Memorial Day can be celebrated anywhere as it is a time to remember all the people who have served our country. However, the state of Texas is a place where they celebrate those soldiers every day of the year. That means that Memorial Day is bigger and better in the Lonestar State.
Here are the top 5 destinations in Texas for Memorial Day:
- New Braunfels
The three miles of the Comal River and the Schlitterbahn Water Park are both fabulous places that people can cool off at during the hot Memorial Day weekend. Landa Park is filled with scenic walking trails and the Natural Bridge Caverns is quite unique. No one should leave the area before seeing the red, white, and blue falls at Cypress Falls.
The Candlewood Suites New Braunfels has rooms available at $94 per night and these rooms are absolutely fabulous. Every room has its own kitchen and guests can also use the fitness center, business center, and the internet for free. This weekly hotel is seven miles from the Schlitterbahn Water Park and fifteen miles from the Natural Bridge Caverns.
Homewood Suites New Braunfels has rooms available for $139 per night and guests can enjoy a delicious breakfast every morning. There are multiple stores within a few miles of this hotel and the Comal River and the City Center are less than five miles from this location.
- Galveston Island
There are too many family friendly activities to count on Galveston Island in Texas. Visitors are encouraged to explore the Aquarium Pyramid and the Rainforest Pyramid at Moody Gardens. Those looking for a different type of adventure may find it at the Grand 1894 Opera House as they watch a performance. The Historic District is always waiting for new people to walk through the area and there are dolphins swimming in the waters near the shore.
Woodspring Suites Texas City has amazingly low rates at $46 per night, especially since these rooms have kitchens and internet and parking are included. Big League Dreams Sports is only eight miles away as is Danforth Gardens.
Candlewood Suites Galveston has rooms for $139 per night which is fabulous for a hotel on an island full of fun. Guests can access the business center, fitness center, internet, and pool without paying anything extra. This weekly hotel is only four miles from the Galveston Pleasure Pier, three miles from the Moody Gardens and Aquarium, and three miles from the Schlitterbahn Water Park.
The River Legacy Park has 1,031 acres of land to explore as well as the River Legacy Living Science Center with an aquarium, nature trails, and playground. Shows can be seen at the Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts and there is a Planetarium at the University of Texas.
Towneplace Las Colina Marriott has rooms available for $109 per night for extended stay guests. Every guest receives breakfast every morning and can access the fitness center, pool, and tennis courts at any time. This hotel is surrounded by numerous larger cities including Dallas.
Homewood Suites Dallas Arlington charges $134 per night to be in the center of the action. This weekly hotel is two miles from Cowboys Stadium and the City Center and six miles from Lone Star Park. Every guest receives a delicious breakfast as well as free parking and access to high speed internet. Guests can even partake in the recreational activities that are offered by the hotel.
Wimberley may not be large, but there is quite a bit there. The Blue Hole Regional Park has the best swimming spot for getting refreshed and cooled off during the warmer days of the weekend. A scenic road trip along Devil’s Backbone can be enjoyed before a stop at the Wimberley Valley Winery for a glass of wine or two. No Memorial Day in Wimberley is complete without seeing the Memorial Day Rodeo.
Candlewood Suites Buda is not too far from the attractions in Wimberley and the rooms are available for as low as $119 per night. Each room has a kitchen and is spacious enough for guests to lounge around for the duration of their stay. Every guest is able to utilize the business center, fitness center, and meeting rooms as well as use the internet and the pool. This weekly hotel is two miles from Old Town Buda, and twenty-three miles from the Austin Zoo.
The Extended Stay America Austin Southwest is a little further from Wimberley, but the amenities make it worth the distance. The rooms are available for $95 per night and while every room has a kitchen space, every guest can enjoy a delicious complimentary breakfast in the morning. This hotel is only six and a half miles from the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center and less than nine miles from the Texas State Capital.
The Crawfish Festival takes place every Memorial Day weekend in Fredericksburg and there is food and fun for everyone. Nature can be found in abundance at the Enchanted Rock State Natural Area and most people will enjoy the infamous pink granite dome. History buffs will enjoy learning more about the war at the National Museum of the Pacific War.
Woodspring Suites San Antonio has rooms available for $39 per night and even though there are no weekly hotels near Fredericksburg, the amenities and the prices are worth the drive. At this weekly hotel, guests will enjoy free parking, internet access, use of the meeting rooms, and their own kitchen in their room.
Townplace Suites Downtown Marriott is also a drive from Fredericksburg, but the cost of the room is $109 per night. Guests will enjoy breakfast every morning, even though they have their own kitchen space in their room. The pool and fitness center can be used by any guest at any time.
Memorial Day in the state of Texas is phenomenal and a room at a weekly hotel will ensure that guests enjoy their time in the state even more than they believed that they would. These hotels save guests a lot of money without letting them sacrifice any of the comforts of their own home.