Econo Lodge East
Travel Blogs from San Antonio
... Mad Dogs' where for some reason the staff wear kilts - the girls ones are real short, of course. They're having a quiz night, most of the questions are only relevant for the US but we had to laugh as the literature one was 'who wrote James & the giant peach' and the DJ gave the answer as Robert Dahl, he actually repeated it twice too! Back to motel and they're still showing Friends' and it was actually one I hadn't seen, noisy from next door so might take a while to ...
... throughout the day. Generally, we visit at least one Goodwill and sometimes multiple stores around town. We see who can get the best deal. At some point we will end up at a make-up counter, where we can spend an hour or more just looking. We often hang out or shop until dinner and then we meet the family someplace and enjoy a Mexican dinner. It’s great to have a daughter that is ...
We have been seeing these gi-normous cactus' since we came into Texas. Some of them are as big as a minivan. Many are more than 6 feet tall. Many times we have seen what appears to be a "cactus farm". They grow like weeds here.
When they say everything is bigger in Texas--It didn't dawn on us that meant cactus.
One of ...
Today is Valentine's Day and we would like to do something fun. We decided to head toward San Antonio to see the sights. Every new city we are in presents its own set of challenges. San Antonio is no exception—the streets are not square and there is a lot of road construction being done in the downtown area that we are planning to spend most of the day.
We finally find the Alamo and even find parking very close. ...
... she meant New Zealand - but, who knows! Since we arrived In San Antonio, we have been totally captivated. We are staying down on the river walk and with its Christmas decorations, it is a sight to see! My words cannot do it justice - hopefully I can find some photos to display it's beauty. (still only on phone photos till I can get to a Dick Smiths). New Years Eve was buzzing. Watched the fireworks from our room which was a perfect spot - away from the maddening crowd below! ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking