Wondering where to find eye-catching scenery and vibrant backgrounds? Here are the best places to take pictures in Austin according to vacation photography experts, Flytographer.
They say everything is bigger in Texas, so where can you best capture Austin’s larger-than-life, off-the-wall spirit in photos? Follow Flytographer for the very best places to take vacation photos in Austin.
Greetings From Austin Mural
If there’s one must-see stop for photos in Austin, it has to be the city’s iconic Greetings From Austin mural. The mural-sized postcard provides a fun, colorful spot to let the world know, unquestionably, that you’re in Austin.
“Keep Austin Weird” with a visit to South Congress to see the area’s eclectic shops, food trucks, and cultural venues. The South Congress neighborhood, a favorite of visitors and locals alike, is brimming with everything that makes Austin so unique. Hip live music venues, trendy dining options, and eccentric boutiques will give you a hefty taste of Austin’s flavor. Be sure to pop by Magnolia Cafe to see the Love From Austin mural!
Zilker Park is a must on any list of places to take pictures in Austin. Bragging rights include Austin skyline views and interesting attractions throughout the park such as botanical and sculpture gardens. Have your camera at the ready — Zilker Park is full of interesting surprises.
Renowned as one of Austin’s major entertainment districts, the historic Sixth Street is packed with music venues, clubs, and storefronts and is the perfect spot to capture the true spirit of a night out on the town in Austin. Embrace your adventurous spirit and you may stumble upon a hidden speakeasy, hilarious sketch comedy, or an up-and-coming musician playing an intimate venue.
Food Truck Parks
You can’t visit Austin without spending some serious time trying the city’s food truck fare. Quirky foods with clever names served hot and fresh out of funky food trucks? Well, how could they not be some of the best places to take pictures in Austin? Though there are food trucks all over Austin, we recommend checking out the Picnic Food Trailer Park and South Austin Trailer Park & Eatery.