Experience first-hand the thrill and excitement of racing in a Sprint Cup style NASCAR stock car. A crew member buckles you in, checks your radio, and gives the "thumbs up" sign to your instructor. It's time for the thrill of a lifetime!
Austin is a Lone Star State destination with a multitude of memorable, must-do activities. Check out attractions like shopping, golf, festivals, motorsports, spa getaways, wine and brewery tours, the foodie scene, live music, legendary music history, outdoor adventures, and much more!
From laid-back and leisurely trips in and around town, to delicious treats and daredevil tricks — Austin experience gifts are just waiting to deliver serious delight to you and yours.
Sample, stroll, sip and sightsee your way through the "Live Music Capital of the World" with an array of guided city tours! Taste the culinary goodness that the South Congress area has to offer on a food tour. Bike from venue to venue on a live music tour, or to take in picturesque sights while pedaling past Lady Bird Lake, the Stevie Ray Vaughn Statue, Ann W. Richards Congress Avenue Bridge, and more! Explore breweries, wineries and some of the city's most sought-after food trucks. And for a truly unique way to go about some urban exploration of Austin attractions — try a carriage tour!
Want another unique perspective of the city? Take sightseeing to new heights with things to do in Austin by air! Sit back and relax on a scenic flight or glider ride, offering unparalleled views of the urban expanse below. Take in the scenic downtown skyline, the shimmer of surrounding lakes, and the lush roll of nearby golf courses and Texas Hill Country.
Take advantage of the countless Austin events that allow for an adrenaline-pumping spin in the air up there! Try sightseeing right from the pilot's seat of an aircraft as you learn to fly an airplane, helicopter or glider. Or hop into the cockpit of a real fighter jet for dogfights, laser "ammo," on-the-spot coaching by a professional co-pilot, and making Top Gun dreams come true. Want to go fairly hands-free on an air-venture? Nothing beats hang gliding or skydiving!
For more heart-racing things to do in Austin, be sure to check out Cloud 9 Living's collection of action-packed outings, featuring Texas' finest outdoor adventures! Row or wakeboard across a lake. Scale rocks with your bare hands. Dominate the paintball field. Head to Dallas to put the pedal to the metal on the Texas Motor Speedway. Learn movie-worthy stunts. And so much more!
Of course, it's always easy to find Austin events that take things down a few relaxing notches as well. Head to a renowned golf course for a leisurely game on the links. Or unwind on the waterfront with outings like cruises and sailing excursions.
With Austin experience gifts like these, it's easy to find something for everyone in the beloved "Cap City" of Texas!
While things to do in Austin certainly abound on land, don't miss out on the many adventures that await on the water! Delight in the many lakes of Cap City in a number of ways — picnic beside them, swim in them, boat and paddleboard on them, gaze across them, and many more options that provide countless forms of H2O entertainment.
If you're looking for aquatic Austin experience gifts, you've come to the right place! Cloud 9 Living offers a host of impressive outings that will make a huge splash — either as something unique to do this weekend, or as a fun way to commemorate a special occasion.
On the hunt for a brand new hobby? Hop into a boat and hit the water! Learn the basics of sculling and row your way across Lady Bird Lake. Let a professional pull you and a group of friends across the waves on a wakeboarding session — pick up some basic hints or turn some new tricks! Or get your feet wet with a one-day class in the wonderful world of sailing.
Want to just sit back, enjoying the serenity of gliding along on the water? Soak up some scenery, admire favorite Austin attractions, and marvel at a stunning sunset aboard a sailing cruise on Lake Travis! Or add even more R-&-R to an outing on the water with some savory eats. Take a four-hour cruise on a privately chartered yacht, complete with a mouth-watering BBQ menu!
Checking out some of the most romantic things to do in Austin? If you really want to up the ante on some dockside dining, a private dinner cruise is the way to go! Escape the hustle and bustle of the city on an intimate, gondola-like boat that navigates itself easily around the city's beautiful Town Lake. There's no more perfect outing in all of Austin to celebrate a special occasion with a significant other or a few close family members or friends.
Dive in to remarkable Austin experience gifts today, and make memories that will last a lifetime!
Not only is Austin, Texas the "Live Music Capital of the World," but the city also boasts an urban buffet of tantalizing tastes and stunning sights.
Experience first-hand what all of the foodie fuss is about! Traverse the city in a van, hitting the hippest food trucks to sample BBQ eats, dessert treats, comfort food, local beverages, and more. Or hop on an electric bike to explore Austin food featured in area eateries like bistros and farmers' markets. Want to discover even more heavenly helpings to grace Austin plates? Stroll through South Congress for a food tour unlike any other! Chat with chefs and try local cuisine from mainstream and off-the-beaten-path places, showcasing pizza, burgers, shrimp, libations, and more!
Or maybe sipping on brews sounds preferable to sampling bites? Fantastic! Of all the things to do in Austin, then, the brewery tour is a must! Jump into a van for a five-hour tour, visiting up to three renowned local watering holes, to learn about the brewing process and sip on some of the freshest suds.
Is fine wine more your style? Escape to the Texan wine country by way of a luxurious, antique Cadillac Limo for four or a romantic Bentley Sedan for two. Visit three wineries throughout the day, experiencing an elegant, educational tasting atmosphere; and enjoy a tasty BBQ meal in-between destinations.
Care to share in the unique sightseeing of Austin attractions? Take a guided city tour by either foot, bike, or the sheer brawn of a sturdy horse-drawn carriage!
Enjoy fun facts about the city's hot spots and historical milestones. Leisurely glide past Austin events and tranquil getaways like the scenic Lady Bird Lake. Hop on an electric bike and explore Austin's musical roots — soak up the sounds of the live music scene, get the behind-the-scenes scoops on hit bands and local legends, and let Austin experience gifts like this get the "Live Music Capital of the World" living up to every expectation!
Cloud 9 Living's Austin experience gifts come loaded with adrenaline-pumping activities to satisfy every sort of thrill-seeker out there!
Get into the pilot's seat of an aircraft to launch into the flight of a lifetime! Choose from outings like airplane, helicopter, or glider flying lessons. Or team up with the ultimate co-pilot and head to the cockpit of a real fighter jet for an epic air mission — complete with dogfights, laser-"ammo," on-ground strategizing with the pros, and in-air coaching.
Looking for a slightly more 'natural' descent to the ground? Check out Austin events like hang gliding and accelerated freefall skydiving to really get the heart racing! Or get the senses tingling with excitement on an unforgettable ziplining tour! Brave three skybridges and six cable runs, reaching speeds of up to 30 MPH zipping from platform to platform — all while delighting in the picturesque scenery of Spicewood, Texas.
Got a need for speed? Then put the pedal to the metal! Texas teeming with things to do in Austin, but don't underestimate a visit to Dallas to explore the Texas Motor Speedway. And by 'explore' we mean get behind the actual wheel of a real stock or Indy car to burn rubber on the TMS track! Or hop into the passenger's seat for a ride along, as a professional pushes the car's horsepower full-force, on hot asphalt that eagerly lacks in speed limits.
Gunnin' for an adventure that will get your hands dirty? Austin experience gifts like stunt (action hero) training, sailing and rowing lessons, paintballing, and rock climbing will easily do just that — plus leave you with memories for years to come!
So what are you waiting for? Get your heart racing with action-packed things to do in Austin today!