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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…

Bobby Byrd of Cinco Puntos Press Is a Poet and Everyone Should Know It

Bobby Byrd of Cinco Puntos Press Is a Poet and Everyone Should Know It

…and no plan other than to publish books Bobby and Lee felt were important. A friend, Vicki Trego Hill, knew…

How Goats Went From Overgrazing Villains to Brush-Clearing Heroes

How Goats Went From Overgrazing Villains to Brush-Clearing Heroes

Grazed and Confused The Hill Country’s history of overgrazing sparks conservation-minded ranching By Asher Elbein Livestock are a common sight…

OroBianco Cultures Small-Town Texas With the Italian Tradition of Slow Food

OroBianco Cultures Small-Town Texas With the Italian Tradition of Slow Food

…products, most of which contain ingredients sourced from the Hill Country. “We’re very much a Hill Country company,” Giglio says….

The Stories Behind Texas’ Quirkiest Town Names

The Stories Behind Texas’ Quirkiest Town Names

…corporation Village: group of houses and buildings, smaller than a town Town: concentrated group of houses and private and public…

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

…take the roads less traveled? Among this group of spring road trips, you have an option to avoid the traffic…

The Daytripper Drives a World War II Tank in Uvalde

The Daytripper Drives a World War II Tank in Uvalde

© Todd White Stills & Motion At the crossroads where the Hill Country meets South Texas sits a charming town…

From Bluebonnets to Pecans to Domino Game? Texas Can’t Get Enough of Its State Symbols

From Bluebonnets to Pecans to Domino Game? Texas Can’t Get Enough of Its State Symbols

…and it gets another designation for its official state bluebonnet trail. Chappell Hill hosts the state bluebonnet festival. And, finally,…

Nice N Easy Serves Craft Beer and Wine in One of Johnson City’s Oldest Buildings

Nice N Easy Serves Craft Beer and Wine in One of Johnson City’s Oldest Buildings

…and Matt Piper, bought their very own piece of Hill Country history in October 2020 and have spent over a…

Kerrville Folk Festival Celebrates 50 Years of Music, Community, and Lasting Memories

Kerrville Folk Festival Celebrates 50 Years of Music, Community, and Lasting Memories

…still listen from the top of the hill (the stage area reaches all the way up the hill to the…

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

…century after multiple sanitariums opened. The town’s relatively high and dry Hill Country environs were thought to be beneficial to…

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…

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