Leave traffic behind when you ramble along the Southern Walnut Creek Trail. A recreational route made for families, this 10-foot wide trail flows for 7.3 easy miles through the Walnut Creek Greenbelt in East Austin
. Though close to downtown, it feels worlds apart thanks to the woodland setting; you’ll cross only one tranquil neighborhood on the route, dipping beneath several roadways during the ride. Shady trees and streams flank the path, but its biggest benefit is the ample path, which allows riders to pedal side-by-side.