6 Ways to Relax & Unwind in Cedar Park

Normally, everybody plans their New Year’s resolutions this time of year, but 2020 has been so challenging that we’ve decided to forego resolutions! Instead, we’ve rounded up some places in Cedar Park to relax, unwind and decompress. Check out our list of places below, so you can start 2021 with ease.

We encourage you to stay informed of the latest travel advisories before visiting and know what to expect so you can have a fun and healthy trip. Locations featured in this article are subject to state and local government guidelines for helping the community stay safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information on local guidelines, please go to our COVID-19 page


1. Jacks mountain tea

Jacks Mountain Tea is a great place to begin your wellness journey. They offer custom tea blends and an assortment of bath soaks, infused and essential oil blends, herbal extracts, as well as self-care consults to create personalized self-care goods just for you. All of their herbal goods are house recipes sourced with as many locally grown and organic herbs as possible. Try their Chamomile or Rest herbal tea blend for a soothing and calming cup of tea.


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2. True rest float spa

Have you heard of float therapy? If not, you have to give True Rest Float Spa a try. True Rest fills a sensory deprivation pod with Epsom salt so you can spend some time floating without the distractions of outside noise and everyday life. Not only is floating in a pod relaxing, but you can relieve a lot of stress related pain and anxiety just by floating. You can also choose mood lighting in your pod or some relaxing music to add to the experience. This spa is a great way to spend some time working on your well-being and focusing on your inner-self.

3. ying yoga studio

Ying Yoga studio stands out among other yoga studios in Cedar Park by combining the spirit of Austin’s music scene with great yoga classes for all levels and experience. Try their Hatha + Sound class – which helps to calm the mind through trying different postures, breathing and meditation. The class ends with singing bowls sound healing to help you feel realigned and ready to start your day. You can take their classes in person (socially distanced of course!) or you can join in on a zoom class online. Their fun, knowledgeable and friendly instructors will make you feel so zen!


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4. cordovan art school

Maybe your way of unwinding is through creating – then take a class at Cordovan Art School. They offer classes for adults where the theme is all about relaxing. You will get started by finding a photo to draw or paint that interests you (or you can bring one from home). Then, you’ll work side by side with a professional artist to guide you as you learn the tricks and techniques that will help your art come to life. They also offer other creative classes for all age ranges and online classes too.

5. Sculpture garden

A visit the Cedar Park Sculpture Garden is an outdoor activity where you can view works of art in a calm and serene setting. The garden features a unique collection of sculptures from Texas based artists. The artwork varies in medium and rotates annually, so there is always a different sculpture to appreciate. The sculptures are interspersed throughout walking trails and beautiful landscaping to provide a fitting backdrop for these works of art.

6. hike & bike trails

Sometimes just getting outside and enjoying some fresh air can be so calming. Brushy Creek Lake Park is the perfect location for biking, walking or jogging through beautiful and well-maintained trails. If the weather is nice, you can also rent a kayak and paddle your way through the 38-acre lake. This park also connects to the Brushy Creek Regional Trail, so there is plenty of space to find scenic and peaceful views. Check out our Outdoor Adventures Itinerary for more ideas.

For more local things to do, check out our FUN page. Looking to plan a relaxing weekend getaway? Our STAY page has a list of Cedar Park Hotels for you to plan a safe stay. 

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