Northwest Austin

Welcome to Northwest Austin

Top-tier housing and excellent schools in the heart of Texas Hill Country.

Northwest Austin is one of the fastest-growing areas of the city. Great schools, excellent housing options, and vibrant community centers attract many Austinites to Northwest Austin. Northwest Austin is in the center of the beautiful Texas Hill Country. Many neighborhoods in Northwest Austin feature tennis courts, hiking trails, biking trails, and swimming pools. Fitness centers and water parks are also prevalent throughout Northwest Austin. Most of the property in this area of the city is residential, attracting families to this region of the city.
Northwest Austin is a growing area with more developments on the horizon. Northwest Austin has many nightlife and dining options as well as excellent shopping venues. The shopping in this part of the city is more upscale than in other areas of the city. Residents of Northwest Austin love being in close-knit neighborhoods with great schools. However, the residents also have access to great dining, entertainment, and shopping.

What to Love

  • The Domain
  • The Arboretum
  • Excellent schools
  • High-end shopping
  • Bike trails
  • Community centers

Local Lifestyle

The lifestyle in Northwest Austin is eclectic and dynamic. Residents have access to boutique shops, taco stands, and food trucks. The Rock Rose district of Northwest Austin contains many popular restaurants and bars. Residents enjoy the residential areas of Northwest Austin, but they do not forego accessibility to nightlife, dining, and shopping. The Domain and Domain Northside are outdoor shopping districts featuring retail shops, local restaurants, and entertainment venues. Northwest Austin is one of the most unique areas in the State of Texas.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

The Arboretum is a venue that hosts events and contains many different restaurants, hiking trails, and famous retail shops. It is where you will find the Pottery Barn, Soft Surroundings, and The Cheesecake Factory.  The Domain and Domain Northside are outdoor shopping districts with many different stores and restaurants. Some of the most popular retail stores in Northwest Austin include David Yurman, Louis Vuitton, and Luxe Apothetique. Stores such as Scout & Molly’s and YETI are also popular among residents and visitors.
Most of the dining options outside of the shopping centers in Northwest Austin include taco stands, food trucks, and local bars. The Rock Rose district contains many different restaurants and entertainment venues that make Northwest Austin an exciting place to live. Northwest Austin is sure to have something that will please every member of the family.

Things to Do

The City of Austin, Texas provides Rent a Pedicab and tours of historic neighborhoods in downtown Austin. You can also take a City Skyline Kayak tour with family and friends. In Northwest Austin, you can explore the Texas Hill Country and LBJ Ranch with a guide and a group of friends. You can also tour the different areas of Austin on an Austin Street Art Walking tour or visit the capitol downtown and explore the legislative history of Texas.
Austin Aquarium is a large facility containing marine animals, reptiles, and thousands of other species. The Texas Stars play hockey at the HEB Center. Lake Travis is only ten miles from Northwest Austin and offers great fishing, boating, and scuba diving. Children and adults both enjoy spending time in Lake Travis, Texas.


The schools in Northwest Austin, Texas are served by the Round Rock Independent School District, Leander Independent School District, and Austin Independent School District. Some of the most popular schools in Northwest Austin include the following:
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