The Upper Story-Austin, Texas

Experience East Austin at The Upper Story

Our little AirBnB is the best AirBnB vacation rental in East Austin!  Soak in the East Austin vibe from this groovy upstairs pad. Designed with comfort and touches that will make your Austin stay the best! Lush bedding and amenities that rival the best of hotels. Stocked with the absolute best appliances for dining in and an exquisite patio deck for your coffee or wine. The coolest bars in Austin are just steps away. Grab a coffee at Flat Track then head to Lady Bird Lake. Ideal location and just the coolest pad around.

About the Space

Why is this the best airbnb vacation rental in East Austin?

The house is a duplex, but you will have the UPPER STORY to yourself. The gated yard feels private while you are just steps away from hip bars and restaurants. With the street side deck shaded by one of the grand trees that are signature to the surrounding Holly Neighborhood, you are right in the action allowing you to Experience East Austin without even living the comfort of your weekend home.

In  a city like Austin, you may want to stay up late and wake up early so you need that place to recharge and take an occasional nap. The Upper Story is the perfect headquarters with its colorful design and modern yet comfortable furnishings and amenities. Get a good night’s sleep in our hotel quality Brooklinen sheets, get ready for the day or a night out with televisions in every room equipped with all of your streaming services, cable on demand and Spotify subscription.

Don’t forget the very functional and beautiful outdoor spaces such as a street facing deck with room to eat, work or do a workout as well as the side yard equipped with a grill and places to have a cup of coffee or drink with your housemates. We hope you enjoy the best vacation airbnb rental in East Austin.

Top 10 list: In the neighborhood

Experience East Austin while staying at The Upper Story AirBnB Vacation Rental


  1. Happy Hour at Lichas
  2. Visit Something Cool Studios
  3. Thursday night social bike ride
  4. Two step at White Horse
  5. Pool pass at East Austin Hotel
  6. Dance at the Volstead
  7. Have a beer at Lazarus
  8. Catch a show at The Scoot Inn
  9. Grab food at East Side Kings and a drink at The Liberty
  10. Brunch at Sawyer and Co
Street view from near the best airbnb vacation rental in East Austin, Texas
Illustration Map showing location of the best airbnb vacation rental in East Austin, Texas

The neighborhood

Explore East Austin

Welcome to East Austin, more specifically the Holly Neighborhood. Take a walk through the neighborhood as the houses, trees and close proximity to a beautiful park and the water truly make it special.

Let’s break it down a bit: E Cesar Chavez and E 6th St (Sixth street is a complex subject so let’s break it down: Lamar to Congress is West 6th, Congress to 35 is Dirty 6th and 35 to Chicon is E 6th) are the main attractions in regard to restaurants and bars with some further destinations like Webberville, Rosewood, E 12th St and Manor nearby.

We have put together a map of the city broken down by the activity or vibe you are looking for, both for the city as a whole link and just the East Side.

Its all very easy while you stay at the best AirBnB vacation rental in East Austin!

Neighborhoods are like people, they each have their own unique personality and vibe. There is something to love about every neighborhood in the city but when you are planning a night out with your friends, moving to town or visiting from out of town, you want to find the place that fits you best.

Start here and the rest is up to you.

Neighborhood “dating profiles” for each major neighborhood including Dirty 6th, West 6th, East 6th, Red River, Rainey, S Congress, Burnet Rd, S 1st, Cesar Chavez and Barton Springs Rd.

As if Austin proper doesn’t have enough to offer in terms of live music, biking, outdoor activities and ways to interact with friends both new and old, let us introduce you to The Hill Country.

We have learned much of what we know about all of the beautiful towns that surround Austin such as Boerne, Dripping Springs, Smithville, Buda and more. 

Bike routes, tubing spots, star parties, events, music venues and more.

Neighborhoods are like people, they each have their own unique personality and vibe. There is something to love about every neighborhood in the city but when you are planning a night out with your friends, moving to town or visiting from out of town, you want to find the place that fits you best.

Start here and the rest is up to you.

Neighborhood “dating profiles” for each major neighborhood including Dirty 6th, West 6th, East 6th, Red River, Rainey, S Congress, Burnet Rd, S 1st, Cesar Chavez and Barton Springs Rd.

Explore East Austin, it doesn’t have to only be the most trendy and popular places to be useful. People need all kinds of things in their everyday life and on vacation.

As is the theme for other parts of the website,we are providing a all around guide to how to live and find everything you need in Austin.  This section is specifically for East. Find Grocery Stores, corner stores, pharmacy, ATM’s, as well as restaurants, coffee shops, shopping, parks and more all in map form and defined by Filters such as Night, Day, Morning, Date, Drinks, Party, Get Outside, Wellness, Shop and The Basics.

As if Austin proper doesn’t have enough to offer in terms of live music, biking, outdoor activities and ways to interact with friends both new and old, let us introduce you to The Hill Country.

We have learned much of what we know about all of the beautiful towns that surround Austin such as Boerne, Dripping Springs, Smithville, Buda and more. 

Bike routes, tubing spots, star parties, events, music venues and more.

Let's Play

Explore East Austin, it doesn’t have to only be the most trendy and popular places to be useful. People need all kinds of things in their everyday life and on vacation.

As is the theme for other parts of the website,we are providing a all around guide to how to live and find everything you need in Austin.  This section is specifically for East. Find Grocery Stores, corner stores, pharmacy, ATM’s, as well as restaurants, coffee shops, shopping, parks and more all in map form and defined by Filters such as Night, Day, Morning, Date, Drinks, Party, Get Outside, Wellness, Shop and The Basics.

Embed Yourself in East Austin

This newly renovated bungalow is located in East Austin neighborhood