Glimpses of Heaven Found in Texas Hill Country
Article written and provided by Joshua Geary, Best Online Results
Texas hill country is a region in central Texas comprised of more than 14.000 square miles of majestic beauty spread –out across more than 50 cities/areas such as Fredericksburg, and Llano. With picturesque landscapes that can only be describes as, “Inspired by Heaven.”
Great hills made of limestone stand tall, reaching upwards to meet the horizon. Wildflowers with the most brilliant colors blanket the fields. Crystal-clear streams (running cool and fast), abundant wildlife roaming about free: all make for some breathtaking sight-seeing and award-winning photo opportunities.
The city of Fredericksburg is at the heart of central Texas and its hill country. Fredericksburg rests near Enchanted Rock State Park, a 1,643 acre park which has the 2nd largest granite outcrop in the United States. You can take a leisurely nature walk, or hike up one of the many hills. For the truly adventurous you can rock climb and repel. Have a family picnic or camp out in the park. Take a tour of some of the homes and buildings located in the ‘historical district of Fredericksburg. You can see 18th and 19th century-era homes that remain today as testaments to the influences that German immigrants had on the area. Some of these historical homes and buildings have been turned into quaint bed and breakfast Inns to welcome guests. You will also find well-known shops, restaurants and beer gardens this Texas hill country town.
Other sites of interest to visitors to Texas hill country include:
The historical Fort Martin Scott, a pre-civil war military outpost which was the 1st. frontier post in Texas.
The Old West Museum: which depicts the lives of early settlers, and the Indians that populated the area in the 1800’s and beyond?
The Rope and Herd Ranch: Learn how to rope and herd longhorns here at this western ranch
Are you looking for a special get away for just you and your sweetheart? Consider taking a romantic driving tour through Texas hill country’s many vineyards, with colorful grapes on the vine, ready for harvest. The town of Fredericksburg has 4 wineries in the area. Stop off at any of these wineries along the way for some wine-tasting, or to attend one of the special events held by these wineries throughout the year for visitors. You can find more than 15 different vineyards and wineries throughout Texas hill country. Touring a winery or vineyard is wonderful for couples, the wine ‘connoisseur’ or anyone who enjoys tasting new wines.
RV parks are popular throughout Texas and especially in hill country as camping offers you the chance to get closer to nature. Some of the most spectacular RV Parks rest among the rolling hills and wooded areas of the Texas Hill Country. The Spring-fed waters of the Llano River make for a perfect RV camping opportunity.
For a relaxing atmosphere that is just minutes from nearby attractions take your next vacation in the Texas Hill Country and stay with us. The Texas Llano River RV Park is located on US highway 87, 30 miles north of Fredericksburg, Texas. Our RV Park has 700 feet of river access and is located at the deepest part of the Llano River. Each one of our 46 RV camping sites has a view of the pristine Llano River. Our web address is http://www.LlanoRiverRVPark.com . See you soon!