Start your week off at Mayfield Nature Park and Preserve by exploring 21 acres of beautiful scenery, including a path that takes you down to a dock overlooking Lake Austin! Before you hit the trails, check out the roaming peacocks and lily pads filled and turtles within the historic park!

Hours: 5 a.m.–10 p.m. daily

3505 W 35th St.
Austin, TX 78703

Kristy Owen
In her previous life, Kristy was an uninspired realtor who was feeling a little bit bored with her day to day. So on January 1, 2010, she made a New Year’s resolution to write about one thing to do each day in her beloved city of Austin, Texas. And thus, 365 Things Austin was born.