Spring Break ’07

Still have no idea what to do for Spring Break? Have no fear, The Houstonian has done all of the work for you. On this page and on the back page are pieces of information about vacation spots from all over the state and country. You’ll find hotel names and prices, possibilities for places to go and sights to see. We’ve also included the location’s official Web site where you can find more information. Enjoy and be safe!

Galveston, Texas

-Special Attractions: Moody Gardens, Schlitterbaun Waterpark, Beaches on the Seawall, shopping, touring Historic Galveston, Mansion tours,

-Hotels: Beachfront Inn Rates from $70, Moody Gardens Rates from $300, Baymont Inn and Suites Rates $200, Holiday Inn Galveston Rates from $200, Harbor House Rates from $200


Surf Side

-Special Attractions: Surfing, Fishing, Shopping, San Luis Pass Park, Quintana Park, Jetty Park, Stahlman Park (Beach Parks), Kitty’s Purple Cow

-Hotels: Beach Houses anywhere from $500 to $1500, Surfside Motel, Seaview Motel, Austin’s Landing RV Park and Resort


South Padre, Texas

-Special Attractions: Texas Week/ Spring Break SPI, Audiobahn Spring Break Jam Car Show, B & A Seafood & Harborview Restaurant, Coconuts, Island Oasis, Eco Tourism, SurfTran tours, South Padre Beaches

-Hotels: Spring Break Program Rates from $150, Holiday Inn Express Rates from $200, Padre South Hotel Rates from $200


Austin, Texas

-Special Attractions: South by Southwest Festival 03/09-03/18, 6th street, The Dizzy Rooster, Lake Travis, The Oasis Restaurant, Disney’s The Lion King, touring the Capital

-Hotels; Omni Austin Downtown Hotel $249 per night single, LaQuinta Inn and Suites Rates from $129 per night, Holiday Inn Express Rates from $103 per night


San Antonio, Texas

-Special Attractions: Alamo, Mission Trail, Riverwalk, Spurs Basketball Games at the AT&T Center, Six Flags Fiesta Texas, shopping, Guadalupe River

-Hotels: Alamo Inn Rates from $55, Comfort Inn Rates from $69, Crown Plaza Riverwalk Rates from $119, Best Western Posada Ana Rates from $90


Fredericksburg, Texas

-Special Attractions: Auslnder’s Spring Music Festival 03/08-03/17, Fredericksburg Trade days 03/16-03/18, Mud Dauber Fest and Ball 03/17

-Hotels: Holiday Inn Express $94.05 per night, Stonewall Motel $55.00 per night single $65.00 per night double


Gruene and

New Braunfels, Texas

-Special Attractions: New Braunfels Smokehouse Restaurant NB, Natural Bridge Caverns NB, Schlitterbahn Waterpark Restort NB, Gruene Hall G, The Guadalupe River G, Canyon Lake G, Walk around Historic Gruene G

-Hotels: The Gruene Mansion Inn $155-$185 per night


Big Bend

-Special Attractions: Big Bend National Park, Ross Maxwell Scenic Drive, Terlingua Ghost Town (Starlight Theatre, Ghostown Caf), River Trips, Backcountry Vehicle, ATV and Jeep Tours, Hiking, Golf

-Hotels: Big Bend National Park (Camping and RV), Chisos Mountains Lodge, El Dorado $79 per night single $89 per night double


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