Cure your back-to-school blues – or just beat the heat – with a perfect Labor Day getaway. We’ve hand-picked activities sure to appeal to everyone, whether you’re in the mood to do something active, relax and recuperate on your day off, or give the kids a break from school. Happy Labor Day to all!
Always wanted to try yoga but been scared away by the cost? This Labor Day, you have no excuse not to get your sweat on. Yoga Studios around Austin are offering free yoga all Labor Day, so there is sure to be a class time and yoga style that works for you. Relax and get a workout at the same time—the best of both worlds!
1000 Ballpark Way, Arlington, TX 76001
Use your day off to exercise for a great cause! The Medical Center Arlington Rangers Race begins at Globe Life Park and winds through Arlington’s entertainment district. Proceeds benefit the Texas Rangers Foundation, which seeks to provide education and healthcare to Arlington’s children in need.
835 Fredericksburg Rd, New Braunfels, TX 78130
Spend the day relaxing in the Comal’s refreshing spring-fed waters. Beginning at Landa Park in New Braunfels, the Comal is only 2.5 miles long but is sure to be a fun excursion with friends or family. You’ll love the tube chute – a natural waterslide of sorts – at the beginning, but the 72-degree waters are calm the rest of the way. Stick around for the evening and catch a live show at the famous nearby Gruene Hall!
575 Hyatt Lost Pines Rd, Cedar Creek, TX 78612
Golf, hiking, spa, swimming…Hyatt Lost Pines just outside Bastrop has it all. Make it a day-trip or stay a couple nights this weekend at this beautiful resort nestled in the Texas Hill Country. Lost Pines offers a taste of the Austin Experience, too, with live music on Friday and Saturday night. Visit the website to peruse all your weekend options.
412 Luckenbach Town Loop, Fredericksburg, Texas 78624
“Out in Luckenbach, Texas, ain’t nobody feelin’ no pain,” especially this Labor Day Weekend! Come out for a weekend of live music—you especially won’t want to miss Bob Schneider on Saturday and an acoustic jam with David Harris on Monday.
Waterway Square, The Woodlands, Texas
Your family would love to spend this Saturday in The Woodlands watching fireworks, listening to live music, and eating delicious food from local vendors! There will be balloon artists and face painters, too – surefire kid pleasers!
305 E. Austin St., New Braunfels, TX 78130
Voted the world’s best waterpark 16 years running, Schlitterbahn must be doing something right. There’s fun for the whole family—mom and dad can kick back away from home for the weekend while the kids ride the many waterslides. It’s a fun but relaxing way to fight the Texas heat!