Looking for a simpler way to park downtown? Top Trip Rentals has parking available for purchase with our Littlefield Quarters or you can find parking through this handy website—Best Parking. All you do is choose which part of town you’re in, and it gives you rates and locations. It is organized by price range and area of town. Parking in Austin can be challenging, but it doesn’t have to be! This is also available as an App (Best Parking) for both Android and iPhone.
Downtown Austin Farmer’s Market Held Every Saturday
Every Saturday, rain or shine, from 9 a.m.- 1 p.m., you can buy yummy, healthy and local food brought to you by local farmers and one of Austin’s best non-profits the Sustainable Food Center. The SFC/Downtown’s Farmer’s Market is at Republic Square at 4th and Guadalupe.
It’s hot in Austin in July and August. Shocking, I know. But, good news, Austin has a plethora of great places to swim and cool off, many of them natural bodies of water and a great public pool network that makes cooling off in any part of town a breeze. The crown jewel of all of these being our city’s unique natural springs located in the heart of downtown Austin—Barton Springs.
Lucky 7 Special as Top Trip celebrates 7th Birthday!
We’re 7 and you’re lucky! For the month of July, as Top Trip Rentals celebrates our 7th birthday of providing great vacation homes in Central Austin, we’re offering you a great deal: $99/night for (almost) any available Top Trip vacation home (this excludes the Lux TownHome on 6th Street) during the month of July. This includes weekends as well. Click here to book.
We hope ya’ll have your Fourth of July themed outfits ready for Friday! If you have nothing planned yet, the Austin Symphony will be playing the 38th Annual 4th of July Concert and Fireworks. The event is free, you can bring your own coolers and picnic baskets, and the day is full of family-friendly activities that run from 4pm to 8pm. The gates open at 4pm, parking lots open at 3pm, and the official start time is at 8:30, with fireworks beginning at 9:30. What could be better than celebrating the red, white and blue with BYO Booze and snacks?! NOTE: this event typically takes place at Auditorium Shores, but the Circuit of the Americas has graciously offered to host the event due to current construction on the shores. The event is scheduled to return to downtown next year.
Calling all weirdos! 2014 Keep Austin Weird Festival starts this weekend, Saturday June 28th. It runs from 2pm to 10pm and is packed full of food, live music, and weirdos on the green at the Long Center. Remember, if you wear your strangest, weirdest, quirkiest costume you have a chance at winning a full year of Amy’s Ice Cream. One group that is playing live at the festival is KP and the Boom Boom. Check out their official music video for “Feel It”
TA-DAA! We’re excited to REVEAL the finished look of our newest Littlefield Quarters lofts available (as of June 15) for travelers looking to stay right in the heart of downtown, with amazing walkability to it all. Our newest homes have a fresh, modern and airy design that will give you a great launching pad to all Austin has to offer. Click here to reserve today.
We hope everybody has a fantastic Father’s Day weekend! In order to send ya’ll into the weekend in great spirits, here is a video of Jimmy Fallon and Governor Chris Christie demonstrating some dance moves only a father could pull off.
We made the cover of Austin Fit Magazine with our#PoolOn6th property, 410 E. 6th Street, the former Graeber property! Thanks so much to the great folks at Austin Fit and their models, photographers and everyone that made this such a cool looking swimsuit issue. We enjoyed hosting you all!
Click here to read the full article and see more great photos from Austin Fit’s June swimsuit issue featuring the indoor pool and interiors of this amazing house and event location.
To learn more about booking the 410 E. 6th Street home for a vacation rental or a special event, see our website.
As many of you know, X-Games begins exactly 8 days from today, bringing a rush of excitement to the Live Music Capital of the World. Beyond the daring athletic endeavors of athletes competing, there will other forms of entertainment of the musical variety. The music schedule is jam-packed with acts like Kanye West, Mac Miller, and the Flaming Lips. To check out the line up, click the attached link. http://xgamesaustin.com/x-music/
For Top Trip Rental’s Day 3 of our “Space to Place” photo journal, we present the furniture going in and the room taking shape…professional photos and full reveal coming soon. This downtown loft is located in our Littlefield Quarters building and available beginning June 1. Reserve now!
It’s official! 14 days until the summer X Games begin here in Austin, Texas. In the next two weeks, the Capital City will be over run with skateboards, BMX competitors, and extreme moto x freestyle competitors, just to name a few. Among the amazing and daring athletes is 24 year old Ryan Sheckler. Sheckler is the youngest X Games gold winner, as he achieved the gold when he was just 13 years old!