South Austin has it all! From green spaces to the trendy shopping/dining/artist/music districts SoCo, to the ethnic, culturally rich urban landscapes around St. Edwards University, to food truck parks. South Austin tends to attract those who are more artistically inclined, liberal and/or natural (i.e. hippie). Hang out at Zilker Park, Austin’s largest park and home to the annual Austin City Limits music festival; or take a swim at popular Barton Springs Pool, a spring-fed swimming pool.
You’ll find both quaint older houses or brand-new master-planned communities in South Austin. Even though this area is experiencing lots of new development, The saying ” “Keep Austin Weird.” still holds true for South Austin.