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Texas

Updated: November 5th, 2020

Below is a list of the best places I would visit on a trip to this location. My picks fit my personality and interest. Everyone has a different interest so you may not like everything I listed which is fine.  If you like a place, I recommend saving it to Google Maps for a future trip down the road. I made sure to include the address or GPS to make it easier to find.  You can find out more about me in the "About Me" section to see if we share common interests.

In the info below, the yellow cost number is just an estimated amount at the time I checked their website; over time, the amount could change.  With the cost of a hotel room, I'm pricing a queen bed for two people for a night on the weekend, and the amount shown is before taxes.  These figures are just a rough estimate of what places could cost, so if incorrect, I apologize.

Breakfast

- Bird Bird Biscuit

2701 Manor Rd, Austin, TX 78722

- 24 Diner

600 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78703

- Hugs & Donuts

1901 N Shepherd Dr #4, Houston, TX 77008

- Hypnotic Donuts & Biscuits

9007 Garland Rd, Dallas, TX 75218

- Lulu's Bakery & Cafe

918 N Main Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212

- Gourdough's Big. Fat. Donuts.

1503 S 1st St, Austin, TX 78704

- House of Pies

3112 Kirby Dr, Houston, TX 77098

- Crossroads Diner

17194 Preston Rd STE 101, Dallas, TX 75248

Activities

- Big Bend National Park

29.27435, -103.28644

Seven Day Vehicle Pass: $30.00

- Guadalupe Peak

31.89657, -104.82816

- Texas Capitol

1100 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701

- USS Lexington

2914 N Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78402

Adult Admission: $16.95

- Schlitterbahn Waterpark

400 N Liberty Ave, New Braunfels, TX 78130

- The Alamo

300 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205

Admission: Free

- Six Flags Fiesta Texas

17000 W IH 10, San Antonio, TX 78257

- Perot Museum of Nature and Science

2201 N Field St, Dallas, TX 75201

Adult General Admission: $20.00

- Six Flags Over Texas

2201 E Road to Six Flags St, Arlington, TX 76011

- SeaWorld San Antonio

10500 Sea World Dr, San Antonio, TX 78251

- Space Center Houston

1601 E NASA Pkwy, Houston, TX 77058

Adult Admission: $29.95

- AT&T Stadium

1 AT&T Way, Arlington, TX 76011

VIP Guided Tour: $35.00

- Houston Museum of Natural Science

5555 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030

Adult Admission: $25.00

- Natural Bridge Caverns

26495 Natural Bridge Caverns Rd, San Antonio, TX 78266

Cost: Varies Based on Daily Demand

- Texas State Aquarium

2710 N Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78402

Adult Admission: $36.95 Parking: $5.00

- Bullock Texas State History Museum

1800 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701

Adult Museum Admission: $13.00

Lunch/Dinner

- The Salt Lick BBQ

30.13172, -98.01333

- Banger's Sausage House

79 Rainey St, Austin, TX 78701

- Home Slice Pizza

1415 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704

- Ten50 BBQ

1050 N Central Expy, Richardson, TX 75080

- Brothers Taco House

1604 Emancipation Ave, Houston, TX 77003

- Black's Barbecue

936 TX-337 Loop, New Braunfels, TX 78130

- Frank's Pizza

417 Travis St, Houston, TX 77002

- Whistle Britches

6110 Frankford Rd, Dallas, TX 75252

- Killen's Barbecue

3613 E Broadway St, Pearland, TX 77581

- The Big Texan Steak Ranch

7701 I-40 East, Amarillo, TX 79118

- Mel's Country Cafe

24814 Stanolind Rd, Tomball, TX 77375

- Gino's Deli

13210 Huebner Rd, San Antonio, TX 78230

- Zoli's NY Pizza

14910 Midway Rd, Addison, TX 75001

- Smoke Shack

3714 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209

- Terry Black's Barbecue

1003 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78704

Places to Stay

- Hotel Emma

136 E Grayson St, San Antonio, TX 78215

Average cost a night on a weekend in December: $503

- Stonewall Motor Lodge

14818, US-290, Stonewall, TX 78671

Average cost a night on a weekend in December: $210

- The Stella Hotel

4100 Lake Atlas Dr, Bryan, TX 77807

Average cost a night on a weekend in December: $183

- Hotel ZaZa

2332 Leonard St, Dallas, TX 75201

Average cost a night on a weekend in December: $232

- The Adolphus

1321 Commerce St, Dallas, TX 75202

Average cost a night on a weekend in December: $233

- The Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston

1600 W Loop S, Houston, TX 77027

Average cost a night on a weekend in December: $507

- Hotel ZaZa Museum District

5701 Main St, Houston, TX 77005

Average cost a night on a weekend in December: $186

- The Driskill

604 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701

Average cost a night on a weekend in December: $132

- Kimpton Hotel Van Zandt

605 Davis St, Austin, TX 78701

Average cost a night on a weekend in December: $119

- The St. Anthony

300 E Travis St, San Antonio, TX 78205

Average cost a night on a weekend in December: $167

21 and Up Fun

- Jester King Brewery

13187 Fitzhugh Rd, Austin, TX 78736

- Real Ale Brewing Company

231 San Saba Ct, Blanco, TX 78606

- Saint Arnold Brewing Company

2000 Lyons Ave, Houston, TX 77020

- Spoetzl Brewery

603 E Brewery St, Shiner, TX 77984

- Deep Ellum Brewing Company

2823 St Louis St, Dallas, TX 75226

- Oasis Texas Brewing Company

6650 Comanche Trail Suite #301, Austin, TX 78732

- Southerleigh Fine Food and Brewery

136 E Grayson St #120, San Antonio, TX 78215

- Deep Eddy Vodka

2250 E Hwy 290, Dripping Springs, TX 78620

- Pinthouse Pizza

4729 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78756

- The Austin Beer Garden Brewing Co.

1305 W Oltorf St, Austin, TX 78704

 Again these are my picks that fit my personality and interest. If you feel that I left one-off that may interest me or other people, message me on Facebook about the location.  I value a person's opinion and never just discard the information.  Always looking forward to learning about new places to add to my Google Map. ~ Shawn