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.

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. Specialty events abound year-round. Inquire with an associate today.

(830) 990-4653
9996 U.S. 290 East, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
www.messinahof.com/stay/manorhaus

Gastehaus Schmidt

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!

(866) 427-8374
231 West Main Fredericksburg, TX 78624
www.fbglodging.com

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.

(512) 847-3909
13820 Ranch Road 12, Wimberley, TX 78676
www.texashillcountryreservations.com

Sage Hill Inn Above Onion Creek

"Best Reviewed B&B in Texas." Romantic hill country inn & spa on 88 acres located close to multiple wineries in the Austin & Wimberley area. 2009 National Top 10 by bedandbreakfast.com. 15 romantic rooms including 3 private cottages. Miles of hiking and biking on property, garden day spa, pool & hot tub. Dinner and breakfast included in stay.

(512) 268-1617
4444 W FM 150, Kyle, TX 78640
www.sagehill.com

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.

830-992-9034
457 Bob Moritz Dr, Fredericksburg, Tx 78624
www.back40-fredericksburg.com

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.

(888) 644-0982
2390 Prochnow Rd., Dripping Springs, TX 78620
www.mtgainorinn.com

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.

(830) 990-5734
2805 S. Hwy 16, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
www.cottonginlodging.com

Hoffman Haus

An enchanting, secluded compound with pioneer buildings and peaceful gardens, located one block from the historic district. All rooms have private entrances, with a full breakfast brought to your door each morning.

(800) 899-1672
608 E. Creek St., Fredericksburg TX 78624
www.hoffmanhaus.com

Rose Hill Manor

The only AAA Four Diamond/Select Registry hotel in the Fredericksburg area. On-site gourmet dining. Wine Spectator Award of Excellence. Fabulous hill country views.

(830) 644-2247
2614 Upper Albert Rd., Stonewall, TX 78671
www.rose-hill.com

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.

(877) 549-5450
100 W. Spoke Hill Drive, Wimberley, TX 78676
www.blairhouseinn.com

Hillside Acres Retreat

The perfect starting point for your Hill Country vacation, offering 6 cabins nestled around a grove of shady Oaks. Each is 2 bedroom with a fully furnished kitchen, living and dining area and private bath. Amenities- disc golf course, pool, fishing pond, horseshoes, bocce ball, washers, hillside trail, seasonal creek & fire pit. Enjoy outstanding lodging in a relaxed unhurried environment. Accommodates from 1-30.

(830) 868-7515
4032 RR 3232 Johnson City, TX 78636
www.hillsideacresretreat.com

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.

(325) 646-4128
650 Morelock Lane, Brownwood, TX 76801
www.star-of-texas.com

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.

(855) 791-4393
200 Hi Circle North, Horseshoe Bay TX 78657
www.hsbresort.com

Free Rein Vacation Homes

Close to nature; far from ordinary. At Free Rein Vacation Homes, we have created an elegant and welcoming environment where all of your needs and expectations are surpassed. Free Rein is located in Horseshoe Bay—deep in the heart of Texas Hill Country. We are close to the Hill Country's finest wineries, golfing, fishing, boating, shopping and restaurants. Come enjoy our relaxed pace and beautiful setting. We guarantee you will feel right AT HOME IN HORSESHOE BAY.

325-456-REIN
Horseshoe Bay, Texas
www.freereinvacationhomes.com

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.

(830) 990-8381
2805 S State Highway 16, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
www.cabernetgrill.com

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.

(830) 995-2924
723 Front Street, Comfort, TX
www.hillcountrytxdistillers.com

Wildseed Farms

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!

(800) 848-0078
100 Legacy Drive, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
www.wildseedfarms.com

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.

(512) 607-6512
2530 W. Fitzhugh Rd., Dripping Springs, TX 78620
www.texashillcountryoliveco.com

The Grapevine

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.

(830) 606-0093
1613 Hunter Road, New Braunfels, TX 78130
www.grapevineingruene.com

LUCKENBACH TEXAS

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!

(830) 997-3224
412 Luckenbach Town Loop, Fredericksburg TX 78624
www.luckenbachtexas.com

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.

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
Gillespie County, Texasq
www.historicschools.org

Fredericksburg Food & Wine Fest

Downtown Market Square - October 25, 2014 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. 28 Texas wineries will be on hand pouring over 140 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
www.fbgfoodandwinefest.com

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.

28th Annual Gruene Music & Wine Festival, October 9-12, 2014

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. Visit GrueneMusicandWineFest.org; call (830) 629-5077 or toll free from San Antonio (830) 606-1601 for tickets and information.

(830) 629-5077
Gruene Historic District
www.GrueneMusicandWineFest.org

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.

(830) 693-5328
1419 County Road 409 Spicewood, Texas 78669
SpicewoodVineyards.com

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.

(512) 894-4555
www.whimeventrentals.com

Pachanga Express

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!

(210) 865-1423
1210 US Hwy 90 E, Hondo, TX 78861
www.pachangaexpress.com

George’s 290 Wine Tours

Texas Wine Tours

Majesty Wine Tours

ARC’s Wine Plus

Cottonwood Wine Tours

While visiting San Antonio, be sure to visit the wonderful surrounding hill country wineries. No car? No problem! We provide door to door pick up and drop off from the San Antonio area. Enjoy a scenic drive through the Texas hill country along with our knowledgable driver and guide as we taste some of the best wine Texas has to offer

(210) 488-6867
124 Losoya, San Antonio, TX 78205
www.cottonwoodwinetours.com

Hye Texas Wine Tours

Tasting Texas one sip at a time. Making a friendship that’s divine. Come one, come all. No matter what, we will have a ball. One sip maybe two. Let’s do a tour. There’s room for you. Custom tours available. Tour will hold 1- 13 people. Reservations required.

325-218-2528
PO Box 225, Hye, TX 78635
hyetexaswinetours.com

Hill Country Bike & Wine

There isn’t a better way to experience the Hill Country than on the seat of a bicycle. Our leisurely-paced bike ride allows you to take in the sights and sounds that make the Hill Country a magical place. Our tour includes tastings at three vineyards, lunch overlooking beautiful LBJ Park, bike and helmet rental, souvenir water bottle, KIND snack bars, and a medical equipped sag vehicle. Be sure and book your tour today, we would love to have you!

512-887-2154
Hill Country
www.hillcountrybw.com

J&G City Wide Express

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!

(800) 956-7776
100 Commons Road, Suite 7 - 345, Dripping Springs, Tx 78620
www.slowpokeswinerytours.com

Day Spa at Hoffman Haus

A unique, relaxing massage in a cottage setting. Soothing simplicity, natural aromatherapy, bliss! Let us take you away from the everyday.

(830) 997-6739
608 East Creek Street, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
www.hoffmanhaus.com

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!

877-MF-TEXAS
100 Ave G, Marble Falls, Texas 78654
www.marblefalls.org

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.

(888) 997-3600
302 E. Austin Street, Fredericksburg, TX 78654
www.visitfredericksburgtx.com

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.

(325) 372-5141
120 South Cherokee, San Saba TX 76877
www.sansabachamber.com