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Texas Hill Country Pictures to Make You Thankful For Texas

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This holiday season, between preparing dinners and attending parties, take stock of the things you feel thankful for. In Texas, it’s easy to do that just by looking out your window. Here are just a few Texas Hill Country pictures to make you feel thankful that the Lone Star State exists.

Bluebonnets

Texas Hill Country pictures bluebonnets

Photo: Flickr/Roy Luck

Texans wait anxiously for the spring, which brings bluebonnet season. Though bluebonnets don’t bloom until warmer weather returns, be thankful that you live in a state where wildflower pictures among fields of these flowers are a tradition.

Frio River

Texas Hill Country pictures Frio River

Photo: Flickr/FHG Photo

Spring fed Frio River extends for 200 miles through the Hill Country. Many Texas Hill Country pictures depict the pristine Frio River along its course, which runs through Garner State Park.

Lake Travis

Texas Hill Country pictures sunset over Lake Travis

Photo: Flickr/Trey Perry

Austinites escape the hustle of the state capital for Lake Travis. This man-made lake is surrounded by parks, homes, restaurants, and other means for Texans to cool off near the water even in the heat of summer.

Enchanted Rock

Texas Hill Country pictures Enchanted Rock

Photo: Flickr/TimothyJ

The subject of many myths and legends, Enchanted Rock rises above the surrounding hills between Llano and Fredericksburg. This granite batholith features prominently in many Texas Hill Country pictures as an iconic landmark.

Texas Stonehenge

Texas Hill Country pictures Texas Stonehenge

Photo: Flickr/Graham Styles

The Texas Hill Country does not only have beautiful vistas but also unusual attractions. One man created his own scale version of Stonehenge in the Hill Country. Check out this art project when you’re in the San Antonio area.

Hye, Texas Welcome Sign

Texas Hill Country pictures Welcome Sign for Hye Texas

Photo: Flickr/Nicholas Henderson

Home of Garrison Brothers Distillery, Hye, Texas, is also an example of a tiny Hill Country town that continues to exist through the years.

Wurstfest Entrance

Texas Hill Country pictures Wurstfest entrance
Photo: Flickr/Nicholas Henderson

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