Visit market days at Boggy Creek Farm, a USDA-Certified-Organic Urban Market Farm just 1.5 miles from the heart of downtown Austin. Buy fresh produce, attend a chef's dinner or enjoy any of the special events for foodies who dig the back-to-the-farm movement.
The Buzz Mill is much more than an homage to the logging trade with a facade that depicts it from the outside as an old general store. The cozy space doesn’t just sell coffee, there are infused drinks, beer as well as barbecue. (The Buzz Mill is open 24 hours.)
Search for hidden treasures at the City-Wide Garage Sale, held once every month at the Palmer Events Center. Hundreds of Austinites haul out their wares, like Depression glass, books, pottery, vintage toys, coins and other antiques.
Experience a flavor explosion at Cornucopia Popcorn Creations, a store that takes gourmet popcorn to new heights. More than 40 unique flavors, like Dill Pickle, Cheddar Jalapeno and Chocolate Covered Cherry.
Get inspired at 'Philospher's Rock,' one of the most heralded public works of art in Austin. The larger-than-lifesized bronze sculpture depicts three renowned Austin writers engaged in deep conversation at the entrance to Barton Springs Pool.
Address: Lady Bird Lake Trail, Austin, TX 78704 - MAP
Make a pilgrimage to the Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue, erected at Auditorium Shores on Lady Bird Lake. The late blues guitarist was one of Austin's most famous home-grown talents celebrated around the world. Visitors often pose to take pictures or leave flowers in the statue's hands or at its feet.