David Brendan Hall

Best Swimming Hole

Barton Springs

The water may be friggin' freezing, but Austin has once again voted the Springs its all-time favorite swimming hole. The loyalty is not surprising, really, for what other town has such a beautiful, chlorine-free spot right smack-dab in its heart? Or for that matter, as its heart? So come on, jump in – the water's fine. Heh, heh, heh.

Barton Springs Pool
2131 William Barton Dr., 512/974-6300

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