La Quinta Inn Austin North
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Day 2 of our trip was a long one: excluding stops, travel time was 9 hours. That is a LOT of Louisiana and a ton of Texas.
Fortunately, once we hit the first Texas exit on I-10 (mile marker 880. Yes, Eight Hundred and Eighty), it was like we got a second wind. The scenery was an immediate upgrade, with dead trees and bayou country being …
We had a good time driving around Austin, TX. Gainesville could learn something from Austin - PARKING. This town has parking, sweet. Our first stop was the State Capitol. What a great building. It is a must see for any visit to Austin. Somehow, I just could not stop singing the old Charles Durning song as I danced around the tile floors. Made a …
Today we got up and checked out the Capitol. We took the tour and saw the House of Representatives and Senate. We visited the visitor center and learned about Texas history.
... the lookout for Natty Flats. We found it after driving about five miles on 281. Natty Flats is a collection of old looking buildings and one very large cedar rocking chair (see picture). Two of the buildings are restaurants, one is a rustic furniture store and one is a mill where they cut the wood for the furniture. We were not the only ones there, there were four RVs and occupants from OR. The rocking chair ...
... we figured out how much it was going to cost to rent the RV, pay for gas and RV parks, and then most likely rent a car each time we stopped somewhere, we changed our minds. After all, you can't really drive a large RV into town - you have to stay on the main roads and stop at RV parks. So we would have had to either trailer our own car (which would have been challenging, to say the least) or rent a car each time we stopped ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services