Bullock Museum

Need to knows: Stroller or sling? Recommended stroller Baby friendly restrooms? Yes Parking validation? Nope — they have a parking garage which is $10/day The Bullock Museum is the official state history museum, and it’s a beaut. It’s in a fancy building downtown which includes three floors of history, two theaters which show Texas movies,Continue reading “Bullock Museum”

Nervous Charlie’s

Need to knows: Stroller or sling? Stroller Baby friendly restrooms? Yes Parking validation? No need — big parking lot New Yorkers know how to make a lot of things. Skyscrapers. Live theater. Thin crust pizza. And bagels. Their bagels are the best in the world, and if you ask any local why their pizza andContinue reading “Nervous Charlie’s”

Little Deli

Need to knows: Stroller or sling? Stroller Baby friendly restrooms? No sadly Parking validation? No need — big parking lot If you’ve ever felt the urge to wax poetic about a deli, then you might be bougie. Allow me to demonstrate. There are a handful of New York/New Jersey-style delis in Austin, but Little DeliContinue reading “Little Deli”

Gabriela’s Downtown

Need to knows: Stroller or sling? Stroller Baby friendly restrooms? Yes Parking validation? No, sadly — even their lot is pay to play Tex-Mex is a staple of the Austin food scene, and there are literally *hundreds* of places to get your queso fix. Once you’re traveling with the baby, however, the game done changed.Continue reading “Gabriela’s Downtown”

Elisabet Ney Museum

Need to knows: Stroller or sling? Recommended sling Baby friendly restrooms? No Parking validation? No — free street parking Did y’all know we have a castle in central Austin? Ok, that’s slightly misleading. There’s a castle-like historic home in Hyde Park which belonged to 19th century German sculptor Elisabet Ney. The building was her studioContinue reading “Elisabet Ney Museum”

The ABGB

Need to knows: Stroller or sling? Recommended stroller Baby friendly restrooms? No Parking validation? No need — big parking lot Did y’all know that there are more than 50 breweries in Austin? Beer isn’t exactly the most bougie of beverages, but the beer garden experience can be. The communal vibe, noshes, and day drinking areContinue reading “The ABGB”

Ichiban

Need to knows: Stroller or sling? Stroller Baby friendly restrooms? No — plan accordingly Parking validation? No need — free parking lot out front We’re nowhere near the sea, but every bougie parent has the odd sushi craving. Driving 200 miles to the sea with a baby is quite the undertaking, but brava if you’reContinue reading “Ichiban”

Laguna Gloria

Need to knows: Stroller or sling? Definitely sling — NOT stroller friendly Baby friendly restrooms? Yes Parking validation? No — free street parking In case you weren’t aware, Art and Nature had a lovechild and named it Laguna Gloria. This sculpture park is stunning. It’s part of The Contemporary Austin, which also includes a modernContinue reading “Laguna Gloria”

Wonderspaces

Need to knows: Stroller or sling? Recommended stroller Baby friendly restrooms? Yes – changing table in the family restroom Parking validation? No need — free parking lot out front Labor Day is meant to signify the end of summer, but Austin never gets that memo. It’ll stay comfortably in the high 80s/low 90s at leastContinue reading “Wonderspaces”

JOI Asian Bistro

Need to knows: Stroller or sling? Stroller Baby friendly restrooms? Yes! Parking validation? No need — lots of free parking at the Domain Every bougie parent enjoys the odd trip to The Domain, but come lunchtime it can be overwhelming if the baby is in tow. You’re spoiled for choice, but so much of thatContinue reading “JOI Asian Bistro”