Grab your coolers and head out to Walter E. Long Metropolitan Park! Located in East Austin, this park sits on a 1,200-acre lake and features open spaces for boating, jet skis, swimming, two sand volleyball courts, picnic sites, grills, biking, and running! And public restrooms are available throughout the park!

When: Friday–Sunday through the first week of September

Time: 8 a.m.-7 p.m.

6614 Blue Bluff Road
Austin, 78724

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.