Road Trip Ready! 40 Things to Find in the Texas Hill Country

By  | 
Tony Maples Photography


As Texans, road tripping is something we do whether we like it or not. Most of us have decided to embrace it and wander around our great state for enjoyment. Not only are all major geographical features represented within our borders but interesting displays, people, and places abound. Need some inspiration? Here are a few hot spots which may encourage you to pack up snacks, drinks, and those close to you just to see what these things are all about! Happy Hill Country trails!

Bandera’s Giant Steer Skull

Bertram’s Giant Can Of Oatmeal

Blanco’s Buggy Barn Museum

Brady’s Butane Tank Clown

Comfort’s The Cartoon Saloon

Coupland’s Huntington Sculpture Garden

Creedmoor’s World’s Largest Shovel

Del Rio’s House of the Goat Gland Doctor

Road Trip Ready! 40 Things to Find in the Texas Hill Country

Photo: @tracyb222 via Twenty20

Elroy’s Smiley Face Water Tower

Fort Hood’s Last Vehicle Out of Iraq

Fredericksburg’s Big Black Bull

Georgetown’s Statue of Three-Legged Willie

Granger’s Texas Chainsaw Massacre House

Hutto’s Hippo Statues

Ingram’s Stonehenge II and Easter Island Heads

Jarrell’s Restored 1940s Gas Station

Johnson City’s Robo-Cow

Jonestown’s 21-Foot-Tall Eiffel Tower

Junction’s Deer Horn Tree

Kerrville’s Large Jesus on Horseback

Kyle’s Big Slice of Pie

Road Trip Ready! 40 Things to Find in the Texas Hill Country

Photo: @knewsum via Twenty20

Lampasas’s Texas Nessie

Leakey’s McLaurin Massacre Site

Leander’s Texas Chainsaw Massacre Cemetery

Liberty Hill’s Terry Tunes, Yard Artist

Llano’s Texas Tin Lizard Bottle Trees

Luckenbach’s Store

Manor’s Footprint of Johnny Depp

Marble Falls’s Dead Man’s Hole

Mason’s Statue Of Old Yeller

New Braunfels’s World’s Largest Convenience Store

Ozona’s David Crockett Monument

Pflugerville’s Ice Cream Cone Building

Rochelle’s Geographic Center of Texas

Rocksprings’s Angora Goat Capital Statue

Salado’s Sirena the Crying Mermaid

San Saba’s Smilin’ Steel Wheel Man

Sonora’s Wagon Wheel Rest Stop

Temple’s Saddam Hussein’s Rug and Lamp Post

Wimberley’s Ride the Jackalope in Pioneer Town

What attractions did we miss? Is there something in the Hill Country you love to show to out of town visitors? Tell us!