Hill Country Guide

Seeking Antiques? Head to Round Top

It's all about the thrill of the hunt.

04/17/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Road Trippin'

The Houstonian's Guide to the Hill Country

Grab your bags and boots: It's road trip time.

04/17/2017 By Houstonia Staff

Hill Country Guide

Climb to the Sky in Garner State Park

The trails might be challenging, but they're worth it.

04/17/2017 By Marianella Orlando

Hill Country Guide

Make a Barbecue Pilgrimage to Lockhart

From brisket to sausage to, yes, pork chops, Lockhart is a meat-lover’s mecca.

04/17/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Hill Country Guide

Your Seventh-Grade Texas History Class Will Come to Life in These Hill Country Towns

What you learned will all come back to you.

04/17/2017 By Marianella Orlando

Hill Country Guide

Chasing Bluebonnets, a Texas Tradition

Bluebonnet fans and photographers only had a short window to enjoy their beauty this year, but there's always next year.

04/17/2017 By Marianella Orlando

Hill Country Guide

Waltz Across Texas in These Hill Country Honky-Tonks

These old-school, floor-stompin' dance halls are the soul of the Texas Hill Country.

04/17/2017 By Marianella Orlando

Hill Country Guide

Travel the Texas Wine Trail in Fredericksburg

Toast the state's second-oldest viticultural region in Fredericksburg.

04/17/2017 By Catherine Matusow

Hill Country Guide

Take the Plunge in Wimberley

Welcome to Wimberley, where the water's fine — and so is everything else.

04/17/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Hill Country Guide

Wait, What's Officially the Hill Country?

It's time for a little geography and geology lesson.

04/17/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Road Trips

5 Reasons for History Buffs to Visit Fredericksburg

There's more to this Texas town than wine and weisswurst.

03/29/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Travel

Dilly-Dallying in Dallas

From botanical gardens to historical settings, there's no shortage of sights to see in the Big D.

03/14/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Get Out

Texas State Parks Get Even More Accessible with a New App

Find a swimming hole near you, book your campsites online and always travel with a trail map in your pocket with the recently released TPWD app.

03/02/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Texas Travel

3 Reasons to Visit Gruene Right Now

Don't wait until high tourist season in the Hill Country; visit this historic town while you can have it all to yourself.

01/18/2017 By Bryce Dodds

Get Out

The Texas State Park Camping Trips You Need to Book Now

Campsite reservations fill up fast at these state park favorites.

12/23/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Texas Travel

In Dripping Springs, a Culinary Getaway at Juniper Hills Farm

Dallas chef Sibby Barrett's Hill Country retreat offers cozy casitas, nature hikes and all things cuisine.

10/26/2016 By Layne Lynch

Culinary Staycations

Travaasa Austin Is an Unexpected Culinary Destination

Cuisine is at the forefront of this sought-out Hill Country escape.

10/14/2016 By Layne Lynch

Road Trip

5 Very Hip Hill Country Haunts You Can Rent for the Weekend

From a lakeside cabin to a real-deal chapel, these unusual VRBO finds call for a Hill Country getaway.

10/07/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Grape Expectations

Think You Can't Take a Winery Vacation in Texas? Messina Hof Proves You Wrong

Eat, drink, be merry and sleep it off with the 39-year-old winery.

09/08/2016 By Jody T. Morse

Off-Season Oasis

5 Fun Reasons to Head to Uvalde County This Fall

Tubing season on the Frio is coming to a close, but fall is the best time to visit Garner State Park and other Hill Country destinations.

08/30/2016 By Kyndall Krist