Austin—TX Capital, LBJ Presidential Library, Congress Avenue Bridge, Zilker Park, McKinney Falls State Park, Thinkery Children’s Museum, Circuit of the Americas, Town Lake, Barton Springs Pool, The Domain, Mount Bonnell, Lady Bird Lake Trail, University of TX.
Wimberley—Shopping, Emily Ann Theatre, arts, Blue Hole, Wimberley Market Days, Jacob’s Well, Wimberley Glass Works, Old Baldy Mt./Lookout Mt., Wimberley Square, Wimberley Zipline, Wineries/Breweries; Bella Vista Ranch (Olive Trees).
Dripping Springs—Hamilton Pool Preserve, TX Hill Olive Company, Wineries/Breweries, Pedernales Falls St. Park.
San Marcos/Kyle—Tanger Outlet, San Marcos Outlet Mall, Five Mile Dam, Tubing, Hike in Purgatory Creek, Historic Old Main, Wonder World, San Marcos River/tubing, TX State University, TX Pie Company.
New Braunfels—Guadalupe River/Tubing, Landa Park, Schlitterbahn, Gruene Historic District, Comal River, Stripes Drive-in Theater, McKenna Children’s Museum, wineries, Animal World & Snake Farm.
Canyon Lake—Water Activities at Canyon Lake, Overlook Park, camping, Comal Park, Canyon Lake Gorge, wineries/breweries.
Fredericksburg—Shopping, Performing Arts Theater, Historic District, Museums, Trade Days, Farmers Market, Antiques, Restaurants, wineries/breweries, Wild Seed Farm, Haunted Trolley Tour, Enchanted Rock State Park, Lyndon B. Johnson State Park.
Boerne—Shopping, Farmers Market, Hiking, Winery, Cascade Caves, Hill Country Mile, River Rd. Park, Guadalupe River State Park.
San Antonio—River Walk, The Alamo, SeaWorld, Six Flags Fiesta, Museums, Botanical Gardens, Brackenridge Park Zoo, Natural Bridge Cavern, Cascade Caverns, Majestic Theatre, Historic Market Square, MiTerra Café, Morgan’s Wonderland, Freeman Coliseum.
A short drive into these local towns will take you into the historic downtown district for unique shopping experiences, gourmet dining, entertainment and live music. There is no shortage of activities for you to enjoy. Get out into nature on a hike through various nature trails in Austin, McKinney Falls State Park and San Marcos that offer some fantastic views and possible wildlife spotting.