- March 25, 2021

5 Picture Perfect Ways to Have a Family Day in Austin!


Spring Weather is here. Are you getting excited to be spending more time outside? Everyone is always happier outside! Austin is the perfect place to plan a family day where you can be a tourist in your own city.

Here are 5 ways to have the perfect family day outside in Austin!

5. Take your bikes and head out to the Veloway.

Located in Circle C, there’s lots of fun to be had at this 3.1 mile paved one-way track.

4. Explore the Play for All Abilities Park in Round Rock.

Or check out one of these 11 of the best accessible parks, trails, and playgrounds in the Austin area.

Photo courtesy of Round Rock Parks and Recreation.

3. Pack a picnic lunch, a frisbee, or soccer ball and head out to Zilker Park.

 Here’s everything you need to know before you go!

2.  Visit a Farmer’s Market.

There are so many great local vendors to support and even samples to try! Here are some tips and a list of all the markets in the Austin area.

Featured photo: Flickr user Natalie Maynor, creative commons licensed.
Featured photo: Flickr user Natalie Maynor, creative commons licensed.

1. Take part in the ABC Kite Fest!

Create your own contest with your COVID safe pod, neighbors or friends. All the information can be found here. Want to create your own garbage bage kite? Here’s a great tutorial

Photo courtesy of ABC Kite Fest.

BONUS activity: Hike up the stairs at Mount Bonnell. Pack a few snacks and a blanket to sit, snack, and enjoy the view from the top. 

Don’t forget your hats, sunscreen, and water bottles. Need some recommendations? Check out The Love, Jules Amazon store under Outside Musthaves.

For more family fun tips and ideas make sure and check out The Love, Jules blog and on instagram @thelovejules.

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