This great workout option is for those willing to drive to, and pay for, a fully stocked fitness center without large crowds. The club boasts a plethora of untouched, ultramodern machines and equipment.
Primarily flat, singletrack, dirt path that winds its way along both sides of Barton Creek. Great for mountain biking and jogging. Obey the signs and stay away if just after a hard rain since paths will be closed. It runs about 15 miles total, L-shaped, out and back.
The sports-minded town of Austin is littered with enviable community swim options. About 2-miles from Downtown, the 3-acre Barton is a fresh water spring which averages 68-degrees year round.
Longing for a toasty outdoor swim in the winter? As the only free and heated public pool in Austin, this is your place. The pool offers 6-lanes of 33-yard lap swimming marked by floating lines and bottom stripes in water that is typically maintained at 80 degrees.
Welcome to Texas' oldest pool. Its tip-top shape offers swimmers endless lap potential from late February through October. Deep Eddy is fed by an atersian well and has 8 lanes, 33 1/3-yards in length with floating lines and bottom stripes.
This multi-style studio has several locations throughout Austin and offers at least 10 classes at each site per day. There are yoga classes with styles and levels for all abilities, including gentle yoga, hatha, vinyasa flow and ashtanga.
This multi-style studio has several locations throughout Austin and offers at least 10 classes at each site per day. They offer styles and levels for all abilities, including gentle yoga, hatha, vinyasa flow and ashtanga.
If the name of this health club chain calls to mind images of intimidating body builders and massive muscle heads, you are missing a big part of the picture.
One of the best urban runs in the entire U.S., the Lady Bird Hike & Bike Trail (formerly called Town Lake) is convenient to all major Austin hotels. Our mileage begins at the Hyatt Regency, but pick up the trail anywhere along the lake and complete a 4-mile loop.
How many health clubs are you aware of that have their own quarry lake??!! Lake temperatures can get warm in the summer, (85F) so ditch the wetsuit and bring the baggies in late summer. An incredible 750-meter loop course encircles the fresh water! You can also kayak on the lake!
This bike shop is owned and run by former pro cyclists and supplies current pro cyclists. Located in downtown Austin, it's more than just a bike shop. A few of our subscribers have raved about Mellow Johnny's in-shop computrainer workouts and group bike rides.
Mt. Bonnell is a popular day-trip for Austin locals and visitors alike. Don't expect too challenging of a walk up the 200ft vertical climb. Approximately 100 stone stairs will help climbers reach the top. Views are some of the best of the Austin skyline and Lake Austin.
This super friendly studio is located within a few miles of the downtown hotels. It's also super close to the landmark Whole Foods on Lamar Blvd. It's recently renovated and it's impressive. You'll like it here.
This "Austin Original" has two locations. This downtown studio offers free parking during the day across the street from City Hall. Another option for daytime and evening parking is at the AMLI Downtown apartment building on Lavaca St. between 2nd and 3rd.
SoulCycle is an indoor cycling studio with multiple locations across the US. The Austin location is located downtown and near many of our featured hotels.