Beat the Heat: Indoor Activities to End the Summer

Beat the Heat: Indoor Activities to End the Summer

The heat of the Texas sun has us wondering: has summer always been this long? While we love all of the greenspaces and outdoor activities Austin has to offer, the weather has some of us craving the luxury of air conditioning. Read below to see our picks for fun, indoor activities to help you get through summer. 


Cafe Monet

Cafe Monet is a paint-your-own-pottery studio in Austin, where customers can choose from a variety of ceramic pieces and paint them to create their unique artworks.They also offer pottery classes. 

Painting with a Twist

Painting with a Twist is a popular chain of paint and sip studios with a local artist leading a painting session and guiding participants step-by-step through the process of creating a specific artwork.

Blanton Museum

As one of the largest university art museums in the United States, the newly renovated Blanton Museum is known for its diverse and extensive collection of artwork.

Zach Theatre

As one the city's most prominent and long-standing theatre organizations, Zach Theatre is known for producing a wide range of theatrical performances, including classic plays, musicals, contemporary works, and new productions. Head Over Heels will be performed on the mainstage from August 9 to September 10, 2023.


Bullock Texas State History Museum 

Named after Bob Bullock, a former Lieutenant Governor of Texas, The Bullock Texas State History Museum is dedicated to preserving and showcasing the history and culture of Texas. It features a wide range of exhibits that cover various aspects of the state's history, including its early Native American inhabitants, the Spanish colonial period, the fight for Texas independence, the Civil War era, and the state's development in the 20th century.

LBJ Presidential Library

The LBJ Presidential Library is dedicated to preserving and showcasing the life and legacy of the 36th President of the United States, Lyndon B. Johnson. It houses an extensive collection of documents, photographs, audiovisual materials, and artifacts related to President Johnson's presidency, political career, and personal life.

Neil-Cochran House Museum

As a historic house museum, the Neil-Cochran House offers guided tours where visitors can learn about the history of the house, its former occupants, and the broader context of Austin's development during that time.


Lake Austin Spa

Send off summer with a visit to the Lake Austin Spa. Here, guests can enjoy various types of massages, facials, body treatments, and more, provided by skilled therapists and practitioners.

Milk & Honey

Milk & Honey Spa provides various spa treatments, including massages, facials, body treatments, and skincare services. Their skilled therapists and estheticians offer personalized treatments to cater to individual needs and preferences.


Kalahari Resort

The Kalahari Resort in Round Rock, Texas, is known for its massive indoor water park, offering thrilling water slides, indoor surfing, lazy rivers, wave pools, kids' play areas, and more.

The Escape Game

The Escape Game offers immersive and interactive escape room experiences where participants are locked in a themed room and must work together to solve puzzles, find clues, and complete challenges to escape within a set time limit. Each escape room has its unique storyline and set of puzzles.

Blazer Tag

Known as the largest laser tag arena in Texas, Blazer Tag features a multi-level arena with various obstacles and hiding spots, making it an engaging and challenging experience for players of all ages. 

iFLY Indoor Skydiving

iFLY offers a thrilling experience of indoor skydiving, allowing participants to experience the sensation of free falling without jumping out of an airplane. The facility uses a vertical wind tunnel with powerful fans that generate a controlled upward airflow, allowing people to float on a cushion of air.


Still Austin Whiskey Co

Still Austin Whiskey Co. is a local distillery that produces artisanal whiskey using traditional distilling methods and locally sourced ingredients. Private tours start at $35 and tastings start at $25.

Punch Bowl Social 

Punch Bowl Social is a unique concept that combines a restaurant, bar, and entertainment center all in one place. It offers a variety of activities and games, including bowling, ping pong, arcade games, board games, and more.

Comedy Clubs

Cap City Comedy Club

Cap City Comedy Club has been a staple of Austin's comedy scene for many years, hosting a wide range of comedians, from local up-and-coming talent to nationally recognized stand-up acts.


Head to Cidercade for dozens of locally brewed ciders on tap paired with over 150 arcade games including fighting games, racing games, pinball machines, rhythm games, and other activities.

Vigilante Gastropub & Games

Known for its unique concept that combines a restaurant serving delicious food and drinks with a wide selection of board games and tabletop games for guests to enjoy.Their hand-built gaming tables comfortably seat 2-4 players, but they also have oversized booths for 5-8, or biergarten-style for up to 14-28.


Our listings are always air conditioned. Attend an open house or contact us to set up a private showing. Not only will you get to beat the heat, but you may also be inspired to finalize an ongoing home project, modernize existing decor, or even consider your next best real estate move. No matter your goal, Moreland Properties is here to help you understand how to navigate the Austin real estate market.

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