Oakwood South Austin
Travel Blogs from Austin
... with us bringing Baxter but were not officially supposed to have dogs.
All of that combined meant we were probably going to limit our Austin visit and save it as a place to be seen next time.
The one thing we did get a chance to do during the day on Friday was meet up with Brian's highschool lifeguarding friend (still a career-lifeguard) and visit Hippie Hollow, a swimming hole my dad had recommeneded to ...
Old photos long-stored in a box conjured up questions and memories of stories told in the past. I found a black and white picture of my parents seated on the running board of his snazzy convertible and couldn't resist tinting the car yellow--as I believe my mother told me it WAS yellow! Were they planning their honeymoon as they sat nestled side ...
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 ...
... who we were staying with while there. On our first afternoon, Spencer drove us around the city to see all the beautiful hills and lakes, the University of Texas, the 6th street bars and Congress Ave food trucks. Later that night we headed to Top Golf, an enormous bar with a driving range that contained golfing games. So much fun!
The following morning we had our ...
... their yard and hung out. It's always fun to tag along on someone else's life, we learned that with all the families we stayed with.
From Vail we did a one night stay in Denver and had dinner with the Duttons. It was great. We played with the kids, Ella and Ben all night. The next morning we got an early start on our drive to Mt. Rushmore. When we got there, everything I've ever heard was exactly true. No one had exaggerated. It's the craziest thing ...
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!