Residents proudly “Keep Austin Weird” in the 78704 zip code while neighborhoods like Travis Heights, Barton Hills and Bouldin Creek reflect highly diverse personalities: you’ll discover historic homes next to modern architecture featured in magazines. Be immersed in a relaxed attitude and never bored: find green spaces like Zilker Park, Auditorium Shores and the world-famous Barton Springs or Austin’s best Tex-Mex hotspots, tons of fun food trailers, great shopping and dog parks. Spot quirky landmarks like the Cathedral of Junk and the Congress Avenue Bridge bats, or dance and eat comfort food at places like Broken Spoke.
If Sixth Street represents the nightlife of Austin then SoCo / Bouldin represents the day-life. Nowhere else in Austin can you find this many shops, restaurants, venues, and bars in such close proximity.
Austin is sometimes known as a “city in a park”, and in this part of town, it’s easy to see why. Take a dip in Barton Springs to beat the heat — or catch your favorite band in Zilker at ACL Fest.
One of Austin’s busiest centers of redevelopment, SoLa / Manchaca is full of thriving businesses — restaurants, bars, food trailers, coffee shops, galleries, etc. — and more are popping up every day.