Travel Blogs from Austin, United States

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Austin, Austin, United States travel blog

Austin

A travel blog entry by ben_marshall

... barn friends, bored language students, and my grandparents - who are supposed to love me unconditionally.  I landed in Austin, Texas on Thursday afternoon after an underwhelming experience on a Canadian Air tin can. The people I'm staying with are ...

School Begins...And so does the Football, Austin, United States travel blog

School Begins...And so does the Football

A travel blog entry by kizza89

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... football (Seperate to the NFL) is massive here in the States and this follows true for Texas. The team here in Austin is The "Texas Longhorns". and last year the football team made a net profit of $71 million dollars, this compares to the ...

The return trip home, Austin, United States travel blog

The return trip home

A travel blog entry by richallcorn

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Of course we had to again stop to eat at Brenham, on our way home, but we finally made it back to ...

Home again, Austin, United States travel blog

Home again

A travel blog entry by judiep

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We left the campground at around 11:00 AM and ended up driving stright through to Austin. I only stopped at 1 rest stop ad ahd to get gas in Austin before I got to the house. We got into a big traffic jam in Belton due to a wreck on the interstate, which ...

A few days in Austin, Austin, United States travel blog

A few days in Austin

A travel blog entry by mattpw

TBD ...

Feeling like a teenager again....., Austin, United States travel blog

Feeling like a teenager again.....

A travel blog entry by jogo

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I normally take lots of pictures, however I only took around 30 during those 2 festival days (a new record for little picture taking for me :-)). But watching and listening to music was so much more fun. Today I listened to "Sons of Fathers" and they ...

Cabin Number Assigned!, Austin, United States travel blog

Cabin Number Assigned!

A travel blog entry by smchic92

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I learned my cabin assignment today. I'm in room 8265 on the Promenade Deck on the FunShip Spirit. Less than two months until embarkation! ...

The Balcones Escarpment -- Getting to Hill Country, Austin, United States travel blog

The Balcones Escarpment -- Getting to Hill Country

A travel blog entry by burtonll

Watch this page! Still catching up to my stories. This one is a bout the interesting geology of ...

Day 19 - Alamo to Bats, Austin, United States travel blog

Day 19 - Alamo to Bats

A travel blog entry by byramroadtrips

... sunset for the bats. Too cool. Bat to the hotel, where I went swimming and the girls chilled. States Visited: Texas Stops Made: Alamo, Riverwalk, Austin River Bike Trail, Congress Avenue Bridge Meals: breakfast in hotel; early dinner at Asian Fusion diner ...

Home again!, Austin, United States travel blog

Home again!

A travel blog entry by txtravler55

Home again!  Just in time to take a shower and head to the Recce ...

Austin Getting There - Epilogue., Austin, United States travel blog

Austin Getting There - Epilogue.

A travel blog entry by kchaffey

Finally at about 9.15 in the evening I caught a glimpse of the Austin skyline. We must have passed about 100 fuel stations which seem to be every two miles and mostly deserted and twice as many McDonalds. At 9.30 we are at the hotel got a key rushed to ...

Day 1, Austin, United States travel blog

Day 1

A travel blog entry by mrsdbrowning

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... ; Unfortunately we were not able to visit Ground Zero. We checked into the hotel and then walked over to the United Nations headquarters. There were many excellent speakers for the Opening Ceremonies including Ban Ki Moon's Secretary General (?) who read ...

Everything really just seems bigger!!!, Austin, United States travel blog

Everything really just seems bigger!!!

A travel blog entry by trinitrish

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... attention.  There was a complimentry breakfast...which I have to say is well worth it. I then caught my flight to Austin. We arrived earlier than schedule and there was another aircraft at our gate with maintenance problems...so we waited well over ...

Austin, Austin, United States travel blog

Austin

A travel blog entry by monkeymama24

Like Austin a lot. Lived there for about 4 ...

Austin - Texas, Austin, United States travel blog

Austin - Texas

A travel blog entry by kitto1969

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... 35.  Halfway to San Antonio, we detour to "Live Music Capital of the World", also the state capital of Texas, Austin.  We drove through the renown, 6th street to purchase some souvenirs.  Then we stop at the Capitol Building for ...

Dallas & Austin (Days 7, 8, 9), Austin, United States travel blog

Dallas & Austin (Days 7, 8, 9)

A travel blog entry by kjerstan

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... Austin, TX.  The drive was, expectedly devoid of much to look at besides the other cars and the smiling faces within.  Once in Austin, we met up with our friend Constance and over drinks on her patio, got caught up on what she’s been up to ...

