- March 4, 2021

How to Unplug and Enjoy a Family Day in Austin

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Did you know March 5 is National Day of unplugging? Are you still recovering from that crazy storm? Are you in need of some unplugging? The weather is looking absolutely perfect for some quality outdoor time.

Here are 5 ways to unplug and enjoy time with your family in and around Austin! 

Visit Sweet Berry Farm in Marble Falls starting on March 4 for Tulip Picking! Please note, they are closed on Wednesdays. 

Search for your closest Little Free Library to snag some new books. While you are there, exchange them with some you have just sitting around. Grab one for you AND the kids! 

Photo via @nhillslilibrary on Instagram

The Zilker Botanical Garden reopens on March 3. Advance reservations are required to reserve a spot. Check out what is currently blooming on their instagram account : @zilkerbotanicalgarden

Visit the Congress Avenue Bridge as the sun begins to set to get your spot and watch the millions of bats fly into the night. Feeling more adventurous? Rent a kayak and paddle under the bridge to watch from the water. 

Congress Avenue bats bridge Ann W. Richards

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


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

Featured photo via Sweet Berry Farms on Instagram.

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