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Jun 22, 2018 // Devin Popper

Top 4 Things To Do In Austin, Texas This Summer

It’s summertime in Austin! The perfect time for embracing the Texas heat with friends and family. There’s no better way to experience Austin in the summer than sharing laughs with good company, a cold drink in hand and your favorite summer song playing on the stereo! We like to consider ourselves experts in the realm of fun Austin activities (we are one of them after all!). Check out some of our favorite things to do in Austin to beat the heat.

1. Let’s All Float On (Alright!)

   Float On

Need to cool off from all the Texas Heat? Float On is located on Lake Austin and Lake Travis offering pontoon and ski boat rentals perfect for celebrations of all kinds or as an excuse to cool off in the local lakes. Whether you are an experienced captain and want to charter a boat for you and your party or you want a captain to take out you and your friends, Float On is guaranteed to provide you and your party with memories you will not soon forget!


*Photo courtesy of Float On Boat Rentals.

2. Why Walk When You Can Pedal and Crawl?

    PubCrawler of Austin Pedal-Powered Pub Crawls

We don’t mean to brag but our pedal-powered pub crawls are absolutely one of the top summer activities in Austin (we’ve been awarded TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence since 2015). Our public and private party bike tours make pit stops at the best watering holes in downtown Austin. But wait, our pub crawls get even better; our bike bars are equipped with speakers for you and your party to listen to your favorite tunes while pedaling, and don’t forget, our tours are BYOB! Whether you have a small or large group our party bike tours are perfect for bachelor or bachelorette parties, birthdays, corporate events or team building exercises, family reunions, or no special occasion at all!

3. Let’s Get Lazy

    ATXCURSIONS, River Tubing

ATXCURSIONS, River tubing offers half day floating experiences on the San Marcos River. ATXCURSIONS will provide tube rentals, ice, tubing tour guides, and a shuttle bus to get you and your crew to and from the river! ATXCURSIONS is loved by tourists, locals, kids, and adults! There is no question that ATXCURSIONS is one of the best ways to stay cool in Texas during the summer.


*Photo courtesy of ATXCURSIONS.

4. Heat Rises But You Won’t Find It Up Here!

    Lake Travis Zipline Adventures

Do you love the wind in your hair, water parks, or private beaches? If you’re like us, you’re probably thinking, “who doesn’t?” Lake Travis Zipline Adventures offers world class tours that include five ziplines (three of which are the longest and fastest in Texas), a new floating water park, and a private beach perfect for picnics, swimming, or just relaxing in a hammock. Lake Travis Zipline Adventures is perfect for the whole family!


*Photo courtesy of Lake Travis Zipline Adventures.

There’s nothing like summertime in Austin Texas! These four experiences are perfect ways to explore all aspects of what makes this city so special. That summer heat extinguished by cool blue waters and cold drinks is what locals and tourists alike love about Austin, Texas! Whether you are floating down the clear blue waters of the San Marcos river or pedaling through the streets of downtown with a cold drink in hand, you will never forget the memories and laughs you share with your loved ones, friends, or strangers in Austin, Texas.