Get lost in Austin, Texas at these fun and relaxing destinations

Austin City Limits: Foo Fighters, Drake, the Strokes Set to Headline
There's no denying the fun and fabulous appeal that is Austin, Texas. From the unique must-see locations, to the abundance of culture that fills its streets -- there's nothing quite like a fun-filled day in Austin. On top of that, today marks the start of Austin City Limits, one of the most exciting music festivals in the world! With a lineup that simply can't be beat and a city that you can't help adoring -- naturally, ACL Fest is one of the most successful music festivals known to man.

But aside from this incredible event, there's so much more to Austin than you might think. Not only are there a million and one fun activities to partake in, but on the opposite spectrum, there are so many relaxing spots to get your chill on. So, without further or due, let's take a look at four awesome destinations to get lost in Austin, Texas.

1) Hyde Park Bar and Grill

While not considered a destination per se, the Hyde Park district hides several cafes and and hip neighborhoods with laid-back charm. Enjoy the artwork and a bang-up meal at Hyde Park Bar and Grill for a lunch you won't soon forget.

2) Shipe Park

This two-acre park is just big enough to offer something for everyone! Giant trees shade the area, keeping the pools and play areas comfortable, while the sports courts and fields allow for fun exercise. Not to mention, if you look closely enough, you're bound to see adorable little tadpoles in the creek.

3) Epoch

If you love coffee as much as we do, you'll absolutely adore this 24/7 coffee shop. Vending everything from espresso drinks to sweets and pizza, Epoch coffee shops offer a casual, open space with a soothing vibe.

4) Drink Well

This cozy pub offers eclectic plates and innovative cocktails in a super stylish setting for the best happy hour you've ever had. Talk about the epitome of eating good and (literally) DRINKING WELL.

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Get lost in Austin, Texas at these fun and relaxing destinations

The Foo Fighters

(Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

A$AP Rocky

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Florence and the Machine

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The Weeknd

(Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)


(Photo by Wendy Redfern/Redferns)

Time Impala

(Photo by Frank Hoensch/Redferns for Lollapalooza Berlin)

Sturgill Simpson

(Photo by Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

The Strokes

(Photo by Matt McClain/The Washington Post via Getty Images)


(Photo by Brian Rasic/WireImage)


(Photo by Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images)


(Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic for Bonnaroo Arts and Music Festival)


(Photo by Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)


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Of Monsters And Men

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Twenty One Pilots

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Alabama Shakes

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Modest Mouse

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Ben Howard

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Chance the Rapper

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Brand New

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The Decemberists

(Photo by Mark Horton/WireImage)

Walk The Moon

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Billy Idol

(Photo by Paul R. Giunta/WireImage)

Vance Joy

(Photo by Fernando Leon/Getty Images for TAS)

George Ezra

(Photo by Paul Morigi/WireImage)

Brandon Flowers

(Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)

Nate Ruess

(Photo by Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)


(Photo by Lorne Thomson/Redferns)


(Photo by Eric Vitale/WireImage)


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