Location and Travel:
Austin is the state capital of Texas and the 4th largest city in the state. Home to large music events such as South by Southwest and Austin City Limits, Austin is considered the “Live Music Capital of the World.” If you love the outdoors, Austin is for you, enjoy the wonderful weather all year long as the average temperature is about 78 degrees, perfect for rooftop bars, hiking, boating or enjoying one of Austin’s beautiful city park and everything else in between. If you are a foodie, enjoy Tex-Mex, BBQ and all the food trucks along with a huge craft beer scene that includes over 50 microbreweries. Austin is known for an outpouring of support of local and independent businesses, diversity and eccentricity so remember to embrace the city motto: “Keep Austin Weird.”
Where They Stayed:
This group of 9 stayed in a luxury home between Old West Austin and the Heritage area. It is within 3 miles of downtown, nearby grocery stores and unique eateries. This beautiful home can sleep up to 10 between the main home, the Carriage House Studio Suite and the Kitchenette Suite. The outdoor living space is wonderful and large so be sure to enjoy Austin’s weather on the outdoor couches or in the hot tub.
Looking for something else? We picked out some of our favorite Airbnb’s in the Austin area!
Check into rental house
Lunch at Home Slice Pizza. Serving up NY-Style Pizza, so grab a slice, fold it in half and enjoy!
Pre-Dinner Cocktails at The Roosevelt Room. Stop in for a really good cocktail, perfect to get the night start or stop in for a nightcap! They have an expansive list of 69 cocktails but we recommend trying one of the size Roosevelt Room classic creations!
Dinner at: Second Bar and Kitchen. Sharing is Caring, check out the small plates!
Bar hopping on East 6th Street
- Coyote Ugly
- Midnight Cowboy
- Firehouse Lounge
- Easy Tiger
- Pete’s Dueling Piano Bar
Bar hopping on West 6th Street
- Parlor and Yard
- Concrete Cowboy
- The Rustic Tap
- The Dogwood
- Green Light Social
Breakfast or Brunch at Arlo Grey The menu is a perfect mix of Southern and Contemporary fare featuring croissant & bread pudding, corn cake fritters and sweet potato hash.
Boat day on Lake Travis with Premiere Party Cruises. This all-inclusive boating experience was a perfect activity for a beautiful day in Austin! Premiere Party Cruises takes care of it all, charters include experienced captain & crew, clean restroom, a gas grill, a cooler, a high-quality speaker system, and an arched canopy with plenty of cover to make sure your event goes off without a hitch, rain or shine. This group decided to add a catered BBQ lunch package and a giant lily pad to flat around on.
Dinner at Uncle Julio’s– Known for the amazing Mexican food made from scratch, fajitas on a mesquite grill, handcrafted margaritas, tableside guacamole and chocolate piñatas!
Brunch at Upstairs at Caroline’s. STREET TACOS. say no more!
Shopping in the South Congress area- also known as the SoCo, it is home retro spots to find clothing, home furnishings, and other funky Austin boutiques. Some unique places to stop in: South Congress Books, Lucy in Disguise with Diamonds, Parts & Labour, Triple Z Threadz and Uncommon Objects.
Head to the airport
Finishing Touches: Final Fiesta
Chambongs for “Rapid Champagne Consumption.”
Based on 1 Bride and 8 Party Goers
Rental home: $2,577.72 (4 nights)
Premiere Party Cruise: $1520.44 (4 hour cruise, lily pad rental, catered BBQ lunch and gratuity for the captain and staff)
Swag for the 9 Party Goers (Tote bag with cup, hat, headband, etc): $400
Swag for the Bride (veil and sash): $53
Photobooth supplies: $27.75
Chambongs: $50.00 (5 pack)
Cost: $578.55 per person plus additional food and beverage and airfare