Super 8 Austin/University/Downtown
Travel Blogs from Austin
Drove 378 miles from Lafayette, Louisiana to Austin, Texas.
Spent most of the day in the car - this is a road trip after all. For the first time since we left Windermere, we joined an Interstate, I-10 at Lafayette. This busy highway took us all the way to the massive sprawling metropolis of Houston. Circumnavigated the inner ring road …
... until after 11 pm, so now you know why I didn't do this last night. Bob went with Jim this morning to open the gates and get ready for the day. After getting ready for the day, we went for a nice looooooong walk. Not sure how far, but we were gone for about 2 hours. We took the trail down to the lake and back. We were passed by two guys on bicycles, not sure how in the world they rode their bicycles on ...
... kids for 11 days. The
first weekend I traveled back to Lex Vegas for my 20th year reunion.
W&L does a great job with reunions, over 50% of my pledge class was
back and I caught up with a lot of great teammates. Kara and the kids
headed to Austin from Dallas where we had spent a night with the
The first weekend Sasha and Carrie Godin came in from the Charm City.
This was Sam's first friend to visit us ...
... there as it was my first
time visiting Masi. She came especially for the wedding and has always been
close – she’s so sweet in the way she fusses and kept telling us we could stay
in any room we wanted and made us some great Indian food the next day.
Unfortunately she had to work for our first few days but we spent time with
Masa and went to the beautiful Capitol building where political decisions for
the state of Texas are made, we ate at ...
... banged out a wonderful version of Here Comes Santa Claus. I'll admit that it felt funny, initially, being Santa. Just walking around ho, ho. ho-ing was strange and different. I had to keep telling myself that while this was new to me, it wasn't new to these kids and parents. They've been seeing Santa every year and they expect certain behaviors from the man in red. I couldn't appear uncomfortable or lack confidence or it would all be a sham.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking