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Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

Where Does the Texas Hill Country Actually End?

“Just because it has hills, and it’s next to the Hill Country, does not make it the Hill Country,” declares…

Kinky Friedman Introduces Gold Star Kids to the Land That Shaped Him

Kinky Friedman Introduces Gold Star Kids to the Land That Shaped Him

website, kinkyfriedman.com. Learn more about Echo Hill Ranch summer camp and its opportunities for gold star kids at echohill.org.  …

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

…free-tailed and cave myotis bats swarm out of the abandoned railroad tunnel, spiraling into the dusk above hills that march…

Editor’s Note: Preserved Paradise

Editor’s Note: Preserved Paradise

the 18-county area. (The full report can be viewed at ourtxhillcountry.org.) “The Hill Country is a sensitive area,” THCCN manager…

Find Dinosaur Tracks and Ax-Throwing on a Weekend Getaway to Glen Rose

Find Dinosaur Tracks and Ax-Throwing on a Weekend Getaway to Glen Rose

…a demonstration garden maintained by the Somervell County Master Gardeners. 6 / SOMERVELL COUNTY MUSEUMFossilized mammoth and mastodon bones, a…

How Goats Went From Overgrazing Villains to Brush-Clearing Heroes

How Goats Went From Overgrazing Villains to Brush-Clearing Heroes

says. Hillingdon Ranch is an example of this approach. Located in Kendall County between Comfort and Fredericksburg, the ranch recognized…

Spring Road Trips: Scenic Drives, the Gulf Coast, Big Bend, and the ‘Eiffel Tower’ Await

Spring Road Trips: Scenic Drives, the Gulf Coast, Big Bend, and the ‘Eiffel Tower’ Await

…of Interstate 35 from DFW to the Hill Country and discover a different route to journey out to Big Bend….

Boerne’s Hill Country Charm and Texas-German Heritage Fuel a Weekend of Fun

Boerne’s Hill Country Charm and Texas-German Heritage Fuel a Weekend of Fun

…plaza and also plays events including the Kendall County Fair. boernevillageband.com Top of the Hill RV Resort & Cabins, roughly…

Generations of Texans Have Flocked to Concan for the Frio River and Neal’s Dining Room

Generations of Texans Have Flocked to Concan for the Frio River and Neal’s Dining Room

The tiny town of Concan, tucked in the rolling hills of Uvalde County, has been a summertime recreational haven since…

Amid Drought, the Texas Peach Crop Is Arriving Later—and Sweeter—Than Usual

Amid Drought, the Texas Peach Crop Is Arriving Later—and Sweeter—Than Usual

…this.” The reasons for the late harvest include a mild winter that affected budding, which depends on “chill nights” (temperatures…

In Houston, Crawfish Season Is The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

In Houston, Crawfish Season Is The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

…City’s signature offering, like Chicago deep-dish pizza or Philly cheesesteak. Instead of simply boiling in spiced and herbed water, Viet…

How Prison Labor Helped Build the Texas Capitol in the 1880s

How Prison Labor Helped Build the Texas Capitol in the 1880s

…replacement—the building we know today—state officials settled on sunset red granite found in the Hill Country of Burnet County. Contractors…

Going to the Chappell

Going to the Chappell

…north of Chappell Hill. “Each one has its own personality.” I’m standing alone in downtown Chappell Hill at twilight, watching…

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Hill Country Gem: Mason

Hill Country Gem: Mason

…Yeller statue out front, and past the Mason County Historical Museum, housed in an 1887 schoolhouse. At the hill’s summit…

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