jacob’s well

The Fate of Jacob’s Well Remains Uncertain

June 27, 2023 | By Ian Dille

The View from 30 Feet Under Jacob’s Well

June 24, 2021 | By

Get Away From Distractions by Taking a Solo Retreat in the Texas Hill Country

June 9, 2021 | By Clayton Maxwell

Surrounded by windows and white pillows while in bed at my tiny cabin, I think of the liner notes to Bob Dylan’s album Desire: “These notes are being written in a bathtub in Maine under ideal conditions…” Here at Getaway Hill Country, I am also writing under ideal conditions: quiet, simplicity, good coffee.

A New Mom Reclaims Her Freedom on a Motorcycle Ride Through the Devil’s Backbone

January 28, 2021 | By Katie Gutierrez

A Guide to Texas’ Many Spring-Fed Pools

June 25, 2020 | By Michael Hoinski and Julia Jones

The Sweet Side of Texas Summers? Swimming-Hole Satisfaction

July 14, 2016 | By Pam Leblanc

In Texas, we love our swimming holes as much as we love barbecue and country music.

We’ve got plenty of them worth bragging about, too. From east to west and north to south, shimmering natural ponds and river respites abound, beckoning us to kick off our sandals and take a flying leap.

Our advice? Give in to the temptation. To help you plot your adventure, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorites.

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