Three Austin neighborhoods have landed on a ranking of best places to raise a family in Texas.
The Niche.com ranking looks at multiple factors, including public schools, cost of living, crime and safety, diversity, outdoor activities and walkability.
"Rollingwood is in Travis County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in Rollingwood offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Rollingwood there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Residents of Rollingwood tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Rollingwood are highly rated."
West Lake Hills
"Living in West Lake Hills offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In West Lake Hills there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Residents of West Lake Hills tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in West Lake Hills are highly rated."
"Living in Brushy Creek offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Brushy Creek there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many families live in Brushy Creek and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Brushy Creek are highly rated."
Here's a look at the top 20:
1. Cottonwood Creek South (DFW)
2. Cinco Ranch (Houston)
3. The Woodlands (Houston)
4. Coppell (DFW)
5. Southlake (DFW)
6. Rollingwood (Austin)
7. Canyon Creek South (DFW)
8. Fulshear (Houston)
9. University Park (DFW)
10. Timberbrook (DFW)
11. Heights Park (DFW)
12. West Lake Hills (Austin)
13. Frisco (DFW)
14. Spring Valley Village (Houston)
15. Arapaho (DFW)
16. Flower Mound (DFW)
17. Murphy (DFW)
18. Kingwood Area (Houston)
19. Brushy Creek (Austin)
20. Sugar Land (Houston)
Click here to see the complete list and read about the methodology on Niche.com.
Show your love for Tito's and for the community this year with a wide selection of not that ugly, uglyish, ugly, uglier, and ugliest holiday sweaters.
There's lots choose from, and plenty of accessories like scarves and socks, plus gear for your dog, too.
All of the items can be purchased online or at the Love, Tito’s Retail Store in Austin, TX. 100% of all net proceeds from online or in-store purchases go to one of the nonprofits we’ve teamed up with.
🗓 All weekend
Check out this highly anticipated art exhibition with illuminated art along Waller Creek. Tickets are free and the event includes food vendors, dazzling lights, live music, and hands-on activities
All weekend 6 p.m - 10 p.m | 📍Waterloo Park
This iconic holiday tradition lights up for the first time this holiday season starting this weekend! Reserve your spot for an enchanting light and sound performance, delicious hot cocoa, sweet treats, and some overall fun with your friends or family. The show runs till January 6th.
6 p.m and 9 p.m | 📍Mozart's Coffee Roasters - 3825 Lake Austin Blvd, Austin, TX 78703
This fitness event is free and open to the public. Get your morning started right with a "Fitness in the park" class for kickboxing! The class will be led by certified instructors and is a great way to get a cardio workout in while also honing your self-defense skills.
10 a.m - 11 a.m | 📍 Metz Park
Support local LBGTQ+ and female artists at this outdoor market with over 150 vendors. Get your holiday shopping out of the way at this event, with vendors for food trucks, handmade goods, raffles, hands on workshops and activities, and more.
Did someone say cheese?! If you're like me and always willing to get your hands on a bowl of mac and cheese, then this event is for you. Check out the Mac and Cheese festival happening this weekend to decide which vendor has. the best mac and cheese for yourself, and enjoy the bar with creative cocktails while you're at it. Tickets start at $45.
11 a.m - 3 p.m | 📍Lantana Place - 7415 Southwest Parkway