Christmas in Austin 2020

Christmas in Austin 2020

There are normally  plenty of fun things to-do in Austin for during the Christmas holidays. But this year COVID-19 has canceled or watered down much of the holiday fun. But there are still options to stay safe and find a little holiday fun around Austin and the...
Football 2020

Football 2020

I was so happy to watch the first Football Game of the year, I fired up my laptop and wrote a long article about my predictions for the season like I do most years. In a typical year there is pre-season in the NFL, and a known schedule in College. Not of that this...
Back to School?

Back to School?

I guess it is back to school time. UT and AISD are both planning on starting a little late with some kids in the classroom. Other early back to schools attempts around the country have gone poorly, so I’m not optimistic. The news out of UT is that they are hopeful...
Ice Ice Maybe

Ice Ice Maybe

For those of you living in a cave, ignoring the comeback of the pride of Miami, Vanilla Ice almost rocked the house 2 years in a row in the year of the pandemic. The music ATX music of choice? One very cool over the top, frat house love’en, ball cap pea cocking,...
Lake Travis July Fishing Report

Lake Travis July Fishing Report

Typically, fishing during the Texas summer heat isn’t top priority for the GTS fun blogging Krew. It’s normally a low grade top 10 activity this time of year. But, thanks to the Corona Virus, it is now just about the only thing left to-do on the captain’s fun list. We...
Fishing in Austin

Fishing in Austin

In the Texas Hill Country the options for fishing include bass, catfish, stripper, crappie, perch, and believe it or not, rainbow trout. For those of you without a boat, there are many great options to enjoy the water and catch a few nice fish. Here are a few of my...
100 Fun things to do in Austin

100 Fun things to do in Austin

Ausitn Texas, the self proclaimed music capital of the world, has a long list of fun things to do inside the city limits. If you are willing to road trip about an hour out of town the to-do lists grows quickly. Our list of the 100 best fun things to-do in ATX includes...
ATX Music Venues

ATX Music Venues

COOL MUSIC VENUES IN Austin Texas. This is an ordered list of our favorite and most frequented spots for music in Austin and the Surrounding areas. Most of the Bars on 6th street have been left of this list, and many of them have decent live music most days of the...
September 2019 Events

September 2019 Events

Zilker Relays: Sept 6th Zilker Park zilkerrelays.com The Zilker Relays is a 10-mile team race with a festival and drinks. It’s more of drinks and festival than race. Waterloo Music Festival: Sept 7-9th Carson Creek Ranch www.waterloofest.com Waterloo music...
Golf Courses

Golf Courses

Public Munis Lions aka “Old Muni” Located in West Austin, it’s a short but very nice course. Green Fees are reasonable. The course gets crowded on the weekends. Roy Kizer and Jimmy Clay Located in SE Austin, Two courses, large practice facility, one course is a links...
Dog Friendly ATX

Dog Friendly ATX

Austin’s Hot Spots for your Dog Austin is an extremely dog friendly city! Almost always you can take your fur baby along with you. Here are a few places that you will WANT to take your four legged friend with you. Banger’s Sausage House: They have great customer...
Kayak in Austin

Kayak in Austin

Lady Bird Lake You can rent a canoe, kayak, or paddleboard at numerous locations. Zilker park below the pool on the south side, http://www.texasrowingcenter.com and http://www.rowingdock.com/ on the north side. There is a free ramp and decent parking under I-35 and...
Bulter Pitch and Put

Bulter Pitch and Put

This Austin gem is located just east of Zilker Park and behind the Peter Pan Putt Put. It’s an Old Par 3 course, it’s a little short and barely resembles a “real” golf Course, many of the holes are 50-70 yards. One 2 of the holes are over 100...
The Texas Hill Country

The Texas Hill Country

https://www.texashillcountrysurf.com/fredericksburg/The Texas Hill Country is an area that includes Austin and extends West for several hundred miles. There are many quaint little towns, lakes, rivers, ranches, parks, and golf resorts among other things.  We have...
ATX Music Venues

Paramount Theater Austin

The Paramount is an old school theater on Congress just of 6th street that features a great lineup of music acts, comedy, and classic moves. They even still play non digital films of the classic photo reals. It’s one of the great venues in all of Texas. This is...
Tips-for-Moving-to-Austin

Tips-for-Moving-to-Austin

The secrete has been out for some time now, Austin is the coolest place in America! It’s also one of the fastest growing metro areas in the country. So here at ATX Surf we decided to write up a cheat sheet for all the newbies to the area. Traffic The ATX locals love...
The Oasis in Austin

The Oasis in Austin

Located on the far west side of the Austin city limits, the oasis restaurant and bar is a grand and towering establishment overlooking Lake Travis and the Mansfield dam. The sunsets are some of the best in Texas. There are several stories and in typical times live...
Summer of Fun?

Summer of Fun?

It’s been one crappy Spring just about everywhere in the world, so the GTS fun blogging gang hasn’t been in much of a mood for fun, or blogging. But as summer approaches hope springs eternal and the great state of Texas is starting to re-open. We added a pair of...
September 2019 Events

February Events

It has been a mild winter in ATX. The Longhorns got the party started in 2020 with their third consecutive season to win a bowl game. February starts off with some great events before SWSW and the heart of festival seasons goes into full swing in March. Carnaval...
ATX March Events 2020

ATX March Events 2020

CANCELED, Like Everything FUN in in the Entire WORLD D.O.N.E!!! Austin Music Awards March 11 SXSW  Austin CANCELED 38th annual award show featuring local artists at the Moody Theater at ACL Live. Tickets on sale now. Visit Website The showcase event for Austin these...
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