Summer Staycation Ideas Near Austin

Work and daily traffic are hectic enough, why battle with loading back up in the car and fighting traffic again on an extended vacation? There’s a lot to be said about simplicity and there’s nothing more simple than a day trip in the Austin area. Usually, they’re way less expensive and a lot less stressful. Another positive thing about a staycation is you can have a lot of them for the price of one overnight vacation. For a staycation, all you need is some comfortable shoes and a day’s worth of energy! So if you’re wanting a few staycation ideas for the Austin area, let us help.

Friends of River Place Trails

If your idea of fun includes some quiet time in the woods with beautiful, scenic trails to explore then the Friends of River Place Trails should be your next stop in Austin. Currently, all three trails are open in the River Place Neighborhood. The open trails include Panther Hollow, Fern Trail and Canyon Trail; additionally, each trail is open seven days a week from dawn to dusk. So if you’re yearning for a day to unplug and connect with nature, grab your hiking boots and the family to enjoy nature!

Lunch, a Movie and a Coffee Shop

Enjoy an “old school” staycation. Treat yourself to a fancy lunch, take in a new movie, grab a warm cup of coffee at your favorite neighborhood spot and leave the cell phones at home! Visit with friends and enjoy lively conversation while being unplugged from the hustle and bustle. Have some fun with it!

A Day at Famous Lake Travis

If you’re wanting to stay close to home, just go somewhere for the day and have a great time in Austin! Our suggestion for an outdoor day trip is Lake Travis. From beautiful scenery, breathtaking views, fabulous dining and shopping, Lake Travis has it all! You can rent boats, take in the waterpark, grab a bite at the food trucks or one of the other great places to eat nearby. For those living in the Austin area, there is no need to stay overnight at Lake Travis. Take in all the area has to offer in one day and come back to visit again soon after. If you haven’t spent time at Lake Travis, make sure you put it on your staycation bucket list!

Be sure to bring the sunscreen and have fun! Contact us should you have any additional questions.

Palm Valley Plaza is offered by Weitzman. Weitzman is one of the leading commercial real estate companies in North Texas. Weitzman offers a full range of Commercial Real Estate services including Project Representation, Tenant Representation and Investment Sales and, is also a leading Asset Management and Development Services Commercial Real Estate firm.