Hye, Texas is an unincorporated community in Blanco County. In 1872, Hiram G (Hye) Brown settled in the Rock Creek Area of Texas Hill Country with his family. A post office was established in the area in 1886 and Brown was appointed postmaster. This post office helped build other business in the area, a cotton gin and grist mill. The Hye post office and general store was recognized as a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark in 1966.
What better way to soak in the beauty of Texas Hill Country then wine tasting? William Chris Vineyard offers a comfortable, dog-friendly vineyard to Hye residents and tourists. The Garrison Brothers Distillery is the first and oldest distillery in all of Texas. The bourbon is freshly made on the Garrison Brothers ranch. The ranch includes a fire pit with wooden rocking chairs. Schedule a tour to learn how the bourbon is made and taste it for yourself. The staff is extremely knowledgeable and passionate about their bourbon.
The Pecan Street Brewing Company is a brewpub located only 9 miles away from Hye in Johnson City. The owners strive to share their love of ice cold beer, delicious food, and live music. Their brewer, Sean Elliott, specializes in blending artisanal beers. Come satisfy your hungry bellies with fresh salads, mouth-watering burgers, and sizzling brick-oven pizzas.
The Blanco State Park is only 12 miles away from Hye. The park is spread out across 104.6 acres alongside the Blanco River. The park includes tubing, a wildlife viewing station, swimming, camping, screened shelters, nature trails, picnicking, and tubing.