Austin is known for its great music, nightlife and unique weirdness, to name just a few things. Another thing this great city offers us is an array of scenic views and beautiful views. We’ve compiled a quick list of some of our favorite places to drive to in our Fords. Enjoy, fellow Austinites!
- Mt. Bonnell
The highest point in Austin City Limits offers some astounding views of Lake Austin. It has been an ATX landmark since the 1850’s and is the perfect place to enjoy a picnic with loved ones!
2. Hamilton Pool
Located just slightly out of Austin, Hamilton Pool is a quick road-trip to a gorgeous destination. A natural pool complete with breathtaking waterfalls is sure to make for a perfect summer day. Note: Reserve at least two weeks in advance for this one! Spots go fast.
Zip Lake Travis
Take a drive out to Lake Travis to zip through nature at Lake Travis Zipline adventures. Fun for the family and adventure lovers alike – This is the longest zipline in Texas and the breathtaking views will not disappoint!
Known as the “Sunset Capital of Texas”, this 30,000 square foot restaurant offers some of the best views in Austin. Paired with queso and a tasty margarita, this is a must-drive to in north Austin.
Zilker offers beautiful views of the city, along with fun events like Blues on the Green in the summer and the Trail of Lights near Christmastime. Take your Ford out with plans of flying kites, kayaking or simply enjoying the scenery!
Austin 360 Bridge
Park your ride and take the short but sweet hike that leads to some magnificent views of our favorite city.
Share your favorite scenic destinations to drive to in the comment section!