The small back country roads and two-lane byways that make up the Texas Hill Country can also get you to some of the great small towns and experiences that fans of the region west of Austin might sometimes have the urge to keep to themselves! But being proud of their towns and knowing that you would enjoy them, too are just two of the reasons there are some real hidden gems in the area. Traveling through limestone canyons, around sparkling lakes, and through stands of trees so tall they sometimes block out the sun, we’ve found five perfect reasons to tour the Texas Hill Country this spring.
5 Perfect Reasons to Tour the Texas Hill Country This Spring
1. To Take in the Views
Photo: Pinterest/Steve Diaz
There are winding roads a-plenty in the Hill Country – so much so that you’ll think the only reason for their pavement is strictly for your pleasure.
2. To Enjoy the Food
Photo: Pinterest/Jodi Patterson
Great barbecue, all sorts of comfort food, and dishes that will make you ask yourself, “Now, why didn’t I think of that?” are just some of the food fun you can have in the Hill Country.
3. To Leave the Hustle & Bustle Behind
If peace and tranquility are some you desire, the Hill Country has it in boatloads (or kayaks, or innertubes, or…)
4. To Listen to the Music
Photo: Pinterest/Kaitlyn Meredith
The Texas Hill Country live music venues vary in genres appealing to many a fan. Tour around, ask a few questions and see what you might like to listen in on. We’re sure you’ll find it.
5. To Go Swimming in Bluebonnets!
Photo: Pinterest/Cody Dunnahoe
The springtime produces a sea of bluebonnets that are hard to resist just diving into! Photo opportunities run high like spring runoff this time of year, and you’ll love every minute of it.