Try a romantic excursion on our private electric Duffy boats. The Lone Star Riverboat offers scenic sightseeing trips each weekend afternoon, accompanied by a detailed commentary from the boat's captain. It is extremely uncommon to have outdoor ice rinks in Texas, especially on a rooftop! There's also , where you can order homemade clam chowder or Texas style chili in a fresh bread bowl. Reservations are held until 10:15 p. Looking for something to do out on Town Lake Austin? Come on down to our dock, just west of Zilker Park, and let us help you choose the watercraft rental that is right for you. ToursOur Tours Pick from one of Lone Star Riverboat's public tours down Lady Bird Lake. They are reliable, responsive and just great.
Discover another side of Austin on a 2. November through February, 5-6pm weather permitting. I always associated Austin with live music, but apparently the Austin bat is a pretty big deal. At this time of year, most of the bats are gone but some do stay around—bat viewing is limited. Our staff at Lone Star Riverboat is committed to excellent customer service and making your trips as enjoyable and relaxing as possible. Please check back often, as we'll be confirming themes for upcoming boats throughout the year! Enjoy a romantic, scenic and relaxing cruise on Lady Bird Lake, aboard The Lone Star. For the active sportsperson, full- and half-day fishing charters in the Gulf of Mexico are available on the 49-foot Hard Bottom Too; all bait and tackle is provided.
So thanks to a little research, not only are the bats no longer feared, but they are celebrated and revered. Austin Bat Festival: Speaking of celebration, every August Roadway Productions puts on the annual Austin bat fest. This attitude takes us to some pretty unique places. We have the capability and flexibility to house whatever event you might be hoping to throw. Our content manager, Heidi, took her family on their first ride on the Lone Star Riverboat recently. Everything from the decor to the uniformed staff is meant to evoke America in the late 18th century.
A guide and all bike equipment is included. Don't forget to bring a camera to capture the moment. Here's some of our favorite hot spots to hang out when it gets cold in Austin: Grab a Bowl of Soup to Warm Up Austin has plenty of places to grab a hot bowl of soup to warm you up. Lady Bird Lake, along with Zilker Park, form a relaxing oasis in downtown Austin, allowing views of the skyline from a bench or something more adventurous, like a canoe or paddleboard floating on the water. About Lone Star Riverboat Emblazoned with patriotic red, white, and blue, Lone Star Riverboat's churn through Lady Bird Lake, floating alongside towering cypress trees and the city's skyline. Grab your crew and join us on board! Spot Texas plants and wildlife within Austin city limits on an easy-going kayak tour of Lady Bird Lake. This Groupon is a mutinous bounty.
Bring a jacket, some snacks, and a beverage of your choice. It just feels like little drops of rain, but the kids found it thrilling. The mix of cool air and warm sunshine makes the city come alive. We encourage you to , or by skywriting it above our offices. You'll be able to cover much more ground than you would on foot, while enjoying the fun and fresh air of riding a scooter. But there is a little cash bar downstairs that sells sodas and juice if you find yourself needing a beverage.
For any party between 9 and 140 passengers, our versatile fleet provides the ultimate Austin experience. At Rowing Dock our mission is to make Lady Bird Lake activities available to everyone, and to provide all an outstanding experience. The bat tour was amazing and the guide on the boat was hilarious. Winner will be able to choose to reserve seats on any Saturday or Sunday 3 p. Come see for yourself and try out our top 5 favorite things to do in Austin during the winter! The has fresh soup made from local, fresh ingredients - plus, housemade bone broth. Or you can paddle east to cruise through the Barton Creek inlet and take in the cityscape of downtown Austin. One-hour bat-watching tours at dusk and nighttime moonlight cruises are also available March through October.
They worked with me in every way possible. The Austin Trail of Lights at Zilker Park is an Austin winter staple enjoyed by locals and tourists alike. Mike Pearce has owned and operated the Lone Star Riverboat since 1987. Will do again if I am ever back in this area. They serve delicious snacks, cocktails, and an assortment of craft brews.
Everyone is welcome to bring their own snacks, picnics, etc. Choices not only vary by city, but also by length, style and amenities offered. There's , which offers Japanese soul food in the form of ramen. Austin Bat Season: If you want to see this amazing display of swarming bats, you will want to make sure you visit during the right time of year. Our Dock, located on the south shore of Lady Bird Lake, just west of Zilker Park, is the ideal location for kayaking, canoeing and paddle boarding in Austin.
Bike gear and beers are included. Thanks to its characteristic desert landscapes and wide-open ranges, Texas is not usually the first place one thinks of for cruising. Experience the exhilaration of the outdoors, the abundant waterfowl, our ever changing city skyline and the natural beauty that is Austin. It was cold and rainy so the bats never really came out, but we did see a few come out. Promotional value expires Oct 31, 2014. We enjoyed the hour and it felt like only a few minutes.
I would definitely recommend seeing the bats to any family visiting Austin during the spring or summer. The show goes through January 8 and is 15 minutes long, starting at 6 p. Sunset during the summer in Austin, Texas is later in the evening than one might expect. If you want to get out on Lady Bird Lake and explore, the best time to visit is March through September, when the warmer weather makes for a relaxing day on the water. At the dock we accept cash, personal checks, and travelers check. Top level includes plenty of seating and great views of the city Do take note that the downstairs seats were full by 2:30 p.