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5 Must-Visit Cities in Texas Hill Country

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April 20, 2024

God bless Texas! You’ll know exactly what we’re talking about when you visit Texas Hill Country! Stunning scenes scattered across the area’s landscape and an abundance of adventures make Texas Hill Country truly one of a kind. Each of the cities in Texas Hill Country provide unique experiences while being full of fascinating history you just have to dive into. It’s time to explore all the beauty and excitement of the area! Here are 5 must-visit cities in Texas Hill Country:

1. Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg farm with a variety of trees and poppyseed

German roots run deep in Fredericksburg! Stroll downtown where you’ll see elements of 19th century Fredericksburg in every direction. This city loves to celebrate its German heritage at attractions like the Vereins Kirche Museum and the Pioneer Museum. Wine tasting is a must at any of a handful of award-winning wineries while outdoor adventures at spots like Enchanted Rock State Park, Old Tunnel State Park and more provide thrills and spectacular scenes!

2. Blanco

Another river is the crown jewel of nearby Blanco. The Blanco River twists and turns its way through town, serving as the ultimate adventure spot for folks from all over! Visit Blanco State Park for camping, picnicking, swimming, tubing, hiking, wildlife viewing and more. Breweries and distilleries in town are a great place to kick back and enjoy the company of family and friends. The Buggy Barn Museum and the Old Blanco County Courthouse tell the story of the area’s unique history.

3. Kerrville

Kerrville-Schreiner Park

Tucked away by the gorgeous Guadalupe River, Kerrville is another of the must-visit cities in Texas Hill Country! Picturesque natural beauty and fascinating wildlife make visiting the river an authentic Texas Hill Country experience. Hit the river for some tubing during the summer for an experience everyone in the family will love. Experience the magic of the great outdoors at places like Kerrville-Schreiner Park, Louise Hayes Park and Flat Rock Park. The Coming of the King Sculpture Prayer Gardens are full of the serenity you crave.

4. Bandera

Welcome to the “Cowboy Capital of the World”! Bandera earned this title from the days of serving as a staging area for the final cattle drives of the 1800s. Dive into Western history and learn about the battles between the Comanche and Apache tribes at the Frontier Times Museum. Hill Country State Natural Area invites you to experience nature’s bounties, whether it’s via a hike, horseback ride or camping.

5. Boerne

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Boerne is a true Texas Hill Country gem! Shopaholics can get their fill along the Hill Country Mile, a street filled with antiques and local shopping opportunities. You’ll feel the small-town charm and love as you stroll downtown. Meanwhile, golfers will enjoy teeing it off at one of several perfectly manicured courses. Go underground and explore a fascinating network of caves at places like Cascade Caverns! Cibolo Nature Center features four different ecosystems for you to explore all the natural wonders.

Are you ready to visit these cities in Texas Hill Country that make the area such a special place? Firefly Resort in Fredericksburg is the place to stay when you visit the area! Learn more about why we have the best resort in Texas Hill Country!

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