Texas Hill Country
The Texas Hill Country is one of the most beautiful regions in the country. Rolling hills, spring fed rivers and lakes, diverse art and music offerings, specialty shopping, and the state's capital city make the Hill Country a favorite destination for Texans and out-of-state visitors alike. Discover the beauty of the Texas Hill Country Region.
Annual Easter Pageant in Junction - APRIL
(Junction) - Witness the story of Jesus Christ's crucifixion and resurrection at the annual Easter Pageant in Junction, Texas, one of the state's most unique outdoor plays.
(Austin) - Visit Austin, Texas for its stunning live music scene, vibrant nightlife, remarkable dining, major annual events, and wealth of ways to enjoy the great outdoors.
(Austin) - Experience culture, history, and the abundant beauty of nature at any of the Austin Parks & Recreation's historic sites, museums, parks, and other attractions.
(Bandera) - Dude ranches, Western charm, gorgeous Hill Country scenery, and a wealth of recreational opportunities abound in Bandera, the Cowboy Capital of the World.
(Bastrop) - Bastrop, one of the most historic towns in Texas, is an art, shopping and outdoor fun hub for visitors.
(Blanco) - Blanco is a charming town located in the scenic Texas Hill Country. An ideal location and wealth of outdoor fun makes Blanco a year-round traveler hot spot.
Blanton Museum of Art in Austin
(Austin) - Visit the Blanton Museum of Art in Austin, a world-class art museum with a collection of works from across the globe – including Ellsworth Kelly’s Austin.
(Boerne) - Visit Boerne, an inviting town with a rich German heritage and great shopping and dining surrounded by the scenic beauty of the Texas Hill Country.
(Brady) - Brady offers excellent barbecue, world-class deer hunting, rich historical experiences, and beautiful scenery deep in the heart of Texas.
(Brownwood) - Discover the best of the Texas Hill Country when you visit Brownwood, a charming and inviting small town with plenty to offer hunters and outdoor enthusiasts.
(Buda) - The Outdoor Capital of Texas, Buda is a charming Hill Country town home to excellent shopping, dining, and events like the famous Wiener Dog Races.
Bullock Texas State History Museum in Austin
(Austin) - Bullock Texas State History Museum is the premier state history museum of Texas, featuring interactive displays, an IMAX Theater, a cafe, and a gift shop.
(Burnet) - The real beauty of the area lies in the location itself; convenient enough to get here in minutes, but far enough that you're surrounded by nature for miles and miles in every direction.
(Kerrville) - Catch an amazing show at the Cailloux Theater, one of Kerrville's top attractions that attracts world-known acts and is the home of the Symphony of the Hills.
(Canyon Lake) - Visit the Canyon Lake Area to get away to one of Texas most scenic lakes. Whether you're kayaking or casting a fishing line, you'll find plenty to enjoy here.
(Castroville) - Experience Castroville, a quaint Texas town with a unique French heritage nestled on the bank of the Medina River in the gorgeous Texas Hill Country.
(Cedar Park) - Discover Cedar Park, an inviting community with much to see and do situated at the crossroads of the rugged Texas Hill Country and upscale Greater Austin.
(Comfort) - Comfort is a charming Texas Hill Country town situated on the glistening banks of Cypress Creek. Located minutes outside of San Antonio, it is one of the state’s best preserved historic districts. Visit Comfort to experience its German heritage dating back from the mid-1800s, along with a variety of antique shops, wine tasting rooms, and historic landmarks.
(Bandera) - The Dixie Dude Ranch in Bandera, a Texas dude ranch, offers horseback riding, fantastic dining, stunning Hill Country views, and unforgettable Western vacations.
(Dripping Springs) - Visit Dripping Springs, the “Wedding Capital of Texas,” for memorable experiences like touring Deep Eddy Vodka Distillery and swimming at Hamilton Pool Preserve.
(Uvalde) - Fire off into high gear at DriveTanks.com! Located on Ox Ranch in Uvalde, Texas, this living military history museum is the only location in the world where visitors can drive and shoot real U.S. and German military tanks, artillery, and machine guns. An experience of a lifetime, you won’t find anywhere else.
