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5 Things to Explore in Kendalia, Texas

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Kendalia, Texas is a little town nestled deep in the Hill Country. With the oldest dance hall in Texas, Kendalia is big on music and dancing. Here are just a few things to explore in the area.

1. Channel your inner Patrick Swayze at Kendalia Halle

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“Nestled in the southern part of the Texas Hill Country, time stands still for a few Saturday nights each month. As a tribute to the small community of Kendalia, the fun loving folks of the area headed by the Nicholas Syring Musical Group, erected Kendalia Halle in 1903 for entertainment, plays, family gatherings and of course, dancing.” (

2. Have a hamburger at the General Store

Kendalia, Hill Country, general store

Photo: Flickr/Andrew Butler

Rumor has it the Kendalia General Store serves the best hamburgers in Texas. Tradition runs deep in this 1950s-styled treasure.  Stop by for a bite and stay for the view.

3. Visit the Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation

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With locations in Kendalia and San Antonio, the mission of the Wildlife Refuge and Rehabilitation is to “to rescue, rehabilitate, and release native wildlife and to provide sanctuary, individualized care, and a voice for other animals in need.” Learn more at

4. Host an event at the Branded T Ranch

Branding T Ranch, Kendalia, Hill Country

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The Branded T Ranch is steeped in History and rife with charm. The main barn is 9,200 ft² and has three large porches, a custom designed bar, and a 4,000 ft² reception area. Surrounded by stately oak trees and the beauty of the Hill Country it is an ideal location for an outdoor wedding ceremony or corporate event. To learn more about this unique Kendalia venue’s history or to book an event visit their website.

5. Practice your swing.

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Roughly 10 miles from Kendalia lies the green and lush hills of the Club at Rebecca Creek. From golfing and swimming to the club grill, there is no shortage of amenities. Schedule a tee-time at