Searching for a bachelorette party full of sun, outdoor activities and amazing night life? Then look no further than Austin, Texas. Austin is one of the most popular bachelorette destinations in the US, and it just keeps getting more popular.
Austin is known as the live music capital of the world and has a thriving bar and music area, perfect for someone’s last bash. Austin also has great outdoor activities and a growing fitness scene, making this a great option for someone whose looking for a mix of bar hopping and exercise.
Everything to know for your Austin bachelorette party
Austin is a popular bachelorette destination, making booking a bachelorette trip there quite simple. Many businesses have special themed and discounted bachelorette packages available for large groups. There are even dedicated AirBnB’s decorated just for bachelorettes.
Top Austin bachelorette activities
Different brides will want different activities during their bachelorette party, but Austin has no shortage of fun activities to book. You can play it chill by just scheduling one or two official activities, or you can go all-out and book them all. Regardless, these are the best activities to book for your Austin bachelorette party:
- Dance with Studio Goddess
- Party and dance to live music on Rainey Street
- Spend a day on the lake at Devil’s Cove
- Play games at Cidercade ATX
- Eat and drink your way through Downtown and South Congress
- Crafting at Upstairs Circuis
Book a dance at the Studio Goddess
The Studio Goddess is a local dance studio that specializes in bachelorette parties. They offer a range of private classes perfect for large groups. All classes include a private dance class and a selfie session in front of their mural wall. Different packages may also include food and alcohol!
Party on Rainey Street
Rainey Street is one of the best areas in Austin for a night out on the town. Many people flock from all over to experience the live music, clubs and food trucks that permeate Rainey Street. It might be unrecognizable, because the street is almost exclusively bungalow homes turned into awesome bars, but it’s definitely worth a visit.
Lake day at Devil’s Cove with Lake Travis Yacht Rentals
Spend the day in the sun while booze cruising through Devil’s Cove. Devil’s Cove is a popular spot on Lake Travis that is frequented by yachts, boats and pontoons. What’s better than swimming, partying and dancing with your BFF’s while on a boat? Not much.
Play games at Cidercade ATX
Bring out your inner child and go to one of the best barcades in Austin: Cidercade ATX. They have almost every type of game you can image (or remember from your childhood if you’re not Gen Z), as well as delicious drinks and an amazing atmosphere.
Top places to eat, drink and stay in Austin
Where to party in Austin
Austin is a very young city and likewise has a thriving nightlife. We’ve already mentioned Rainey Street as a great activity, but there are many neighborhoods in Austin perfect for a night out. We recommend checking out the following neighborhoods when planning your nights out in Austin:
- South Congress
- South Lamar
- Old West Austin
There are so many bars that it’s hard to swing and miss, but you need to grab a drink at the following bars when you’re in town:
- DrinkWell in Northloop
- Honey Moon Spirit Lounge in North University
- Higher Ground in Downtown
- Tiki Tatsu-Ya in South Lamar
Where to eat in Austin on your bachelorette
Austin has an epic food scene, so you really can’t go wrong. We recommend booking a fancy dinner at L’Oca d’Oro for a refined night out on the town. If you’re looking for something sensational, make a reservation at Olamaie (but beware – they book up so plan in advance). Other more relaxed options include Nixta Taqueria and Franklin Barbecue.
When to stay in Austin
Alright, we’ve convinced you. So when should you book the bachelorette trip?
Austin gets very, very hot in the summer and stays quite rainy in the winter. The best times to visit Austin is typically fall and spring, when weather is mild and the highs top out in the 80s. We recommend booking your Austin bachelorette trip during the following months:
You can visit in other months of the year, but these are your best bet for clear skies and sunshine.
How much to budget for an Austin bachelorette party
According to Stylecaster, a bachelorette trip to Austin will cost about $1,300 per person. This accounts for all activities, travel, food and lodging cost. But it is possible to reduce the overall cost by eating in for some meals or going all-in on an AirBnB, if you’re budget-conscious.