(Fredericksburg) - Visit Fredericksburg, Texas to discover a charming Hill Country town known for its German heritage, stunning museums, and abundance of wineries.
(Georgetown) - Swim in a scenic lake, sip a glass of Texas-made wine, and explore a vast cavern. Welcome to Georgetown, a small town full of Hill Country charm.
(Ingram) - Actors, singers, directors, musicians, and technicians enjoy performing on the Hill Country Arts Foundation’s Smith-Ritch Point Theatre, a 500-seat outdoor amphitheater with the Guadalupe River as the backdrop and the moon and stars as the ambient house lighting.
Hill Country Challenge Triathlon in Junction - NOVEMBER
(Junction) - Using what the hill country has to offer, the trail run and road bike legs include challenging climbs and rolling hills while the paddle leg takes you on a trip down the lovely South Llano River, ending in town at Schreiner Park.
Holiday Inn Club Vacations Hill Country Resort
(Canyon Lake) - Spacious villas and family-friendly amenities overlooking scenic Canyon Lake are waiting at Holiday Inn Club Vacations® Hill Country Resort.
(Hutto) - Hutto, Texas, is a quirky town known as the Hippo Capital of Texas. A bustling downtown and a convenient location near Austin makes it a great place to visit.
(Junction) - At the intersection of highways 83, 377, and Interstate 10 where the North and South Llano Rivers merge lays the small, rural community of Junction Texas bursting with warmth, friendliness, and welcoming spirit. This historical town is rich with heritage and tradition.
(Kerrville) - Admire works of art by artists from the Texas Hill Country and beyond at the Kerr Arts and Cultural Center, one of the top attractions in Kerrville, Texas.
(Kerrville) - Kerrville is a relaxing vacation destination with a vibrant arts community and a rich Texas history in the beautiful Guadalupe River Valley.
Kerrville Chalk Festival - OCTOBER
(Kerrville) - Watch as talented chalk artists create sidewalk masterpieces at the Kerrville Chalk Festival, an annual event in the Texas Hill Country held in mid-October.
Kerrville Folk Festival - MAY ~ JUNE
(Kerrville) - Ready to jam out? This Texas Hill Country festival is basically an 18-day concert. If you love music, you’ll have a rockin’ time at the Kerrville Folk Festival.
Kimble County Kow Kick & BBQ Cook-off in Junction - SEPTEMBER
(Junction) - Join us in Junction for the Kow Kick Family Fun Festival & BBQ Cookoff to Celebrate Labor Day
(Kyle, Texas ) - Visit Kyle, the Pie Capital of Texas, in the Texas Hill Country for a sweet time filled with history, family-friendly attractions & day trips to Texas wineries.
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
(Austin) - Explore the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin, a showcase featuring nine acres of beautiful native Texas gardens and a 16-acre arboretum.
(Leander) - Historic Leander is a go-to destination when planning a trip to the Texas Hill Country! Visit the community’s unique collection of shops, distilleries, breweries, wineries, and restaurants in the Old Town district.
(Llano) - The Real Texas Hill Country…The Llano River winds through fields of bluebonnets and boulders of granite, leading you to the charming Texas Hill Country town of Llano.
(Marble Falls) - Lovers of beautiful landscapes, lakeside tranquility, delicious wine, and heart-pounding adventure will find much to enjoy about Marble Falls, Texas.
(Mason) - Discover Mason County, the gem of the Texas Hill Country, offering modern amenities, plenty of shopping, wineries and delicious cuisine, and outdoor adventure.
(Kerrville) - The Museum of Western Art in Kerrville presents cowboy art, paintings, sculptures, and artifacts dedicated to preserving the heritage of the American West.
National Museum of the Pacific War in Fredericksburg
(Fredericksburg) - The National Museum of the Pacific War is a hidden gem in the heart of the Texas Hill Country. It is the only museum in the nation dedicated entirely to the story of WWII in the Pacific.
