Luxury Apartments in Southwest Austin

How to Spend the Perfect Day in The Austin Hill Country

At Ocotillo, we think Austin is an awesome place to call home. Excellent universities, a thriving tech and entrepreneurial sector, a vibrant arts scene, an exceptional outdoor lifestyle, and a growing "foodie" destination are just a few reasons why we love our city.

Luckily for our residents, our Texas Hill Country apartments are located in one of the most beautiful parts of our city. Whether you're just visiting or considering making our apartments your new home, we've come up with a few suggestions for spending a perfect day in the Austin Hill Country. Read on to learn more!

Start the Day with a Run at Slaughter Creek Trail

(9901 FM 1826, Austin, TX 78739)

Set the tone for your day by jogging or walking on the Slaughter Creek Trail just minutes from Ocotillo. Enjoy a 5-mile hike or jog while taking in the fresh breeze and abundant greenery while you work up an appetite for the day of BBQ and Texas fare ahead!

Grab a Drink at Stauthous Coffee Pub

(4715 S. Lamar Blvd, Sunset Valley, TX 78745, 512 721-0030)

Stop at the Stauthous Coffee Pub after your workout for an artisanal cup of coffee or a refreshing iced tea.

Try the Classic Kerbey Lane Cafe for Breakfast

(4301 W. William Cannon Dr., Austin, TX 78749 512)899-1500)

Stop in at the Kerbey Lane Cafe to enjoy a bountiful Texas breakfast served in a comfortable, family-friendly atmosphere. Try their famous queso and a short stack of pancakes!

Relax, Refresh, and Renew

(Ocotillo Apartments, 8000 US 290 West Austin, Texas 78736)

Take a rest in your perfectly situated new abode in our Austin hill country apartments. Take a dip in our luxury pool and enjoy panoramic views of the beautiful Hill Country. If you’re not a resident, ask our friendly staff for a tour!

Lunch Time! Head to the Salt Lick BBQ

(18300 Fm 1826, Driftwood, TX, 512 858-4959)

Visit The Salt Lick BBQ for delicious food and laid-back atmosphere. The Salt Lick offers authentic Texas BBQ and the service is attentive and friendly. The restaurant is BYOB, or your can stop by their vineyards next door for some beverages to enjoy with your meal.

Nutty Brown Cafe

(12225 W Highway 290, Austin, 512 301-4648)

The Austin Hill Country is filled with small honky-tonks, nightclubs, and venues to hear singer/songwriters and local Texas country artists. A night out with friends listening to music is what earns Austin its title of the Live Music Capital of the World. Try Nutty Brown Cafe for its live-oak shaded patio and live music from your favorite artists.

Come Home to Ocotillo

These are just a few activities and entertainment right out our door. Learn more about Ocotillo's location and our Hill Country apartments by scheduling a tour today!