Visit 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. As a result there’s always fun to be had in the Texas Hill Country. Here’s an extensive list of resources to help you customize your visit.

MESSINA HOF MANOR HAUS B&B

Suitably sitting on nearly 10 acres in the heart of Texas wine country, Messina Hof Hill Country Winery showcases over 50 award-winning Texas wines, a selection of premium wines exclusive to our Hill Country location, and Wine On Tap. Tours are offered daily and groups are welcome to enjoy the spacious Tasting Room and relaxing patios. Complete your retreat with a stay at the Manor Haus Bed & Breakfast on property, consisting of four uniquely themed cottages. Join the Family!

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



COTTON GIN VILLAGE

Take a step back in time with an 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


HILL COUNTRY CASITAS

New, custom built Casitas on 13 acres offer great views and close to many wineries and venues. Large porches with fireplaces-the Casitas are private, romantic and designed for comfort and relaxation. All have kitchens and grills. A grand Pavilion certainly is for gathering or a special event. Dog friendly, hiking, yard games, Wi-Fi, fire pits, strong breezes and amazing views. 10 Casitas sleep up to 48.

(512) 809-4958
7400 McGregor Lane, Dripping Springs, TX 78620
www.hillcountrycasitas.com


HOFFMAN HAUS – LUXURY BED AND BREAKFAST & BESPOKE EVENT VENUE

Nestled in a quiet neighborhood just a block from downtown Fredericksburg, Texas.  Each one of the 23 rooms, suites and houses provides an experience of luxury and relaxation.  Rooms are stocked with Hummingbird Farms bath and body amenities.  On site Day Spa will calm and energize you.  A complimentary gourmet breakfast is delivered each morning at 9am.  The Great Hall and Texas Garden are perfect for weddings and events of up to 120 people.

830-997-6739
608 E Creek Street, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
www.hoffmanhaus.com


Mt. Gainor Inn

Centrally located minutes to 7 wineries & surrounded by many more.  Close to Wimberley & Hill Country fun.  Private accommodations on 23 acres overlooking the scenic hill country.  5 rooms & 1 suite with luxurious beds, whirlpool baths & relaxing porches.  Full breakfast & afternoon snacks.  We offer massages & romantic packages & will happily customize your stay.  Come stay where life is good.

888-644-0982

2390 Prochnow Rd, Dripping Springs, TX 78620

THE BACK FORTY OF FREDERICKSBURG

Escape to this Fredericksburg Texas Hill Country bed and breakfast, spa & ranch. Wake up each morning in the beautiful Texas Hill Country to the comforts of home, and enjoy breakfast in the privacy of your room. Linger over a second cup of coffee under live oaks at the edge of Baron’s Creek while you watch the Peruvian Pasos in training. Spend time in our European Spa, have a massage or go out to the lake for fly fishing. Or reflect on your day’s events while watching the sunset from the herb garden patio with the fragrance of lavender in the air. Experience very special accommodations in a wonderful setting. Your Fredericksburg bed and breakfast spa ranch hideaway is also a perfect home base for exploring the Texas Hill Country.

830-992-9034

Bob Moritz Dr, Fredericksburg, TX 78624

BLAIR HOUSE INN

Situated on 22 gorgeous acres and just minutes from the Wimberley Square, Blair House offers twelve luxurious rooms & suites. Day Spa Services and Fine dining on Saturday evenings are open to the public by reservation. Blair House Inn is also an art gallery and offers a nationally recognized cooking school. Voted one of the Top 10 Inns of the South 2017 by Southern Living magazine.

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

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


LA BERGERIE – WINE BAR & BOTTLE SHOP

Located one block off Main Street and across from the National Museum of the Pacific War.  La Bergerie is a wine bar and bottle shop that offers wine and beer from boutique producers from Texas and beyond.  Gourmet food offerings include housemade charcuterie, locally baked breads and artisanal cheeses.  Curated board and catering services available.

