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Travel Blogs from Austin
... bloody mary station (terrific idea, but clamato juice would make it even better!).
Drifting through the drizzle, I wandered along checking out the massive graffiti at Castle Hill (super cool) and university campus. I fared like the university students and picked up two tacos (fried avocado and the crossroads brisket) at Torchy's. Definitely a tasty way to end my short stay in Austin. Hopefully I'll be back.
... city that I could adopt in a heart beat; Austin or Nashville, San Francisco or New Orleans: it would be a cinch to slot right in. Then of course, there's surviving, the important question of how. At least on a rung beyond the guitarist and the girl busking on the pedestrian island at the intersection of Barton Springs & South Lamar. Tough gig! "He's having himself on," I thought. But, no, it was just me talking about myself again. The same person who in a month ...
... a bottle of Tito’s. By the time they had returned the band had started playing and our buddy Andy (who we went to UW with and lives in Austin) and his girlfriend were on their way to meet us. We spent the rest of the night drinking, talking and enjoying some good ole’ Texas country music.
The next morning we slept in, got packed up, enjoyed some homemade biscuits (thank you again Christina) and headed out. I thouroughly enjoyed our short time ...
... 4 stages of free live music, Austin likes to promote itself as the live musical capitol of the world. We then wandered on to the so called market district & not finding much in the way of markets we found a bar to give our feet a well earned rest. Many hours later we couldn't feel our feet so much any more so we headed for 6th street, the party street in need of some food. Being busy as it was with the F1 on it took us a while to find a ...
... The next day we had lunch with Timmy Eaton who was one of Kirk's best
friend's from St. Paul's and also good friends with many of my friends
who went to Randy Mac. We met Timmy in Austin when he came for
J-school. He had been in Austin ever since except for a short stint in
Corpus Christi and was now working for the Austin American-Statesman
covering politics. Unfortunately during our visit he was super busy
covering the ...
Other places to stay in Austin
Bouldin, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $182
- Nice but needs room makeover
- Not too good
- Terrific staff! Great location.
University of Texas - Austin, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $179
South River City, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $377
- Terrific Hotel
- Just okay....
- Consistent top rated hotel in town
Bouldin, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $180
- Embassy Suites...Average Hotel, Ideal location
- Free beer!!
- Good hotel, careless housekeeping
Bouldin, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $179
- Radisson Austin Great
- Great Location and price
- Fine and dandy
Downtown, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $187
- It's a decent hotel for a decent price--staff great!
- Dreamy beds, gracious staff
- Nice Hotel, but a terrible stay
St. Johns, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $134
South River City, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $152
Downtown, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $232
- Great Hotel
- Great Stay, Very Comfortable
- Hilton Austin Convention Center
St. Johns, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $136
Southeast Austin, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $130
- Some quirks, great food
- Uncomfortable Stay
- Nice stay - see our photos !
Downtown, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $191
- Great downtown location
- A Fabulous Hotel in my opinion
- Convenient downtown location
St. Johns, Austin | 2 star hotelfrom $61
University Hills and Windsor Park, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $146
9721 Arboretum Blvd, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $202
- Beautiful place, fantastic location
- Perfect weekend getaway
9515 Hotel Drive, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $102
East Cesar Chavez, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $164
- Ok room, but Crowne needs to work on Cleanliness
- Great Place at a Great Price
- Loved the Crown!
Downtown, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $226
St. Johns, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $125
East Riverside - Oltorf, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $120
North Crossing, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $114
Downtown, Austin | 2 star hotelfrom $202
- Gliding Revolution-Downtown Segway Glide
- Excellent choice for downtown Austin!
Downtown, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $197
- Great if you get a deal..
- Cozy and classy
- The lowdown
7800 N Interstate Highway 35, Austin | Hotelfrom $65
Downtown, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $202
- Overrated - This is really a bad choice
- The Beautiful Driskill
- Beautiful, historic, fantastic service
Downtown, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $211
- My favorite Austin hotel
- Rooms are fine, but service is lacking
- Nice rooms -- shame about the road noise!