Travis is the fifth-most populous county in Texas and it got its name in honor of William Barret Travis. The county was established in 1840 and it is home to fun and entertaining attractions in Travis County, TX fit for the whole family. Check out the list of exciting places we have compiled below which you can explore to maintain your senior health.
This through arch bridge is located across Lake Austin and it connects the southern and northern sections of the Loop 360 highway. The road is widely regarded as one of the most picturesque urban drives in the state, owing to its arched durable steel bridge and the rolling hills that border the road.
If you are looking to explore the county with your grandkids, they will love the Austin Zoo. It is a non-profit rescue zoo which aims to assist animals that need rehabilitation, rescue, and education. Currently, the Austin Zoo houses more than 300 animals from more than 100 different breeds and it is one of the popular places in Austin.
This tributary feeds the Colorado River as it flows through the country of Texas Hill. Its waters flow past some of the more scenic regions in Greater Austin and is surrounded by luscious greenery of protected lands that are homes to many native breeds of flora and fauna.
Blanton Museum of Art
This is the place to visit for you to admire many different art galleries, exhibitions and more. It is one of the largest university art museums that has a collection of more than 18,000 works, with prominent holdings of contemporary and modern art, Old Master paintings, Latin American art, and drawings and prints from Europe, Latin America, and the United States.
Bullock Texas State History Museum
Visit the historic museum which used to be dedicated to interpreting the continuously telling “Story of Texas” to the widest possible audience via expressive educational experiences. Children can learn more about the history of the place and pick up a thing or two about the different areas.
Elisabet Ney Museum
This museum is located in Austin, TX and it is housed within sculptor Elisabet Ney’s former studio. The museum is dedicated to exhibiting her life and works and it also showcases a permanent collection of her personal memorabilia and portrait busts on display.
This natural pool was created when an underground river’s dome collapsed as a result of massive erosion many thousands of years ago. The Hamilton Pool has since been a famous summer swimming spot for both locals and visitors alike. It is made up of protected natural habitat that stretches over 232 acres and features a jade green pool where a 50-foot waterfall can be spotted.
Hippie Hollow Park
The park is found on Lake Travis’ shore towards the northwestern side of Austin. It is the only clothing-optional public park that is legally recognized in the whole of Texas. Hippie Hollow Park has been used as a nude swimming spot due to its remote location.