Visit the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Austin and see what the country is talking about. The Center is more than just a botanical garden of native plants, it is an expression of our founder’s love of the land and its natural beauty.
Stroll among the display gardens where hummingbirds and butterflies abound; see our rainwater harvesting system; meditate on the beauty of a Hill Country Stream; visit Wild Ideas: The Store, our world-class gift shop, and dine at the Wildflower Café.Regular hours for the Wildflower Center are Tuesday through Saturday 9:00 am to 5:30 pm and Sunday is 12pm to 5:30. From mid march until the end of may we are open daily. Admission is $8.00 for adults and $7.00 for seniors and students and $3.00 for children between the ages of 5 and 12, and children under 5 and members are free.
Don’t forget your walking shoes so you can take a short hike on one of our four trails, and be sure to bring your camera to photograph the award-winning architecture and beautiful blooming displays. Weekend activities include workshops and lectures on everything from gardening with natural plants to nature photography.Festivals are the weekend fare for spring and fall, and even into winter. The Fall Festival in October is followed by December pre-holiday events. And in spring we celebrate Wildflower Days™ from March through May. Call for specific weekend dates, or visit our website for more information.
The Wildflower Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating people about the environmental necessity, economic value and natural beauty of native plants.
McKinney Falls State Park in south Austin, is a 744.4-acre park acquired in 1970 from private donation and opened to the public in 1976.
Located on Lady Bird Lake (formerly Town Lake) in downtown Austin, Texas. Lone Star Riverboat Cruises offers daily sightseeing and bat watching tours along Lady Bird Lake aboard environmentally-friendly vessels.
Come kayak with Live Love Paddle for a variety of Austin kayak tours and rentals. We offer daily kayaking tours to view the Congress Ave Bats! We also offer guided tours on local rivers, overnight trips, team building adventures, kayak rentals!
Inner Space Cavern outside of Austin, TX offers an adventure into an exciting cavern below the earth's surface filled with history, mystery and chemistry!
South Congress Avenue near downtown Austin (aka SoCo shopping district) is known for its Bohemian energy. Supporting the Keep Austin Wierd motto, you can find hip new stores, funky restaurants, and groovy bars.
Austin Overtures 90 minute tour of Austin is the premier sightseeing tour for those who want a quick and entertaining tour of Austin.
The Best Way to See the Austin Bats under Congress Bridge in Austin, TX! The Congress Bridge Bats are the largest urban bat colony in North America and this page outlines 5 steps to see the Austin bats by boat, kayak, and more!
Like Ninja Warriors on the water, Lake Travis Waterloo Adventures combines the pristine scenery of Lake Travis with exhilarating action of a water park.
Barton Springs Pool in Austin's favorite swimming hole. Located on the edge of Zilker Park its a great place to escape the heat and enjoy the outdoors.
Austin's Lady Bird Lake winds 10 miles through downtown Austin featuring spectacular views, photo opportunities, and a great place for some exercise!