Guys Weekend Itinerary
Booze, Boats & Boots
Start the day with the best Breakfast Tacos in all of Austin! Veracruz All Natural serves up authentic breakfast tacos that cure any hangover. Be sure to grab their famous Migas taco and an aqua fresca for balance. These tacos will want you going back every morning during your time in Austin… and we won’t blame you if you do!
Start the day on a high note at the world-famous Hamilton Pool in Dripping Springs. Enjoy the hiking trails that leads to one of Austin’s most famous natural springs. This is the home of many famous backdrops that represents Austin! Reservations are required to enter the preserve every day. The sight-seeing at Hamilton Pool is beyond beautiful. Be sure to bring your camera & cooler!
What’s Texas without a nice pair of authentic boots? Check out Allen’s Boots on South Congress for a large selection of classic boots, belt, hats, and authentic western wear. Allen’s is considered the “Boot shop for the stars.” Who knows, you might find yourself twinning with Wille Nelson.
Jester King is a brewery, kitchen, farm & event hall on a beautiful 165-acre ranch in the Texas Hill Country. They serve up some of the most amazing pizza and beer in the area. Be sure to look up the event calendar for your dates- With weekly live music, brewery tours, Trivia Nights, and kickball tournaments, you won’t want the chance to miss out on this Austin diamond.
Pubcrawler of Austin is the most widely known bar crawl in Austin, TX. They receive praise for their outstanding drivers. They have two routes to choose from: The Downtown Route and the Riverside Route. Each bike can accommodate up to 15 passengers. Don’t fret, you can reserve more than one party bike for your group of 5-135 for a flat rate. Exercise AND beer? What’s better than that?
ATX Party Boats is the go-to Party Boat rental company on Lake Travis. Lake Travis is the home to the world-famous “Devil’s Cove” where everyone on the Lake anchors and parties for the day. Each boat comes with an assigned captain who with help load all food, drinks and ice on to the boat. With a variety of boats, their Double Decker Barge can fit up to 22 passengers with options to rent multiple at one time.
Everyone’s who has heard of Austin knows about 6th Street. Known for its upscale personality, West Sixth Street is perfect for a night on the town! Our recommendations include: Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, Buford’s backyard and Beer Garden, Greenlight Social, Mayfair Austin, Cat’s Pajamas, Dirty Bills, Parlor and Yard, and many more! You can’t go wrong with any bar of West 6th… we guarantee it!
Grab a drink at the Roosevelt Room, an award-winning cocktail bar in the heart of the downtown Austin. With ten innovative house creations, six Roosevelt Room classic creations, fifty-three meticulously-crafted classic cocktails, and a curated selection of spirits, beer, everyone will be sure to enjoy a drink in this chic upstairs lounge.
Rainey Street district is the perfect place to bar hop while celebrating the groom! Rainey street is popular for their renovated Bungalow bars attracting not only Austin natives but visitors too. Home to neighborhood bars, SXSX concerts and local food trucks across Austin, this is truly the street that never sleeps. Be sure to check out Idle Hands, Reina, Container Bar, and Lucilles- these are a few of our favorites! No matter where you end up on Rainey, you will surely have a blast with the lads!
Did you even go to Austin if you didn’t try Franklins? Most people would agree, NO! no you did not. We recommend pre-ordering Franklins BBQ a few weeks in advance and picking it up to reheat at your fabulous vacation rental. Famous for their mouth-watering brisket, this BBQ joint sells out FAST and there’s a reason why! Chill by the pool and enjoy the best BBQ in town with the boys before a night out on the town.
Girls Weekend Itinerary
For The Girls
Want to feel like a native Austinite? Grab an early morning smoothie from one of Austin’s most well-known and fresh smoothie joints. After a long night of festivities, one of these smoothies will be sure to put you back on your feet to start your day strong.
Start the day strong with a hike around one of Austin’s most treasured Hike-and-Bike trails. This path allows for the most breathtaking views exploring the beautiful Lady Bird Lake (aka Town Lake!) and passes by skyscrapers, neighborhoods, ball fields and cultural attractions. Bring a camera and wear your cutest matching workout sets. This is a moment you will want to cherish forever!
Get your yogi on at Vino Vinyasa! Vino Vinyasa brings yoga and wine together in their private one-hour educational sessions. Wine is provided after each session allowing for a chance to unwind and find harmony in both the mind and body.
Grab some grub with your girls at Tillery Kitchen and Bar. This restaurant is known for accommodating large parties in a peaceful outdoor space. Overlooking the Colorado River, this outdoor restaurant serves up some of the best cocktails and food in the area.
