Austin has a variety of awesome museums where you can explore Texas history, browse amazing art collections, try hands-on science activities — and so much more. The best news is that you can visit almost all of our area museums for free! You just need to know when to go. Luckily, Do512 has compiled a list of the best times to check out the museums in Austin! Thanks, Do512!
— Blanton Museum of Art
Free Admission: Thursdays, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; plus extended hours ’til 9 p.m. every third Thursday of the month
— Bullock Texas State History Museum
Free Admission: The First Sunday of every month, 12 – 5 p.m.
— The Contemporary Austin – Laguna Gloria
Free Admission: Tuesdays, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; also free drop-in tours at 1 p.m. the first Sunday of every month.
— The Contemporary Austin – Jones Center
Free Admission: Tuesdays, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.; also free drop-in tours at 1 p.m. the first Sunday of every month.
— Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum
Free Admission: daily from June 1- August 31, 2017; as well as Family...
Although there are many greenbelts in the Austin area, there is one, in particular, that is an obvious crowd favorite. Barton Creek Greenbelt is so beloved by the locals, that it is commonly referred to as "the Greenbelt." Located in Central-South Austin the Barton Creek Greenbelt features 12.68 miles of gorgeous trails and is considered one of the top hiking trails in Texas.
Barton Creek comes with lots of exciting activities and sites for the whole family to enjoy. Spend your weekend's mountain biking, rock climbing in the limestone bluffs, and swimming in the creeks. Get the family out of the house and enjoy a day with nature, at this beloved greenbelt!
Public Access Points
- Trail Head - 2201 Barton Springs Road
- Spyglass Access - 1601 Spyglass Dr.
- Barton Hills Acess- 2010 Homedale Dr.
- Gus Fruh Access- 2642 Bartin Hills Dr.
- Loop 360 Access - 3755-B Capital of Texas HWY (Loop 360)
- Gaines/ Twin Falls Access - 3918 S. Mopac Expy
- Trails End - 1710 Camp Craft Road
Tips and Tricks
- Keep your pups on a leash at all times.
- There are no restrooms, water fountains, or trashcans on the trails.
- Bring Water and dispose of trash at the access point entrances.
Happy Friday, Travis Country residents! We hope you are staying warm in the craziness of this winter season. Snow days must mean that you've had extra time to log into Cain Club and earn some Cain Keys to go towards some amazing prizes! #Score
One of our favorite Cain Club activities is the ability to make a donation to Cain Cares and earn points! It rewards you for giving back to such a great cause. Cain Cares gives us the opportunity to help when help is needed the most. Join us in our mission to give back.
Donate to Cain Cares through our Loyalty Rewards program and receive 25 points for every $50 donated! Not a member? No problem, sign up TODAY and start earning your points towards our awesome prizes!
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Cain Realty Group
Cain Realty Group is excited to announce an addition to our awards and honors, the 2017 Neighborhood Favorite award courtesy of Nextdoor. In addition to being your Travis Country neighbor, we take pride in being Austin's Most Trusted Home Buying and Home Selling team. To continue to provide world-class home buying and home selling service we are eager to hear feedback on your experience. We appreciate everyone who takes the time to review us and would like to offer an incentive to do so!
For every review completed, receive points on our Loyalty and Rewards membership program, Cain Club! It's simple, just log in to your account, follow the link to the review site, complete the review, and we will award your points upon confirming the review.
We are so thankful for an amazing year of serving our clients, neighbors, and friends. We look forward to serving you all in 2018 also. As always, if you or anyone you know has any real estate related questions, we are always a phone call away. Have a blessed Tuesday!