Welcome to North Austin
An established community that is quiet and spacious.
Outside the hustle and bustle of downtown Austin is the quiet and spacious community of North Austin, Texas. North Austin has become the premier destination for established residents looking to settle down in a more peaceful part of the metropolitan area. It's very spacious here, making it a great place for homebuyers looking for bigger lot sizes and more privacy.
Even though North Austin is removed from the city, it has vibrant entertainment options. This nice mix of atmospheres has allowed North Austin to see quite a bit of growth over the past couple of years. Recent census data details the population of North Austin at just under 28,000 residents.
As you drive around the community, you'll come across a nice mix of architecture and attractive homes in North Austin. Because it's conveniently located outside downtown Austin, the area is attractive to those who commute into the city. Residents in North Austin enjoy quiet living with room to grow.
What to Love
- Spacious environment
- Easy commute to downtown Austin
- Quiet with ample privacy and space
North Austin is a unique community providing serene living and easy access to vibrant entertainment. If you want a slow, quiet pace of life, there are plenty of different parts throughout the community that will let you have just that. Because North Austin is connected to nature, there are a number of outdoor getaways that allow you to find the peace and quiet you might be seeking. On the other hand, those who want a lively and social place to live will find parts of the community that connect to their spirit. Great restaurants, entertainment venues, and shopping centers are some of the best places to connect to the social community here.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
North Austin has a great collection of dining and entertainment spots. Get your shop on by exploring the area's premier shopping destination, The Domain. The Domain is home to a number of popular retail outlets, including high-end retailers, such as Neiman Marcus, Tiffany’s & Co, and Louis Vuitton.
The Arboretum is another outdoor shopping center that boasts an array of shops and restaurants. This is the perfect place to spend an afternoon exploring the nation's leading fashion retailers. Those looking for a good bite to eat and some good old-fashioned people watching are also sure to enjoy The Arboretum.
If you're looking for great flavors and a romantic evening out on the town, Truluck's Ocean's Finest Seafood and Crab is a popular destination in the community. This upscale dining establishment features an expansive list of wines, a refined menu with a great selection of seafood, and an atmosphere that is upscale and incredibly inviting.
If you want great food but a more casual environment, Interstellar BBQ is the way to go. This popular hangout features flavor-packed BBQ made on-site using local, quality ingredients. Slow cooking over post- oak using clean smoke has helped propel Interstellar BBQ to unmatched heights. It's easily one of the best barbecue spots in the Austin area, and it's worth all the raves.
Things to Do
One of the most anticipated events in North Austin is Deutschen Pfest. This annual event is hosted in Pflugerville, right outside of Leander. Residents enjoy family fun activities, crafts, food vendors, and other activities. It's a great way to enjoy the community while celebrating Pflugerville's unique history and culture.
The amusement center, Main Event Austin, is a great place to get active and enjoy a good time with the kids and the young at heart. This event space offers an array of activities, including mini-golf, arcade games, billiards, laser tag, and much more. There are so many different experiences. Come for the fun entertainment and stay for the juicy burgers served at the sports bar.
Another fun option is indoor go-karting at K1 Speed. This national chain also serves as an event space for family functions, gatherings, and corporate events. Much like Main Event Austin, it's a great place to enjoy an active day out.
If you're more interested in getting outside and enjoying the outdoors, you’ll want to stop by Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park. This municipal park features a range of athletic fields, including softball, volleyball, and basketball courts. There's even a BMX off-roading trail and a biking trail as well. During the summer months, it's a place to visit if you want to cool down by the creek. Let your dogs run free as you explore the beauty of one of Austin’s most popular parks.