Travel Blogs from Austin
... want to go riding again - maybe North Carolina. We drove to Austin, parked, and walked into a few hotels to check prices. Ended up at an Extended Stay as it had free parking and was still pretty central. We found a sports bar for dinner, walked along some of the main roads but nothing much was happening due to the cold. Early ...
... big and comfortable with a nice shower and tv, plus the wifi worked pretty well. We were going to head out to find my friends that were in the downtown area but being night time and not knowing the public transport routes yet I thought it best we stay in tonight until I navigate the bus routes tomorrow, a taxi would cost too much. It was already 10pm and it had been a big day traveling so we stayed in and had an early ...
and then had lunch at the Shady Grove. What a perfect afternoon. That
night Alex welcomed Tony, Torrey, Sarah Meadows, Annie and Ramie to
town. We ate at Guero's with Kathy. Kara then went crazy decorating
the Grimace house with ribbon, wrapping paper and streamers so Sam's
birthday would lose none of its feel on the road. The next morning,
Sam's birthday, we had very clear instructions from our youngest. There
was to be ...
... Masi took me to a family friend’s
baby shower! Wasn’t something I was expecting on this trip but American’s
really go out on all this kind of stuff and people seem to be doing it more at
home so I joined her. A community hall had been hired and there were balloons,
baby grows and bibs everywhere!! There were lots of games and they were sweet
to involve me too so I had a go at ‘pin the dummy on the baby’ which I failed
... 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 ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking