Category: Texas Hill Country

Faust Street Bridge

6 Historic Places You Need to Visit in New Braunfels

New Braunfels, Texas has a lot of interesting history to explore, and is a great place to visit for that and many other reasons. It offers world famous water recreation (more on that in another blog post), historic places, and lots of fun things to see and do. New Braunfels is located about 50 miles …

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balloons on water

Hot Air Balloon Festivals In Texas

There are numerous hot air balloon festivals in Texas each year, and we have compiled a list of the ones happening in 2017. If you have never witnessed a full-sized hot air balloon ascending into the air, you need to make arrangements to attend at least one of these events. Just seeing one take off is …

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luebonnets & Barbed Wire

Texas Bluebonnet Festivals, April 7-9, 2017

In making your travel plans for next weekend, please consider attending one of the three primary Texas Bluebonnet Festivals. All indications are that they will be accompanied by full fields and roadsides of beautiful bluebonnets and other wildflowers.       The three main festivals that we know about are: Texas Hill Country: Burnet, Texas’s …

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One view from the Tejas Room’s private patio table

Bella Vista Bed & Breakfast, Marble Falls, Texas

My first published article/blog post was about a wonderful bed and breakfast in Marble Falls (in the Texas Hill Country) that David and I went to for an anniversary. TexasHillCountry.com re-posted it yesterday on their Facebook page, so I thought I would share it here, too. In planning your vacation get-away for this year, consider …

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Welcome to Utopia sign

Utopia, Texas – A Place of Ideal Perfection in the Hill County

Another post about a tiny Texas Hill Country town that you might want to visit someday – Utopia, Texas By Judy Peacock Originally published December 8, 2015 at TexasHillCountry.com The Texas Hill Country is filled with dozens of towns and cities where the residents think that their hometown is the best place to live. Utopia …

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Hye Post Office

5 Reasons to Say ‘Hi’ to Hye, Texas

By:  Judy Peacock (Below is a blog post that was originally published on TexasHillCountry.com last year, January 15, 2016.)  Enjoy! One of the Texas Hill Country’s towns that you do not hear widely publicized is Hye, located on Highway 290 in the middle of Johnson City, Stonewall, Albert, and Blanco. With a population of only 105, …

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Walkway of Lights entrance

Marble Falls’ Walkway of Lights

Love Christmas lights? So do we! Here is an article of mine published on TexasHillCountry.com last December, about a beautiful display of lights in Marble Falls. This year, Walkway of Lights opened November 18, 2016 and will be open through January 1, 2017. If you are in that neck of the woods between now and …

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