Collected by Meg Nesterov, AFAR Local Expert
11310 Domain Dr, Austin, TX 78758, USA
All things old-school are revered at this new North Austin bar, restaurant, and play spot—from bowling and shuffleboard to deviled eggs and spiked punch (the latter in a bowl, as the venue's name suggests). It might sound like your grandparents'...
11920 Domain Dr, Austin, TX 78758, USA
Drinking beer at a supermarket might sound like an odd travel tip, but this isn't just any supermarket: It's Whole Foods, and you're in Austin, birthplace of the healthy food mecca. The massive market has a lot more than organic milk and bulk...
2103 E M. Franklin Ave, Austin, TX 78723, USA
You might associate the old-fashioned drive-in movie theater with warm summer nights, but this is Texas, where the summer heat wilts you even after the sun goes down. The Blue Starlite doesn't even start the season until after Labor Day, and it...
3401 Esperanza Crossing #104, Austin, TX 78758, USA
Cupcakes have had their day in the sun—the cake ball is the latest handheld dessert. Liberally coated with frosting, bite-sized, and almost too pretty to eat, you can order up a range of flavors: from seasonal pumpkin spice or gingerbread and...
3414 Lyons Rd, Austin, TX 78702, USA
Nearly every city has a farmers' market now, but how often do you go to the market right on the farm? Boggy Creek Farm is one of the country's oldest urban market farms, located in East Austin and open to the public Wednesday and Sunday mornings...
5502 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78756, USA
Around the holiday season, Austin has a variety of holiday markets with a dizzying array of locally made gifts, ranging from the good (handmade copper earrings) to the bad (Texas-shaped belt buckles) to the ugly (abstract cow art). But where do...
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