(New Braunfels) - Two pristine rivers, a world-class water park, craft breweries and wineries, and an abundance of other adventures await you when you visit New Braunfels.
(Ozona) - Visit Ozona, a quaint town with unique attractions set among the rolling hills and limestone canyons in the western edge of the Texas Hill Country.
(Kerrville) - Experience local theater at its finest at the Playhouse 2000 in Kerrville, where you'll enjoy fan-favorite productions performed by talented actors.
(Bandera) - Learn how to throw a lasso, ride horseback along scenic trails, and experience life as a cowboy at Rancho Cortez, a working dude ranch near Bandera.
(Kerrville) - Riverside Nature Center is a place for children of all ages to learn about, experience and care for the wonders of the natural world.
(Junction) - August heats up in the Junction, Texas, Hill Country with Summer Classic Events that include the annual Rodeo and Dance.
(Round Rock ) - Visit Round Rock, a quaint Texas Hill Country charmer with verdant parks, first-rate golf courses, an abundance of shops, and even a minor league baseball team.
(San Marcos) - Visit San Marcos, a charming town located in the beautiful Texas Hill Country known for its spectacular river and its sprawling outlet shopping mall.
(Sonora) - Visit Sonora, Texas, a friendly small town on the western edge of the Hill Country home to one of the most beautiful caverns in the world.
(Taylor) - Not just any small Texas town, Taylor has a rich history filled with legendary innovators like Bill Picket and Texas Governor Dan Moody. Steeped in the glory days of the railroad, when cotton was king, Taylor offers historic buildings and other unique landmarks waiting to be explored. Be prepared for a trip of a lifetime as you peruse local art and culture, set your sights on spectacular birds at Murphy Park, stroll Heritage Square Park, and catch air (or watch others!) at the huge 10k-square-foot skatepark.
Texas Hill Country Olive Co. in Dripping Springs
(Dripping Springs) - The Texas Hill Country Olive Co. is an award-winning maker of authentic olive oils and balsamic vinegars, offering tastings, tours, events and more.
Texas Hill Country Trail Region
(Austin) - Stretching from Austin and San Antonio to Crystal City and Lampasas, the Texas Hill Country Trail Region has an endless supply of bucket-list worthy adventures.
(Austin) - Longhorn Cavern State Park, McKinney Falls State Park, Blanco State Park, and Mother Neff State Park are just a few of the many Texas state parks near Austin.
The Coming King Foundation Sculpture Prayer Garden
(Kerrville) - The unique contemporary cross sculpture has become a major Kerrville landmark to millions of people across the USA and world. 77 Bible verses from the Old and New Testaments leading to the cross are inscribed on 16” Scripture Tiles, in three languages. Four Prayer Plaques can be found inside the massive cross, where people pray and are changed forever.
(Austin) - Amid Austin’s vibrant downtown, you’ll find The Escape Game. Immerse yourself in one of five themed adventures. Your freedom depends on finding clues, solving puzzles, getting hints from your guide, and beating the clock! What are you waiting for?
Up & Back Boat Race in Junction - AUGUST
(Junction) - The Up & Back Boat Race event in Junction, Texas, is a competition of kayaks and canoes that offers a cash prize and loads of outdoor fun.
(Concan) - Uvalde County, also known as the Texas Hill Country River Region, boasts gorgeous scenery, exciting adventuress, and events that are fun for the whole family.
(Bandera) - West 1077 is on a mission to provide guests access to some of the most beautiful, challenging, and matchless trail systems in Texas. Whether you want to go for a run in the early light of a fresh morning, ride the rugged and challenging mountain bike trails, or just drive the back roads of Texas, the doors are always open for any sport enthusiast who simply wants to get away from it all, but still enjoys staying active.
Wonder World Park in San Marcos
(San Marcos) - Welcome to Wonder World Park, a one-of-a-kind Theme Park, known as the 1st show cave in Texas. Visitors have enjoyed touring the Balcones Fault Line Cave for over 105 years, and now, the park has many other attractions for family fun and entertainment.