La Quinta Inn & Suites Austin Airport
Travel Blogs from Austin
... TV and bathroom. It almost made we want to put our home on the market and move in until I snapped back into reality knowing I needed at least a gas stove top for cooking! Finally “Happy Hour” with our other Austin “Honored Citizens”. Our group of 15 is recognized by the mega cameras hanging from their necks during the daytime and we quickly gathered in
the eating area. After a long day of ...
time to head yet further south.. we drove 200mi on to corpus christie on the gulf coast... where we camped at a beach state park - Mustang Island
That evening I caught my second ever (aTriple-A) ball game. Although it was better having someone there who actually knows the rules, and a massive hot dog, the Round Rock Express lost and I'm pretty sure baseball's not going to be my sport.
Saturday was a fun day. It consisted, in brief, of a male bonding session at a local brewery (a tour, 3 pints, + pints gained by unashamed flirting with the barmaids, + ...
... Everything except a bloody 12-volt fridge. Oh well. Ice will have to do for now.
We arrive late, to secure the very last spot in the popular McKinney Falls State Park. Waking up the next morning, I remember with some ounce of dread that it is my 27th birthday. After a slow start and a lovely birthday massage (thanks Blair), we head into the city and the feast to drown my sorrows begins.
Starting in SoCo (meaning SOuth of COngress), ...
... had heard that Austin was cool, and thanks to some tips from my friend Patrick, we got to see every bit of that. We spent some time checking out the weird and unique shops, great restaurants, and vibe on South Congress Avenue, where the motto is 'Keep Austin Weird'. We grabbed some food from a truck vendor and then stopped by Allen's boots to check out the custom-made boots (up to $1000/pair!) and I settled on a cool cowboy shirt to take home...never been much of a boot ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
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