Staycation in Austin

Spring break is just around the corner! If you’re staying in Austin over the break, consider having a staycation. Here are some ideas of what to do in Austin during your Staycation!


Pictures of Austin murals, museums, and farmers markets


  • Start your staycation with trying that food truck you have been meaning to try that always has a long line.
  • Have you been meaning to post on Instagram? Get your perfect UT Tower photo without anyone in the background during the break!
  • Get some fresh air during your staycation by taking a trip to the iconic Lady Bird Lake
  • Keep Austin Weird during your staycation by checking out some of Austin’s local music venues. Discover a new local Austin band and expand your music taste!
  • Are you into the arts? Go on an Austin mural tour! From the “I love you so much” to the “You’re my butter half” mural, Austin has a wide variety of street art to admire.  
  • Relax in the giant tree house at the Kingsbury Commons at Pease Park.
  • Spend an evening at the Congress Avenue Bridge to watch the Mexican free-tail bats fly out into the Austin sky. 
  • Take a relaxing trip to one of Austin’s Museums! The Blanton Museum of Art is home to over 20,000 works of art. More of a history buff? Just across the street is the Bullock Texas State History Museum.
  • Visit a local farmer’s market to pick up some fresh produce or try something new. Farmer’s markets are a great opportunity to get some fresh air, while supporting small businesses! 
  • End your Staycation by hitting up some thrift/vintage shops all over Austin. Go with a friend to find some unique pieces to spice up your wardrobe.