More sun, more fun and NO SCHOOL! We know the kiddos aren’t the only ones excited. We just can’t help but smile when thinking about summertime, even in the Texas Heat. Whether it’s big vacations or day trips, the Ranch House pool or a watering hole, or events for all ages all around town – here’s out top picks for Summer Activities around Santa Rita Ranch.

Hiking the Barton Creek Green Belt

greenbeltGo on an adventure by hiking the Barton Creek Green Belt — only a 35 minute drive from Santa Rita Ranch! This trail is a great way to get active, enjoy the natural beauty around you, and have some fun splashing around in the swimming holes with friends and family. The trail is perfect for any age, so gather the kiddos or friends and explore! The best part? It’s FREE!

Movies in the Park


Make your out of town friends and family envious by sending them a photo of you and the fam at the Georgetown Parks & Recreation Movies in the Park!  This summer fun activity will brings smiles and excitement for all ages, and is a great way to relax and strengthen your family bond. Best of all…it’s FREE! Movies will be held at San Gabriel Park. Visit their website for the full movie schedule.

Inner Space Cavern


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For those wanting to beat the heat, there is Inner Space Caverns! One of the best preserved Caverns in Texas, this historical spot is an activity that is fun for all ages. Bring the family and tour this stunning cave for a unique and memorable summer experience for all with tours priced under $25.

KGSR’s Blues on the Green

blueWe live so close to the live music capital of the world, and what better way to take advantage of it than with a free family & pet friendly concert at Zilker Park! Blues on the Green is one of the most popular summer events in the Austin area and features local artists with plenty of food trucks to choose from. Bring your family and friends down to Austin, pick a spot on the green Zilker lawn, and select dinner from some of Austin’s best food trucks. Check out the full schedule here.

So friends and neighbors, get started on making those memories with these summertime activities. May your summer be filled with laughter, adventure, and most important of all, family time!