Travel Blogs from Austin
... it to Formula 1. You can drive downtown and park and
take the shuttles to Formula 1 from downtown. We went last year and the shuttle
system is very organized and efficient. The track is about 20 minutes from
downtown, near the ...
... worlds largest cedar rocker as verified by the Guinness Book of World Records. (Although we saw one on our Route 66 trip that they said was the world's largest, so who knows.) After spending about 20 minutes looking around, we climbed aboard our home on wheels and continued south. Our next stop was in Lampasas for the obligatory daily stop at Walmart for a few items. The rest of the trip was uneventful and ...
... both went out to do some reading by the pool followed by a little swim. It was nice to have another vacation from the vacation. Afterwards, we chilled in the room for a bit and then went for a late dinner in our pyjamas at IHOP next door which was a fun way to end the day. Austin has been a cool place to visit but I must say that Texas isn't my favourite place we've been to by far and I am quite ready to be moving on to the next part of the ...
... tagline BIG. FAT. DONUTS. What could possibly go wrong? Enter the monstrous fried donuts that Kelsey and I devoured with reckless abandon. Kelsey had a donut filled with hot chocolate fudge, topped with fudge icing, and covered in banana and caramelized strawberries, and I had the "Big Mother Clucker" covered in fried chicken and honey butter. It was heaven in a little cardboard rectangle. It was the filthiest thing we'd eaten in America (I know, big call). And it was delicious. ...
... Even better was the fact that while we shopped and dined, our clothing was being laundered and folded at Spin City. They say Austin wants to stay weird, and shopping on S. Congress (SoCo) won't disappoint. There was an eclectic mix of bohemian, Mexican, trendy food trucks, art galleries, and renowned Allen Boots, where our fair lady even bought a pair! We headed back to town and went to Whole Foods' flagship store on Lamar. It 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 $160
South River City, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $448
- Terrific Hotel
- Just okay....
- Consistent top rated hotel in town
Bouldin, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $168
- Embassy Suites...Average Hotel, Ideal location
- Free beer!!
- Good hotel, careless housekeeping
Bouldin, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $158
- Radisson Austin Great
- Great Location and price
- Fine and dandy
Downtown, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $143
- 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 $119
South River City, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $139
Downtown, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $189
- Great Hotel
- Great Stay, Very Comfortable
- Hilton Austin Convention Center
St. Johns, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $130
Southeast Austin, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $110
- Some quirks, great food
- Uncomfortable Stay
- Nice stay - see our photos !
Downtown, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $171
- Great downtown location
- A Fabulous Hotel in my opinion
- Convenient downtown location
St. Johns, Austin | 2 star hotelfrom $57
University Hills and Windsor Park, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $134
9721 Arboretum Blvd, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $171
- Beautiful place, fantastic location
- Perfect weekend getaway
9515 Hotel Drive, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $112
East Cesar Chavez, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $161
- Ok room, but Crowne needs to work on Cleanliness
- Great Place at a Great Price
- Loved the Crown!
Downtown, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $202
St. Johns, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $105
East Riverside - Oltorf, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $105
North Crossing, Austin | 3 star hotelfrom $113
Downtown, Austin | 2 star hotelfrom $144
- Gliding Revolution-Downtown Segway Glide
- Excellent choice for downtown Austin!
Downtown, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $168
- Great if you get a deal..
- Cozy and classy
- The lowdown
7800 N Interstate Highway 35, Austin | Hotelfrom $65
Downtown, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $228
- Overrated - This is really a bad choice
- The Beautiful Driskill
- Beautiful, historic, fantastic service
Downtown, Austin | 4 star hotelfrom $192
- My favorite Austin hotel
- Rooms are fine, but service is lacking
- Nice rooms -- shame about the road noise!