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Rediscover Christoval, Texas: Adventure is Waiting for You Down the River

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Looking for an escape from the hustle and bustle of the big city? Then Christoval, Texas, has got you covered. It’s the perfect place for that famous Texas Hill Country charm. Named after an early settler, Christopher Columbus Doty, this small-town gem is booming with possibilities for a quick weekend get-away.

Locals around San Angelo and Tom Green County are no stranger to its beauty, but this secluded jewel is fast becoming a vacation destination to add to that bucket list of Texas towns to discover. With the South Concho River at your doorsteps welcoming you to picturesque views of lovely trees over the river, it’s hard not to get lost in the beauty of this town. Below are a few adventures to experience along with your journey through this historic Texas town.

1. Christoval Vineyards and Winery

Christoval Vineyards

Photo: Winery

Established in 1985, Christoval Vineyard and Winery is a unique 25-acre French-inspired estate full of charm nestled on the banks of the Concho River.

This picturesque vineyard and winery is complete with a patio where you can sit back and take in the surrounding beauty. There’s also a winery tasting room and an elegant event center to create those lasting memories of your celebration. Drex and Nancy Vincent purchased the vineyard in 2008. Their dream was to make it a destination for wine lovers and those rejoice in experiencing the great outdoors.

This one-of-a-kind vineyard is considered to be one of the most scenic in Texas. For more on this gem of a Lone Star State vineyard, visit

2. The Hummer House

The Hummer House
Photo: House

If you’re an outdoor and nature enthusiast, then The Hummer House is a weekend getaway spot to add to your list of dream adventures.

Found along the banks of the South Concho River, this Texas treasure is unique for not only its natural beauty, but it also stands apart from other wildlife habitats as home to “Texas’ largest concentration of breeding Black-chinned Hummingbirds,” shares its website.

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