Is Austin still weird? 4 fun, quirky activities to do in Austin.

With so many people moving to the capital city of Texas, is it keeping its original personality? The short answer: heck yes.

1. Visit the “Cathedral of Junk”

When we said quirky, we meant it. Check out this art installation created from 60 tons of junk! Designed and built by artist (or “yardist”, as the local art scene refers to him as) Vince Hannemann.

In an interview with, he said “People ask me all the time, ‘What made you want to do this?’ Like it had some sort of profound meaning. I just did it because I liked it.” And he’s not the only one – as it’s become a bit of a local legend. Kids love it too!

2. The Eureka Room

The seemingly indescribable Eureka Room is a sort of an escape-room-meets-haunted-house venue, where groups venture in and out of rooms with crazy, off the wall media being played in each room.

We can’t really tell you much more than that, because apparently, you just need to experience it for yourself. Learn more at

#3 Civil goat coffee


Why not enjoy coffee while watching a goat 🐐 walk around… I love Austin #austin #ImmuneUpVapeDown #goat #coffee #fyp #foryoupage #vibewithus

♬ Oh Klahoma – Jack Stauber

So, maybe you’ve heard of the cat cafés in Japan. But how about sipping a latté while being lowkey attacked by an adult goat? Still reading? Ok good.

Butters, the mascot and guard-goat of the premises, may seem unassuming and cute, but has been known to charge at, bite, and overall be super mean to patrons.

But hey, you asked for quirky after all.

#4 Jurassic Park Themed Car Wash

After driving around to all these different attractions, you probably need a car wash! Ok, ok, we know–how could a car wash be quirky? Well, what if we told you that this car wash has dinosaurs. AND, there’s a station to wash your pets too! Awesome.

Wrapping up

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