Friday, May 13, 2011

A Field Trip And a Weekend Gateway Near Austin

In less than an hour drive from Austin, in beautiful hill country there is quite little town of Marble Falls. It is perfect for a relaxing weekend gateway.  There are many things to do and places to visit around Marble Falls.
Even though Marble falls is a small town, there are many lodging options are available too. If you are looking for some high-end lodging you can stay at Horseshoe Bay Resort. There are lakefront condominiums available for rent in Marble Falls. La Quinta Inn and Suits is located right in front of the lake. Every single room there has lake and sunset view and a balcony.

One of the most famous attraction in Marble Falls is Blue Bonnet Cafe. People travel to Marble Falls just for freshly baked Pie of Blue Bonnet Cafe.

Another attraction near Marble Falls is Sweet Barry Farm. During different seasons you can hand pick your own fruits and vegetables. Strawberry, Blueberry, potatoes, Pumpkin etc.

Drive there early in the morning, pick up the basket and start filling it with your favorite barries. There are picnic tables there, so pack some lunch and munchies with you. Enjoy a leisurely picnic in shade of tall trees.

For kids, they have a little patting zoo, a mini train made up of barrels ! and hay ride.

Sweet Barry Farm allows birthday parties, school field trips and family group outing.

Marble Falls has a very charming downtown. There are very cute little boutiques and very unique restaurants there. All in all, it is a place to spend a care free and relaxing weekend.