The Texas Hill Country
The Texas Hill Country attracts visitors all year round. Whether it’s wildflowers in the spring, water sports in the summer, or dazzling displays of Christmas lights in winter, there’s always fun to be had. Here’s an extensive list of resources to help you customize your visit.
Hillside Acres Retreat
The perfect starting point for your Hill Country vacation, offering 6 luxurious cabins nestled around a grove of shady Oaks and a 1 bedroom guest house with kitchenette. Each cabin is fully furnished with 2 bedrooms, kitchen, living and dining area, private bath and front porch. Also available- disc golf course, pool, fishing pond, horseshoes, bocce ball, washers, volleyball, badminton, seasonal creek & fire pit. Enjoy outstanding lodging in a relaxed unhurried environment. Accommodates from 1-32.
10 minutes West of Dripping Springs, located right off Hwy 290 - 4032 RR 3232 Johnson City, TX 78636
Star of Texas Bed and Breakfast
Escape to our award winning bed & breakfast on 20 secluded acres. Enjoy private cottages, relaxing porches, private hot tubs and fire rings. We deliver a full breakfast to you each morning. You may choose to add one of our special packages to make your stay even more romantic. We are a premier Texas Hill Country Elopement & Intimate Wedding Destination. Located central to 3 Texas wine trails. Come and experience Star of Texas Bed & Breakfast.
650 Morelock Lane, Brownwood, TX 76801
Messina Hof Manor Haus B&B
Four individually-themed retreats of the Manor Haus B&B offer nostalgic traces of Messina Hof legacy, sharing the estate with yester-year winemaking traditions. Speciatly events abound year-round. Inquire with an associate today.
9996 U.S. 290 East, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
The Back Forty of Fredericksburg
Wake up each morning in the beautiful Texas Hill Country to the comforts of home and enjoy breakfast in the privacy of your own cottage. Linger over a second cup of coffee while you watch the Peruvian Paso’s in training. Spend time in our European Spa Center, have a massage, or go out and throw a line in for a fish. The Back Forty is the perfect spot for a home base from which you can explore the Hill Country or visit the many wineries in the area.
457 Bob Moritz Dr, Fredericksburg, Tx 78624
Camp Lucy Cottages
Acclaimed for our stunning Hill Country venues, Camp Lucy in Dripping Springs is also home to luxury accommodations. Beautifully crafted rooms feature well-appointed comforts and amentities including plush pillow top mattresses and fine cotton linens to snuggle into at night for a romantic getaway. Awake refreshed and relaxed in the morning for a complimentary breakfast and a stroll to the creek in the fresh air.
3509 Creek Road Dripping Springs, Texas 78620
Cotton Gin Village
Escape to a unique Bed & Breakfast. Authentic 1870s log cabin village, surrounded by limestone walls, waterfalls and herb gardens. Experience unparalleled Hill Country dining, featuring an extensive Texas wine list.
2805 S. Hwy 16, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Mt. Gainor Inn
Located within 15 minutes of 5 wineries and a short distance from Wimberley. Secluded German Texas farmhouse on 23 acres overlooking the scenic hill country. Well appointed rooms/suites. For romance or just peace and quiet. Life is good at the Mt. Gainor Inn.
2390 Prochnow Rd., Dripping Springs, TX 78620
BLAIR HOUSE INN
Situated on 22 gorgeous acres, just minutes from the Wimberley Square. Twelve well appointed rooms/suites. Spa services available. Fine dining on Saturday evenings is open to the public. Blair House Inn is also an art gallery and cooking school. Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2011, 2012, 2013.
100 W. Spoke Hill Drive, Wimberley, TX 78676
All Wimberley Lodging
The original reservation service in the Texas Hill Country since 1978-featuring romantic cottages, beautiful vacation river homes and charming bed and breakfasts. Plan to make Wimberley a stop along the Hill Country Wine Trail.
14500 Ranch Road 12, Wimberley, TX 78676
Full service reservation service featuring a collection of over 125 exquisite accommodations in Fredericksburg, Kerrville, Ingram, Hunt & Comfort. Make your Hill Country visit full of exceptional memories. Put Yourself in Our Place!
