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Local Activities

With vibrant entertainment and culture, inspiring cuisine and stunning outdoor settings, Austin lets you create a soundtrack all your own. Austin is home to more than 250 music venues and a vibrant arts scene.


Bat Flights
Austin has the largest urban bat colony in North America! Each evening around sunset the Congress Avenue bats emerge like a black cloud from the crevices of the bridge.  Listed below are a few tour options below to help you see the spectacular site.  Flights usually happen around 8:00pm and 8:30pm so plan your tour accordingly.

Capital Cruises: Bat Watching

Austin Tours: Bat Watching

Lone Star Riverboat: Bat Watching


City Tours
See Austin and Lady Bird Lake while enjoying a relaxing boat ride.  

Capital Cruises: Boat Tours

Austin Ducks


Rent a Canoe, Swan Paddle Boat, Kayak or more and explore Lady Bird Lake while having fun.

Capital Cruises: Rentals


Live Music
Austin is filled with music venues from classic live music joints to up-and-coming hot spots- much like the artists playing in them. A trip to Austin just isn't complete without a little live music.

Live music venues


Additional Activities
For further activities and events visit the Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau website.


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