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5 Things to Do During Summer in Texas Hill Country

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May 16, 2024

Gosh, almighty! There’s nothing quite as amazing as summer in Texas Hill Country! If you’ve visited before during the summer, you probably have plenty of great memories to look back on. If it’s your first time making a trip to the area, you’ve picked a perfect time! As the Texas sun shines down through clear skies, there’s all sorts of incredible activities to take part in, many of those out in the great outdoors. Here are 5 things to do during summer in Texas Hill Country:

1. Explore a Stunning Park

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If you’re fascinated by nature and the stunning sights that it creates, visiting an area park is a must during summer in Texas Hill Country! There are numerous great options scattered throughout the area. Old Tunnel State Park is a former railroad that is now home to more than 3 million bats! Lyndon B. Johnson State Park features an assortment of wildlife and history lessons at its historic sites. Enchanted Rock State Natural Area is home to a granite pink dome that towers 400 feet into the skies and offers hiking, camping, rock climbing and more!

2. Float on the River

If you ask any of the locals, they’ll be quick to tell you that floating on the river is a favorite pastime here in Hill Country! Let the waters keep you cool as you lean back and relax, enjoying gorgeous summer weather. You can easily rent a tube from one of a number of outfitters. The San Marcos River, the Guadalupe River and the Comal River are a few of the top spots to hop on a float!

3. Wine Tasting Under the Texas Sun

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No trip to the region is complete without sipping on the smooth wines the area is known for! Summer in Texas Hill Country is a wonderful time to visit award winning wineries as harvest season inches ever closer. Take a tour of area vineyards to see just how these delicious wines come to life throughout an extensive process that requires a unique knowledge and expertise. Some of the top wineries in Fredericksburg include Grape Creek, Safari Winery, Barons Creek and more. Before you go, be sure to check out our guide to wine tasting in Fredericksburg!

4. Go Underground at Natural Bridge Caverns

Keep cool underground during summer in Texas Hill Country! The Natural Bridge Caverns in San Antonio are the largest commercial caverns in the state of Texas and one of the world’s top show caverns! Go on a guided tour of these caves where the temperature is a crisp 70 degrees. You can even pan for gold just like the old-school miners or try your hand at an exciting ropes course and zip rails.

5. Stay at Firefly Resort

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With all this incredible fun around, you’ll need the perfect place to stay! That’s where we come in! Firefly Resort is a luxury RV and tiny home resort conveniently located in Fredericksburg. With gorgeous Hill Country views, comforting amenities like a two-tier infinity pool and a multi-million dollar clubhouse, and exciting community events, you’ll have everything you’re looking for in an escape!

You’re in for a real treat when you enjoy summer in Texas Hill Country! Learn more about what makes Firefly Resort one of the best summer vacation destinations!

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