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Treat the Body, Mind, and Soul to a Hill Country Summer Vacation

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For a hike with a little lighter effort but the same great impact, consider visiting Enchanted Rock near Fredericksburg. It’s one of the largest natural rock formations in America and home to centuries of myth and legend. The amazing views of this monolith from the bottom are surpassed only by those from its summit. Its dome rises 425 feet above the ground, and it’s designated as a State Natural Area where hiking is extremely popular. A four-mile moderate-level trail encompassing several rock formations can be traveled here, including the shorter, steeper trail that leads to the top. Camping is also available here for those that wish to spend the night in the heart of what was formerly a Native American historic site and the beginnings of Texas lore.

Those looking for family fun or full-on, heart-pounding excitement may want to add area amusement and water parks to their Texas Hill Country summer vacation to-do list. Check out Six Flags Fiesta Texas in San Antonio and Schlitterbahn in New Braunfels. Families with special needs will also be happy to know that the first amusement park in the U.S. designed for everyone to have the ability to make special memories is right here in Texas. Morgan’s Wonderland in San Antonio is fully accessible for everyone. A summer vacation that allows everyone to be a part of the fun is easily doable in this neck of the woods!

Treat the Body, Mind, and Soul to a Hill Country Summer Vacation


Never let it be said that the Texas Hill Country is lacking in worldly wonders or charmed facets of life. Art and wine tours are practically our middle name! Llano, Dripping Springs, and Fredericksburg are known for their studio tours, art shows, and numerable galleries which comprise a wonderfully eclectic art scene. Our AVA (American Viticulture Area) is the second largest in America, making our region a pleasure to tour for wine enthusiasts. In particular, Wine Road 290 (as it’s known) has a variety of vineyards and wineries overflowing with local production that’s worth every sip! Couple that with a stay in a charming and cozy Texas Hill Country bed & breakfast, and you have a recipe for summer vacation success you’ll want to write home about. Remember, the symptoms you experience from such a holiday won’t disappear overnight. They’re something you’ll want your friends and family to remember for years to come!