AUSTIN (KXAN) — An Austin park has been nominated for the title of Best City Park in the Country. You have four weeks to cast your vote for Zilker Park as the top park in the entire U.S.
From the Trail of Lights to the Kite Festival, the 351-acre park is praised for the numerous family-friendly events and views of downtown Austin. Currently Zilker is ranked number five on the list of twenty parks across the country and continues to move closer to number one. Zilker is among the four Texas parks nominated.
The award is part of USA Today’s 10 Best Readers’ Choice travel award. The panel of judges said you can vote once a day for your favorite park; after you vote the website will give you a countdown until the next time you can vote again.
The winner will be announced Friday, April 1 at 12 p.m.