I navigate life, mostly, though food, rather, eating. Thus, my suggestions for things to do in Austin are primarily about things to eat. Also, I have a nine year old and have lived in Amsterdam for a year. So, my knowledge of “the hot spots” is about a decade out of date. Some of the places I recommend below may even be closed!
Nonetheless, here’s what I would do, and try to do, when I go back:
I would suggest that if you have a short amount of time, you spend all of your time eating and drinking. But, there are other things to do in-between meals:
A few operational comments: