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Beerland, the name says it all. Beers at great prices is just one of the good things about this bar. Occasional live music performed and a rock and roll jukebox always enlighten the bar environment, not to mention pool and arcade games for everybody. One good place to drink your beer, for real.
Daniel H. Caswell House was built in 1899 and is located in central Austin. Not far from the Capitol and the Governor's Mansion, this was once the home of a prominent Austin family. With Victorian and Colonial revivalist architecture, it is known as one of the most beautiful local attractions. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in the 1970s and has been recognized as a Texas Historic Landmark. The home belongs to the Austin Junior Forum now, and is available to rent for special events.
Built to honor the late great Johnny Cash, the Mean Eyed Cat has a crowded back patio and plenty of man-in-black collectibles. The Mean Eyed stage, featuring live music almost every night of the week, is popular with patrons of all ages. Order a shot at the bar to go down, down, down into a burning ring of fire.
The Highball is a unique and trendy karaoke space and event venue all rolled up into one! Grab your friends and rent a private karaoke booth where you can sing along to songs without fear of being booed off the stage. Each karaoke room has a unique theme, including a Haunted House themed room and a video game wonderland. Along with a fun song spot, The Highball also hosts great live concerts and events. This unique venue even has a fantastic list of cocktails and beers, plus there are great snacks that are perfect for sharing.
Meet your friends at Spider House for some food, drinks, or amazing performance art. Offering a full bar and daily drink specials, Spider House also features a mix of poetry readings, comedy shows, music concerts and other types of live performance. Check out the varied crowd under the Christmas lights of the outdoor patio, always an eclectic gathering of folks. Whether for food, drinks or a show, Spider House always makes for an interesting evening.
Carousel Lounge is a mildly unorthodox bar in Austin, with a crazy circus theme. Check out the pink elephant and lion-tamer murals including a real miniature carousel behind the bar. Carousel Lounge is well-known for their unpredictable stage acts, from amazing musical acts or sensuous belly-dancers. Opened in the 1960s, this bar is still the favorite of many an Austin resident. The bar has a divey feel to it, with drinks available at dirt cheap rates.
Operational for over a decade, Ginny's Little Longhorn Saloon has earned the reputation for being the city's country-music stop. It's not your usual nightclub with thumping music; but is a great place for drinks and good music. It hosts live musical performances every Thursday- Billy Dee & Redd Volkaert, Justin Treviño and Dale Watson have kept this place alive on several occasions. So stop by for a memorable night at this simple place, which not surprisingly, has a cult following.
If you've always wished to try skydiving but are too scared to actually try it, then iFLY Indoor Skydiving is a good place to start. Safe for people of all ages, from young kids to senior citizens, this center makes use of a wind tunnel to simulate a sky diving experience. Here you don't have to jump, there is no fear of height, no safety concerns; just a fun time! Several packages are available for groups and regular divers, and the premises are also great for private parties. And it's sure to be as thrilling as an actual skydive, just less scary.