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Top Activities in South Austin

See all 65 things to do in South Austin


South Austin Attractions

Learn what makes South Austin tick with some of the most popular tours & day trips. Look into our 65 fun activities in South Austin, and book with ease knowing that we offer free cancellation and no added fees.

Things to Do in South Austin with Kids

You'll find loads of fun activities to do with your kids in and around South Austin. Keep the crew entertained with our family friendly experiences.

Free Things to Do in South Austin

There's no need to endlessly reach for your wallet in South Austin. The following won't cost a red cent.

South Austin Museum of Popular Culture - Take the whole family and set off on an adventure through history with each other.

Zilker Park - Treat the kids to a good time or be a big kid again yourself — this attraction is loaded with fun.

Barton Springs Pool - Throw on your swimsuit and do some laps at this popular swimming spot.

Austin Department of Veterans Affairs - This modern-style landmark is an interesting backdrop for a selfie.

St. Edward's University - If you like delving into times gone by, this is one attraction you ought to visit.

South Towne Square - This is a bustling location where you can absorb the ambiance and discover the local way of life.

Sunset Valley Marketfair - Strike up a conversation with a few locals and learn why many sightseers stop by this place.

Bannockburn Baptist Church - No matter your religious leanings, this site will invoke a sense of reverence in you.

Garrison Park - No matter if you know your peonies from poppies, you'll no doubt find beauty in this glorious display.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What should I not miss in South Austin?

Head straight for Zilker Park and Zilker Botanical Garden, two incredible sights that lure travelers from all over the world.

What can you do in South Austin for free?

You'll barely have time to pull your wallet out of your backpack with so many free attractions:

  • City of Austin Nature Preserves
  • Bannockburn Baptist Church
  • Century South Shopping Center
  • Philosophers' Rock