A convenient downtown location directly opposite the Water Gardens, friendly staff committed to great customer service and excellent value for money all combines to make the Fort Worth Sheraton Downtown Hotel the perfect choice for guests of all ages to explore the vibrant city of Fort Worth and the surrounding area.
Getting around Fort Worth’s downtown area is quick easy thanks to Molly the Trolley a vintage style trolley bus that provides free transportation throughout the downtown area. Stopping between a host of downtown hotels; landmarks, restaurants, shops and entertainment venues it’s a convenient downtown get around with a stop right outside the hotel.
Enjoy championship Rodeo displays with bull riding, barrel racing, calf roping, longhorn cattle drives, gunslinger shows, stagecoaches and more at Fort Worth’s Historic Stockyards District. Located in the heart of the town the Stockyard District celebrates Fort Worth’s contribution to the Old West as the last major stop for the iconic cowboy cattle drives before setting out on The Chisholm Trail.
Step back in time and experience the sights and sounds of the Texas frontier at the Log Cabin Village, dating back the mid 1800’s the village brings history to life with its authentic log cabins , schoolhouse, water powered mill, smokehouse and informative demonstrations of everyday frontier chores like candle making and spinning and weaving.
Make sure you take the short stroll to Sundance Square, one of the liveliest hospitality and retail districts in the Southwest with a fantastic array of entertainment, retail and dining venues housed in a mixture of modern and historical buildings. There’s fun for all the family at Sundance Square, enjoy live music and live shows, visit a museum or art gallery or just grab a casual coffee and watch the world go by – it’s a great place to spend some holiday time.
Just a few miles to the west of downtown is the Fort Worth Cultural District – one of the finest collections of museums in the country – from historical exhibits and artefacts to fine art and priceless antiquities, it’s a superb and informative environment, and a great place for all the family. Close to the Cultural District you’ll also find the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens, Fort Worth Zoo and Trinity Park.
With a convenient location close to many of Austin’s landmark attractions and within easy reach of the busy restaurants and nightlife of Sixth Street the Sheraton Austin at the Capitol combines well-appointed, traditional accommodations with modern amenities and friendly staff. The perfect choice for your Austin experience!
Austin is an exciting and vibrant city with lots to see and do, spend some time at the State Capitol Building, the second largest in the country, discover the full story of Texas at the Bullock Texas State History Museum take a fascinating look into the life and work of Lyndon B Johnson, America’s 36th President including a replica of the iconic Oval Office at the LBJ Presidential Library.
Music and live performances are a big part of what makes Austin so special, the city is home to over 250 live music venues, and with tons of outdoor festivals and live performances across the city you’re sure to find something to enjoy – from classic country to rootsy American blues and dance happy honky tonk shows – Austin has it covered. Make sure you visit South Congress Avenue known as the “SoCo District” it’s popular with locals and tourists alike and is filled with quirky boutiques, lively bars and restaurants, galleries and of course live music.
The magnificent Texas Hill Country is home to over 50 wineries and vineyards and our next stop at the warm and welcoming Hampton Inn & Suites in Fredericksburg places you right at the heart of Texas Wine Country. The charming small town of Fredericksburg is the perfect base for this part of your Texas adventures with lots of wineries and tasting rooms close to town along the Wine Road – a 30 mile stretch of scenic highway on the way to Johnson City. Relax and discover some of the best wines in Texas with a full or half day wine tour in Fredericksburg!
The hotel is close to both the National Museum of the Pacific War and the Pioneer Museum and is its facilities include a fitness room and an outdoor pool with a water slide – a great spot to kick back and cool down at the end of the day! Other popular Fredericksburg attractions include Fort Martin Scott, Lyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historic Site and the shops, galleries and restaurants dotted along Main Street. If time permits take the short drive to Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, home to a dramatic pink granite monolith and scenic hiking trails.
The stunning Resort & Spa at La Cantera San Antonio is a truly first class destination. Nestling high in the Texas Hill Country, with breath-taking views over the city of San Antonio La Cantera has its own championship golf courses, a host of modern amenities contemporary accommodations, fine dining and superb customer service. The perfect Texas getaway for couples and families alike!
On the cusp of the Hill Country, rooted on the banks of a spring-fed river, Latino, Western and European cultures mingle to form a city unlike any other in San Antonio. Walk amidst eighteenth-century missions; explore the River Walk with its sidewalk cafes, theatres and shops; savour flavourful cuisines that outspread the label of ethnic, and join in celebrations thrown at the drop of a sombrero.
The iconic Alamo Fort is the most popular historic landmark in Texas and it’s just a short half hour drive or so Away from the resort. Experience the battlefield first hand and walk in the footsteps of Bowie, Crocket, Travis and Esparza – with guided tours, daily events and living history demonstrations it’s a fascinating San Antonio experience for all the family.