(830) 992-3036
312 E Austin Street, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
www.labergeriemarket.com


PECAN STREET BREWING

A family owned BrewPub, Dancehall & Biergarten located on Historic Courthouse Sq in Johnson City.  Whether you are meting up with a few friends or celebrating a spacial occasion with many, PSB is the perfect venue. Texas Craft is honored at PSB with our brewed on-site beers, TX Wines, and Craft Spirits that complement our house made southern dishes.

(830) 868-2500
106 E Pecan Dr, Johnson City, TX 78636
www.pecanstreetbrewing.com

THE GRAPEVINE

LARGE SELECTION OF WINES FOR COMPLIMENTARY TASTING! Representing over 70 wineries from Texas and beyond, Texas craft beers on tap, cheese plates and wine gifts. Seasonal firepits and misters. Meet Texas’ best winemakers at “Come and Taste It” events every third Thursday. Open daily in Gruene Historic District.

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


WEDDING OAK WINERY – San Saba – Fredericksburg – Burnet

Wedding Oak Winery embodies the casual beauty, friendly personalities and relaxing hospitality that defines small town Texas, continuing the commitment to making Texas wines that celebrate our Texas terrior and wine-growing conditions.  Enjoy Wedding Oak Winery’s award-winning wines grown from 100% Texas wine grapes as you visit the heart of Texas wine country with three locations in Burnet, Fredericksburg and San Saba.  Don’t forget your camera!

www.WeddingOakWinery.com

 


WIMBERLEY GLASSWORKS

See us create in live glassblowing demonstrations weekly, and join us on the patio under the Oaks for our Wine & Whiskey summer series.  Wimberley Glassworks handcrafts art glass vases and sculpture, lamps and lighting, jewelry and seasonal decor.  This year we make a toast to our new line of glassware, with local tastings and live music, 2-6pm the last Sundays monthly through August.  Hope to see you.

(512)393-3316
6469 RR 12, San Marcos, Tx
www.wgw.com

 


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


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

33RD ANNUAL GRUENE MUSIC & WINE FESTIVAL + CRAFT BEER EVENT, OCTOBER 10-13

4 Days. 4 Distinct Events. This Americana event benefitting the United Way of Comal County features the best in live music alongside award-winning Texas wines and craft beer at Gruene Hall and The Grapevine.  Featuring vintner and music events, wine, food & beer samplings, and the Great Guitar Auction.

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


OKTOBERFEST, 39TH ANNIVERSARY

October 4-6, 2019 • Oompah at its Best! German food and drink, music on four stages- all weekend. Local artists, kids area, souvenirs and much more. Special activities: OkTUBAfest Friday, Hauptstrasse Chicken Dance Saturday morning, 42 Tournament and Lederhosen contest on Sunday. Fun for the entire family! MarktPlatz, Downtown Fredericksburg. A fund-raiser for Pedernales Creative Arts Alliance. For details and tickets: www.oktoberfestinfbg.com

830-997-4810
MarktPlatz Downtown Fredericksburg
www.oktoberfestinfbg.com


29th ANNUAL FREDERICKSBURG FOOD & WINE FEST

Saturday, October 26, Market Square, Downtown Fredericksburg. $25 per person, 12-7pm. (830) 997-8515 A celebration of Texas wine & food. Grape Expectations Cooking School, Gargantuan Great Grape Toss, auction, excellent music. Plus three special events: Thursday at Messina Hof Winery; Friday at Becker Vineyards and Saturday Marktplatz Patron Brunch. For tickets and info: www.fbgfoodandwinefest.com

(830) 997-8515
Market Square, Fredericksburg, TX
www.fbgfoodandwinefest.com


10TH ANNUAL DERBY EXTRAVAGANZA – SATURDAY, MAY 2, 2020

Don’t miss our biggest party of the year! Join us for food, wine, live jazz, Derby viewing, and a fierce hat parade competition, held on the grounds of the beautiful 56-acre Bending Branch Winery estate. Awarded Top Texas Winery in the 2018 Houston Rodeo Uncorked! International Wine Competition.

