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Category Archive: Texas Hill Country

Barton Springs Pool in Austin is Paradise on a Hot Summer Day

A dip into the cold water of Austin’s Barton Springs Pool should be on every Texan’s bucket list!  The pool and the Zilker Park attractions nearby can constitute a full day of fun,… Continue reading

Krause Springs Swimming Hole and Waterfall in Spicewood

When it comes to summers in Texas, there’s nothing better than a cold dip in a spring-fed swimming hole, and one of our favorites sits in the Texas Hill Country in Spicewood, about… Continue reading

14 Summer Day Trips from San Antonio

12 weekends.  That’s all we get of Summer Vacation, which is why Day Trips are the perfect way to make your summer memorable!     Most of these are under 60 minutes from San… Continue reading

14 of the Best Train Rides and Museums in Texas

Since the Harrisburg Railroad first began chugging through Southeast Texas in 1856, Texans have loved their trains!  Here’s some of the best train rides in the state, from passenger trains on Amtrak headed… Continue reading

Lake Travis Family Fun Things To Do

One of, if not the most beautiful lake in Texas, Lake Travis is not what you think of when you think Texas!  The lake known for it’s sparkling, green-blue water is one of… Continue reading

9 Reasons to Plan A Weekend Getaway to Leander

Often overlooked for it’s noisy neighbor, Austin, the city of Leander sits on the shores of Lake Travis and offers a wealth of fun for a summer vacation or weekend getaway! 1. Sandy… Continue reading

25 of the Best Things to See and Do (and Eat) on I-35 in Texas

I-35 spans a lot of Texas, from Gainesville to Laredo, and here’s our list of some of the best stops along the way! 1.  Gainesville gives you the Frank Buck Zoo and Leonard… Continue reading

8 Reasons to Visit Gruene Historic District this Summer

The name may be funny, but there’s serious fun to be found in Gruene, pronounced “GREEN”, an old town on the Guadalupe River, which is now part of the City of New Braunfels. … Continue reading

Altstadt Brewery, Fredericksburg

We love good German food, and my husband loves German beer, all of which make Altstadt Brewery a fun destination when in the Texas Hill Country! Doesn’t it just look like a huge… Continue reading

Son’s Blue River Camp, Kingsbury

We already love Son’s Island, and just couldn’t wait to visit Son’s Blue River Camp on the San Marcos River!  I planned our visit for a bittersweet moment in our lives, as after… Continue reading

The Gristmill River Restaurant and Bar in Historic Gruene, New Braunfels

One of the most popular Texas restaurants, The Gristmill overlooking the Guadalupe River in Historic Gruene is a one of a kind restaurant in a one of a kind location.  It’s casual enough… Continue reading

Pace Bend Park on Lake Travis, Spicewood

On the shores of Lake Travis lies one of the prettiest parks in Texas, Pace Bend Park in Spicewood.  With 9 miles of shoreline, offering both great cliffs and rocky beaches on this… Continue reading