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!
9996 U.S. 290 East, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
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.
2805 S. Hwy 16, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
HILL COUNTRY CASITAS
Custom built Casitas on 13 acres offer great views and are close to many wineries and venues. Large covered porches with fireplaces-the Casitas are private, romantic and designed for comfort and relaxation. All have kitchens and grills. A grand Pavilion is for gathering or a special event. Dog friendly, POOL and hot tub, hiking, yard games, Wi-Fi, fire pit, strong breezes and amazing views. Corporate meeting space available. 10 Casitas sleep up to 48.
7400 McGregor Lane, Dripping Springs, TX 78620
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.
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.
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.
200 Hi Circle North, Horseshoe Bay TX 78657
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
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.
1613 Hunter Road, New Braunfels, TX 78130
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.
112 W Main St, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
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.
1700 N Congress Ave, Austin, TX
35th ANNUAL GRUENE MUSIC & WINE FESTIVAL
Benefiting the United Way of Comal County, this annual event features the very best in Texas wine and music. Hosted at The Grapevine and Gruene Hall in historic Gruene, this fest features 100+ Texas wines, food trucks, and more!
October 7-10, 2021
Gruene Historic District
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.
Fredericksburg CVB Tours & Shuttles
WineRoad290 Tour Operators
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
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.
100 E Main St, PO Box 485, Johnson City, TX
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.
113 S High St, San Saba, TX
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!
250 Peach St, Stonewall, TX
- Blanco State Park
- Colorado Bend State Park
- Enchanted Rock State Park
- Fort McKavett State Park
- Garner State Park
- Inks Lake State Park
- Kerrville Shreiner Park
- Landmark Inn Historical Park
- Longhorn Cavern State Park
- Lost Maples
- Lyndon B Johnson State Park and National Historic Park
- Old Tunnel State Park
- Pedernales Falls State Park
- Highland Lakes Area
- Inks Lake
- Lake Austin
- Lake Buchanan
- Lake LBJ
- Lake Marble Falls
- Lake Travis
- Town Lake
- Colorado River
- Frio River
- Gudalupe River
- Pedernales River
- Alamo Springs Bat Cave – Lukenbach
- Albert Dancehall
- Aquarena Springs – San Marcos
- Barton Creek Greenbelt – Austin
- Blue Hole – Wimberley
- Fort Martin Scott Historic Site
- Fort Mason – Mason County
- Frio Bat Caves – Uvalde
- Gillespie County Country Schools Driving & Cycling Trails
- Hamilton Pool – Austin
- Historic Gruene Texas – Gruene
- Jacob’s Well – Wimberley
- Krause Springs – Spicewood
- Lady Bird Johnson Golf Course
- Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center – Austin
- LBJ Ranch – Johnson City
- Lukenbach Texas Historic General Store and Dance Hall
- McKinney Falls Sate Park – Austin
- National Museum of the Pacific War – Admiral Nimitz Museum
- Natural Bridge Caverns and Wildlife Park – San Antonio
- Pennybacker Bridge Overlook Trail – Austin
- Pioneer Museum Complex – Gillespie
- Pound House Museum – Dripping Springs
- Riverwalk – San Antonio
- Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm – Lyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historic Site
- Science Mill – Johnson City
- Stone Henge – Ingram
- Texas Rangers Heritage Center at Fort Martin Scott
- The Japanese Tea Gardens – San Antonio
- The Twin Sisters Historic Dance Hall – Wimberley
- Tower of the Americas – San Antonio
- Treue Der Union Monument – Comfort
- Vereins Kirche Museum
- Wonder Cave – San Marcos