231 West Main Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Inn of the Hills Hotel & Conference Center
The historic Inn of the Hills is the heart of Kerrville's social and entertainment activities and has been for 50 years. Featuring newly renovated rooms, the casual accommodations and legendary hospitality is part of what makes the Hill Country a beloved destination for business and families. Known for its delectable buffets, lavish desserts and our Ranch style Pub, the Inn offers an unforgettable experience for all.
1001 Junction Highway, Kerrville,, TX 78028
Horseshoe Bay Resort
Texas premier AAA four-diamond lake and golf resort featuring 72 holes of award-winning Robert Trent Jones golf, full-service marina, spa, tennis and waterfront dining on the shores of Lake LBJ. It features nearly 380 guest rooms with dynamic overnight options including 3-bedroom waterfront condos and tower suites. Home of the annual HSBR Wine and Dine Festival, live music, hill country wineries, celebrity chefs and great cuisine come together in early November.
200 Hi Circle North, Horseshoe Bay TX 78657
Enjoy the most spectacular view in Kerrville for your special occasion, family gathering, or just to sit and relax with friends and a bottle of wine in our terrace. Some favorites are the Mozarella Burrata, the Almond-Crusted Chilean Sea Bass and our homemade Vanilla-bean Creme Brulee. Make sure to browse our wine list, you will find the perfect bottle to pair with your food! Enjoy live music in our upstairs terrace during the Spring and Summer. Open Tues-Sat 4:30-9:00pm
1011 Guadalupe Street, Kerrville, TX 78028, USA
Cabernet Grill - Texas Wine County Restaurant
Escape to a unique Bed & Breakfast. Authentic 1870s log cabin village, surrounded by limestone walls, waterfalls and herb gardens. Experience unparalleled Hill Country dining, featuring an extensive wine list.
2805 S State Highway 16, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Visit the world’s largest wildflower farm, just 7 miles east of Main St. Fredericksburg, and discover more than you ever expected. In addition to acres of colorful wildflowers, you can shop in the eclectic boutique, relax in the biergarten, and bring home something from the large nursery. Buy seed packs of your favorite blooms. Taste and purchase wine from local wineries. Oh, and don’t forget the camera!
100 Legacy Drive, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Wiseman House Chocolates
Wiseman House Chocolates is a small gourmet chocolate company founded by Kevin Wenzel in 1996. Located in the Texas Hill Country off of Highway 281, Wiseman House Chocolates uses simple ingredients, fresh fruit and nuts, authentic liquors, and quality you can taste!
406 West Grubbs, Hico, TX 76457
Texas Hill Country Olive Company
The Texas Hill Country Olive Company is a family owned business, providing fresh, locally grown and pressed, extra virgin olive oil. In October 2013 we garnered Top 5 Best Olive Oil produced in the U.S. by the Wall Street Journal.We also have a large following for our balsamic vinegar, which is some of the tastiest you will find outside of Modena, Italy. A wide array of local Texas wines are available for sampling and purchase in the beautiful Tuscan style tasting room.
2530 W. Fitzhugh Rd., Dripping Springs, TX 78620
LARGE SELECTION OF WINES FOR COMPLIMENTARY TASTING! Representing over 46 Texas and 25 New World wineries, craft beers on tap, wine gifts and tasty bites. Open daily at 10am. In Gruene Historic District.
1613 Hunter Road, New Braunfels, TX 78130
Hill Country Distillers
Want to try something new in adult beverages? Not a winery, not a brewery but a distillery! We are using Prickly Pear Cactus to make our Texas Moonshine Company “moonshine” and various Texas wines to make the first Texas Brandy. Seasonal flavors like apple, peach and strawberry will also be available. So come by and taste, have a special mixed drink with our products, and relax in the “comfort” of Texas.
723 Front Street, Comfort, TX
Texas Legato Winery
In the historic town of Lampasas at the intersection of 183/281 and 580 go west 8 blocks to Farm Road 1478 (aka Howe Street) turn left (south) go 4.3 miles, winery is on left. Bring a picnic basket and enjoy our smooth texas wines on the new pation that overlooks the vineyard. Try our estate grown Malbec, Petite Sirah and Family Renuion.
