Category Archives: Live Like a Local

Top 5 Austin Pools

It’s July, and that means…swimming in Austin at Top Trip’s Top 5 favorite spots to dive into summer. 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: ranging from natural springs to a great city public pool network that makes…

07/03/2019 | by TopTrip Admin | | Live Like a Local

Wow Your Guests this Friendsgiving

Friends + Thanksgiving = Friendsgiving Who doesn’t love a made-up holiday that got its inspiration from a 90s sitcom (Friends) and is now one of the happiest excuses to pig-out a second time during Thanksgiving week? You know what we’re talking about—Friendsgiving—the holiday with no stress, come-as-you-are dress code, your besties for guests and potluck…

12/04/2018 | by René Craft | No Comments | Eats & Drinks | Live Like a Local | Our Properties

A Day at Mueller, Austin’s newest urban park

If you’re in town with kids, one of Austin’s best locales is the Mueller Neighborhood, home to food trucks, several amazing parks, the Austin Thinkery Museum, the Alamo Drafthouse, and restaurants galore. Centrally located, Mueller draws Austinites (and tourists) from all corners of our city. You will see families, hipsters, soccer games, ice cream vendors,…

12/02/2018 | by René Craft | No Comments | Live Like a Local

A far out hike, close into Austin

So close, yet so far out…a gorgeous hike within the Austin city limits When most tourists think of Austin, they think bars, music, nightlife. But just as crucial to Austin’s attractiveness as a tourist haven, is its natural setting and opportunities for being immersed in nature while still within the city limits. One of my…

06/17/2018 | by René Craft | No Comments | Live Like a Local