The people of central Texas cherish their great outdoors. Biking and hiking are both major activities here. And it’s little wonder with so much natural beauty everywhere you look. Here are some options to help get you out there.

Hamilton Pool

Explore this historic natural wonder and swimming hole surrounded by limestone cliffs and native plantings. Distance from hotel: 15.4 miles

Bee Cave Central Park

This pleasant green space is home to 50 acres of trails, playgrounds and picnic spots. 13742 Bee Cave Pkwy, Bee Cave, TX 78738 | Distance from hotel: 2.2 miles

Bee Cave Sculpture Park

Located in front of the police station, this pretty park boasts both permanent and rotating exhibits. 13333 TX-71, Bee Cave, TX 78738 | Distance from hotel: 1 mile

Falconhead West Primitive Park

This mecca for biker and hikers is laced with a network of outdoor trails. Rockies Run Summit, Austin, TX 78738 | Distance from hotel: 4.5 miles

Mount Bonnell

At a height of 785 feet, this summit offers the best views of Austin and surroundings. It’s an easy climb from the parking lot. Distance from hotel: 16.4 miles