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5 Fun Things to Do in Hunt, Texas

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Aside from all of the great summer camps in Hunt, Texas, there are many other accommodations that draw visitors to this quaint town. In the heart of the Hill Country, along the banks of the Guadalupe River, Hunt is a beautiful bursting town of beauty that lets the imagination run wild! It is a place to relax and enjoy scenic, picturesque views, old Texas culture, and genuine Texan people. Located at the intersection of the North and South forks of the Guadalupe River just outside of Kerrville, Texas, this city has a rich history and it’s a stop you should make while travelling the Hill Country.

1. Restaurants in Hunt

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Photo: Facebook/ The Hunt Store

The Hunt Store has just about everything you could ask for. Buy your groceries, beer, ice, café, pit Bar B-Q, and even do your banking with Heart of the Hill’s Bank Branch, which is located inside the store. The Hunt Store’s Hunt Rock Café is a place to get some great authentic Texan food. They serve everything from hamburgers, pit bar b-sandwiches, kolaches, and donuts to French tacos, pizza, and salad. The Hunt Store is much more than just a store, offering the Hunt community just about everything needed without having to go out of town!

Elaine’s Table opened to the town of Hunt in 1998, offering fine dining on the banks of the Guadalupe River. Serving fine locally home grown produce, exotic game, over-the-top desserts, and also serves beer and wine. Elaine’s has a wonderful choice of salads, sandwiches, steaks, and a great Sunday Brunch menu!

2. Fun Things to do on Your Visit

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Photo: Facebook/ Crider’s Rodeo & Dancehall

Schumacher’s Crossing is one of the best places to swim in the hot summers of the Texas Hill Country. It is known for its crystal clear, clean water, because there are no large cities or urban areas upstream. It is often pretty crowded on the weekends because it is known for being one of the best swimming spots in the Hill Country. Schumacher’s Crossing is a great place to cool off and get some great pictures with the delightful waterfalls in the backdrop.

Crider’s Rodeo and Dancehall is a great place to go on a Saturday night! There is a rodeo every Saturday night in the summer, and a dance to go along with it. Look out over the Guadalupe River and listen to some fine Texas tunes as you two step the night away around the ancient oak centered on the dance floor.

3. Lots of Sightseeing

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Photo: Flickr/ Lauren Mitchell

The Stonehenge II Replica was built at the North Fork of Hunt, TX, and was created to look like the original Stonehenge. It is 60 percent as tall and 90 percent as large in perimeter as the original Stonehenge! Beside the Stonehenge II Replica sits Easter Island type statues. Stonehenge II has now moved to the the Point Theatre in nearby Ingram.

4. Stay for a Night

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Photo: riverinnresort.com

River Inn Resort and Conference Center is a great way to escape and enjoy the peace and quiet of Hunt, Texas. The facility is independently owned by 60 condominium owners who give each condo a unique taste and style of their own. Visitors come back time and time again to enjoy this little retreat on the Guadalupe River.

Stablewood Springs, now Worldmark by Wyndham, is an upscale resort that sits upon a plateau looking over the Guadalupe River Valley. It is a place of rest, relaxation, beautiful sunsets, and great food. There is plenty of river front access for tubing, kayaking, swimming, and fishing. In addition, there are stocked fishing ponds and wonderful view of the Hill Country sunset.

5. Relax on the Guadalupe River

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Photo: Wikimedia.org/ Laurette45

Of course, the main attraction in Hunt, Texas is the Guadalupe River! The town of Hunt has some of the best views and bold cypress trees amongst the banks of the Guadalupe. You really can’t get through Hunt without a delightful view of the glorious Guadalupe.