Does travel planning stresses you out? If you don’t want to shell out the big bucks to travel across the globe, there’s plenty to do here. If you don’t want to take a faraway trip this year, you can have a wonderful vacation right here in the town of Austin, TX. It is a wonderful place to visit and pretend you are a tourist. Try out some of the tourist attractions. How often have you walked right passed the The Thinkery and never made the time to stop in? Why not take your kids in for a visit and get him studying something interesting? Or, how about, you schedule some down time for you and your kids by enrolling them in one of the Thinker’s intriguing as well as educational Summer camps. Would you rather dedicate your time to viewing art? Spend a few hours appreciating the artwork at Austin’s Blanton Museum of Art. If you are looking for outdoors and a museum fix, you can head on over to the Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum. It’s the perfect spot to view some of the works of Charles Umlauf. Prepared to be amazed by his vision and talent. How about some truly delicious food? On your vacation in Austin, there are literally hundreds of restaurants to tantalize your taste buds. Start by exploring your favorite restaurants and then try discovering some new Austin diner you’ve never ventured into before? If you’ve got kids, make your Austin vacation all about them. Make it a goal to visit some new spot, store, site, restaurant, park or beach in Austin each day. Tour Austin and enjoy!