8 Reasons to Spring into the Texas Hill Country
Spring is right around the corner and that means it is time to get out and explore Mother Nature. With so many amazing cities here in the Texas Hill Country from Wimberley, TX to Austin, Hill Country Premier Lodging has everything you need for your next trip. We offer luxury lodging in several cities throughout the Texas Hill Country all with amazing outdoor activities.
Located thirteen miles from the Capitol, McKinney Falls offers about nine miles of hiking and biking trails. A basic of outdoor photography course is offered and geocaching treasure hunts can keep families busy. Plus, fishing and views of Old Baldy, a 500-year-old cypress tree positioned right along one of the trails is another highlight.
The Jewel of the city is the gorgeous Blanco River with its’ blue-green water. The river has two swimming areas because of the dams. Activities include swimming, hiking, boating, and fishing. Blanco also holds a yearly Lavender festival, June 9-11 2017, at the Old Blanco County Courthouse, which features several local artisans’ finest works.
Canyon Lake’s location on the Guadalupe River makes it a great place to relax and enjoy the great outdoors. White-tailed deer, foxes, roadrunners, and other wildlife can be spotted along the river. Outdoor recreations include hiking, swimming, boating, and fishing. Close by is a par 72 golf course located in Canyon Lake. The course has a great view of the lake and live oak trees throughout the green.
Hamilton Pool is a natural water pool where people can swim. There are picnic facilities in this area and places to hike. 15 miles northwest of the Hamilton Pool, is the Westcave Preserves. The Westcave Preserve is a limestone-walled canyon containing several unusual and endangered plants, which can be seen on guided tours.
Johnson City is home to the Exotic Resort Zoo, which houses over 500 wild animals and 80 species. The Zoo is spread out over 137 wooded acres. You’ll also find Pedernales Falls State Park which is located within Johnson City. Activities at the park include hiking, tubing, mountain biking, bird watching, fishing, horseback riding, and river swimming.
Landa Park is must see attraction when visiting New Braunfels. Giant Ancient Oak Trees line the park, shading the area. Trails provide opportunities to enjoy all the beautiful flowers. For those who do not want to walk, climb aboard a miniature train that takes you around the 51-acre park.
Wonder World Park in San Marcos is a must see. The Balcones Fault Line Cave, praised as the nation’s only earthquake-formed cave is at the center of Wonder World Park. Visitors can spend the day exploring the cave, the anti-gravity house, the Tejas observation tower, Wildlife Park, and more.
Individuals will definitely enjoy a swim in The Blue Hole. Rated as one of the best swimming holes in Texas. Ancient Cypress trees line the swimming hole, creating a shaded area from the sun. Jacob’s Well is one of the longest underwater caves in Texas and surges thousands of gallons of water per minute.
Mother Nature and the great outdoors provide so many activities here in the Texas Hill Country. Whatever it is you’re looking for, from luxury rental homes to Wimberley, TX cabins we have it all. With gorgeous housing in Texas Hill Country cities, we are able to make sure you get to where you are going. Look at all the properties Hill Country Premier Lodging has in the gorgeous Texas Hill Country and book your vacation today.