Visiting The Lovely Texas Hill Country
The Texas Hill Country, is one of America’s best kept secrets. This is a place of natural beauty, and relaxation for many people looking to retreat from their hectic, everyday lives. Nestled in the heart of Texas, they rise apart from all the crowds and sounds, of big city life. The fresh water flows clear, while the luxurious grasses grow green, across the sweeping valleys. These fantastic hills were once enjoyed, primarily, by native Texans. Not anymore, their secret has begun to spread across the nation, and visitors from all over come to see what else Texas has to offer.
There is an abundance of both exciting, and relaxing experiences to be found in the Texas Hill Country. Visitors will have among their choices: water sports, sight seeing, rock climbing, cavern exploring, camping, fishing, or maybe a fully authentic dude ranch experience.
The hills are composed mostly of limestone and granite, which has led to the formation of several spectacular caves, and caverns to explore. there are at least eight major caverns, a few of which are Longhorn Cavern State Park, Sonora Caverns, and Cavern Without A Name.
Visitors also have plenty of options when it come to water sports. There are also eight rivers including the Colorado, and it’s two tributaries, along with six that originate from within the Texas Hill Country. In addition, there are numerous lakes scattered throughout the area. All of which, provide endless opportunities for canoeing, tubing, boating, swimming, and fishing.
Venture to climb the Enchanted Rock, a pink granite, dome-shaped, 425-foot tall rock. It is located just north of Fredricksburg, Texas. Adventurers can climb to it’s summit, camp for the night, and enjoy a remarkable sunrise before departing.
A visit to the Texas Hill Country is always sure to be the first of many.