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10 Reasons Hill Country Camping is the Best

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By Jeromy Kusch

Camping attracts a wide-variety of people. Full-throttle, off-the-grid backpackers to the easy going, RV-ers, everyone who wants to get out of the big city and back into nature can find what they are looking for in the Texas Hill Country.

1. The Best Swimming Holes

10 Reasons Hill Country Camping is the Best

Photo: Hamilton Pool

Nothing passes the time better during a hot Texas summer like hitting the local swimming hole. The Texas Hill Country boasts some of the finest water holes in the state. Whether it’s leaping from the rocks along the banks of Devil’s Waterhole at Ink’s Lake, splashing in the frigid waters of the Frio River, or the glorious wonder of Hamilton Pool in Wimberley, there is no shortage of premium locations to suit up and chill out while you camp in the Hill Country wilderness.

2. High and Low Adventure

10 Reasons Hill Country Camping is the Best

Photo: Rock Climbing at Enchanted Rock

No one questions Texas’ adventurous past and wild nature, and the Texas Hill Country provides some of the greatest outdoor ventures Texas for campers. High-adventure seekers can rock climb, rappel, and enjoy tree top zip line tours across the beautiful Hill Country. Those inclined to a slightly lower elevation mountain biking, horse riding, canoeing, tubing and thousands of miles of hiking trails provide the perfect level of entertainment and adventure for anyone at any age.

10 Reasons Hill Country Camping is the Best

Photo: Be a Happy Camper – Shirt by Texas Hill Country

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3. The Best Form of R&R

10 Reasons Hill Country Camping is the Best
Photo: Peace and Quiet, Hill Country Style

Those searching for a place to enjoy a little rest and relaxation are in for a real treat in the Texas Hill Country. Camping in the Hill Country provides those seeking peace and quiet an environment where they can enjoy the beautiful scenic landscape, wildlife, and open starry nights. Many camping locations are close enough to the big cities for convenience, yet still far enough away to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

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