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Memorial Day Weekend in the Hill Country: Inspiring and Fun Activities

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Often recognized as the official summer kick-off, Memorial Day Weekend starts the Texas Hill Country tourism season, welcoming visitors to experience the attractions and natural wonders for which it’s famous. In conjunction, area residents will be looking to begin the season with their own assortment of unique celebrations. It all makes for a great atmosphere and awesome ways to commemorate Memorial Day and everything it stands for. If you’re looking for ways to spend the upcoming long weekend in the Texas Hill Country, you can be certain we have some great recommendations.

1. Visit an Area Zoo or Wildlife Experience

Memorial Day Weekend in the Hill Country: Inspiring and Fun Activities

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The quality of zoos in the Texas Hill Country is unsurpassed. From the prominent San Antonio Zoo with its beautiful animals to the renowned Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch, this part of Texas is home to some truly amazing critters! And that’s not to mention the exotic animal experiences to be had at Y.O. Ranch Headquarters in Mountain Home. There are a variety of top-tier settings and experiences to be had in the Hill Country for viewing native as well as exotic animal species up close and personal.

2. Spend a Day on the Water

Memorial Day Weekend in the Hill Country: Inspiring and Fun Activities

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The Texas Hill Country is blessed with amazingly beautiful rivers, lush natural springs, and more than our fair share of lakes. There’s so much to offer for those who are into water sports or simply being on or near the water! Whether you’re into fishing, floating, swimming, or soaking up the sun beside a cool, refreshing stream or swimming hole, we have the best locations in which to spend a day or weekend. And in Texas, it’s no secret this is also one of the best ways to beat the heat!

3. Camp Out at a State Park

Memorial Day Weekend in the Hill Country: Inspiring and Fun Activities
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