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pcbatiks
April 22nd, 2013, 04:43 PM
We are planning a few days trip through the Hill Country area of Texas. Just wondering if anyone knows of any places that are "must eat at" or "must see" or "must do". Thanks.

Tamara J Liddell
April 22nd, 2013, 05:45 PM
If you like wine, locate the wineries. They have some awesome areas to explore.
Do you happen to know which towns you will be visiting?

Mchelem
April 22nd, 2013, 05:48 PM
We are planning a few days trip through the Hill Country area of Texas. Just wondering if anyone knows of any places that are "must eat at" or "must see" or "must do". Thanks.

Hike Enchanted Rock! Its in Fredricksburg.

What parts will you be in?? There's so much to see and do and Hill Country is a broad area lol

pcbatiks
April 22nd, 2013, 06:02 PM
Probably Wimberley and Pedernales park.......not sure what else just yet.

madampolo
April 22nd, 2013, 06:34 PM
Here's a good link for you. I think you would like to visit the LBJ ranch.

http://www.myscenicdrives.com/drives/texas/texas-hill-country

This is a popular BBQ restaurant in a small town outside of Austin:

http://www.saltlickbbq.com/

madampolo
April 22nd, 2013, 07:04 PM
Think about viewing the bats leave the bridge is Austin. It is an awesome sight. You will see millions in a path well over a mile.

We saw them from a boat in the river, but you wouldn't have to pay for that. Find a good spot, and it's free.

http://www.videocityguide.com/austin/listings/congress-bridge-bats

twnkeyes
April 22nd, 2013, 08:19 PM
Hill Country is beautiful! Don't take highways unless absolutely necessary. Our ranch is SW of Ft. Worth, considered the "edge" of Hill Country, it's beautiful here and always a breeze! Have fun!

Mchelem
April 23rd, 2013, 01:40 AM
We hunt in San Saba, and love it down there. Its gorgeous and theres always something to see.

ellietow
April 23rd, 2013, 01:49 AM
I like madampolo's suggestions and enchanted rock... It's also close to San Marcos outlet malls... Huge

bhaggerty
April 23rd, 2013, 02:13 AM
1. If in Gruene (pronounced GREEN) or New Braunfels then the restaurant I would recommend is the Gristmill.
It is an old cotton mill on the river.
2. Schlitterbahn water park if you are up to it !!!
3. Tubing on the Guadelupe river!! or depending on where you are the Frio River.

Lenie
April 23rd, 2013, 02:41 AM
When I visited my brother in San Antonio a few years back, we've been driving around there.

Eat BBQ at the Saltlick is awesome, and another place I liked was http://www.luckenbachtexas.com/.

ConnieNana
April 23rd, 2013, 11:02 AM
Looks like a few other Texans are proud of their state. I do agree stay off of the interstate roads. Backroads are so much more satisfying.

pcbatiks
April 23rd, 2013, 11:16 AM
1. If in Gruene (pronounced GREEN) or New Braunfels then the restaurant I would recommend is the Gristmill.
It is an old cotton mill on the river.
2. Schlitterbahn water park if you are up to it !!!
3. Tubing on the Guadelupe river!! or depending on where you are the Frio River.

We've been to Schlitterbahn & the Guadelupe river some years back. When we went to the water park........we got there when they opened and stayed until they closed and had a great time. When we went tubing on the river we enjoyed it so much that we did it twice in one day.

I've heard about the bats in Austin before........sounds interesting. And I'll look up San Saba..........thanks for the suggestions!