Austin Summer Hotspots

Katie Grace , Staff Writer

Sno-Beach: In the dry Austin heat there really is nothing better than a snow cone. Sno-Beach is one of the original food trailers in Austin. Sno-Beach is strictly a snow cone hotspot. They have around 70 different flavors that you can mix and match. You can also choose from three delicious toppings to add on your snow cone. The toppings include caramel, cream, and ice cream. There are two Sno-Beach locations in Austin. They are located on 801 Barton Springs Rd. Austin, TX 78704  and  3402 Guadalupe St. Austin, TX 78705 . Sno-Beach is open Monday – Sunday from 12:00 p.m. to sundown.

SUP ATX: SUP ATX is one of the Largest Stand Up Paddle Board Makers in the country. As an Austin,  based company, the SUP ATX mission is to spread the sport of stand up paddle surfing from oceans to lakes and rivers around the world. SUP ATX is located on 1541 West Cesar Chavez in Austin, on Lady Bird Lake. Their phone number is 512-467-7799. They are open all daylight hours, everyday. Reservations are not necessary and hourly rentals and monthly memberships are available. SUP ATX welcomes beginners, just ask for a free quick lesson. When you are bored just sitting at home on a hot summer day go out and try SUP ATX.

Barton Springs Pool: Barton Springs Pool is a man-made recreational swimming pool located on the grounds of Zilker Park in Austin. The pool exists in the channel of Barton Creek and is filled by water from Main Barton Spring, the fourth largest spring in Texas. The pool is a popular venue for year-round swimming. It is an extremely popular spot during the summer. Barton Springs Pool’s temperature maintains a narrow range from about 68 °F in the winter to about 71.6 °F in the summer. It is located on 200S.Lamar Blvd. inAustin, and is open on  Monday-Friday from 8:00a.m. to 5:00p.m..