Does travel planning stress you out? Are you worried about spending lots of money to fly across the globe? Do you not have the time to take a getaway this year? You don’t need to miss out. You can have a staycation. Remain right here in your hometown of Austin, TX, and you’re sure to have a great experience. It’s a great idea to pretend you are a tourist. See the city like it’s the first time. Don’t pass right by the The Thinkery without stopping. Grab the kids and get them learning something new and fun and interesting. Sign them up for the Thinker’s educational summer camp sessions. Take a look at some modern, classic or ancient art. There’s painting, sculpture and something for everybody at Austin’s Blanton Museum of Art. You can spend a whole day there and never get bored. Maybe you don’t want to be trapped inside during the beautiful weather. Try out the Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum for something different. The works of Charles Umlauf are on display and a must-see for anyone visiting Austin. How about some great food? Austin features hundreds of restaurants. Visit your favorite restaurants again or discovering some more hidden away and secret Austin spots. There’s every type of food imaginable, for every budget and taste. There’s also plenty of shopping, historical sites and outdoor and sporting activities. Hike, bike, gold, swim, fish, kayak, canoe, run or ride horseback. Whatever your passion, you’re going to find it in Austin. Whether you live here full time or are just visiting, it’s always a great spot to spend a vacation.