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As more and more people are venturing out, social distancing is even more important than ever. If you want to get out of the house with the family but still feel safe, we have some ideas on where you can go and what you can do. Of course, we can’t guarantee that others didn’t have the same idea as you. Please remember to be mindful of safety recommendations. And try to adhere to these tips.
Strawberry picking season is nearly over but if you’re still looking to get some berry picking in, you’re in luck! These local farms are open for business.
Free Fun In Austin continues to highlight Austin area locations and activities that may not be available at this time. We encourage you to take all safety measures to keep yourself and your neighbors safe. It is our hope that the stories and features on this site will help inform your plans in the future.
Looking for ways to educate and entertain your kids throughout the day? We’ve already told you about a ton of indoor options. Now, we’re taking things outdoors with nature bingo! We found some excellent bingo cards from Mass Audubon featuring birds, bugs, trees, and more!
Several of Austin’s neighborhoods have deep histories—and connections to the city’s long-ago status as a place for settlers to flock to. Learn about how they got their names and then wander around and appreciate the story of each one.
Public art is one of the best perks about living in Austin. Whether the art is commissioned or not, you can find amazing Austin murals and street art all over the city. You can also check out all the ATX messages of hope here.
Gather up your favorite blanket, basket, foods, and people and head out for some outdoor dining at these great picnic spots – just make sure you’re being mindful of others and socially distant.
Looking for trails that provide a scenic stroll in Austin to get you out of the house? Look no further! Here are five scenic strolls in Austin that the whole family will love!
Going a little stir crazy at home? We feel you! These simple hikes can accommodate the whole family.
For locals and visitors alike who are looking to breathe fresh air and walk off some of that nine-to-five stress, an Austin park with a beautiful nature trail is exactly what the doctor ordered.
For those days that you are looking for something different than your typical pool experience, you might want to give one of our favorite swimming holes in Central Texas a try.
If you aren’t able to take a trip to your favorite destination, we’ve got some pretty rad beaches right here in Austin where you can get your fill of sun and sand.
Here’s a great way to get out of the house and not have to interact with neighbors at close proximity. These are the 10 best spots to ride bikes in Austin.
When is the last time you saw the Austin bats emerge at dusk? You probably already know that the 1.5 million Mexican free-tailed bats that roost under the Ann W. Richards Congress Avenue Bridge comprise the largest urban bat colony in the world. But do you know the best way to catch them in action? Here’s everything you need to know to see bats in Austin.
We’ll continue to update this post with new creative ideas of how to safely get out of the house so check back often. Be safe out there!