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Travel Blogs from Austin
... br> After Opening Ceremonies we went back to the hotel and changed and walked through Times Square to a New York pizzeria! We saw all the Broadway shows and bright lights of the cities. The kids almost fell asleep into their pizzas, so after all that excitement we all quickly checked back in to the hotel and went to sleep!
Sorry there is not more pictures - my phone died! I'll try to upload more from everyone else soon!
Nov. 16th stopped at the LBJ ranch on the way to Austin. We took the driving tour around the ranch and then the guided house tour. It was interesting to see. Evidently he spent 25% of his presendency at this ranch, hence it was called the Texas White House.
Austin, was pedal to the metal-everywhere! Everyplace we went it was busy. The highways had traffic jams, malls ...
... hood' days and how the mother of his son was in jail for prostitution. He also asked me what language English people speak and if we have a different alphabet. I loved it. He made the 3 hours go really fast and before I knew it I was in my hostel and met some really awesome people there.
The next day I went into Austin for a few hours but I was hot and couldn't really be bothered with sightseeing so went back. That night me and a few hostel people went to a fantastic ...
... hard back to the springs. We thoroughly deserved our dip in the springs, which was horribly cold but totally refreshing after our sweaty bike ride. The floor was slippery in the springs but the water was so clear! I was told there were fish in the deeper part but I stayed away from that bit! It was all very lovely and we returned to our cabins well and truly exhausted. Tomorrow we have to get up before 4am for an extra long journey so I'm having an early ...
... three locations- check one out. They even gave us extra ice tea in to-go cups!
Then Nicole took over and took us through about half of Texas.
Stand outs from the road:
Radio Free Texas- it a station we picked up for a little while that plays only Texas bands.This was a the moment we started to realize that people from Texas are *FROM* Texas. Even people that ...
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!