Rainey Street

You can’t have a proper girls’ night in Austin without hitting up Rainey Street. This historic street, lined with quintessential bungalow houses converted into lively bars and food trucks, embodies Austin’s “Keep It Weird” spirit. Rainey is just a stone’s throw from downtown and Lady Bird Lake, making it a centrally located playground for bachelorette shenanigans. Start your bar-hopping journey at Craft Pride, a massive outdoor patio and adult playground featuring alcoholic ice pops, boozy popsicles, and yard games like life-sized Jenga. Just across from Craft Pride is Unbarlievable, a bright Mexican-inspired spot with a rooftop bar and strong margs. Work your way down Rainey hitting up favorites like Clive Bar, Lucille, and Banger’s Sausage House & Beer Garden. Immerse yourselves in Austin’s epic culinary scene and snack on sausages galore before hitting the dancefloor.

Address: Rainey Street Historic District, Austin TX 78701

Dirty Sixth Street

Once the sun sets, the true heart of Austin nightlife awakens on Dirty Sixth Street. Stretching from Congress Avenue all the way to Interstate 35, this world-famous party street absolutely comes alive after dark. From dueling piano bars and rooftop lounges to grungy live music dives, there’s a little something for everyone on Sixth Street. Give your bride tribe the real rockstar treatment by booking a party bus from Party Buses Austin for a VIP bar crawl down Sixth. You’ll have your own private shuttle to hop between hotspots like The Iron Cactus (Rivera’s rooftop margarita lounge), Maggie Mae’s (iconic punk bar), and Pete’s Dueling Piano Bar (exactly what it sounds like). Do Sixth Street in style without worrying about parking, rideshares, or keeping the squad together.

Address: 6th Street, Austin, TX 78701

Lake Travis

Need a break from the nonstop Austin scene? Spend a sun-soaked afternoon relaxing on the waters of Lake Travis, just 30 minutes outside downtown. This massive reservoir along the Colorado River is a recreational oasis offering everything from boating and beach clubs to waterfront dining with scenic hilltop views. For the quintessential lake day, book a party boat or group cruise around Lake Travis. Kick back with drinks in hand as you cruise past luxury waterfront properties and admire the stunning vistas. Touch down at spots like The Waymaker Vineyards and The County Line BBQ for the best of Texas wine and smoked meats with a stunning lakeside setting. End the evening with dinner at the Oasis and prime seats for the area’s legendary sunsets.

Address: 3508 FM 620 N #2, Austin, TX 78734

East Austin

Sure, downtown Austin grabs all the glory. But savvy locals know some of the city’s coolest hangouts are on the east side. Anchored by the hip ‘hoods of East Sixth Street and East Seventh, this corner of Austin oozes with artistic character, colorful murals, and a killer culinary and cocktail scene. Get your eat and drink on by bar-hopping through East Austin favorites like Whisler’s, a laidback mezcal mecca with craft cocktails and a boho patio setting. For tasty bites, swing by Salty Sow for Austin’s best farmhouse fare and Whiskey Sixs for seasonal New American eats. No East Austin bar crawl is complete without a visit to Lazarus Brewing Company, Austin’s hottest craft brewery set inside a renovated warehouse.

Address: 612 W 6th St, Austin, TX 78701

Hike the Lady Bird Lake Trail

Balance out all those boozy Austin adventures with a little outdoor R&R along the Lady Bird Lake Hike & Bike Trail. This gorgeous 10-mile paved loop encircles the iconic Lady Bird Lake right in the heart of downtown Austin, serving up incredible skyline views along your journey. The lakefront trail is a recreational hub for locals but makes an excellent bachelorette activity for groups wanting to spend some quality girl time outdoors. Rent bikes, scouters, or pedal carts and cruise the shaded paths, hopping off to explore scenic pit stops like the red University of Texas arches. Or if your squad is feeling more Zen, launch kayaks from one of the many rental shops and paddleboard along the lake’s serene waters.

Address: Lady Bird Lake, Austin, TX

Brewery Tours

With well over 50 craft breweries and counting, Austin has cemented itself as one of the nation’s premier beer destinations. So what better bachelorette party activity than a brewery tour crawl? Get hoppy and experience Austin’s legendary suds scene by visiting powerhouse breweries like Jester King, The Austin Beer Garden Brewing Co. (ABGB), and Circle Brewing Company. Most Austin breweries are located just east of downtown in brewery-filled neighborhoods like East Sixth and the brew district off Metric Boulevard. Score VIP behind-the-scenes tours to learn about the brewing process, sample flagship brews right from the source, then keep the party going at adjacent beer gardens and taprooms. Make things easy and snag a private party bus to shuttle between breweries without having to deal with driving or parking.

Address: 13187 Fitzhugh Rd, Austin, TX 78736

The Domain

Part luxe shopping, part entertainment district, The Domain is the premier destination for retail therapy in Austin’s happening northwest corridor. This walkable outdoor mall boasts all your favorite brands, trendy local boutiques, and plenty of swanky dining options to make a whole day out of your bachelorette festivities. Splurge at chic spots like Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, and Louis Vuitton before bar-hopping between the Domain’s many upscale lounges and happy hours like True Food Kitchen, Culinary Dropout, and Velvet Taco. When the weather’s gorgeous, take your celebrations al fresco at the Domain’s various sun-soaked patios and rooftops. Before calling it a night, catch a movie under the stars at the Austin Art House Theater.

Address: 11410 Century Oaks Terrace, Austin, TX 78758

Barton Creek Greenbelt

Austin’s outdoorsy edge shines through at Barton Creek Greenbelt, one of the city’s most iconic natural escapes. Located just minutes from the heart of downtown, this 12-mile greenbelt trails through the wilderness of Barton Creek offering opportunities for hiking, biking, climbing, and even swimming when Texas temperatures spike. Jump into your best athleisurewear for a scenic Greenbelt adventure spent conquering trails, scouting for pockets of natural swimming holes, and embracing your outdoorsy side along the limestone creek bed. The greenbelt features some of the city’s best rock climbing routes and is an overall bucket-list Austin experience for any bachelorette crew. Just remember to pack water, snacks, and the sunscreen – the Texas heat is no joke!

Address: 2201 Barrier Rd, Austin, TX 78703

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