Texas sunsets are truly something and Austin’s hilly, green terrain makes for some of the best! Check out the list below of the best places around the city to watch the sunset. and grab your gang to sip underneath the sunset.
Updated May 2023
ALL THE ROOFTOPS
CONGRESS AVENUE BRIDGE
Get an up-close view of the ATX skyline so close to the water!
COVERT PARK AT MOUNT BONNELL
The highest point in Austin with panoramic views of Austin's skyline, lake, and hills!
Glorious patio on Lake Austin for cocktails and lake bites!
LADY BIRD LAKE BOARDWALK TRAIL
10 miles worth of trail with gorgeous sights all around. View the sunset from every direction!
Large, grassy hill perfect for a picnic and more!
Gorgeous views with a sunset backdrop atop Lake Travis!
ON THE WATER
What better place to watch the sunset than on the water itself? Rent a kayak, boat, or paddleboard and get the full Austin experience!
PENNYBACKER BRIDGE OVERLOOK
A bit of a trek, but worth the views! Overlooking Lake Austin and 360!
On West Campus, get a great view from the observation deck!
Located in the heart of Austin, grab a blanket, a picnic, and your pups!