THE HILL COUNTRY, CENTRAL TEXAS

Best Time to Visit Central Texas


Hill Country, located in the heart of Texas, west of Austin, is an extremely beautiful rural region with plenty of streams and majestic oak and cedar trees. The Texas Hill Country has a very relaxing environment with truly distinctive features. New Braunfels or Fredericksburg are amongst the small beautiful cities of this region.

See:
Best time to visit & travel Texas Hill Country
When not to go to the Hill Country 
What to visit in the Hill Country
Hotels and flights to the Hill Country


See also:
Texas state
Austin 
Corpus Christi and Mustang Island 
Dallas
Fort Worth
East Texas
Galveston
Houston
Panhandle, Lubbock and Amarillo
San Antonio 
South Padre Island 
South Texas Beach Resorts
West Texas, El Paso


WHAT TO VISIT IN THE HILL COUNTRY, CENTRAL TEXAS

Cities such as Fredericksburg and New Braunfels are major references in the Hill Country. 

New Braunfels offers the popular Schlitterbahn waterpark and the Natural Bridge Caverns, with its family oriented set of cavern and adventure tours. New Braunfels also offers plenty of shopping opportunities and several galleries and historic buildings.

Fredericksburg, in the very heart of the Hill Country, has a German architecture and offers places for shopping, historic buildings and museums such as the Pioneer Museum or the National Museum of the Pacific War.

Just sixty miles west of Austin, the Lyndon Johnson State and National Historical Park is also an interesting site to visit for those interested in historical events.



BEST TIME TO TRAVEL TO THE HILL COUNTRY, CENTRAL TEXAS

Spring and Fall, with their mild temperatures, are the best times to visit the Hill Country. In the spring the hills are covered with colorful wildflowers such as the Indian Paintbrush or the Bluebonnet, and Fall brings intense reds, oranges, greens and yellows to the landscape. 

Summer - though a hot and humid season - is also a popular time. You can easily arrange interesting and agreeable water outdoor activities on the many rivers and local lakes. 


WHEN NOT TO GO TO THE HILL COUNTRY AND CENTRAL TEXAS

Winter often has very low temperatures you may want to avoid. If you don't want to enjoy the lake and river outdoor activities, also avoid the summer.

For details on precipitation, temperatures, humidity and other weather variables, see Austin Weather Table.


HOTELS, B&B AND FLIGHTS TO THE HILL COUNTRY, CENTRAL TEXAS

There are a lot of inexpensive accomodation in the Hill Country, particularly in the B&B category. Austin Bergstrom International Airport is the major airport serving the region. 
 
B&B options in Fredericksburg:
2 Wee Cottages
Absolute Charm Frederick
Alt Welt Gasthof B&B
Houseggen B&B
Magnolia House
Nutt House Historical Hotel
The Cooks Cottage & Suite

Good B&B options in Grandbury and Grand Rose Area
Arbor House and Angel of Lake B&B
North Texas Lodging Reservation

Good B&B options in New Braunfels 
Gruene Mansion Inn
Canyon Lake Ranch

 

 

 

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