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. Experience the spacious Tasting Room and relaxing patios while enjoying a charcuterie board or other light bites with your wine.  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


COTTON GIN VILLAGE

     

From the moment you step inside the ivy-covered walls of this unique Bed & Breakfast, you’ll be transported to another world – Koi ponds with waterfalls, lush landscaping, romantically-outfitted rustic cabins and cottages, and unparalleled Texas Hill Country dining in the highly-acclaimed Cabernet Grill Texas Wine Country Restaurant. Each morning a freshly prepared picnic basket breakfast is delivered right to your door and features a delicious rotation of home-cooked breakfast items. Come on in and make yourself at home at one of Fredericksburg’s most acclaimed B&Bs!

(830) 990-8381

2805 S. State Highway 16, Fredericksburg, TX 78624

https://www.cottonginvillage.com/


Mt. Gainor Inn

Centrally located within minutes of several of your favorite wineries, Dripping Springs, Driftwood, Wimberley & Hill Country fun.  Private, quiet, beautiful country setting hilltop overlooking the scenic hill country. King beds, whirlpool baths & private relaxing porches.  We offer several romantic packages & will happily customize your stay.  Come stay where life is good.

888-644-0982

2390 Prochnow Rd, Dripping Springs, TX 78620

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 — where live music, hill country wineries, celebrity chefs and great cuisine come together on October 25-26, 2019.

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

CABERNET GRILL – TEXAS WINE COUNTY RESTAURANT

     

Discover superb Hill Country cuisine to tempt every tastebud—from the freshest seafoods to aged, certified angus steaks—exquisitely prepared and thoughtfully served. And don’t forget to check out our wine menu, with over 150 selections … and growing! We offer the widest selection of Texas wines of any restaurant in the nation. Executive Chef and Owner Ross Burtwell’s passion and expertise is unmatched. It’s no surprise that Cabernet Grill regularly tops the Hill Country’s Best Places to Eat list. Thanks to the vision, innovation, and commitment of him and his team, Cabernet Grill has become a Hill Country legend.

(830) 990-5734

2805 S. State Highway 16, Fredericksburg, TX 78624

https://www.cabernetgrill.com/


PECAN STREET BREWING

Pecan Street Brewing is a place to flip your “chill switch” while connecting with friends. Originally, it was a hardware/supply store where the community gathered. Today, Pecan Street Brewing is a family owned brewpub, serving brewed on-site craft beer, Texas Wines & Spirits, Southern dishes, brick oven pizzas and more. Enjoy our TEXAS SIZE HOSPITALITY!

106 E Pecan Dr, Johnson City, TX

830-868-2500

www.pecanstreetbrewing.com

THE GRAPEVINE

Representing over 70 wineries from Texas and beyond, Texas craft beers on tap, gifts and good eats. 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


WESTCAVE CELLARS WINERY & BREWERY

Focusing on 100% Texas wines produced in a French style, Westcave Cellars Winery & Brewery is a 10-year-old winery (founded in 2011), but owners Margaret and Allan Fetty have been growing grapes in Texas Hill Country since 1999. The Fettys are involved with every part of the winemaking process, from farming the vines to bottling the wine. They also brew 100% Texas beer for all you craft beer aficionados out there. Come experience true Texas wine in a beautiful, relaxed setting in a modern tasting room or outside under large oak trees. Furry babies are always welcomed!

512-431-1403
683 Ranch Road 1320, Johnson City, Texas 78736

FRIENDS OF GILLESPIE COUNTY COUNTRY SCHOOLS

 

 

 

 

 

The Gillespie County Country Schools Driving and Cycling Trail, established in 2006, links 16 historic former rural schools to the Vereins Kirche, the first Gillespie County School built 1847 on Fredericksburg Market Square. The 120-mile Trail Map directs visitors into the Fredericksburg, Texas countryside to see one, several, or all schools.  See early school BBQ pits, outdoor pavilions, stages and stage curtains, teacherages, tin schools, and two Presidential Schools.  No two are alike.  Spend an hour or the day. Schools are listed on the National Register of Historic Places and are Members of the Country School Association of America (CSAA). Today they function as community and learning centers, rentals for reunions and other social gatherings, and unique destination weddings.

830-685-3321

112 W Main St, Fredericksburg, TX  78624

The Vind

Building an itinerary for your next trip to Texas Wine Country is as easy as filling out a quick quiz, selecting from our curated suggestions, and sharing with friends. Cut hours searching multiple sites and get curated information for your travel destinations tailored to your interests. From shopping to national parks, wineries, restaurants, and more, let us be the guide that creates trip itineraries specifically for you!

www.thevind.com

FREDERICKSBURG FOOD & WINE FEST • Downtown Market Square, 100 West Main, Fredericksburg Texas • (830) 997-8515

The Fredericksburg Food and Wine Fest, October 21-23, 2021, celebrates its 30th! Fest opens at noon Saturday October 23 – Texas specialty booths, Texas wine, craft beer, silent auction, entertainment, food court, Gargantuan Grape Toss and more. Plus three popular events: Go Texan! Dinner October 21 at Messina Hof Hill Country; A Celebration of Texas Food & Wine on October 22 at Becker Vineyards and the Patron Brunch on Marktplatz on October 23. fbgfoodandwinefest.com


GRUENE MUSIC & WINE FESTIVAL

Fundraising events for United Way of Comal County are happening at Gruene Hall and The Grapevine on Columbus Day weekend and throughout October as a way to support United Way during Texas Wine Month. These events are presented by the continuing fundraising partnership between KNBT Radio New Braunfels and Gruene Hall to benefit United Way. Come join in the fun!

October 2021

The Grapevine and Gruene Hall in Gruene Historic District

GrueneMusicandWineFest.org


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

Hill Country Wine Tours LLC 

Hill Country Wine Tours LLC provides all-inclusive, door to door private customized day trips to Texas Hill Country seven days a week for groups of 8 or more. A typical day would include visiting and tastings at three vineyards and an enjoyable lunch. A dinner option or overnight weekend package is also available. “You drink we drive” in the comfort of a leather upholstered 15 passenger 2020 Ford Transit Van with an extended high roof and extended chassis for carrying all that Texas Wine home! Hill Country Wines Tours has partnered with over twenty wineries with indoor and outdoor facilities that are booked accordingly with the weather in mind. Their goal is to provide you with the best guest experience. It is their passion to introduce you to the various boutique and larger wineries during your time together in Texas Wine Country.

Phone: (512) 815-1900


Fredericksburg CVB Tours & Shuttles

Website: https://www.visitfredericksburgtx.com/wineries/wine-tours-shuttles/



WineRoad290 Tour Operators

Website: https://www.wineroad290.com/tour-groups 

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

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