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Top 7 Attractions of Texas Hill Country

Bindu swetha Jun 1, 2019
The Texas Hill Country, known for its scenic beauty, stunning fauna and rugged terrain, has a lot of family-friendly outdoor activities to indulge in and a lot of locations to visit!

Fredericksburg (Town)

A German-influenced township, Fredericksburg, is full of natural beauty, vineyards and wineries, and picturesque downtown.
You can indulge in wine tasting sessions, buy souvenirs, explore the various artefacts displayed at the National Museum of the Pacific War, or simply go hiking at the Enchanted Rock, during your visit here!

Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch

The 400 acre safari with driving trails of 4 miles, is a popular tourist destination. You can drive through the ranch in your private vehicles. Ostrich, giraffes, rhinos, wildebeest, zebras alongside 40 different native (local) and endangered species of animals (more than 500) are inhabitants of the ranch.

Austin (Town)

Known as the 'Live Music Capital of the World', Austin has more than 100 live music venues. Once you are in town, make sure to attend as many music concerts, as you can!
In this beautiful town, you can even grab a bite from the unique eateries and bars (bungalows converted to eateries) and also the famous BBQ!

Schlitterbahn Water Park

The country's oldest and most unique water park, the Schlitterbahn Park is named the 'World's best waterpark' by Amusement Today almost a dozen times.

The park has 7 children play areas, 17 waterslides, 3 water coasters, 3 miles of tubing run, and the world's first artificial wave pool.

Johnson City (Town)

Visit the Exotic Resort Zoo to view more than 500 wild animals and more than 45 species, spread over a 137-area covered with lakes, creeks and forests.

You can also get to know about the history of the place by visiting the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park, and the Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm with a tour of the 'Texas White House'.

Blue Hole Regional Park

Located in Wimberley, this place has a natural swimming hole alongside 126 acres of natural forests. The park includes 4.0 miles of trails of picnic area, sand volleyball court, basketball court and more.
Once you are at Wimberley, don't miss out on taking a drive to the Devil's Backbone. Also, you can drop by the famous Wild West Store to buy some cowboy boots!

Wonder World Cave and Adventure Park

This unique park is located along the Balcones Fault Lines in San Marcos. Operational since 1903, this park is located in an earthquake-formed cave.

From cave tours to educational earthquake programs, and from an anti-gravity chamber to a wildlife park, this place has lots to offer!

Other Attractions

  • Dripping Springs
  • Longhorn Cavern State Park
  • The Bullock Texas State History Museum
  • Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
  • The Museum of Western Art
  • Marble Falls, and more