It’s September already!?! Things may be a little different than previous Labor Day weekends, but you can still have some fun while social distancing in Cedar Park. We’ve got a roundup of Labor Day weekend ideas and activities to celebrate the long weekend. Check out our list below:
1. ALL ABOARD A VINTAGE TRAIN RIDE
September 5: Sit back for a relaxing journey into passenger railroad’s glorious past onboard the Austin Steam Train’s Bertram Flyer! Ride in vintage train cars from the golden era of rail travel, built in the ‘30s, ‘40s and ‘50s, and fully restored for your enjoyment. This 44 mile journey spans the South San Gabriel River and stops for a 15 minute layover at the historic 1912 Bertram Depot. Enjoy views of Short Creek Canyon, the 300-foot-long wooden trestle bridge over the South San Gabriel, and the Duffy-Shamrock communications mast—one of the tallest structures in the world!
- Know before you go! Read about the Austin Steam Train Association’s COVID-19 health & safety measures HERE
- Make your reservations by calling (512) 402-3830 or by going to austinsteamtrain.org
2. make a splash
Take the family to Splash Shack, Cedar Park’s first (and only) indoor water park. The temperature indoors is always a tropical 82 degrees and the water is cold and inviting! You can also save big on Sundays at Splash Shack. Every Sunday from 4-6PM you will save 50% on tickets at the door.
- Know before you go! Splash Shack has taken really impressive measures in response to COVID-19. Read about their safety measures HERE
- Make your reservations by going to splashshacktx.com
3. cool off on ice
Check out Chaparral Ice’s new location at the Crossover in Cedar Park. Enjoy carving up the ice at their state of the art facility. It’s a great way to escape the Texas heat while having a great time with friends and family. Reservations are required.
- Know before you go! Read about Chaparral Ice’s health & safety measures in response to COVID-19 HERE
- Make your reservations by going to cp.chaparralice.com
4. sample local brews & drinks
Our breweries are now open for indoor dining at 50% capacity and serving up some delicious food to go with your brew of choice. Each location is following state guidelines and taking additional safety measures in response to COVID-19. They are also still serving beer and food to-go, so you have plenty of options.
- Check out our list of breweries HERE
5. a walk in the park
Cedar Park has plenty of outdoor places to to soak up the last bit of summer. What’s great about our parks is that there’s plenty of room to roam and be socially distant. Take a stroll through Twin Lakes Park which spans across 50-acres with a lake for fishing and plenty of shaded areas for a picnic or to view all the ducks that like to make this park their home. If you want to treat your four-legged friend to some outdoor fun, you can always take them to the Cedar Bark Park. Located within Veteran’s Memorial Park, the Cedar Bark Park has a natural dog pond for your pup to cool off in and separate gated areas for small and large dogs.
- See our full list of Parks HERE
6. have fun on a floating obstacle course
Need some more time in the water? Check out Waterloo Adventures for a a fun and thrilling time out on Lake Travis. Waterloo Adventures is the ultimate all-day lake experience! Take part in a revolutionary floating water park, obstacle course and private Island getaway.
- Know before you go! Read about Waterloo Adventures health & safety measures HERE
- Make your reservations by going to waterlooadventures.com
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