City Guide

Endless Activities to Explore

From horseback riding to kayaking, archery to tennis, and golfing to swimming, the resort has endless activities to fill any downtime at Solar Power Texas.

See the Resort Experience

Interested in venturing out to the city? Don't miss out on all the fine dining, live music, and more that Austin has to offer!

Visit Austin Visitors Center

Resort | Outdoor Activities

  • Biking — Rent complimentary bicycles at Shady Grove and see Lost Pines from a different view. Stick to marked sidewalks, as no bikes are allowed on the McKinney Roughs Nature Park trails or golf course paths.
  • Hiking and Jogging Trails — Explore miles and miles of well-marked trails for hiking and jogging through the Lost Pines area.
  • Nature Tours and Self-Guided Hikes — Enjoy a complimentary self-guided hike on 18 miles of trails that crisscross through McKinney Roughs Nature Park. Keep your eyes peeled for armadillos and deer. Additionally, embark on an evening nature walk and experience the Twilight Trails for a $20 fee with a McKinney Roughs naturalist, where you’ll call for Barred Owls and learn to identify plants along the trail.

You don't have to leave the grounds for your outdoorsy pursuits, check out the other resort activities.

Resort | Eat & Drink

Explore Austin | Outdoors

Explore Austin | Eat & Drink

Explore Austin | Top Things to Do

  • Listen to live musicAustin's celebrated live music scene includes more than 250 live music venues with just about every genre represented. Check out places like: ACL Live at the Moody Theater, The Saxon Pub, Hotel Vegas, Antone's and the White Horse.
  • Take a TourGet a taste of the best food trucks in town with Austin Eats Food Tours, see the city from two weeks with a Rocket Electrics electric bike tour.
  • Get outdoorsThe Lady Bird Lake Hike & Bike Trail is just steps from the Austin Convention Center and is a great way to run catch a stunning view of Austin's skyline.
  • Visit a film locationAustin was recently named by Moviemaker magazine as one of the "Best Places to Live and Work as a Moviemaker."