Are you staying close to home this year for Spring Break? We found 10 fun ideas for an Austin Staycation – all get ideas that you can go and do with the kids next week.
This is for all my friends out there who are facing this upcoming Spring Break with a little bit of worry. Maybe you need some motivation to get out with the kids and try something new? Maybe you need some fresh ideas of things to do in the Central Texas Area? Following up with our Ultimate Guide to Spring Break in Austin, we pulled out 10 fun things to do with kids this next week for Spring Break.
10 Ideas for an Austin Staycation
Visit Yippee Ki Yay at Pease Park
Spend a Day at Rodeo Austin
Take a Dip at Hamilton Pool Preserve
Hike to the Top of Enchanted Rock
Tour Town Lake on a Water Bike
Gets Hands-on at the Hill Country Science Mill
One of the best STEM-based, hands-on museums in the area in our opinion is out in Johnson City. They are always adding new exhibits. Great for all ages. directions
Feed the Zebras at Natural Bridge Wildlife Park
See lots of varieties of animals from the comfort of your own car with a visit to Natural Bridge Wildlife Park in New Braunfles. Go early to see the animals up and moving – that and 9 more tips to visit can be found here. directions
Race Your Kids on the ZIP Lost Pines
Visit with Animals at the Cameron Park Zoo in Waco
Feed the Chickens at the Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm
Located in Stonewall, TX right next to the LBJ National Historic Park, this living history farm is a hidden gem. Talk with the docents and learn how it was to grow up in Central Texas on a working farm. directions
Take Your Teens on an Austin Scavenger Hunt
Have older kids? Grab their group of friends and take them on an Austin Scavenger Hunt. We planned this one a few years ago for a birthday, but I am sure most of the spots still exist. Have fun!