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Staying Cool During Summer

Prepare for the hottest summer days with our 2024 guide to visiting Austin during summer!

Our guide to summer in Austin will keep you cool and entertained even on the most brutal days!

Visit Lake Travis

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Lake Travis is one of Austin's best places to cool off! The moderate temperatures make it great for water activities and fun days in the sun.

Although the water level of Lake Travis is significantly lower than average, the activity is still as busy as ever! Rent boats, jet skis, and other water equipment from our various Celebrate Austin partners!

Businesses on Lake Travis

  • Aquaholics Watercraft Rentals

  • VIP Marina on Lake Travis

  • Lake Travis Waterloo Adventures


Attend an (indoor) Performance!

Austin didn't get its name as "Music Capitol of the World" for nothing! Attend a live performance at one of Austin's many air-conditioned music venues and enjoy the spirit of Austin without the dreadful heat!

Venues in Austin
  • The Paramount Theatre

  • Bass Concert Hall

  • The Concourse Project


Before you go...

If you're still searching for somewhere to spend your summer days, message us! These are only some of our top recommendations -we have plenty of other thrilling adventures to help you escape the excruciating heat!

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