Summer time is here in the Atx so it’s time to get out the sunblock and bug spray.

But what is there to do? Don’t worry.

Here is a list of what you can do all summer long.

Get some ice cream and snow cones.

Holla Mode

Located on 1800 Barton Spring Rd this food truck offers Thai style ice cream. What’s also great about this spot is that it’s just a block from Barton pool.

Amy’s Ice Creams

Find yourself shopping up and down SoCo on a hot afternoon and need to cool off. Then head on over to Amy’s at 1301 S Congress Ave. They offer old fashion ice cream cones and shakes.

Raspas Locas y Mas

They offer New Orleans style snow cones, funnel cakes and hot chewy churros. So make your way to this hot spot located on 1631 Barton Spring Rd.

Rent a canoe or SUP

When the city has a river running through it you need to enjoy the water. So go out to one of the many rental spots and rent a canoe or stand up paddle board. Zilker Park Boat Rentals One of the most popular spots to rent so get there as soon as you can. The very scenic river will slowly take you out to Lady Bird lake where you can enjoy the beautiful downtown views. Epicsup They offer affordable and fun standup paddle boards and kayak rentals off of a dock on Lady Bird Lake off of the boardwalk in the South Shore district. 2200 S Lakeshore Blvd.

Take a boat ride to see the bats

Capital Cruises

They offer boat rides for large groups to see the bats once the sun is going down. Located near the S. Congress bridge. They have food, lights and music to make the ride entertaining. 208 Barton Spring Rd.

Enjoy frozen drinks


They offer great Tex Mex food and delicious frozen drinks. During happy hour they offer a free nacho bar. 1728 Barton Spring Rd.

Baby Acapulco

Know for their frozen purple Rita, it’s a drink that will cool you off and then sneak up on you. During happy hour catch their street tacos, nachos and a personal snack bar. 1628 Barton Spring Rd.