Austin Bucket List

Focus on one point and breathe mural above the Congress River in Austin

Austin has a ton to offer: exciting outdoor adventures, delicious restaurants, talented musicians, hilarious comedy and unique shops. I plan to see and do as much as I can while living here. I’ll be updating this list frequently with additions and completions.

  1. Watch the Congress Bridge bats take flight. August 2012
  2. Attend a show at the Continental Club.
  3. Discover the Cathedral of Junk.
  4. See Gary Clark Jr. play live.
  5. Paddle board on the Congress River. July 2012
  6. Take in a sunset at the Oasis Restaurant on Lake Travis. April 2013.
  7. Volunteer for SXSW every year. March 2012. March 2013.
  8. Locate the best breakfast taco in town.
  9. Spy a tarantula… from afar. May 2013.
  10. Take a photo from the same spot at Hamilton Pool during all four seasons. Spring. Summer. Fall. Winter.
  11. Create some sort of art project with the photos from #10.
  12. Attend a UT football game. September 2012
  13. Buy a funky sculpture made of scrap metal.
  14. Leave a 100% tip for a particularly friendly/helpful/polite server. January 2013
  15. Go to an outdoor concert. July 2013.
  16. Ice skate at Whole Foods during the winter.
  17. Wear fashionable stripes and sip a good wine at Chez Nous.
  18. Fly a kite at the Zilker Park Kite Festival.
  19. Walk my dog along Lady Bird Lake. January 2013.
  20. Get a dog so that I can complete #19. January 2013.
  21. Build and eat a frozen banana at Bananarchy. September 2012
  22. Devour a pastry from Sweetish Hill Bakery.
  23. Rock climb at Reimers Ranch Park. August 2012
  24. Have a fancy drink and listen to piano at the Driskill Hotel.
  25. Tour the Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center.
  26. See a show at the Paramount.
  27. Take a photo crouching in bluebonnets. April 2012
  28. Volunteer during improv comedy at the Hideout Theatre. August 2012
  29. Eat BBQ at Salt Lick. April 2013.
  30. People-watch at the Texas Renaissance Festival in Plantersville. November 2011
  31. Rent a costume from Lucy in Disguise with Diamonds.
  32. Stand beneath the dome of the Texas state capitol. September 2012
  33. Attend at Quote-Along or Sing-Along at an Alamo Drafthouse theater.
  34. Eat sushi at Uchi.
  35. Drink a beer at the Tiniest Bar in Texas.
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