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December 25, 2014

What to do in Austin this weekend?

Will be in Austin this weekend, and haven't been before. What are some magical things to eat, see, and do?
posted by shivohum around Austin, TX at 9:13 PM - 7 answers

December 16, 2014

Trivia Nights/Pub Quizzes in Austin, Texas

Where are the best trivia nights in Austin, Texas? I am looking for something that is fun, but treated seriously and with thoughtful, wide-ranging, difficult questions. [more inside]
posted by Falconetti around Austin, TX at 11:17 AM - 8 answers

October 15, 2014

Texas Hill Country like a local

I am surprising my spouse with a trip to the Hill Country. Difficulty: I know nothing about the Hill Country. And the Hill Country is, like, bigger than my home state. Texans of MeFi, can you help me out? [more inside]
posted by minervous around San Antonio, TX at 9:03 AM - 10 answers

September 27, 2014

Dallas- what are the best sources for information on live music events?

What websites, blogs, radio stations (do those even exist), newspapers, etc. do I need to look for to keep up with the Dallas music scene? Rock, preferably, some country.
posted by myselfasme around Dallas, TX at 11:21 AM - 3 answers has best

September 1, 2014

The NO NOSTALGIA tour of Austin, Texas

I lived in Austin in the late 80's and the early 90's. Left and never really went back. I have only one friend left in the area (and he, technically, now lives in Round Rock, though he works in the city). We'll be visiting for a wedding and I'd like to know what are the good restaurants (particularly breakfast and vegetarian) and the decent craft cocktail bars that are not hold-overs from the late 80's/early 90's. In other words, "no Kerbey Lane suggestions, please". Bonus points for a good hotel.
posted by crush-onastick around Austin, TX at 11:39 AM - 7 answers

August 20, 2014

Travel advice for San Antonio please!

Next month my work is going to send me to scenic San Antonio, TX! Please help me with some recommendations as I have never been there. [more inside]
posted by bile and syntax around San Antonio, TX at 7:30 PM - 15 answers

July 14, 2014

What to do in Dallas for a weekend?

Please share some cool things to do there by myself during the day! [more inside]
posted by Shadow Boxer around Dallas, TX at 8:09 AM - 6 answers has best

June 22, 2014

Recommendations for Big Bend river tour

My GF and I will be visiting Big Bend National Park in late July, and we would like to take a 2-day river tour, probably in Santa Elena Canyon (although I'd love to hear if you think a different one is better for some reason). There are several tour companies listed on the wikitravel page, but I don't know which one would be the best choice. Have you gone on such a trip, and can you recommend or caution against any particular tour company? [more inside]
posted by crookedgrin around Big Bend National Park, TX at 2:03 PM - 5 answers has best

June 19, 2014

2 Hours + 7 Girls + 11 Years Old + 0 Money = Galveston Island Beach?

What is the best beach in Galveston to take a bunch of eleven-year-olds for a couple of hours? [more inside]
posted by Dojie around Galveston, TX at 10:36 AM - 6 answers

June 14, 2014

Flying on a jetplane to Dallas. What can I do at night?

I will be arriving around 5 PM, might take me until 6 PM to get to the hotel on Sunday. It's a business related trip, but since I'll be working normal office hours, I can work around it and still try to have some kind of fun. I've never been to Dallas. What can you suggest to me that might be fun? [more inside]
posted by camylanded around Dallas, TX at 2:30 PM - 5 answers

May 16, 2014

Bed and Breakfast in the Texas Hill Country

My company has offered me a weekend at a B&B in the Texas Hill Country in thanks for 10 years of service. Looking on the web there appear to be thousands of them, with wildly scattered reviews depending on which review site one chooses. Having had mixed experiences with B&B's, I thought I'd turn to the green for suggestions. If you've been to one in that area that you would recommend (or steer us away from), please write below.
posted by Runes around San Antonio, TX at 7:19 AM - 3 answers has best

April 18, 2014

DFW Airport shuttle to Centreport Station timing.

Hi, can anyone give me an approximate time scale of the shuttle service between the TRE Centreport Station and DFW Airport? If I've read it correctly on the airport's website, the shuttle leaves every 15-30 mins from Centreport, then I change at South Remote Parking for the shuttle to Terminal D, which leaves every 15 mins. But I can't find even a vague idea of how long these trips will take so I can decide which trains to catch. Thanks!
posted by Brecha around Fort Worth, TX at 8:28 AM - 2 answers has best

April 10, 2014

We have May 2-5 off. Please help us escape New York and plan a trip!

Do we go to Austin? Or do you have a better plan for us. Please help me decide on where to go and what to see. [more inside]
posted by zara around Austin, TX at 9:26 AM - 14 answers

March 18, 2014

Sunday brunch venue in Austin?

I'm looking for a space in downtown-ish Austin to host a post-wedding brunch. [more inside]
posted by vakker around Austin, TX at 10:56 AM - 8 answers

March 10, 2014

Visiting Marfa, TX (via El Paso)

I'm flying into El Paso to visit a friend who just moved there. We're going to drive to Marfa, TX for a few days! What should we do there? [more inside]
posted by aaanastasia around Marfa, TX at 9:30 AM - 16 answers has best

February 25, 2014

Biking in Dallas in December: Is it feasible?

I am attending the Roller Derby World Cup in Dallas, TX on December 4-7, 2014. The event will be held at Fair Park (the Dallas fairgrounds). I am wondering if it would be feasible to rent a bike as my mode of transportation in Dallas. [more inside]
posted by stompadour around Dallas, TX at 2:25 PM - 7 answers has best

February 1, 2014

Visa agency in Houston, TX for Brazil travel

Recommendations for a visa agency in Houston, Texas (one that's open on weekends) to obtain a tourist visa to travel to Brazil? [more inside]
posted by LLF246 around Houston, TX at 1:36 PM - 4 answers

January 30, 2014

Lunar New Year (and more) in Houston!

I'm taking a trip to Houston this weekend, and as it's Lunar New Year, I'm quite interested to see if the good people of AskMe know of any cool stuff happening in relation to that this weekend. I found this event, but I'm hoping to be pointed to more! Also, I'm interested in any can't-miss sights/eats/events as well!
posted by Maecenas around Houston, TX at 8:23 PM - 4 answers has best

January 8, 2014

Where, oh where, to stay in El Paso

I'm wondering if anyone has suggestions for where to stay in El Paso. My colleague and I will be there for work and would like to stay somewhere where we can walk out of the hotel and find some good options. [more inside]
posted by superfille around El Paso, TX at 8:58 AM - 4 answers

December 14, 2013

How can I find an inexpensive beach rental on the TX coast?

Where can retired Alaska snowbirds find a rental along the Texas gulf coast? By that I do not mean where are the nice beaches, as I know the answers to that question. I need to know HOW to find a rental by the month that includes linens, a furnished kitchen, cable, and internet. VRBO, Craigslist, airbnb, and other sources have failed. Everything I find is daily/weekly and incredibly expensive. I hope to travel from mid Jan thru mid Feb and $900 to $1100 per month seams reasonable to me. The specific location is not as important as price, and a beach view.
posted by woman around Pearland, TX at 6:27 PM - 4 answers has best