Getting the whole family to agree on your next getaway destination can be a hassle. So, rather than try to decide amongst yourselves, let us point you in the right direction! Here are the 3 best family weekend trips from Austin! From small-town charm to big-city thrill, the perfect destination is waiting. If you already know the Texas Hill Country is the place for your next family vacation, don’t forget to request access to our Hill Country Itinerary. In it, you’ll find all of the area’s best restaurants, attractions, and seasonal events! With our help, planning your next family vacation will be easier than the Hill Country breeze.
The Best Weekend Trips From Austin For Families
A short drive Southwest of Austin puts you in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, one of the most diverse and happening regions of the state. Featuring everything from incredible hiking trails to delicious restaurants, The Hill Country is never short on options for family-friendly excitement. If you’re looking for a quick getaway that will keep the entire family entertained, this is your best choice for a day trip and puts you within arms reach of all of Texas’ best attractions!
San Antonio, TX
Home of the Alamo, San Antonio is a city with a lot of history. Exploring the city is like taking a trip back through time. After you’ve experienced the history and had your fill of the area’s best restaurants, take a day to discover some of the area’s incredible wildlife. For example, San Antonio’s botanical gardens offer an unbelievable opportunity to get a sense of the area’s natural beauty. Just make sure you know when the best time of year to see wildflowers is!
Houston is the largest city in Texas, and, naturally, that brings with it its own level of excitement. Underneath the shimmering surface of this bustling metropolis lies a world of entertainment and culture. Discover the endless list of museums, restaurants, and parks to explore. You could spend an entire year before you run out of things to do in Houston, but a weekend is a good place to start!
Where to Stay on Your Next Weekend Getaway
There’s no denying that the easiest and most rewarding getaway from Austin is the Texas Hill Country. If you’ve decided to make Wimberley the home base for your next family vacation, there’s no better place to call home for the weekend than Cypress Creek Cottages. Our quaint yet accommodating cottages combine Old-World charm with the contemporary sophistication of the modern hotel.
For example, you’ll love the peaceful Cottage 2, which is tucked away by the shade of the trees and complete with a private hot tub. You’ll also like kicking back on the large porch while enjoying the soft wind as it rustles the leaves on the trees that shade the property. When you’re ready to unwind, come join us in the Hill Country!