Fun Around Austin

Carrie Rediker

Check out why SiriusDecisions analyst Carrie Rediker thinks Austin is the perfect place for #SDTechX.

BLOG: Austin is a Great Place to “Visit” for TechX

TechX isn’t the only reason to visit Austin this November.
Check out our list of the top 10 things to do in the area.

  1. Visit the flagship Whole Foods store, located in the Market District.
  2. Watch the Congress Avenue Bridge bats – the world’s largest urban bat colony – emerge at sunset (April thru November).
  3. Look up in awe at the domed Texas State Capitol.
  4. See a concert at Austin City Limits Live at the Moody Theater.
  5. Hop around Sixth Street after dark and let the music spilling out into the street pull you inside.
  6. Catch live music at Antone’s, The Continental Club, The Mohawk, Elephant Room and Stubb’s.
  7. Check out the engaging exhibits at the LBJ Presidential Library.
  8. See a movie with dinner at the Alamo Drafthouse.
  9. Visit the plethora of older homes that have been turned into bars on Rainey Street
  10. Swim in underground spring-fed Barton Springs Pool.

Hungry? Check out this colossal list of must-try restaurants in the area.

Reference: Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau is the official travel resource for Austin. Get a flavor for each of Austin’s districts:


Sixth Street and Red River