others like observing from the Statesman Bat Observation Center, which is located at the bridge's southern end, or from boats on Lady Bird Lake.

5
the University of Texas at Austin

Others like observing from the Statesman Bat Observation Center, which is located at the bridge's southern end, or from boats on Lady Bird Lake.

6
Go for a Dip at Barton Springs Pool

Although swimming in Lady Bird Lake is prohibited, Austinites flock to the nearby Barton Springs Pool in Zilker Park to cool down.

7
Bullock Texas State History Museum

The Bullock Texas State History Museum explores the story of Texas through a range of fun interactive exhibits, as well as audio-visual displays and films.

8
Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum

It is one of Austin's most popular attractions, with over 45 million pages of historical documents and papers from President LBJ's long career.

9
Mexic-Arte Museum

Traditional and modern Mexican, Latino, and Latin American art and culture are on display in the Mexic-Arte Museum.

10
McKinney Falls State Park

This natural setting, located in the southern tip of Austin, is a great area to get away from the city and see some of Texas' most beautiful landscapes.

11
Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum

It is dedicated to the learning and appreciation of American sculpture, and it houses a number of pieces by 20th-century sculptor Charles Umlauf.