Top 10 Places To Find LOVE: Austin!

Here at UBUNTU Made, we're lucky enough to call a few places home. From Kenya to London to LA, our LOVE crew travels like crazy to spread the LOVE. So, we're introducing our new monthly feature: Top 10 Places to find LOVE in Your City! Come with us as we travel and find our favorite spots in different cities to spread LOVE and empowerment. Naturally, our favorite city (Austin) is our first stop. We had some fun playing tourist in our own city to make a list of what's best. For those of you who aren't from Austin, this post has everything you should do if you're ever in town.

Top 10 Places: Austin | UBUNTU Made Blog

Top 10 Places: Austin | UBUNTU Made Blog

One.Barton Springs.

A popular favorite, this natural spring stays chilly all summer long and helps us bear this Texas summer heat.

Top Ten Places: Austin | UBUNTU Made Blog

Top Ten Places: Austin | UBUNTU Made Blog

(photo by Wally Gobetz)

Two. Another water favorite, Lake Austin.

Canoeing, kayaking, or stand up paddle boarding are some of our favorite summer activities to do here!

Top Ten Places: Austin | UBUNTU Made

Top Ten Places: Austin | UBUNTU Made

(photo by Chrissie Lam

Three. Mount Bonnell.

A little hike for an awesome view! We recommend this one at night.

Top Ten Places: Austin | UBUNTU Made 

Top Ten Places: Austin | UBUNTU Made 

Four. The 360 Bridge.

Another quick hike for a view!

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Top Ten Places: Austin | UBUNTU Made 

(photo by Adam Grumbo.) 

Five. Hope Outdoor Gallery.

Better known as Graffiti Park, this place gets new artwork everyday.

Top Ten Places: Austin | UBUNTU Made 

Top Ten Places: Austin | UBUNTU Made 

Six. The Farmer's Market.

Here in Austin, we like to know where our food comes from. The SFC Farmer's Market is every Saturday morning and features an array of vendors.

Top Ten Places: Austin | UBUNTU Made 

Top Ten Places: Austin | UBUNTU Made 

(photo by Sustainable Food Center.)

Seven. South Congress Ave.

This little strip has some great food and shops, and not to mention the market comes every weekend. You'll find the famous "I love you so much" wall here as well!

Top Ten Places: Austin | UBUNTU Made 

Top Ten Places: Austin | UBUNTU Made 

(Recognize this photo? Probably from HERE)

Eight.Sound and Cinema.

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Top Ten Places: Austin | UBUNTU Made 

This event happens every other Wednesday all summer long at the Long Center. Sit on the lawn as they show all the classics- from Ferris Bueller's Day Off to Ghostbusters. 

Nine.Zilker Park.

This huge park is 350 acres of publicly owned land. It has plenty of running and biking trails, Lady Bird Lake, and Barton Springs!

Top Ten Places: Austin | UBUNTU Made 

Top Ten Places: Austin | UBUNTU Made 

Ten. Hamilton Pool.

Once an underground river, this natural pool is another way we try to keep cool during these warm months! You'll be pretty impressed by the waterfall here too.

Top Ten Places: Austin | UBUNTU Made 

Top Ten Places: Austin | UBUNTU Made 

One of your favorites didn't make the list? Tag us with the #loveisproject and tell us what we're missing!

We LOVE Austin and all those here who spread the LOVE and empowerment. Catch us next month for more top places to find LOVE!