Sleep Inn & Suites
700 E. Central TX Expressway
Killeen, TX 76541
Phone: (254) 616-2345
Fax: (254) 680-3456
700 E. Central TX Expressway, Killeen, TX, US, 76541
- Phone: (254) 616-2345
- Fax: (254) 680-3456
The Mother Neff State Park spreads across 259 acres (105 hectares) of land. Situated on the banks of the River Leon, the serene waters adds to the beauty of the park. It is a popular spot for several recreational activities such as river rafting, fishing, camping, hiking and picnicking. A guided tour is offered to get visitors more acquainted with the historic site.
One of the most wonderful natural attractions in the Texas Hill Country, this living cave was developed over 80,000 years ago and houses the remains of prehistoric mastodons and other Ice Age animals. Tours are available and you can pan for real gems and minerals.
A 1,310-acre Army Corps of Engineers lake on the North Fork of the San Gabriel River.
A fun place for kids of all ages, this unique fantasy playground was designed by children and features towers, bridges, pathways, and skyways.
The water and angler enthusiast will love this 1,200 acre lake that offers boating, fishing, skiing, 16 miles of hiking trails, a wildlife preserve, and four separate camping areas.
After being sealed for over 10,000 years, this cave was discovered in 1963 when a group of workers were digging to build a highway overpass. Daily tours are available and last just over an hour. The cave stays a comfortable 72 degrees Farenheit year-round, and features not only beautiful rock formations but also the remains of prehistoric mastodons, saber-tooth cats and other ice age animals. After your tour, enjoy the shaded picnic area with a playscape for children.
A gorgeous green space, Southwest Williamson County Regional Park is spread over 800 acres (323.74 hectares) in the beautiful city of Leander. The huge park is home to eleven soccer fields, eight tennis courts, two softball fields, six basketball courts and a football field. Apart from playing games here, you can choose to ride a cycle, go walking, or simply sit under the shady trees and enjoy the nature.
Established in 1937, this courthouse replaced the original one that was burnt down in 1874. The architecture of the Burnet County Courthouse was influenced by Moderne style and was designed by Milton Wirtz. It features a block-like structure, with a beautiful garden surrounding it. Housing two floors, the courthouse has a mauve-shaded facade. The pink granite used in its construction, is the same as the one used for the Texas State Capitol.
A beautiful green space amidst the city, Old Settlers Park is the perfect choice, to spend a day outdoors. With facilities like playgrounds, trails and lake for fishing, this place is often filled with locals and tourists throughout the year. Nice and sunny atmosphere makes up for a perfect picnic spot, just to hang around the shady trees, or play a game of baseball.
Located in the downtown area of Round Rock, the Round Rock Public Library is a library with a rich history, as it was used as an outpost in the 1830s. Today, the library has a well-stocked collection of literature, along with internet access. Bring your kids along and let them play in the kid's section, or go through children's books, enjoy games, or listen to audio books. Their catalog is quite extensive, and you are likely to find every book you're looking for. Visit website for further details.
The Carleen Bright Arboretum spread over 16 acres (0.06 square kilometers) includes 8 acres (0.03 square kilometers ) of botanical gardens. Scenic nature trails, a lush landscape with a pond, waterfall and rose garden; the Arboretum is a paradise for nature lovers. Visitors can also spot the official Woodway bird, the Cardinal here. Also, an amphitheater and a gazebo are located within the grounds. The beautiful gardens are a great venue to host wedding and parties.
Now for foot-traffic only, this historic suspension bridge spans the Brazos River. The bridge was the first to cross the river, making wagon and rail travel across this natural boundary possible, and was built beginning in 1866. One can take a walking tour of the bridge and enjoy the views, or take advantage of the Riverwalk below--- a network of walking and jogging trails that meander along the banks of the Brazos River.