Robin And Ashley's Guidebook

Robin And Ashley
We are a music-loving couple who has spent a collective 48 years living in Austin. Robin is a nurse, and Ashley is in education and owns a small recording studio on the side. We love to travel fo... read more

Things to do in Austin

779 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This is a MUST-DO in Austin. It's a huge swimming hole in the middle of the city- the pool has a natural bottom, cement sides with concrete walkways around it, a great diving board, and huge grass... read more

246 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Super fun bar and venue to catch local country bands. Great for two-stepping. Everybody welcome- it's a good mix of young folks, some older folks, straight, gay, whatever. Nobody's gonna give yo... read more

195 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great outdoor patio in the back! Excellent food, coffee, and New York style ambiance.

155 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This is a bar/restaurant/upscale mini-market. Huge beer selection on tap, great wines and delicious food. Our favorites are the vegan breakfast tacos, the "Radio" tuna salad sandwich, and the hat... read more

73 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The Mohawk is not only the place that we first met, it's also one of the best music clubs in town. It's about a 12 minute walk from our house, in the Red River Music District (downtown).

60 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Cheer Up Charlie's is our favorite bar/hang-out/music venue. It's queer owned and very queer-positive, but attracts a mixed crowd of anybody who loves good cocktails and a relaxed atmosphere. Gre... read more


Barton Creek Greenbelt

Parks & NatureParks
3755 S Capital of Texas Hwy·Map·Hours·

156 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This is a great hiking area, where, in the spring and sometimes into the summer, you can hike down to a few natural swimming holes. It's close to Barton Springs pool and Zilker Park.

45 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Local dive bar beloved by the neighborhood- just about 2 short blocks from the house. (3 minute walk.) Small, dark, and cozy.

52 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Fun all-day (and evening/nighttime) spot to hang out, drink beer, play board games, and catch up with friends.

354 local Airbnb hosts recommend

When in Rome... go see the Texas Capitol! We're about 8 blocks away, it's about a 15 minute walk.

146 local Airbnb hosts recommend

6th Street has two sides: "East 6th"- technically they both have East 6th addresses, but the east part the street refers to the several blocks starting a block east of I-35, stretching for 5-6 bloc... read more

28 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Not only because of the beautiful grounds, but also because you'll find some famous folks buried at this beautiful state cemetery.

2 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Amazing African food- half their menu is vegan/vegetarian, the other half is meaty. Favorites: plantains, black-eyed peas, cabbage. It's a food truck in "Kenny Dorham's Backyard", a local outdoor... read more

2 local Airbnb hosts recommend

AMAZING Columbian food. Try the arepas, and don't miss the guava empanadas! It's a food truck in "Kenny Dorham's Backyard", a local outdoor hangout that doubles as a music venue, sometimes-outdoo... read more