Stay entertained in Austin

Rain or shine, on your own or with a group: this is where local Airbnb hosts go for fun.

Locals’ favorite places

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1. Alamo Drafthouse Cinema South Lamar
1120 S Lamar Blvd
342local recommendations
Stephany
Stephany says “Cold beer, hot movies, and delicious snacks and meals; The Alamo Drafthouse is dinner, drinks, movie...” ·
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2. Austin Convention Center
500 E Cesar Chavez St
181local recommendations
Joe And Susan
Joe And Susan says “The Neal Kocurek Memorial Austin Convention Center is a multi-purpose convention center located in A...” ·
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3. Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Ritz
320 E 6th St
132local recommendations
Erin
Erin says “How to even explain the magic of the Alamo Drafthouse? Old timey movie theater with every other row ...” ·
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4. Violet Crown Cinema
116local recommendations
Heather
Heather says “Locally owned upscale theater with food & a bar. Shows some mainstream but mostly artsy, independent...” ·
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5. Circuit of the Americas
9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd
134local recommendations
Hollis
Hollis says “The home of Formula 1 racing in the US is only 16 miles away. COTA hosts the United States F1 Gran...” ·
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6. Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Village
2700 W Anderson Ln
90local recommendations
Jennifer
Jennifer says “Best movie theater on the planet, as are all Alamo Drafthouses. Tim, the owner, is frigging brillian...” ·
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7. Hamilton Pool
130local recommendations
Gwen & Richard
Gwen & Richard says “Want to take a short hike to a beautiful cavern/amplitheater swimming hole? So beautiful. Call fir...” ·
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8. Deep Eddy Municipal Pool
401 Deep Eddy Ave
102local recommendations
Renee
Renee says “Deep Eddy Pool is a historic, man-made swimming pool in Austin, Texas. Deep Eddy is the oldest swimm...” ·
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9. Austin City Limits Music Festival
2100 Barton Springs Rd
47local recommendations
Eduardo
Eduardo says “Do not miss the best live music festival of Texas. In the middle of Zilker park tons of bands rocks ...” ·
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10. Peter Pan Mini-Golf
1207 Barton Springs Rd
73local recommendations
Heather
Heather says “Mini-Golf with a cooler. This local legendary mini-golf course allows beer coolers. Play can be slow...” ·
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11. Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Slaughter Lane
5701 W Slaughter Ln
54local recommendations
Maria
Maria says “Great place to watch a movie! The Alamo Drafthouse serves excellent food and cocktails during the sh...” ·
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12. Texas Rowing Center
1541 West Cesar Chavez
68local recommendations
Louis
Louis says “There are many places on Lady Bird lake to rent kayaks and paddle boards. This is the closest. Check...” ·
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13. Big Stacy Neighborhood Pool
700 E Live Oak St
65local recommendations
Teresa (Tessa)
Teresa (Tessa) says “This is a free neighborhood pool. If you want to swim laps this pool is perfect. The temperature i...” ·
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14. Hill Country Galleria
43local recommendations
Julie
Julie says “Great outdoor mall with restaurants, large anchor stores, Whole Foods market, Dillards, Barnes & Nob...” ·
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15. Palmer Events Center
900 Barton Springs Rd
35local recommendations
Gigi
Gigi says “All kinds of things happen here on the weekend. My 2 favorites are the Pet Expo and the City-Wide Ga...” ·
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16. Rowing Dock
2418 Stratford Dr
46local recommendations
Heather
Heather says “If you want to try out stand-up paddle boarding for a good workout and a great way to see Lady Bird ...” ·
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17. Darrell K Royal - Texas Memorial Stadium
2139 San Jacinto Blvd
49local recommendations
Heather
Heather says “Some would say UT Football is a religion so this would be it's chapel. UT games & tailgating are leg...” ·
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18. Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive In
2103 E M. Franklin Ave
26local recommendations
Dana
Dana says “The worlds first and only Mini Urban Drive-in movie theater located in Austin, TX. Classic & art-hou...” ·
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19. Topgolf
2700 Esperanza Crossing
33local recommendations
Sarah
Sarah says “Golf driving range venue with fun point-scoring golf games for all skill levels, upscale bar food an...” ·
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20. Main SXSW Venue
Trinity St
18local recommendations
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21. Lions Municipal Golf Course
2901 Enfield Rd
29local recommendations
Lisa
Lisa says “Public golf course...it's not the fanciest, but it's reasonably priced and close in.” ·
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22. Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Mueller
1911 Aldrich St
19local recommendations
Eugenie & Starr
Eugenie & Starr says “Ohhhh, yes. You read this correctly. There's an Alamo Drafthouse super close to the house. So, bring...” ·
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23. Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Lakeline
14028 US-183
20local recommendations
Stacy M
Stacy M says “Every Alamo Drafthouse is awesome, this happens to be the nearest one. Get a full meal and alcoholi...” ·
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24. Butler Park Pitch & Putt
201 Lee Barton Dr
24local recommendations
Marjorie
Marjorie says “A legendary Austin oasis, this picturesque 9-hole / par-3 / 805-yard course offers challenging topog...” ·
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25. Zilker Park Boat Rentals
2101 Andrew Zilker Rd
22local recommendations
Forest
Forest says “Rent a kayak, canoe or stand-up paddle board and explore Town Lake, now referred to as Lady Bird Lak...” ·
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26. Eilers (Deep Eddy) Neighborhood Park
401 Deep Eddy Ave
20local recommendations
Heather
Heather says “Another great spring fed pool. There are several lap lanes as well as a large area for free swim. Ty...” ·
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27. Pinballz Arcade
8940 Research Blvd
20local recommendations
Walter
Walter says “A terrific arcade, with tons of games. The machines have cup holders on them, and it's BYOB, so you ...” ·
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28. Dart Bowl
5700 Grover Ave
17local recommendations
Kris
Kris says “Neighborhood retro bowling alley, where you can pay per game or by the hour. Dine at a bowling alle...” ·
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29. Austin Zoo
10808 Rawhide Trail
17local recommendations
Diane And Gary
Diane And Gary says “Privately owned and SO much better than a city-owned zoo. Over 300 animals housed in native Texas Hi...” ·
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30. Regal Cinemas Westgate 11
4477 S Lamar Blvd
11local recommendations
Brian
Brian says “Reserved seating with recliner without the extra costs!” ·