2935 FM Rd 1478, Lampasas, TX 76550
We work hard at perfectin' hanging out! Stop By and visit us, relax under our 500 year-old oak trees, or sit around our old wood stove and listen to live music any day of the week. Take a look around our old General Store,shop or soak up the history. You can even scoot yer boots across our historical dance hall floor. We are located in the midst of the Texas Hill Country Wine Country!
412 Luckenbach Town Loop, Fredericksburg TX 78624
TX Wine Passport
Blaze the Texas Winery Trail with the TX Wine Passport. The sequel to the old paper passport program, the TX Wine Passport App will take you there. From the Hill Country to the High Plains, over 150 winery listings, you can stamp your passport at each individual winery, create postcards, Facebook you friends and earn rewards. Available at the Apple Store or Google Play.
624 S Dooley St, Grapevine, TX 76051
Friends of the Gillespie County Country Schools
The Driving Trail, established in 2006, links 16 historic schools to the Vereins Kirche, the first Gillespie County school built 1847 on Fredericksburg’s Market Square. The 120-mile Trail directs visitors into the countryside to see one or all schools, some of which existed when Comanches were still kidnapping settler’s children. Spend an hour or a day. All schools on National Register of Historic Places, many with Texas historic markers. Neighbors to the Texas Hill Country Wineries. Map on our webs
(830) 685-3321 or (830) 990-8059
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Summit Rock Horseshoe Bay
We're building the New Horseshoe Bay! It's a place where you can see the lifestyle you've wanted from any of our amazing vistas. Located on 1,600 acres of classic Texas Hill Country terrain, Summit Rock is home to stunning 30-mile views that make the perfect setting for our world-class Jack Nicklaus Signature Championship Golf Course. With horseshoe Bay Resort and Lake LBJ next door, there's plenty of gathering spots for your family and friends.
819 Summit Rock Blvd, Horseshoe Bay, TX 78657
Texas Center for Wine and Culinary Arts
The Texas Center for Wine and Culinary Arts, Inc., which will be constructed in Fredericksburg, located in the heart of the beautiful Texas Hill Country wine region and within easy driving distance of Austin, the state capital, and San Antonio. This 30,000 sq. ft. center will be dedicated to the awareness, understanding and celebration of Texas food, wine, and agriculture through educational programming and hands-on experience for culinary travelers from around Texas, the United States and the world.
Fredericksburg Food & Wine Fest
Downtown Market Square - October 24, 2015 Celebrate Texas Wine, Food, Friends & Fun! With Guest Chefs, Texas Wineries and Texas Specialty Booths. One of the best ways to learn about Texas food and wine is to immerse oneself in it, our fest offers a great “one-stop” experience. 25 Texas wineries will be on hand pouring over 100 types of wine. A wide variety of Texas made edibles will be available for sampling and purchase as well. Plus three special wine and food events.
Market Square, Fredericksburg, TX
Whim Event Rentals
From high-glam to Hill Country chic,Whim’s tents, linens, tables, chairs, flatware, dinnerware, glassware, furniture, and more will satisfy your every special event whim.Whim Event Rentals is the area’s exclusive provider of Sperry Tents, the acclaimed handcrafted sailcloth tents, and is proud to serve Austin, Houston, San Antonio, and the Hill Country’s very best venues and wineries.
MARQUEE EVENT GROUP
Marquee provides full service event rental, tents, lighting, linens and décor to Austin, San Antonio, the Texas Hill Country and beyond. Rentals are no longer afterthoughts; they are key elements to great events. Marquee has been providing custom, trend-setting event rentals for over 25 years and challenges you to rethink rentals.
29th Annual Gruene Music & Wine Festival, October 8-11, 2015
This Americana event benefiting the United Way of Comal County features the best in live Texas music and the best in Texas food and wines at Gruene Hall and The Grapevine. All four days will be filled with vintner and music events, wine, food & beer samplings, and the Great Guitar Auction.
Gruene Historic District
Spicewood Vineyards Wedding and Event Facility
Only 40 minutes from downtown Austin we are a true destination event center. Complete with state of the art amenities expected of a first class venue.
