Highest-rated things to do in Austin, according to Tripadvisor

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October 10, 2021
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Highest-rated things to do in Austin, according to Tripadvisor

Every destination has reasons to visit, be it a nationally recognized landmark or a hometown favorite restaurant. Museums, parks, libraries, historic sites, performance venues—there’s always something to do, and no matter where you live or where you want to visit, you can find plenty to keep you busy. Stacker compiled a list of the highest-rated things to do in Austin on Tripadvisor.

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#30. Zilker Botanical Garden

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (767 reviews)
- Type of activity: Gardens
- Address: 2220 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78746-5737
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#29. Austin Central Library, Austin Public Library

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (95 reviews)
- Type of activity: Points of Interest & Landmarks, Government Buildings
- Address: 701 W. Cesar Chavez Street, Austin, TX 78701
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#28. HOPE Outdoor Gallery

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (393 reviews)
- Type of activity: Points of Interest & Landmarks
- Address: 1008 Baylor St, Austin, TX 78703-4940
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#27. Austin City Limits Live

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (309 reviews)
- Type of activity: Theaters
- Address: 310 W 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701-4609
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#26. Texas Military Forces Museum

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (253 reviews)
- Type of activity: Military Museums
- Address: 2200 W 35th St Building 6 Camp Mabry, Austin, TX 78703-1222
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#25. Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (359 reviews)
- Type of activity: Monuments & Statues
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#24. Circuit of The Americas

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1048 reviews)
- Type of activity: Auto Racing Tracks
- Address: 9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd, Austin, TX 78617-3738
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#23. Mayfield Park

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (232 reviews)
- Type of activity: Parks, Gardens
- Address: 3505 W 35th St, Austin, TX 78703
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#22. Austin Zoo

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (477 reviews)
- Type of activity: Nature & Wildlife Areas, Zoos
- Address: 10808 Rawhide Trl, Austin, TX 78736-2716
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#21. The Blanton Museum of Art

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (506 reviews)
- Type of activity: Art Galleries, Art Museums
- Address: 200 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd at Congress Ave University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78701
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#20. University of Texas at Austin

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (938 reviews)
- Type of activity: Educational sites
- Address: Guadalupe and I-35 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. and 26th St., Austin, TX 78705
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#19. Barton Creek Greenbelt

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (235 reviews)
- Type of activity: Biking Trails, Hiking Trails
- Address: 200 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704-1046
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#18. The Moody Theater

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (212 reviews)
- Type of activity: Theaters
- Address: 310 W 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701-4609
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#17. The Domain

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (289 reviews)
- Type of activity: Shopping Malls
- Address: 11410 Century Oaks Ter, Austin, TX 78758-8694
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#16. I Love You So Much Mural

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (317 reviews)
- Type of activity: Points of Interest & Landmarks
- Address: 1300 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-2433
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#15. Thinkery

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (420 reviews)
- Type of activity: Science Museums, Children's Museums
- Address: 1830 Simond Ave, Austin, TX 78723-4603
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#14. SoCo District

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (842 reviews)
- Type of activity: Neighborhoods
- Address: 1600 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-3522
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#13. McKinney Falls State Park

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (573 reviews)
- Type of activity: State Parks
- Address: 5808 McKinney Falls Pkwy, Austin, TX 78744-6200
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#12. Zilker Metropolitan Park

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (930 reviews)
- Type of activity: Parks, Gardens
- Address: 2100 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78746
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#11. Austin Aquarium

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (472 reviews)
- Type of activity: Aquariums
- Address: 13530 N Highway 183 Suite #101, Austin, TX 78750-2208
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#10. South Congress Avenue

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1483 reviews)
- Type of activity: Points of Interest & Landmarks
- Address: South Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704
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#9. Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1074 reviews)
- Type of activity: Nature & Wildlife Areas, Gardens
- Address: 4801 La Crosse Ave, Austin, TX 78739-1702
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#8. Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (4116 reviews)
- Type of activity: Nature & Wildlife Areas, Bridges
- Address: 100 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701-4072
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#7. The Driskill

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1814 reviews)
- Type of activity: Historic Sites, Architectural Buildings
- Address: 604 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701-3212
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#6. Bullock Texas State History Museum

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (2727 reviews)
- Type of activity: History Museums
- Address: 1800 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701-1342
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#5. LBJ Presidential Library

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (3414 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums, History Museums
- Address: 2313 Red River St., Austin, TX 78705-5737
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#4. Mount Bonnell

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1611 reviews)
- Type of activity: Lookouts, Parks
- Address: 3800 Bonnell Dr, Austin, TX 78731-5846
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#3. Barton Springs Pool

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (2732 reviews)
- Type of activity: Bodies of Water, Hot Springs & Geysers
- Address: 2201 Barton Springs Rd Zilker Park, Austin, TX 78746-5736
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#2. Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (2706 reviews)
- Type of activity: Hiking Trails
- Address: Lady Bird Lake First Street Bridge at Lady Bird Lake, Austin, TX 78701
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#1. Texas State Capitol

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (7864 reviews)
- Type of activity: Historic Sites, Architectural Buildings
- Address: 1100 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-1728
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