Peter Pan Mini Golf is one of Austin, Texas.

1. Peter Pan Mini Golf

8.3
Mini Golf · Zilker · 1207 Barton Springs Rd (Lamar Blvd), Austin, TX

Laughing SquidLaughing Squid: Grab your portable mini-bar because this is BYOB. Then go, play mini golf and revel in the kitschy wonder of it all. Also: bring cash. Read more.

The Salt Lick is one of Austin, Texas.

2. The Salt Lick

9.5
BBQ Joint · 18300 Farm to Market Rd 1826, Driftwood, TX

Laughing SquidLaughing Squid: Drive your pickup on down to Driftwood for some seriously good bbq. BYOB. Sit outside. Enjoy the sweet downhome feel of the Texas Hill Country.

The Oasis on Lake Travis is one of Austin, Texas.

3. The Oasis on Lake Travis

7.9
Mexican Restaurant · 6550 Comanche Trl, Austin, TX

Laughing SquidLaughing Squid: Icy cold margaritas and a killer view of Lake Travis. Read more.

Threadgill's is one of Austin, Texas.

4. Threadgill's

8.8
American Restaurant · Brentwood · 6416 N Lamar Blvd (Brentwood St.), Austin, TX

Laughing SquidLaughing Squid: HIbiscus mint tea on a hot day. Chicken fried pork chops. Read more.

El Azteca is one of Austin, Texas.

5. El Azteca

8.4
Mexican Restaurant · 2600 E 7th St, Austin, TX

Laughing SquidLaughing Squid: Best saucy Mexican-themed wall calendars in town. Read more.

Amelia's Retro-Vogue & Relics is one of Austin, Texas.

6. Amelia's Retro-Vogue & Relics

Thrift / Vintage Store · Bouldin Creek · 2213 S 1st St, Austin, TX

Laughing SquidLaughing Squid: This is THE place for vintage clothing and curios in Austin. Jane, the store's owner, is the bee's knees. Be sure to say howdy from us. Read more.

Broken Spoke is one of Austin, Texas.

7. Broken Spoke

8.2
Dive Bar · South Lamar · 3201 S Lamar Blvd (at Westrock Dr.), Austin, TX
Chuy's is one of Austin, Texas.

8. Chuy's

9.0
Mexican Restaurant · Zilker · 1728 Barton Springs Rd (Sterzing St.), Austin, TX

Laughing SquidLaughing Squid: Look for the headshot of El Vez. They have a photo booth but it's almost always broken. Put the little round sticker from your silverware on the ceiling in the back room. Also: try the sopapillas.

Austin Motel is one of Austin, Texas.

9. Austin Motel

7.7
Motel · Bouldin Creek · 1220 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX

Laughing SquidLaughing Squid: They sell old fashioned-style room key fobs at the front desk for a small fee. But really go for the amazing neon sign.

The Ginger Man is one of Austin, Texas.

10. The Ginger Man

9.2
Pub · Downtown Austin · 301 Lavaca St (at W 3rd St), Austin, TX

Laughing SquidLaughing Squid: One our favorite bars in Austin. The have an insane amount of great beer on tap and good pub food.

RVIP Lounge / Karaoke RV is one of Austin, Texas.

11. RVIP Lounge / Karaoke RV

Karaoke Bar · Downtown Austin · Austin, TX

Laughing SquidLaughing Squid: Climb aboard, grab a drink and sing a song! Where you'll end up, nobody knows!

Austin Convention Center is one of Austin, Texas.

12. Austin Convention Center

Convention Center · Downtown Austin · 500 E Cesar Chavez St (btwn Trinity & Red River St), Austin, TX

Laughing SquidLaughing Squid: Get to panels and talks early, they tend to fill up quickly.

Allens Boots is one of Austin, Texas.

13. Allens Boots

8.9
Shoe Store · Bouldin Creek · 1522 S Congress Ave (at Monroe St.), Austin, TX
Justine's Brasserie is one of Austin, Texas.

14. Justine's Brasserie

9.2
French Restaurant · Govalle · 4710 E 5th St, Austin, TX
Barton Springs Pool is one of Austin, Texas.

15. Barton Springs Pool

9.5
Pool · Barton Hills · 2101 Barton Springs Rd (at William Barton Dr), Austin, TX

Laughing SquidLaughing Squid: Pack light, bring a towel, some snacks, lay on the lawn and when it gets too hot, just dive right in. The cold water is nearly unbearable for only a short spell. Bring $mall bills for admission.

Buenos Aires Cafe, Este is one of Austin, Texas.

16. Buenos Aires Cafe, Este

8.1
Argentinian Restaurant · 1201 E 6th St (Waller), Austin, TX

Laughing SquidLaughing Squid: Lomito Beef sandwich on french bread with chimichurri sauce. You won't be hungry afterwards.

Toy Joy is one of Austin, Texas.

17. Toy Joy

8.9
Toy / Game Store · Downtown Austin · 403 W 2nd St (Guadalupe St.), Austin, TX
South Austin Popular Culture Center is one of Austin, Texas.

18. South Austin Popular Culture Center

Museum · Zilker · 1516 S Lamar Blvd (Oltorf), Austin, TX
The Highball is one of Austin, Texas.

19. The Highball

8.3
Cocktail Bar · Zilker · 1120 S Lamar Blvd (at Treadwell St.), Austin, TX

Laughing SquidLaughing Squid: Swankiest joint in town. Get the amazing buttermilk-battered fried chix but be sure to save room for the (flaming) Highball Jubilee dessert. Also, say hi to the delightful waitress, Sam! Oh and bowl!

CNN Grill @ SXSW (Max's Wine Dive) is one of Austin, Texas.

20. CNN Grill @ SXSW (Max's Wine Dive)

American Restaurant · Downtown Austin · 207 San Jacinto Blvd (E 3rd St), Austin, TX

Cassel K.Cassel Kroll: The fried chicken sliders are amazing!! EAT THEM NOW!