Summer is all about cooling off, having fun and going on adventures. Rock out to live music, have a waterpark adventure, or quench your thirst at a brewery. Located near Austin and Lake Travis, Cedar Park is the perfect summer vacation destination. So, trade your cowboy boots for some flip-flops and let the summer fun begin! Read on for some ideas and things to do in Cedar Park:
1. Make a Splash
Enjoy the ultimate lake experience at Waterloo Adventures on Lake Travis. A revolutionary floating water park, obstacle course and private Island getaway with rolling Hill Country views will send you straight into vacation mode. Don’t feel like being in the sun? Take the whole family over to Splash Shack. Cedar Park’s newest indoor micro-water park. Kids can play in the interactive water play structure with slides and large tipping water bucket.
2. Chill Out
With temperatures rising in the summertime, beat the heat with some ice skating at Chaparral Ice at The Crossover Sports complex in Cedar Park. Get some R&R by kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, or fishing at Brushy Creek Lake Park. BCL Park also has splash pads that kiddos can cool off in on the weekends. Another way to “chill out” is by trying float therapy at True Rest Float Spa. This spa will have you feeling calm, cool and collected after floating in one of their low gravity float pods.
3. Concerts & Entertainment
Enjoy a warm summer night complete with dinner, drinks, and even hotter live music performances at Haute Spot Venue. If you want to boot scoot and boogie, then head over to Wild West for country music and line dancing. Sing along to your favorite tunes at Rockin’ J Piano Bar for good times with friends in a fun and entertaining atmosphere.
4. Outdoor Eats & Drinks
Dine under a tree-lined patio with a glass of wine in hand and a cheese and charcuterie board at The Grove Wine Bar & Kitchen. Enjoy patio dining at Blue Corn Harvest and indulge in their eclectic Southwestern and Mexican cuisine. Not only does Cedar Park have restaurants with outdoor dining, but our Cedar Park breweries have plenty of patio seating. So, head to one of our breweries and sip a local craft beer, enjoy some good eats and savor the summer. Check out our list of breweries here.
5. Cool Treats
Summer and frozen treats and icy drinks go hand in hand. Head to Scoop & Score to get a couple scoops of Graeters® ice cream served in a homemade waffle cone. Zero Degrees is home to the Mangonada which is a mango slush with chamoy, Tajin and fresh mango chunks – for a spicy, sweet, frozen kick. Indulge your sweet tooth with Andy’s Frozen Custard. Their retro drive-in style frozen custard shop offers frozen creamy custard with plenty of toppings and mix-ins.
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Cedar Park Hotels are summer ready with great hotel room rates. Check out our STAY page for a list of hotels to get into the summer spirit.