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Austin Things To Do & Experiences

Austin is full of a number of great experiences like cocktail & BBQ food tours, a live music tour, dinner cruises, indoor skydiving & more. These Austin experiences make great gifts for family or friends, or you can book one for yourself!

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  • Top Things to Do in Austin!


    Austin is a Lone Star State destination with a multitude of memorable, must-do activities. Check out attractions like shopping, golf, festivals, motorsports, spa getaways, wine and brewery tours, the foodie scene, live music, legendary music history, outdoor adventures, and much more!

    From laid-back and leisurely trips in and around town, to delicious treats and daredevil tricks — Austin experience gifts are just waiting to deliver serious delight to you and yours.


    Sample, stroll, sip and sightsee your way through the "Live Music Capital of the World" with an array of guided city tours! Taste the culinary goodness that the South Congress area has to offer on a food tour. Bike from venue to venue on a live music tour, or to take in picturesque sights while pedaling past Lady Bird Lake, the Stevie Ray Vaughn Statue, Ann W. Richards Congress Avenue Bridge, and more! Explore breweries, wineries and some of the city's most sought-after food trucks. And for a truly unique way to go about some urban exploration of Austin attractions — try a carriage tour!

    Want another unique perspective of the city? Take sightseeing to new heights with a tour of Austin from the air! Sit back and relax on a scenic flight or glider ride, offering unparalleled views of the urban expanse below. Take in the scenic downtown skyline, the shimmer of surrounding lakes, and the lush roll of nearby golf courses and Texas Hill Country.

    Take advantage of the countless Austin events that allow for an adrenaline-pumping spin in the air up there! Try sightseeing right from the pilot's seat of an aircraft as you learn to fly an airplane, helicopter or glider. Want to go fairly hands-free on an air-venture? Nothing beats hang gliding or skydiving!

    For more heart-racing things to do in Austin, be sure to check out Virgin Experience Gifts's collection of action-packed outings in Austin, featuring Texas' finest outdoor adventures! Row or wakeboard across a lake. Scale rocks with your bare hands. Dominate the paintball field. Head to Dallas to put the pedal to the metal on the Texas Motor Speedway. Learn movie-worthy stunts. And so much more!

    Of course, it's always easy to find Austin events that take things down a few relaxing notches as well. Head to a renowned golf course for a leisurely game on the links. Or unwind on the waterfront with outings like cruises and sailing excursions.

    With Austin experience gifts like these, it's easy to find something for everyone in the beloved "Cap City" of Texas!