Many addicts during their addictions shut themselves off from the sunlight of the spirit, locking themselves in dark rooms to use drugs. Up all night, and asleep all day, addicts in their addictions miss out on the daily sunlight. Through sobriety we’re suggested to stand in that sunlight. In the rooms of 12 step meetings you may hear the saying “sobriety grows like a flower, first you need to plant the seed, add some water and give it some sunlight” next thing you know, a flower will bloom.This is the reason why addicts are flocking to Austin Texas for Sober Living. Were full swing into summer, and its hot outside. The term “heat wave” it said regularly on the radio, and its hot enough outside to cook an egg on the pavement.Plenty of people are enjoying the Austin, TX weather and soaking up the sun-rays. Forbes magazine released an article rating the 10 top cities in America for sun worshipers. After crunching the numbers and compiling the list of the best cities to live in if you want to be out in the sunshine, Austin ranked 8th! The number of sunny days, mixed with activities spots, bike rental shops, golf courses, swimming pools, and tennis courts were all considered in ranking the top cities. The result? Austin beat out every city in Texas. Sober Living In Austin, TX is on the rise and here is a list of summer time activities.

Swim in Austin’s natural springs and pools

  • Lost Creek Swimming Hole.Located in South Central Austin, Lock Creek Swimming Hole is hot spot for summer days. If you haven’t been yet, make sure you check it out before summers end!
  • Hamilton Pool.The iconic 45-foot waterfall is absolutely breathtaking. Hamilton Pool is a must see this summer! Grab some sober buddies and head on down!
  • Krause Springs. Krause Springs is a well-known camping and swimming site located in Spicewood, Texas approximately 30 miles west of Austin.
  • Barton Springs Pool. With an average temperature of 68 degrees year around, Barton Springs Pool is an amazing spot to sit back and cool off this summer.
  • Blue Hole in Wimberley. The Blue Hole has long been known as a beautiful and refreshing swimming hole in Wimberley.
  • Jacob’s Well in Wimberley. This cool spring has a ‘well’ that is 23 feet deep and 12 feet wide.  Just perfect for jumping in.

Check out Austin’s Weirdest: The Cathedral of Junk

  • In the City known for being weird, The Cathedral of Junk is landmark in Austin. Located in South Austin, this structure is something to witness.

Explore Zilker Metropolitan Park

  • Zilker Park, located in downtown Austin, is Austin’s central park.  This is the location of many of Austin’s outdoor events.

Discover the Outdoor Art of Austin

  • Hope Outdoor Gallery, check out this huge wall of graffiti located at 11th street and Baylor Street.

Take a Hike. Austin has some great hikes.  Some hikes are best to hit early in the morning, before the day heats up.

  • Twin Falls and Sculpture Falls. Minutes from downtown and yet, hiking along the Barton Creek Greenbelt, you feel like you are no longer in the city.
  • Bull Creek Greenbelt Trail. The Bull Creek Greenbelt is a gem of a hike, located near 2222 and 360.  The 3.5 mile hike has lots of small waterfalls, gorgeous wildflowers and all sorts of critters.
  • Turkey Creek Nature Trail. The Turkey Creek Trail is located just outside of Emma Long Park.  The trail is a fairly easy and flat 2.7 mile hike.

 

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