Hidden Treasures
in Austin, TX

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If you’re looking for must-see hidden spots in the area, you’ve come to the right place. We have everything you’re looking for to enjoy the town – whether for a few, fun vacation days or as a new resident. The area is full of quaint little plazas and gardens, and gorgeous cathedrals for a fun-filled afternoon with friends and family.

Among hidden treasures, you will also find important memorials and historic buildings that you won’t want to miss during your outing. Below you’ll find a detailed description of each location, along with their address, phone number, and website, to check out more information. We also have a useful map to easily plan your visit to every spot you want to hit.
Boggy Creek Farm
Boggy Creek Farm

(512) 926-4650

3414 Lyons Rd
Austin, TX 78702   Directions Website

Take a step back in time and walk the grounds of the oldest modern-day urban farm, Boggy Creek Farm, where you can purchase fresh produce, attend a chef's dinner or enjoy any special events for foodies who dig the back-to-the-farm movement.

The Market offers a variety of vegetables, meats, dairy, and bread, all year-round, grown in fields that are steps away for the freshest farm-to-table experience.

Buzz Mill
Buzz Mill

(512) 912-9221

1505 Town Creek Dr
Austin, TX 78741   Directions Website

The Buzz Mill is much more than an homage to the logging trade with a facade that depicts it from the outside as an old general store.

Open 24-hours, the cozy space doesn’t only sell coffee, but infused drinks, beer, and barbecue.

Cathedral of Junk
Cathedral of Junk

(512) 299-7413

4422 Lareina Dr
Austin, TX 78745   Directions Website

The Cathedral of Junk is in the backyard of the artist who created it as a living sculpture, meaning it is always in flux as its creator, owner, and curator, Vince Hanneman, also known as The Junk King continues adding to it.

The building is like a Cathedral that has a hollow framework of improvised trusses and wires that are packed with lawn mower wheels, car bumpers, kitchen utensils, ladders, cables, bottles, circuit boards, bicycle parts, brick-a-brack, and a lot of stuff that is unidentifiable.

Cornucopia Popcorn Creations
Cornucopia Popcorn Creations
Central

(512) 477-2676

3211 Red River St
Austin, TX 78705   Directions
North

(512) 840-1176

7318 McNeil Dr
Austin, TX 78729   Directions

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Stimulate your palettes and discover over 30 mouth-watering popcorn flavors, including vegan and gluten-free.

With plenty of gourmet popcorn flavors, there's something for everyone. Perhaps you're a spice seeker in search of Chile Lime Popcorn, a sweet tooth on a mission to track down the best Caramel corn, or a chocolate lover looking for the most decadent chocolate drizzled popcorn. No matter what your preference is, they have you covered.

Herb Bar
Herb Bar

(512) 444-6251

200 W Mary St
Austin, TX 78704   Directions Website

Discover an Austin original and a haven of healing, The Herb Bar. The shop features natural health and body care products.

Experience the highest quality and unique healing products, where everything they offer is carefully curated to be both meaningful and functional. They prepare nearly 100 herbal products in-house for you, your family, and your pets.

Texas Governor's Mansion
Texas Governor's Mansion

(512) 305-8524

1010 Colorado St
Austin, TX 78701   Directions Website

It's known as the people's mansion, so take a tour of your home-away-from-home at The Governor's Mansion, which is fully furnished with exquisite antiques and artwork.

The historic home was built in 1856 and is the oldest continuously occupied executive residence west of the Mississippi. The building is designated a National Historic Landmark.

Texas State Cemetery
Texas State Cemetery

(512) 463-0605

909 Navasota St
Austin, TX 78702   Directions Website

Visit the final resting place of Governors, Senators, Legislators, Congressmen, Judges and other legendary Texans at the Texas State Cemetery.

Icons such as Stephen F. Austin, General Albert Sidney Johnston, Governor Allan Shivers, Governor John Connally, and Lieutenant Governor Bob Bullock are buried here.

Texas State Historical Association - Bremond Block Historic District
Texas State Historical Association - Bremond Block Historic District

(512) 471-2600

Austin, TX 78701
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Stroll through the Bremond Block Historic District for a glimpse into the opulent homes of Victorian-era movers and shakers of Austin. The 11 historic homes were constructed from the 1850s to 1910.

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