Spring in Austin is Beautiful. 11 Ways to Get the Most Out of the Season

March 22, 2018

Spring in AustinThe city of Austin, Texas enjoys average spring temperatures in the low- to mid-80s, beautiful weather to enjoy seasonal events and more. Throughout the capital city residents and guests can find a range of things to do during spring. From a sunny day hike to one of the city’s many festivals, there’s something for everyone with many choices just minutes from your Springs apartments.

Hike or Bike the Lady Bird Lake Trail

The Lady Bird Lake Trail is in the heart of Austin, close to downtown. From the Springs at Sunfield, the trail sits about 16 miles north and is easily accessible for a day hike or bike ride on a mild spring afternoon. Dogs on leashes are allowed on the scenic 4.4 mile loop.  

Visit the Zilker Botanical Garden

Nothing says spring like a garden full of colorful blooms! Plan a visit to the Zilker Botanical Garden located on Barton Springs Road just off the MoPac Expressway. Discover 26-acres of gardens that include a Japanese-themed, herbs, roses, and the Hartman Prehistoric Garden. More than 100,000 guests visit annually and it’s open year-round.

Run the Cap10K

The Cap10K or the Statesman Capitol 10,000 celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. This is the largest 10K race in Texas. From Congress Avenue to Auditorium Shores, this race is an Austin spring tradition. The 10K and its accompanying events run April 13 through April 15. 

Enjoy the Art City Austin Festival

Held at the Palmer Events Center located about 20 miles south of the Springs at Lakeline apartments, the Art City Austin Festival also runs from April 13 through April 15. For more than 68 years, this annual event has featured local and national artists plus music, food, and even hands-on activities. 

Take a Segway Tour

It’s spring so get out and see the sites of Austin while riding a Segway from SegCity. This is a great way to play tourist right in your own city. Different tour lengths and times are available and you can even book a tour for a group, fun for friends and family when they visit.

Rev Up for the MotoGP™ Grand Prix

Held April 20 through April 22, the MotoGP™ Grand Prix is motorcycle racing at its finest. Held at the Circuit of The Americas™ track, this event is a three-day series not to be missed. 

Attend a RoundRock Express Baseball Game

Springtime fun in Austin includes early season baseball games at Dell Diamond, the home of the RoundRock Express. Austin’s Triple A baseball team offers family-fun from opening day in April throughout the summer. 

Indulge at the Austin Food & Wine Fest

Mark your calendars this spring for the Austin Food & Wine Festival on April 27 through April 29. Held at Auditorium Shores and Fair Market, enjoy the great weather while indulging in gourmet bites and wines. It’s a 21+ festival, ID is required. The festival includes chef demonstrations, wine tastings, and entertainment. 

Play at the Park

Austin has dozens of lush parks perfect for a spring picnic. Rattan Creek Park at Elkhorn Mountain Trail and Tamayo Dr, is just minutes from the Springs at Lakeline. This park has covered pavilions as well as courts for tennis, volleyball, and basketball. 

Stroll Through the Pecan Street Spring Arts Festival

The Pecan Street Spring Arts Festival on May 5 and 6 is a free event along East Sixth Street. Once known as Pecan Street, this annual festival is considered one of the oldest and largest in Central Texas. 2018 marks its 41st year.

Explore the Jourdan-Bachman Pioneer Farms

At Jourdan-Bachman Pioneer Farms visitors can explore six different sites, watch historical re-enactments, and view works by crafts people and heritage artisans. The farms are open Fridays through Sundays and located in northeast Austin.

Spring is a festive time in Austin and ideal for checking out the Springs apartments. Three locations, Springs at Round Rock, Springs at Lakeline, and Springs at Sunfield each offer easy proximity to the best of Austin. Contact us today to see available floor plans.


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