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The 8 Best Road Trips From Austin

By James Barrett of Redbook | Slide 1 of 9: The hustle and bustle of airports can be a lot. Plane tickets, TSA security and fitting everything into a carry-on isn’t always the most pleasant experience. However, it’s always a good idea to take a road trip–no airplanes required. Austin, Texas continues to grow as a hotspot destination for live music, nightlife, cuisine and more. Boat days on Lake Travis, swimming in Barton Springs and hanging with friends in Zilker Park all define this “keep Austin weird” city. We’ve rounded up our favorite road trip destinations from Austin. Whether you enjoy the road less traveled by to a small town of Marfa, or want to step inside Elvis’ Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee, we’ve got you covered.

The hustle and bustle of airports can be a lot. Plane tickets, TSA security and fitting everything into a carry-on isn’t always the most pleasant experience. However, it’s always a good idea to take a road trip–no airplanes required. Austin, Texas continues to grow as a hotspot destination for live music, nightlife, cuisine and more. Boat days on Lake Travis, swimming in Barton Springs and hanging with friends in Zilker Park all define this “keep Austin weird” city.

We’ve rounded up our favorite road trip destinations from Austin. Whether you enjoy the road less traveled by to a small town of Marfa, or want to step inside Elvis’ Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee, we’ve got you covered.

© James Barrett
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