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Spring Break Fun Near Bryson

Mar 10, 2022 3:24:39 PM / by The Bryson Blogster

Still scratching your head when it comes to Spring Break? We’ve rounded up a list of our residents’ favorite places to go and things to do. Grab the family and have fun!

Picnic in the Park

Benbrook Ranch Park and Disc Golf Course
Open daily

There’s so much to do at this 46-acre park it’s hard to know where to start. Play disc golf, hit the batting cages or challenge your kids at the skate park. There are also Little League games every weekend in the spring, hike-and-bike trails, a playground, pavilion, BBQ grills and more.

Devine Lake Park
8 a.m. – 9 p.m. daily

Grab your fishing poles and putter by the water. This 45-acre regional park features a fishing pond, picnic area, playground, trails and BBQ grills.

Lakewood Park
6:30 a.m.-8 p.m. daily

Unleash Fido at the dog park or launch kayaks on Lakewood Lake. There’s also a fishing pier, skate park, playground, pavilion and sports courts.

Local Adventures

Trail of Trains

Traverse downtown Leander and take in the sight of artfully decorated concrete trains.

The Esports Cave
3-11 p.m. Mon.-Fri. and 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Sat.-Sun.

You could play video games at home, or you could join other gamers at this high-tech, state-of-the-art gaming center featuring 48 PCs and lots of Switches, PS4s and the latest games.

Lake Travis Zipline Adventures
Times vary
$135 per person

The longest and fastest zip line in Texas is something your family must do at least once. Reserve a three-hour tour that includes all necessary equipment, boat transportation, and bottled water as well as access to a private lake.  

Take in a Game

Austin Spurs
7:30 p.m. Thurs., March 17
$15-$30 per person

The Spurs take on the Birmingham Squadron at H-E-B Center for a basketball game you don’t want to miss!

Texas Stars
7 p.m. Sat., March 12
$18-$52 per person

Cheer on the Texas Stars as they take to the ice for a game against the Tucson Roadrunners. 

Lake Travis

Windy Point Park
Rates vary

There are 17 parks on Lake Travis but only Windy Point is considered a hot spot for scuba diving. In addition, there are primitive camp sites and a beautiful picnic area.

The Oasis on Lake Travis

The largest restaurant in Texas is a must-see after a day on the lake. Located on a bluff 450 feet above Lake Travis, the 30,000-square-foot restaurant offers a spectacular menu, beautiful views and live music.

Rent a Boat

Want to set sail on the lake but don’t own your own boat? No problem. Lake Travis has more than 50 boat rental venues operating on the lake.

Austin Day Trips

Leander Metro Rail
Hours vary
$2.50 for a day pass, kids 10 and under ride free

Why drive when you can hope on to Capital Metro? The Leander MetroRail provides train service between the City of Leander and downtown Austin.

Zilker Park
5 a.m.-10 p.m. daily

The 361-acre park in the heart of Austin is the perfect place to play. The park is home to picnic facilities, bike/canoe rentals, a disc golf course, a large playground for children, the Zilker Zephyr train and Barton Springs Pool, an urban oasis where swimmers plunge into 68-degree, spring-fed waters.

Rodeo Austin
8 a.m-10 p.m. Sun.-Sat., March 12-26
Ticket prices vary

Rodeo Austin returns with “Gritty Fun” for the entire family. Enjoy Pro-Rodeo events, live music, a carnival and more.

Austin Zoo
9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. and 9 a.m.- 6 p.m. Sat.-Sun.
$16.95 adults, $13.95 kids 2-12

Walk and talk with the animals! There are plenty of animals to see plus opportunities to chat with the zookeepers, ride a train and get up close with Galapagos Tortoises and Capybaras.


The Bryson Blogster

Written by The Bryson Blogster

Just north of Austin, Bryson is a master-planned community featuring new homes in Leander, exciting amenities, and acclaimed Leander ISD schools.

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