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7 Things to Do on a Girls Trip to Austin, TX

Nestled in the heart of Texas, Austin is a vibrant city that pulsates with music, culture, and a spirit of adventure.

As you stroll through Austin's streets, you'll discover a city that seamlessly blends urban energy with a laid-back charm. Known as the "Live Music Capital of the World," Austin is home to an eclectic mix of music venues, from iconic stages to intimate hotspots showcasing up-and-coming artists. Beyond its musical charm, Austin boasts a thriving culinary scene with countless choices of Tex-Mex favorites, mouthwatering barbecue, and a diverse array of international cuisine. Don’t forget about the local favourite karaoke and the incredible bar scene!

Whether you're seeking a night out filled with live music, a culinary adventure, or a relaxing escape, Austin has something for everyone. Prepare to be captivated by the city's infectious energy, its welcoming spirit, and its endless array of experiences.

Believe me when I say that Austin is one of the best destinations for a girls trip in the US!

Here are 5 things to do on a girls trip to Austin, TX:

1. Immerse yourself in the live music scene.

Austin is renowned as the "Live Music Capital of the World," boasting over 100 live music venues. Catch a show at one of the iconic venues like the Continental Club or Stubb's Bar-B-Q, or discover new artists at one of the smaller, more intimate spaces.

2. Embark on a culinary adventure.

Austin's diverse food scene caters to every palate. From Tex-Mex and barbecue to food trucks and fine dining, there's something to satisfy every craving. Indulge in local favorites like tacos from Torchy's Tacos or mouthwatering barbecue from Franklin Barbecue. I just love the culinary choices the city has to offer!

3. Explore the eclectic shops along South Congress Avenue.

South Congress Avenue is a haven for unique shops, boutiques, and vintage stores. Discover hidden gems, browse trendy apparel, and find one-of-a-kind treasures. Along the way, savor delectable cuisine and refreshing drinks from the many eateries and cafes.

4. Unwind and rejuvenate at Barton Springs Pool.

Barton Springs Pool is a natural spring-fed oasis, open year-round. Escape the summer heat or simply relax and soak up the sun. The pool's refreshing waters offer a tranquil escape from the city's hustle and bustle. You and your girls will have so much fun at the pool!

5. Embrace the outdoors on the Ann and Roy Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail.

Lace up your sneakers and embark on a scenic 10-mile hike or bike ride along the Ann and Roy Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail. Wind your way through the city, taking in breathtaking views and enjoying the invigorating fresh air. Moving your body in nature is always a good idea if you want to feel refreshed!

6. Indulge in wine tasting in the Texas Hill Country.

Embark on a wine-tasting adventure in the picturesque Texas Hill Country, home to numerous wineries. Sample a variety of wines, savor the flavors, and immerse yourself in the region's vibrant wine culture. This one is definitely a must-do with your girls.

7. Experience the grandeur of the Paramount Theatre.

Here is a great idea of how to start a fun girls night out. Catch a captivating performance at the Paramount Theatre, a historic venue that has hosted legendary artists and productions. From Broadway shows to electrifying concerts, the Paramount Theatre offers an unforgettable evening of entertainment.

Austin is the most incredible destination for a girls trip. I could easily list 10 more incredible things to do on a girls trip there! Let me know if you have any questions or would like help planning your next girls trip to Austin. Visit my website at Sunny & Turquoise Travel for upcoming women’s retreats or for a consultation to help build your dream trip.

With Love & Happy Trails, Lea

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