Travel Blogs from Austin
... suffering a major flooding of their campground 2 weeks prior. The narrow river that runs through the park had risen 48 feet!! It damaged their visitor center, picnicking sites and took a whole lot of trees down with it. The ranger said that it was the worst flooding the park had ever experienced.
Check this video of the park flooding: http://youtu.be/Q3ZNtlBYP3o
... bats fly out from under a bridge at sunset - nice swim in the pool Lowlights: - breakfast ending at 9am requiring early wake up - having to drive 30 minutes into San Antonio due to staying so far out of town - not going to Barton Springs swimming hole due to girls being hot and tired - being given wrong directions (several times) for a bike rental, causing Chandler to walk a ...
So today we decided to try and do some more touristy things but we were restricted slightly by the decision to spend as little as possible. We wandered towards the train station in the hot weather and took a ride downtown.
The one place we knew we wanted to go to was the well known Texas State Capitol so we walked in that general direction. I don't know whether the forces of the universe had heard our desires to be stingy today but we were ...
Today brought a merciful end to Kathy's chronic pain and suffering with a bad right hip after she underwent a successful replacement procedure.
Years ago her knees started bothering her and she saw a few doctors, but she wasn't properly diagnosed. Although she has arthritis in her knees and a large number of "mice" -- loose, calcified bodies floating in the synovial fluid of her joint -- her hip had started to bother her more and ...
... back to drop off the car and see some live music.
Mark- the guy that cut my hair- said that no trip to Austin was complete without some time at the Continental Club. So we walked over to grab some dinner and check out the show. We wanted to go to Hopdoddy for burgers and beer but the line was around the block so we skipped over to Guerro's Tacos bar which was ...
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!