1419 County Road 409 Spicewood, Texas 78669
J&G City Wide Express
ARC’s Wine Plus
Slowpokes Winery Tours
Slowpokes Winery Tours is a unique family owned transportation business located in the Dripping Springs area. Take a tour in our authentic 1920's Depot Hacks or in one of our modern Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Vans. Tours include lunch, tasting fees, souvenir wine tote, souvenir wine glass and other goodies to make your tour an enjoyable and memorable experience. Give us a call and let us give you something to Wine about!
100 Commons Road, Suite 7 - 345, Dripping Springs, Tx 78620
Hye Texas Wine Tours
PO Box 225, Hye, TX 78635
Cellar Rat Wine Tours
Experience Texas Wine with an industry insider. Beer, Bourbon, Wine tours available for parties of 2-19. Backdoor access to exclusive tasting opportunities. Customize a tour to fit your personal tastes.
Hill Country Bike & Wine
CRUSH Private Cellar-Passport Tours - All Inclusive 3 Day Wine Education Package
Includes: Wine Education Classes, Winery Excursions, Tours & Barrel Tastings, Wine Pairing meals, accommodations, transportation & helicopter tour. October 7-9, November 11-13, December 9-11. $1485 per person plus tax. Two night stay at historic Rocky Hill B&B with continental breakfast each morning. Welcome Reception with local sparkling wines & appetizers. Gift basket in each room with a bottle of wine. Two educational wine tasting classes presented by Miguel & Barbara Lecuona at Vintage Cellars Tasting
PO Box 1516, Fredericksburg, TX
Explore some of the best wines Texas has to offer in first class luxury and style. Kick back and relax with your closest family and friends aboard our luxurious 12-passenger executive shuttle bus. Our simple hourly rates make your tour 100% customizable and 100% private. Brew and distillery tours also available! Make your reservation today!
1210 US Hwy 90 E, Hondo, TX 78861
Texas Wine Tours
Majesty Wine Tours
George’s 290 Wine Tours
Fredericksburg Visitor Information Center
Free Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Hill Country and Texas travel literature & information on Fredericksburg & Gillespie County wineries. DVD presentation, public restrooms and off-street parking.
302 E. Austin Street, Fredericksburg, TX 78654
Dripping Springs Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau
Taste the flavor of the Texas Hill Country and enjoy true small town hospitality. Dripping Springs is home to breathtaking vistas, infamous pools and springs, olive orchards, lavendar farms, wineries, distilleries and breweries. Sit back and listen or get up and dance in quaint music venues. Shop for local treasures or art. Drink award winning libations and devour scrumptious food. Tie and jacket not required...anywhere.
509 W Mercer St Dripping Springs, TX
San Saba Chamber of Commerce at the Estep-Burleson Building
San Saba, known as the Pecan Capital of the World, offers Deer Hunting • San Saba River Golf Course • Early Texas Architecture • Beautiful RV Parks • Bicycle Routes • Local and State Parks • Historic Suspension Bridges • Oldest Active US Jail • Settlers Museum • Wildlife and Birding • Wineries and Wine Trails. Visit our historic downtown’s Sip ‘n Stroll Wine Tasting and Lighted Christmas Parade, 2nd Saturday in December.
120 South Cherokee, San Saba TX 76877
New Braunfels Convention & Visitors Bureau
New Braunfels is the Guadalupe and Comal rivers, Schlitterbahn Water Park, Gruene Hall, Natural Bridge Caverns, Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch, Texas Ski Ranch, McKenna Children's Museum and more. Add wineries, wine bars, craft beer microbreweries and a great variety of restaurants plus the widest range of accommodations in the Texas Hill Country and it's the ideal headquarters for a Texas Hill Country wine tour.
390 S Seguin St, New Braunfels, TX 78130
Marble Falls Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center
Marble Falls is where Hill Country meets Wine Country. Within breathtaking acres of wildflower-covered vistas, wine lovers enjoy bouquets of another kind at our nine area wineries. The types of wine are as varied as all the other fun things to do here. Say cheers to a delicious vacation!
100 Ave G, Marble Falls, Texas 78654