Need an outfit for the night out ahead? South Congress is home to Austin’s most stylish boutiques, well known-music venues, famous murals, good eats, and more. Need a drink while you browse? Stop by the South Congress Hotel for a quick pick me up! You won’t be disappointed.
Austin Rental Boats offer fully captained boat rentals on Lake Austin. Each boat comes with a boat captain, ice cooler, lily pad float, floating ping pong table, and Bluetooth speakers. With a variety of boats, their Double Decker Barge can fit up to 22 passengers. If you are looking for something bigger, they have the option to dual rent boats that can accommodate parties up to 60 plus!
After a long day in the Austin Sun, an Italian cuisine will surely fuel the body before the night ahead. Olive and June is known for their south Italian culture and cuisine. They have the largest and most diverse wine selection of Italian wine in all of Austin. Not to mention the restaurant is absolutely gorgeous. Be sure to wear a fancy cocktail dress. You will surely want to take pictures out on the beautiful patio.
Grab a drink at Zanzibar Austin, a lush rooftop bar that redefines a tropical jungle. This Austin bar has some of the most stunning views of downtown Austin. They serve us fascinating cocktails that you will want to share with all of your Instagram followers!
Rainey Street district is the perfect place to bar hop while celebrating the bride! Rainey street is popular for their renovated Bungalow bars attracting not only Austin natives but visitors too. Home to neighborhood bars, SXSX concerts and local food trucks across Austin, this is truly the street that never sleeps. Be sure to check out Idle Hands, Reina, Container Bar, and Lucilles- these are a few of our favorites! No matter where you end up on Rainey, you will surely have a blast with the girls!
Family Weekend Itinerary
Start the day with the best Breakfast Tacos in all of Austin! Veracruz All Natural serves up authentic breakfast tacos. Be sure to grab their famous Migais taco and an aqua fresca. These tacos will want you going back every morning during your time in Austin… and we won’t blame you if you do!
Keep the kids intrigued at the Austin Aquarium. Activities in Austin include hand feeding sharks, stingrays, birds, and tropical animals, feeding and touching crocodiles, and holding slithering snakes. With thousands of species featured through the exhibits, the kids will surely be entertained for hours on end.
Lake Travis Zipline Adventures provides 3-hour zipline tours across canyons and the beautiful Lake Travis. Each tour includes all necessary equipment, Boat transportation, and bottled water throughout the tour. They also provide access to a Private Lake front Property where you can picnic, play games or relax in the hammocks laid across the property.
Start the day by exploring the Austin Zoo. The Austin Zoo is a non-profit rescue zoo whose mission is to assist animals in need through rescue, conservation, and education. Be sure to check out their scavenger hunt check list to keep the kids engaged while strolling through the zoo.
Grab a bite to eat at Phil’s Ice House on South Lamar. Phil’s has both indoor and outdoor seating and plenty of space for the entire family! The kids can enjoy playscapes while the adults have an opportunity to enjoy a bite or two in peace. Looking for a sweet treat after lunch? Amy’s Ice Cream is connected to Phil’s Ice House where you can demolish their banana split in minutes.
Explore this one-of-a-kind hands-on children’s museum where science, technology, engineering, arts, and math meet to create memories that last a lifetime. The Thinkery provides innovative educational and cultural opportunities to children.
It’s always hot in Texas! Imagine having a natural spring that cools you down even on the hottest day of the year! Oh wait… we do! Pack a bathing suit and take a dip in Barton Springs Pool! Barton Springs is a set of four natural water springs located at Barton Creek on the grounds of Zilker Park in Austin. The jewel of Austin is known for its cold temperatures of 68-70 degrees year-round, perfect to combat the Texas heat.
This World-renowned Texas BBQ Restaurant is located just 15 minutes out of Austin in Driftwood, Texas. With Family Style – all you can eat options; this BBQ joint will fill up even the hungriest of souls. Enjoy live music outdoors while you wait for a table! Did I forget to mention that the Salt Lick is BYOB?! Be sure to bring a cooler with beverages of your choice… and maybe a few Capri Sun’s for the kids!
Head to Peter Pan Mini Golf for a fun evening with the family. An Austin landmark since 1948! Owned and operated since its inception by the same local Austin family for 71 years. Two 18-hole mini golf courses have been welcoming generations of Austinites, folks from all over the USA, and from many countries around the world for years. Be sure to bring a camera to capture the family in front of the iconic T-Rex that overlooks Lamar and Barton Springs.
Grab a blanket with the family and secure a spot just below the South Congress Bridge to watch hundreds to thousands of bats pour out and cascade East over Lady Bird Lake. They emerge and from the bridge daily for their nightly feeding and aerial show. Starting in late March and continuing through early fall, North America’s largest urban bat population calls Austin home.