Tiffany's Guidebook

My husband, baby daughter, and I have called Austin home for over 7 years and grew up a couple hours away in the more rural hill country. We really identify with the "keep Austin weird" motto of th... read more
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Things to do in Austin

646 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Zilker has everything for a nice day outside! Picnic in the main Zilker park for a nice view of the city. The botanical gardens are really wonderful (and very cheap). Famous Barton Springs is also ... read more

342 local Airbnb hosts recommend

If you've never been to an Alamo Drafthouse theater, you should really check it out. They serve delicious food and drinks inside the theater and you can pick your seats before you arrive. They also... read more

173 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Very trendy (new) spot serving both food and drinks located at spot of my favorite restaurant that's now closed (East Side Showroom). But this place is cool too. Located in the trendy East Austin a... read more

165 local Airbnb hosts recommend

One of my favorite happy hour or dinner spots. There food is DELICIOUS and they have lots of fun drinks. Very happening happy hour and dinner spot for a semi-fancy night out.

122 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Iconic Austin Coffee Shop with great views of the lake. Nice place to sit and relax or read a book. You'll find lots of students studying here.


Juan in a Million

Food SceneRestaurants
$· 2300 E Cesar Chavez St·Map·Hours·Website·

122 local Airbnb hosts recommend

BEST BREAKFAST TACOS! and cheap! Iconic "hole in the wall" taco joint. Get the Don Juan, it's what they are famous for, and plan to take some home. This place gets PACKED on weekends, but don't let... read more

112 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Hip, weird bar AND coffee shop. They regularly host live music in the evenings and serve AMAZING brunches on the weekends. Very chill place to hang and have a nice conversation with friends.


Salt Lick BBQ

Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 18300 Farm to Market Rd 1826·Map·Hours·Website·

64 local Airbnb hosts recommend

In my humble opinion, this is the best BBQ you can get without sitting in line for 10 hours. The pork ribs are going to be my request for my last meal on earth. The location in Driftwood is also ju... read more



Drinks & NightlifeBars
$· 615 Red River St·Map·Hours·

64 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Best place for dancing hands down. Young crowd but the music is usually really fun, like 70s or 80s jams. Fun, accepting atmosphere. It is also located on Red River which is home to several notable... read more

63 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Torchy's has a HUGE number of locations, so find the one best for you. The best thing at Torchy's is their QUESO! It's to die for. All the tacos are great, but we usually enjoy trying their "Taco o... read more

51 local Airbnb hosts recommend

My go-to suggestion for good food if you're going downtown. Really quality food and a nice atmosphere. They can get busy so I would call ahead, but the wait is not impossible (unless there's a conv... read more

51 local Airbnb hosts recommend

I've seen the bats myself several times and from several vantage points and still find it a magical experience. My opinion is the view from Congress Bridge is the best (better than a boat or under ... read more



Drinks & NightlifeBars
$$· 218 W 4th St·Map·Hours·

49 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A few recommendations in one here: 1) This place serves smores! Like with a real fire. It's fun and exciting. Also, this is an all ages cafe, so you can bring the kids here. They love the smores an... read more

73 local Airbnb hosts recommend

I have to plug this state park because it's only a couple miles from my house and it's a little bit of a hidden gem. There are some historic ruins along one path that are interesting, but the stand... read more

69 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Part of the larger Zilker Park area, Umlauf is a beautiful little garden of sculptures. Very affordable entry, only a couple bucks.

144 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Wandering South Congress is a really fun activity for a few hours. The shops are super adorable and quirky. The restaurants are all delicious (Hop Doddy for burgers, Home Slice for pizza, Amy's for... read more

49 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Not your typical art gallery, HOPE Outdoor Gallery is a venue for street artists!! It is hard to even explain, it's just amazing. Constantly changing, colorful, inspiring, huge, I could go on. It's... read more

31 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Three reasons I love this bar/lounge: 1) You enter through a hidden bookcase door (!!!!!SO COOL!!!!!) if you enter through "Hostel" entrance. 2) Good jazzy music most of the time 3) It's directly a... read more

80 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Part of the larger Zilker Park area, Austin's own botanical gardens are just wonderful and charming. Very relaxing, but diverse gardens. Fun for kids and adults. Entry is only a couple bucks. Highl... read more

11 local Airbnb hosts recommend

I can't NOT recommend Whataburger. It is basically a food group in Texas. If you are from out of state, you have to try it. My recommendation for breakfast is the HONEY BUTTER CHICKEN BISCUIT. For ... read more

9 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Absolute best pizza of my life!


H-E-B plus!

EssentialsGrocery Stores
$· 2508 E Riverside Dr·Map·Hours·Website·

82 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Has, clothes, toiletries, probably a kitchen sink.

27 local Airbnb hosts recommend

My favorite east Austin coffee shop. In a very unassuming spot. Relatively new but a really cool vibe. They host live music every now and then so drop by and check out the schedule.

11 local Airbnb hosts recommend

One of my favorite trails in Austin. It's a small preserve but has a good variety of trails that loop around each other so you can get a good 2-4 mile hike without too much overlap. There's an ador... read more


Sculpture Falls

Parks & NatureParks
Barton Creek Greenbelt Trail·Map·Website·

9 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This is one of my favorite stretches of the Barton Creek greenbelt, as you can see two pretty waterfalls (when the water is high enough) and its easy parking on the access road off 360/Hwy1. Popula... read more

3 local Airbnb hosts recommend

My FAVORITE hiking trail in the Austin area. This is a TOUGH trail too. There is a lower trail where (when there is water) is just pure magic and has a rainforest feel. The upper trail takes you th... read more

5 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Wonderful little art gallery with affordable prices for local art. What's not to love? Located right next door to a yummy gelato place, directly across the street from the "AUSTIN" postcard street ... read more