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What Are the Best Parks in the Austin, Texas Area?

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021
A Family enjoying in a park and kids running happily in front

The best parks for families in Austin, TX

Are you thinking about some quality time with your family and friends? How does a peaceful park sound to you? We here at Third Coast Auto are thinking about going on some nature-filled expedition and recreation in the beautiful city of Austin, Texas. When this beautiful state has this much to offer, why should we think of long weekend getaways as we have it right here around us? 


Do you have any plans yet for the summer? We have some thoughts!

Monday, May 24th, 2021
A stock photo of a thermometer at a beach.

State or National Parks near Austin, TX 

There is no doubt that Texas is a beautiful state. Several members of the Third Coast Auto Group product team like to spend their free time exploring the several state or national parks near Austin, TX, and take advantage of everything those facilities have to offer. You should have no problem finding plenty of trails for hiking or biking. Do you want to enjoy some time on or near the water? There are several lakes, streams and rivers to enjoy. Of course, Austin is only a short drive from the President Lyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historical site, if that is your idea of a great family vacation. Whatever you choose to do, we hope you do so safely. Remember to dress appropriately for the warm weather and to stay as hydrated as possible.  (more…)

Now is the time to start thinking about Father’s Day plans

Thursday, May 13th, 2021
A stock photo of a person lining up a putt.

Golf Courses Open for Father’s Day 2021 near Austin, TX 

Dads and golf are a winning combination. Whether your dad is ready to play on Sundays or he just likes to play the occasional round, why don’t you join him this year? A few of our Third Coast Auto Group product experts found some area golf courses open for Father’s Day 2021 near Austin, TX that should work for your needs. If you plan on going this route, you will want to schedule a tee time as soon as possible. Courses are going to fill up very quickly. On the other hand, you can also avoid all of that and help your dad with his game by giving him a gift certificate for some lessons. Our team also included a map to businesses that offer that particular service.  (more…)

Are you ready for some new adventures this summer?

Tuesday, April 13th, 2021
A stock photo of a child swimming.

Public Lakes for Swimming in Austin, TX 

It might just barely be spring in Texas, but temperatures are already starting to hit summer levels. That means people will be looking for a place to cool off or just plain relax. Everyone at Third Coast Auto Group understands this desire to get outside to hang out with family and friends. If you are looking to explore some of the public lakes for swimming in Austin, TX, a few Third Coast Auto Group product experts found this map that will be helpful. You have likely been staying close to home for the last year and this summer could present the opportunity to see some different parts of our beautiful area. If a new-to-you vehicle would make trips to the lake more fun, make an appointment with a Third Coast Auto Group product expert today.  (more…)

Where Can I Find Pumpkin Patches and Corn Mazes near Austin, TX?

Friday, September 18th, 2020
girl in black dress holding a pumpkin

Autumn is just a few days away. Although the weather was already starting to get cooler and some leaves are starting to change, many places are opening or starting their fall events. Some of the most popular fall activities include pumpkin carving, corn mazes, haunted houses, apple picking, and hayrides. To help you truly enjoy Autumn, here are some pumpkin patches and corn mazes located near Austin, TX. Read on to figure out where to go with friends and family!


Where Can I Go Hiking in Austin, Texas?

Thursday, August 13th, 2020
hikers only sign in field with trees

The Best Hiking Trails to Visit in Austin, TX

While the coronavirus has led to many unfortunate changes, it has also led to many positive changes. People have been spending more time with their families due to stay at home orders. Stay at home orders have also led to more people enjoying the outdoors. One of the most common activities was hiking. If you’ve found a new love for hiking, we are here to provide you with some of the best hiking trails to visit in Austin, TX.


Where can I find used Toyota vehicles in Austin, TX?

Thursday, May 14th, 2020
A green 2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser drives along rugged earth with a Toyota logo in the upper lefthand corner.

Toyota vehicles are some of the most sought-after used models around. This reputation can be chalked up to their well-known reliability and enduring quality. It doesn’t hurt that Toyota simply tends to produce excellent rides.

Where can one find a generous selection of pre-owned Toyota models in Austin?


Where can I order flowers for Mother’s Day 2020 in Austin, TX?

Thursday, May 7th, 2020
Close-up image of a multitude of colorful flowers. Mom would probably love them.

Austin Florists Offering Home Delivery of Bouquets and Arrangements

As with everything, Mother’s Day 2020 is going to be little different than usual. Going out is still restricted here in Austin, with the pandemic keeping everyone hunkered inside. A Mother’s Day outing is simply not in the cards.

But luckily, florists are still working hard to provide moms across the city with floral joy. There are a great selection of florists here in Austin offering home-delivery. Read on below for some choices on how to show your mom that you care in a tried-and-true manner.


What positive changes have occurred due to the coronavirus?

Tuesday, April 21st, 2020
A variety of positive things take place in the Austin area as a result of COVID-19.

COVID-19 Positive Benefits for Austin, TX

Though there’s certainly been a fair amount of suffering as a result of COVID-19, some positive elements have arisen as well. We’ve compiled some videos below that demonstrate the brighter side of the whole coronavirus/quarantine experience. People have certainly been given a chance to rethink their perspectives on life, how they spend their time, and the possibilities for how our society can function.

So turn your gaze below for some of the silver linings around the pandemic that we’ve noticed right here in Austin!


How can I support local businesses in Austin during the COVID-19 quarantine period?

Wednesday, April 8th, 2020
A being made of money but wearing a face mask wonders how to support local business during a trying time

Local Business Support Tactics During the Coronavirus in Austin, TX

Local businesses in Austin have been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, and it’s not too hard to understand why. Not only is everyone encouraged to stay home, but non-essential businesses and services have been suspended by law. The entire world economy has taken a heavy hit from nearly every angle.

But it’s no use denying the current reality. Instead, we must ask: what are our options? How can one still support local Austin businesses when stay-at-home orders are in effect?