AUSTIN ESCAPES

Forget reality. These places let you spend a little time away from the city where you work.
  1. Cantine
    Get a cocktail and the fried anchovy olives.
  2. Book People
    Meet an author, or discover great books the old-fashioned way.
  3. Wildflower Center
    Enjoy nature in the city
  4. Ransom Center
    World-class historical exhibits, plus the worlds first permanent photograph, and a beautiful Gutenberg Bible.
  5. Uchiko
    Like visiting your most creative and well-travelled friends house. Order everything on the social hour menu.
  6. Ramen Tatsu-Ya
  7. Draught House
  8. Lake Austin - 360 Bridge Overlook
    Climb the trail on the north-west side of the bridge. Enjoy the views of hill country, the lake, and downtown.