5 Things You Need To Do In Central Texas Before Summer Ends

Posted by The JBGoodwin Team on Monday, August 19th, 2019 at 11:30am.


Summer is winding down right now for much of the country… But not for Central Texas!

Thanks to that Southwest heat, there’s still time to get in a few more summer-only activities before the cooler fall weather sets in.

Here’s our list of summer musts to sneak in before all the beverage menus in Central Texas start to include pumpkin spice:

Float the River in New Braunfels

Bring your own tubes or rent ones from a local company and float down the Guadalupe River at your own pace!

The river can get quite crowded during the hottest months, but visitation thins out towards the end of the season.

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Schlitterbahn Waterpark in New Braunfels

If you have small children or river floating just isn’t your thing, bring your family to the country’s largest waterpark to enjoy a day of (controlled and carefully-monitored) fun!

With waterslides galore and its own in-park lazy river, this is a pricey but safe aqua option.

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Watch the Bats in Downtown Austin

Here’s another Texas first, the nation’s largest urban bat colony lives under the Congress Avenue Bridge in Downtown Austin.

Join the crowd that gathers at dusk to watch as nearly the entire population of the colony exits in a single mesmerizing cloud!

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Visit the Hamilton Pool Preserve Outside Austin

This beautiful natural swimming hole is situated on a public park west of Austin.

Parking is limited and charged on a per-vehicle basis, so plan to carpool and arrive early to secure a spot!

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Dinner on a Riverwalk Dining Boat in San Antonio

You may have done the Riverwalk before, but have you done it on a boat while enjoying a deliciously-prepared dinner?

For a relaxed evening of supper on the water, contact Boudro’s or Range to make a reservation on one of their community dining boats:

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For more information on Austin, Texas and the local real estate, contact one of our local agents today!

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