5 Things To Do with Your Family In Austin This Summer

Posted by Jason Randall on Thursday, May 19th, 2016 at 7:18am.

Don't let bordem hit you this summer. Here are some family friendly things around the Austin Community!

photo courtesy of tpwd.texas.gov

Go Camping

McKinney Falls provides families with an endless amount of fun. Here you can camp, fish, hike, bike ride and everything in between. The best part is kids 12 and younger are FREE. Take advantage of this gem located less than 15 miles from the Texas State Capitol.

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Have a Picnic

Home to Eeyores Birthday, Pease Park is an Austin favorite! The 42-acre park has 3 volleyball courts, 2 basketball courts,and 2 barbecue pits as well as a splash pad and a playground.

Photo courtesy of Cherrywood Coffeehouse

Live Music

Living in the live music capitol of the world has its perks, especially for kids and families. Nearly every Sunday Cherrywood Coffeehouse has free kid shows at 10 am. Strange Brews also holds kid shows on some Saturdays. Check their calendar for more info!

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Photo courtesy of The Blanton Museum of Art

Head to the Museum

At The Blanton Museum of Art, you and your family can participate this summer programs designed to encourage curiosity and positive family interactions. Museum admission is required for adult and children ages 12 and over. For more information about our Summer Family Programs please email familyprograms@blantonmuseum.org.

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Rock Climbing Austin style

Austin is home to the largest indoor rock climbing gym in the WORLD! The Austin Bouldering Project is a huge gym filled with boulders that are usually thirteen to fifteen feet tall, and the tallest ones are sixteen to seventeen feet. Outside, boulderers move small mats and pads under the climbs. In our gym, the entire floor is a giant, squishy pad. Day passes are $12-$16 and memberships are always available.



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Photo Courtesy of do512family.com

Rock Climbing Austin style

Austin is home to the largest indoor rock climbing gym in the WORLD! The Austin Bouldering Project is a huge gym filled with boulders that are usually thirteen to fifteen feet tall, and the tallest ones are sixteen to seventeen feet. Outside, boulderers move small mats and pads under the climbs. In our gym, the entire floor is a giant, squishy pad. Day passes are $12-$16 and memberships are always available.





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