Getting around San Antonio is easy and one of the best ways to explore the city is on the hop on hop off bus tour. With stops at Alamo Square, historical and art museums, breweries, BBQ restaurants, The Spanish Governor’s Palace, Mexican Market, Tower of the Americas, and the Riverwalk it’s a great way to explore lots of San Antonio’s major attractions .
With unique neighbourhoods such as Southtown, you will find one of the first historic neighbourhoods of Texas. Here you will find a mix of artists, locally-owned bars, coffee shops, boutiques, museums and art galleries. Explore another great neighbourhood at the Pearl, a former brewery operating from 1883 to 2001. It is now a mixed-use space that features shopping, dining, picturesque green spaces, an intimate jazz bar and the third campus of The Culinary Institute of America.
Whether it’s a family excursion at a theme park or a romantic getaway into the heart of a centuries-old city, find that history is made every day in San Antonio.
With its desirable beachfront setting overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, the Doubletree by Hilton Galveston Beach combines modern amenities with chic accommodations and superb customer service. The perfect choice for easy access to the landmark attractions, water sports, lively entertainment, and outdoor lifestyle of the Galveston area.
Galveston is home to some of the finest beaches in Texas, and with over 30 miles of stunning shoreline just waiting to be explored there’s something for everyone at this Texas hotspot! Located along Galveston’s famous seawall, Stewart Beach Park is a family friendly beach park supervised by lifeguards featuring a children’s playground, beach pavilion, volleyball courts and much more – perfect for that seaside summer picnic!
Offering a host of recreational activities for the outdoor enthusiast, Galveston Island State Park is located on the western gulf coast and is popular with both visitors and locals alike. Enjoy swimming, fishing, kayaking, hiking, wildlife watching and more at this wonderful destination. Other popular beaches include East Beach famous for hosting live music festivals and its annual sandcastle competition, Matagorda Bay Nature Park promoting the preservation of its natural wetlands, Surfside Beach and Poretto Beach.
Take the short stroll to the Galveston Island’s Historic Pleasure Pier and enjoy hours of family fun at one of the world’s top seaside parks, opened in 2012 this multi-million dollar theme park is packed with thrilling attractions and rides including the Iron Shark Rollercoaster, Pirate’s Plunge and the Cyclone. With nostalgic fairground games, shopping and retail kiosks dotted along the pier and a great selection of dining choices – it’s a fantastic day out for all the family.
Moody Gardens is only a short drive from the hotel and is one of Galveston’s most popular attractions Enjoy an educational and fun filled experience and get up close and personal with roaming monkeys, exotic birds and other endangered animals and plants in a rainforest adventure, soar over Palm Beach on the exciting Zip Line Ride, learn about the mysteries of science at the Discovery Museum, meet the penguins and sharks at the Aquarium or just kick back and chill out on the lazy river – all in all a fantastic family day out.
Towards the north of the island is the Strand Historic District filled with Victorian era style buildings, galleries, restaurants, chic shopping and museums – its well worth a visit.
With a perfect location in the uptown Galleria area of Houston the Westin Oaks Hotel combines first class service and modern amenities with direct access to the largest mall in Texas, the Galleria, making this hotel the ideal setting to experience the host of world class attractions, events and entertainment that the exciting and vibrant city of Houston has to offer.
To Infinity and beyond – explore the fascinating history of manned space travel at Houston Space Centre, the official visitor experience at NASA’s Johnson Space Centre where you’ll be able to see some of the capsules that were actually flown in space and take a behind the scenes tram tour of the Space Centre. Get an insight into the workings of the Historical Mission Control Centre, the Space Station Shuttle, and discover for yourself the rigours of astronaut training at this informative and entertaining attraction.
For a fantastic family day out head to the Children’s Museum of Houston, its educational, informative, exciting and above all fun – the kids will love it. The interactive Magic Bus like exploration of the human body provides a fascinating insight into our personalities, the workings of our internal organs and the ageing process – if you want to see what you’ll look like in 30 years’ time then this is the place to go. Kids can run their own city and make their own news reports at Kidtropolis, they love making their own gadgets in the Invention Convention and discovering how hydropower works at the Floworks exhibit , all in all a great family attraction.
There’s a world of wonder for visitors of all ages at Houston’s Museum of Natural Science, one of the most popular museums in the whole of the United States – with an IMAX theatre, Planetarium, Butterfly Centre and a fascinating variety of exhibits that examine space science, astronomy, Native American culture, Texas wildlife, palaeontology, gems and minerals and much more, it’s a place of exciting discovery for all the family.
It’s worth making the short drive to Kemah Boardwalk, a fun filled 35 acre coastal getaway overlooking Galveston Bay featuring themed restaurants, retail outlets and amusements for all the family.
Hermann Park is perfect for some outdoor family fun, take the train along Herman Park Railroad, go pedal boating on McGovern Lake, enjoy a peaceful picnic inside the Centennial Gardens. And in the evening visit the park’s outdoor theatre where you’ll be able to take in the free music, and family friendly performances of hit shows and acrobatic displays. Call one of our travelplanners 020 3542 8888 to book this amazing multi-centre holiday today!