Day 1 - Heading Out, Austin, United States travel blog

Day 1 - Heading Out

A travel blog entry by solidbox

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... , across Southern Canada, down through the Ohio Valley, up to Maine, down the East Coast, and finally across the Southern United States. To make the trip comfortable, the SolidBox crew rigged a Fifth Wheel Toy Hauler to become the “SolidBox Mobile ...

Back Where It All Began, Austin, United States travel blog

Back Where It All Began

A travel blog entry by buttfunnels

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... comes close anywhere else. We also each got a liter (!!!) of Mexican Coke. Bonus round!! Next up was our all-time favorite Austin dive bar, Barfly's. Barfly's is a dingy, stinky walk-up bar with cheap beer, heavy pours, and an incredible jukebox. We both ...

Europe, take 2, Austin, United States travel blog

Europe, take 2

A travel blog entry by halleyc

Tuesday, I started my second European vacation of the summer. Hard to believe, and it all came together on a whim! I booked my flight to Brussels with my American miles. I went ahead and upgraded to first class since I didn't have that many miles left ...

Leaving Austin..., Austin, United States travel blog

Leaving Austin...

A travel blog entry by tracyannhoward

My trip really started today when I left Austin to go home to visit the family for Christmas in Lexington.  I stayed up until about 1:30am on Sunday night trying to finish packing and finishing up stuff for work.  I got up early Monday ...

The 'Homey' Part of Our Trip, Austin, United States travel blog

The 'Homey' Part of Our Trip

A travel blog entry by msgeisha

Austin was so much fun. The first day we got there early, so we checked out the Botanical gardens, on the outskirts, and it an awesome free experience. There were lots of plants and photo opts and a great time killer. Joe is a Texas State Patrolman, so we ...

Christmas Eve in Austin, Austin, United States travel blog

Christmas Eve in Austin

A travel blog entry by agnetasherborne

... something of Texas. It was called Country Cupboard and very nice indeed. The menus were written on brown paper bags. Arrived to Austin and Andreas navigated beautifully and found the Super 8 motel which i had booked in the morning on the Internet; $ 112 ...

Spur of the moment exploring, Austin, United States travel blog

Spur of the moment exploring

A travel blog entry by thebuscemis

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Just needed to get out of the house, so we decided to take a drive down to the Wildflower Center and take a ...

Flying Home, Austin, United States travel blog

Flying Home

A travel blog entry by ereland

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Going home! ...

Were Did we Park the Camper, Austin, United States travel blog

Were Did we Park the Camper

A travel blog entry by larryg59

... trailer hooked up to it, the camper looked very small without it........so very glad to be rid of big bird. So we are heading towards Austin, Tx to pick up the car and hang out a little, and then maybe down to south Tx....we shall see, until then stay ...

Life in the USA, Austin, United States travel blog

Life in the USA

A travel blog entry by gomad

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... day home alone.  The initial challenge was to understand the Metro bus system.  I've bought a 31 -day ride everywhere in Austin pass for $18.  I think it's quite worthwhile.  It's my ticket to anywhere.  My longest solo trip has ...

Austin: Bbq's and music, Austin, United States travel blog

Austin: Bbq's and music

A travel blog entry by reids

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... for what turned out to be a very nice meal. Turning in early allowed us to make it quite early (meaning by 2pm) to the Austin City Limits Music Festival, where the headliner for the day would be Pearl Jam. It turned out to be a scorcher, with us moving ...

Wanna' travel the world, while doing good...?, Austin, United States travel blog

Wanna' travel the world, while doing good...?

A travel blog entry by austinairwaves

Interested in global travel?  Working with non-profit groups in developing nations to improve local folks' lives? Do real hands-on work, not just sloganeering?  Want to see more of this exotic planet we live on?  Just want to get away from ...

Spam, Spam, Spam, Eggs and Spam, Spam Museum, United States travel blog

Spam, Spam, Spam, Eggs and Spam

A travel blog entry by bronkemabekker

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Our next stop, besides Culver's in La Crosse for lunch, was the Spam Museum, in Austin, MN.  Micah exclaimed, "It's beautiful" with awe in her voice as we pulled into the parking lot of the Spam Museum were every spot is labeled with the word Spam in ...

Fun at the San Marcos outlet Mall, Austin, United States travel blog

Fun at the San Marcos outlet Mall

A travel blog entry by c895868

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Today we planned to head out to the San Marcos outlet Mall about 30 miles south of Austin. Huge place this, the biggest outlet mall I have been to. You name it....it was here. Gucci, Guess. Michael Kors, Kate Spade, Polo, Victoria's Secret, Adidas, Nike, ...

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