830-995-2948
142 Lindner Branch Trail, Comfort, TX
www.bendingbranchwinery.com


11TH ANNUAL HARKER HEIGHTS FOOD WINE & BREW FEST

Saturday, September 14, 2pm-10pm (VIP Entrance 1pm), Harker Heights Community Park.  Come experience the best fest in Central Texas! The festival is a celebration of Texas wine, craft beer and culinary delights. Enjoy live musical entertainment, arts, specialty vendors, food demos, wine tasting classes and live stone carvers.  For tickets and info: www.hhfoodandwine.com


TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Your friends at the Texas Department of Agriculture want you to know, the doors to this beautiful State are always open for you. With over 400 wineries and cellars tucked away on charming country roads, undoubtedly, there is something for everyone to enjoy with Texas Wines.

512-463-7591
1700 N Congress Ave, Austin, TX
www.UncorkTexasWines.com

THE BLAIR HOUSE DAY SPA

The Blair House Day Spa is open daily from 8am to 6pm. Comfortable and completely private massage rooms available for all treatments including massage, aromatherapy, hot stone, and facials. Enjoy access to a sauna and shower in the changing room.

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

COMFORT CHAMBER & VISITOR CENTER

Located equidistant from Boerne, Fredericksburg & Kerrville and just 35 minutes from San Antonio, Comfort offers a unique visiting & shopping experience amid historic buildings! Antiques – Art & Pottery Galleries – Boutiques – Home Decor – Eateries – Wineries, Tasting Rooms & Distillery – July 4th Parade, BBQ & Festivities – Christmas in Comfort Arts & Crafts Festival & Lighted Night Parade – Historic Treue Der Union Monument – Mountain Bike Trails – Bat Tunnel & Roost

830-995-3131
630 Front St (TX 27)
www.ComfortChamber.com


DRIPPING SPRINGS VISITORS BUREAU

Taste the flavor of the Texas Hill Country and enjoy true small town hospitality in the Wedding Capital of Texas®. Dripping Springs is home to breathtaking vistas, infamous pools and springs, olive orchards, wineries, breweries and distilleries. Sit back and listen or get up and dance in quaint music venues. Shop for local treasures. Drink award winning libations and devour scrumptious food. Tie and jacket not required…anywhere.

512-858-4740
509 W Mercer St, Dripping Springs, TX
www.DestinationDrippingSprings.com


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


JOHNSON CITY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE – CROSSROADS OF THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY

Located an hour from Austin and San Antonio set amongst the foothills of the majestic Hill Country is an unhurried, charming piece of “old Americana” in a Presidential hometown. On your next excursion to sip wine and shop, stop in Johnson City. Historic sites, museums, resident artists and musicians, art galleries and cultural assets set the backdrop of this small Texas town. Population 1673.

830-868-7684
100 E Main St, PO Box 485, Johnson City, TX
www.JohnsonCityTexas.info


SAN SABA COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AT THE SAN SABA VISITOR’S CENTER

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
113 S High St, San Saba, TX
www.sansabachamber.com


STONEWALL CHAMBER

Stonewall is located on the Pedernales River just an hour outside of Austin. Famed for the sweetest peaches in Texas, Stonewall is also home to some of the best wineries in the state. Come and tour all our attractions including the Texas Whitehouse, home to 36th President, Lyndon B. Johnson. Don’t forget to join us for our Annual Peach JAMboree & Rodeo, always on the 3rd full weekend in June!

830-644-2735
250 Peach St, Stonewall, TX
www.StonewallTexas.com

Lakes

  • Highland Lakes Area
  • Inks Lake
  • Lake Austin
  • Lake Buchanan
  • Lake LBJ
  • Lake Marble Falls
  • Lake Travis
  • Town Lake

Rivers

  • Colorado River
  • Frio River
  • Gudalupe River
  • Pedernales River