The Tree Haus Resort in New Braunfels, TX is one of America's most unique lodgings. Along with your stay you'll get access to one of the world's best waterparks, the Schlitterbahn Waterpark. It's basically over 70 acres of awesome.
America's largest family of indoor water park-hotels, Great Wolf has 12 lodges to its name. But currently, the only West Coast location is in Grand Mound, drawing much of its attendance from nearby Seattle. (Courtesy Great Wolf Lodge) From: Top 10 Indoor Water Parks in the U.S.
McKinney Falls State Park is only 13 miles outside of Austin! The park is named after Thomas F. McKinney who once lived on the land, in fact, his homestead and horse trainer’s cabin are preserved in the park. Campsites are $15 – $24 depending on what you’re looking for. There are seven miles of trails where you can try and spot as many bird species as you can.