If you’re looking for a summer you’ll never forget, then look nor further – you need a Hill Country summer! The Texas Hill Country is one of the most beautiful places to visit in the summertime. With its bright blue rivers, sprawling lakes and beautiful natural landscape, you’ll never want to leave!


Time on a River

Beautiful blue San Marcos river at Rio Vista Park

San Marcos River at Rio Vista Park – San Marcos, Texas

The Texas Hill Country is home to some of the most beautiful rivers. Take a trip to San Marcos, where you can gather your friends and take a relaxing float down the river. There are many places in San Marcos that provide tube rentals, such as Texas State Tubes or the San Marcos Lions Club. Alternatively, if you’re looking to just hang out by the river, you can visit Rio Vista Park. Here, you can play in the water or sit on the rocks and listen to the river flow.

 

 

 

 

 


 

Canyon Lake Fun

Sunset over Canyon Lake

Sunset over Canyon Lake – Canyon Lake, Texas

Another fun place to visit in the Hill Country during the summer is Canyon Lake. Here, one can truly take in nature with their various nature trails to bike and hike. However, if you’re looking for some authentic lake fun, you can rent a paddleboard or kayak from Paddle Canyon Lake. Additionally, Suntex Watersports in Canyon Lake also has a variety of water vehicle rentals. Here, you can rent pontoons, ski boats, wakeboard boats, jet skis and more!

 

 

 


Music and Shopping

The Station on 290 June Market and Concert Series promotional poster.

The Station on 290 – June Market & Concert Series

What’s a Hill Country summer without true Texas country music? The monthly Harper Market and Concert Series will be held on June 12 at The Station on 290 in Harper, Texas. The event will kick off with a vendor market from 10 AM to 3 PM, followed by a concert series starting at 4 PM. The concert series will feature the Brice Daniels Band, Hayden Haddock and Jason Boland & The Stragglers. Ticket prices vary and can be purchased here.