8 Fantastic Kid Activities in North Austin

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When the kids are going to tag along, it’s important you’re both having fun! Austin is full of places with kid-friendly places and activities, so we put together a list of eight fantastic kid activities in North Austin!Β 

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Brentwood Social House is a European-style cafΓ© serving all of your favorite pastries, coffees, and teas. Their separate kid-friendly room is the perfect place to let the kiddos run around while you take some time to yourself. Their backyard has a playground and they often have craft opportunities!Β 

πŸ—“Sunday | 8AM – 6PM
πŸ—“ Monday-Thursday | 8AM–3PM
πŸ—“Friday-Saturday | 8AM – 6PM


Central Market has both a turtle pond and a playscape that are sure to keep your kids busy for hours. There is a cafe with a shaded patio, making it the perfect place to have a family outing or plan a play date!Β 

Central Market – North Lamar

πŸ—“ Everyday | 8AM–10PM

Central market – South Lamar

πŸ—“ Everyday | 8AM–10PM

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Hat Creek Burgers is not only a great place to grab a burger but an even better place to let the kids run free. With outdoor seating right next to their play area, you can enjoy your food while your kids enjoy their fun and freedom!Β 

πŸ—“ Every Day | 10:30AM – 8PM


Inner Space Cavern is open year-round to see one of the best-kept secrets! Go on an adventure tour, hidden caves tour, or hidden passages tour to explore what has been hiding underground. This will definitely be an event for the books, and is strongly recommended in our fantastic kid activities guide!

πŸ—“Sunday | 10AM – 5 PM
πŸ—“ Monday-Friday | 9AM–4PM
πŸ—“ Saturday | 10AM–5PM

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Jourdan Pioneer Farms is a wonderful blast from the past, with six different historic periods to explore. From workshops and classes to tours and living history, you’re sure to experience it all here on the farm!

πŸ—“ Sunday | 10AM – 5PM
πŸ—“ Monday-Wednesday | CLOSED
πŸ—“ Thursday-Saturday | 10AM – 5PM

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Ramsey Park is the perfect place to take your kid(s) out for some fresh air. There’s a tennis court and a pool, perfect for cooling off in the Texas heat! Once you’re done having fun with your family, we recommend stopping by Upper Crust Bakery for some delicious treats, which isn’t located far from the park.

πŸ—“ Every Day | 5AM – 10PM

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Phil’s Icehouse has some of the most delicious burgers we have ever tried. We recommend this restaurant specifically for the kiddos to have a good time on the massive playground they have while indulging in a burger that’s sure to make them happy. You’re getting a two-for-one deal: delicious food and access to what is essentially a park!

πŸ—“ Sunday-Thursday | 11AM – 9PM
πŸ—“Friday-Saturday | 11AM – 10 PM

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The Mayfield park preserve is a beautiful place to take in all that mother nature has to offer. They have peafowl that roam freely around the area that you’re usually greeted by at the entrance. Come to this preserve and teach the little ones about the history of the park, because this is definitely one of our favorite fantastic kid activities on our list!

πŸ—“ Every Day | 5AM – 10PM

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These are just some of our favorite kid-activities that the whole family can enjoy! For more stuff to do around Austin, make sure to download the UNATION app. Be sure to follow us onΒ Instagram,Β TikTok, andΒ Facebook.

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