The main road through Travis Heights is SoCo (South Congress) Avenue that offers eateries, funky boutiques, shopping, various restaurants, street musicians, pop-up vendors, and a vibrant nightlife. Tourists and residents love walking SoCo Avenue to frequent gourmet restaurants such as Boticelli’s, Perla’s Seafood and Oyster Bar, South Congress Café, Vespaio, along with a variety of casual eateries such as Torchy’s taco bars, Guero’s, Hopdoddy Burger Bar and Home Slice Pizza, and Magnolia Café.
If you love shopping, from antiques to cowboy boots to souvenirs, you will find it at shops like Yard Dog Gallery, Tesoros Trading Co., Allen’s Boots, Uncommon Objects, and Parts & Labour. If you enjoy going out at night, make sure to visit C-Boy’s Heart & Soul Bar, Ego’s, and the Continental Club. For even more entertainment talk a walk across the South Congress Avenue Bridge which takes you into downtown. While you are out and about stop to watch the bats that live under this bridge that fly out as soon as the sun goes down.
Things To See And Do In Travis Heights
For outdoor lovers, there are several outdoor amenities to enjoy at Stacy Park, along with many trails that surround the Blunn Creek Greenbelt and Lady Bird Lake. Dogs are allowed to run off-leash at Norwood Estate which is a dedicated dog park situated on Riverside. For those who are into photography, some popular spots include the “I love you so much” mural on Jo’s Coffee wall or the “Your Essential Magnificence” sculpture located on the W. Live Oak Street.
The neighborhood of Travis Heights in Austin TX is only a short drive from the Barton Springs Pool, which among the crown jewels of Austin, situated in Zilker Metropolitan Park. The 3-acre size pool has a consistent temperature of between 68 to 70 degrees Fahrenheit, making it the ideal spot for swimming all-year-round. If you love cycling or hiking, then Barton Creek Greenbelt is the place to go. The greenbelt offers 7 points of entry, providing easy access for residents and visitors to this beautiful greenbelt. In this area, you can mountain climb, go cycling or hiking. This area is also known for its tasty food trucks close to the Greenbelt, providing hearty snacks or meals to enjoy after long hikes or mountain climbs.