Austin is kid-friendly, thanks to the casual south-central Texas lifestyle. Zilker Park is always a good bet for outdoor fun, with loads of indoor and outdoor options.


  • Zilker Zephyr

Take a ride around Zilker Park on a miniature train.

  • Barton Springs

Cool off in this ginormous natural pool with icy-cold water.

  • Texas Memorial Museum

Dinosaur fun on the UT campus, particulalrly in the form of a flying Pterosaur skeleton.

  • Thinkery

A new and much larger space for the former Austin Children's Museum equals more fun for the little ones.