Sightseeing in Austin

Get your camera ready. All the main attractions, according to local Airbnb hosts.

Locals’ favorite places

1. Rainey Street
Rainey St
268local recommendations
Holly says “The Rainey Street Historic District is a street of historic homes, many of the bungalow style, in do...” ·
2. Statesman Bat Observation Center
305 S Congress Ave
64local recommendations
Forest says “ATX is home to the largest bat population in North America. 3 million bats! During certain times of ...” ·
3. South Congress
109local recommendations
David says “Running from the river south towards Oltorf St, this stretch of Congress is now one of the hottest s...” ·
4. South Congress Avenue
S Congress Ave
144local recommendations
Amanda says “The section of South Congress known as SoCo has lots of unique little shops and restaurants, complet...” ·
5. West 6th Street
W 6th St
146local recommendations
Brad says “If you plan on drinking in Austin, everyone should have one wild night on 6th Street. There are 3 p...” ·
6. Downtown
69local recommendations
Troy says “Downtown Austin has many businesses, restaurants, coffee shops, cafes, bars and street art pieces. I...” ·
7. Rainey Street Historic District
61local recommendations
Jillian says “Rainey Street is nightlife area like none other. The houses on this street have been turned into vib...” ·
8. East 6th Street
E 6th St
85local recommendations
Unji says “You're on W 6th. Once you head east & cross Congress, you're on dirty 6th (this is Austin's version ...” ·
9. Congress Avenue Bridge
S Congress Ave
71local recommendations
Anna says “Every evening from spring through fall, more than a million bats fly out from under this bridge. It'...” ·
10. Texas State Cemetery
909 Navasota St
28local recommendations
James says “If you like Texas history, you'll love a stroll through the Texas State Cemetery just across the str...” ·
11. Sixth Street Historic District
40local recommendations
Kimberly says “Buildings dating from the late 1800’s & early 1900’s now house numerous bars, a host of live enterta...” ·
12. Cathedral of Junk
4422-4424 Lareina Dr
25local recommendations
Stephany says “The Cathedral of Junk stands quietly in the backyard of a small house on a suburban street on the so...” ·
13. Inner Space Cavern
4200 N Interstate 35 Frontage Rd
17local recommendations
Sheron says “This is a beautiful cave, discovered during construction of I35. Discount coupon can be found in th...” ·
14. Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue
Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail
17local recommendations
Troy says “A statue of musician Stevie Ray Vaughan along Auditorium Shores Park and the hike and bike trail. It...” ·
15. Mueller
16local recommendations
Jennifer says “Excellent park. Beautiful little lake with, jogging path, playground, and a farmer's market on weeke...” ·
16. Austin Visitor Center
602 E 4th St
9local recommendations
Kathleen says “This is the visitors bureau. The Convention Center is even closer but I can't get it to show up on ...” ·
17. Barton Springs Road
Barton Springs Rd
21local recommendations
Shina says “If my pool isn't cool or natural enough for ya, there's this awesome (tops optional) spring fed pool...” ·
18. The Drag
9local recommendations
Margie says “Unique Shopping and eateries located along The Drag.” ·
19. Congress Avenue
Congress Ave
19local recommendations
Gwen & Richard
Gwen & Richard says “The Congress Ave. bridge where Congress crosses Town Lake is the bat hub of Texas. Go just at dusk ...” ·
20. Big Medium
916 Springdale Rd
7local recommendations
21. Domain Drive
Domain Dr
17local recommendations
Cristina says “For lunch or dinner: North, Black Finn, Fleming's, Maggiano's, Gloia's, Jaspers, California Pizza Ki...” ·
22. Buda
7local recommendations
Tom says “This is 1.9 miles from my house to shops and scenery” ·
23. Travis County Exposition Center
7311 Decker Ln
4local recommendations
Mary Ann
Mary Ann says “Good place for a rodeo, car show fun just plain fun events of all kinds.” ·
24. Warehouse District
8local recommendations
Chet says “The Warehouse district, just west of the central business district, is the upscale cousin to 6th str...” ·
25. Segcity Segway Tours and Sales
1403 Lavaca St
5local recommendations
Karin says “What a wonderful way to see downtown! Great fun and something you likely have never done before!” ·
26. Travis Heights
5local recommendations
Belinda says “Free swim in spring fed pool, Big Stacy Beautiful trails for a walk or jog. Friendly place ~ go all ...”
27. Red River Cultural District
3local recommendations
Forest says “Red River Street is home to lots of music venues showcasing local artists and musicians”
28. Pfluger Ped Bridge
S Lamar Blvd
7local recommendations
Mary says “Great place to start a hike on Town Lake or just take photos of the skyline.” ·
29. Gateway Church Austin
7104 McNeil Dr
2local recommendations
Elizabeth says “Modern, musical, non-denominational church with all sorts of support groups and great people to make...” ·
30. Red River Street
Red River St
2local recommendations