Austin is well known for its loud nightlife and throngs of eager travelers. When you want to take a day trip and enjoy a slice of serenity, head to Northwest Austin. Surrounded by parks and the Colorado River, it’s a calm area of the Texas city.
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Put on those comfy shoes and head to Northwest Balcones Park.
The park is a local favorite, and offers tons of room for a game of catch or Frisbee®. There’s also a 1-mile trail that delves into the canyons. Northwest Austin has a half dozen other popular green spots, like Hippie Hollow Park, Tom Hughes Park, and Mansfield Dam Park. If you prefer a day on the water, the Colorado River is only a few minutes away, and is a prime area for boating and water skiing.
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