2015 USA Taekwondo Nationals Trip Prep

The 2015 USA Taekwondo Nationals will be hosted in Austin, Texas. Unlike 2014 Nationals,  we’ll plan our family vacation around this event.

Estimated Driving Nonstop Hour: 21 hours

Estimated Nonstop Gas Costs: $500+

Estimated Van Rental: $900+. Do we really need to rent a van? Yes.

Estimated Hotel: About 14+ nights? Need to get the ones that have swimming pools when heading to Austin, Texas. It doesn’t matter that much on the way back.

Passing States/Cities:

  • Columbus, Ohio (no sightseeing period)
  • Louisville, Kentucky (no sightseeing when leaving; sightseeing when coming back, stop for 1/2 day)
  • Nashville, Tennessee (no sightseeing when leaving; sightseeing when coming back, stop for 1/2 day)
  • Memphis, Tennessee (no sightseeing when leaving; sightseeing when coming back, stop for 1 day)
  • Little Rock, Arkansas (sightseeing when leaving, stop for 1 day)
  • Dallas, Texas (no sightseeing when leaving; stop for 1 day or 2 days when coming back)
  • Austin, Texas (destination stop, stop for 3 – 4 days)

Additional Cities to Visit (sightseeing when coming back):

  • San Antonio, Texas (1 day)
  • Houston, Texas (1 day)
  • Hot Springs, Arkansas (1/2 day)
  • Diamond City, Arkansas (1/2 day)

Things to Bring: 

  • Taekwondo Related
  • Changing clothes
  • Camera/iPad
  • Swim suits
  • Sandals
  • Sun screen
  • Electric skillet
  • Food/snacks, water for on the road

Updated 8-22-1014: Adventurer Jr. decided that he would take a long break from competitive Tae Kwon Do. So this trip planning would be obsolete. We’ll stick with our original plan to take a vacation in Cancun, Mexico.


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