SXSW weekend is one of the busiest in austin. not only is the musicfest going on but its also spring break and the Star of texas rodeo is at the same time. so if you are looking to take a break from SXSW, you can find plenty to do.star of texas rodeo
this is texas after all. LOLranch 616
great restaurant, steaks, seafood with a...ummm texas twist....might be tough to get a seat. small place and it has a tiny stage...a band will sure to be playing...SXSW..duhrio rita
coffee house by day, lounge by night. surely to have bands playing. eclectic. great for people watching. bartender looks like neil young...he is a total ass and a drink nazi. have your id ready! you will see what im talking about. ha.juan in a million
this place is awesome for breakfast...if you like mexican food.barton creek greenbelt
beautiful scenery...great place to hike..weather should be great for ittown lake
the running trails of town lake wind thru a good part of downtown...passing along both auditorium shores and zilker park where there will be free shows. the weather should be great and theres sure to be plenty of eyecandy running the trails Jo's coffee
the one on 2nd is ok. the best is one is on congress. great place to grab coffee and sit outside and people watch. san jose hotel is next door...their pool area is great for drinks at night...check it out.
ive never been, but this seems to be an attraction. the only clothing optional park in texas. on the shores of lake travis. from what ive heard, the people that are nude...ummm ...should be..ha
hope it helps!