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4 Days of Food and Culture in Austin for All Ages

by Michelle Rae Uy   Senior Traveler
Austin is a city known for its cultural diversity, and with great culture comes great food! Families visiting the state capital of Texas will find no shortage of yummy places to eat between visits to popular attractions. Follow this trip plan for 4 days of all-ages fun that includes outdoor activities, visits to trendy downtown neighborhoods and, of course, great-tasting food made with local pride!<br/><br/>(Michelle Rae Uy is an expert travel writer.)

3 Days of Music and Culture in Austin with Teens

by Michelle Rae Uy   Senior Traveler
Austin is known as one of the most artistic and musical cities in Texas, making it an ideal place to spend a family vacation with teenagers who can appreciate its unique culture. From outdoor parks with green lawns and swimming areas to a host of music venues, museums and restaurants that can be found all around downtown, visitors will find many places to visit as they indulge in this truly one-of-a-kind city.<br/><br/>(Michelle Rae Uy is an expert travel writer.)

2 Days in Austin with Little and Big Kids - Top Attractions

by Jordan Estrada   Experienced Traveler
There are plenty of family-friendly attractions to see during a two-day stay in Austin with kids. With so many places dedicated to educating people of all ages about nature and science, parents can easily keep little ones entertained. Many of the more interesting attractions are within a few miles of each other, making it easy to get around and see a lot in just a couple of days. (Jordan Estrada is a travel writer and an Austin destination expert.)

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La Cantera Resort San Antonio

16641 La Cantera Parkway, San Antonio, Texas

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KID-FRIENDLY AMENITIES

  • Rollaway beds available
  • Sleeper sofa
  • Kids' club
  • On-site restaurant(s)
  • Cribs (infant beds) available
  • Teen lounge
  • Outdoor pool
  • Kids' pool
  • Video game system in room


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Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort San Antonio

9800 Hyatt Resort Drive, San Antonio, Texas

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KID-FRIENDLY AMENITIES

  • Rollaway beds available
  • Smoke-free property
  • Babysitting
  • Kids' club
  • On-site restaurant(s)
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave in room
  • Kitchenette or kitchen in room
  • On-site convenience store
  • Cribs (infant beds) available


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Magnolia Hotel Houston

1100 Texas Avenue, Houston, Texas

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KID-FRIENDLY AMENITIES

  • Kids stay free
  • Smoke-free property
  • On-site restaurant(s)
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave in room
  • Kitchenette or kitchen in room
  • Cribs (infant beds) available
  • Outdoor pool
  • Video game system in room


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Four Seasons Hotel Austin

98 SAN JACINTO BLVD, Austin, Texas

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KID-FRIENDLY AMENITIES

  • Connecting rooms
  • Babysitting
  • On-site restaurant(s)
  • Cribs (infant beds) available
  • Outdoor pool


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The Driskill Hotel Austin

604 Brazos Street, Austin, Texas

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KID-FRIENDLY AMENITIES

  • Rollaway beds available
  • Kids stay free
  • Smoke-free property
  • Pet friendly
  • On-site restaurant(s)
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Cribs (infant beds) available
  • Bikes available
  • Video game system in room


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