Tag: Hill Country

You Will Love the San Gabriel House Bed and Breakfast in Georgetown Texas!

You Will Love the San Gabriel House Bed and Breakfast in Georgetown Texas!

The end of September found me in Georgetown, Texas enjoying their annual Wine Festival. I had the most wonderful weekend, and part of the reason why is the San Gabriel House Bed and Breakfast at University and Olive, across from Southwestern University. San Gabriel House has a long history, it was built in 1908. There […]

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You Should Experience Amazing and Beautiful Georgetown, Texas!

You Should Experience Amazing and Beautiful Georgetown, Texas!

You should experience Georgetown! During 2017 I have been exploring and traveling in the Texas Hill Country. I recently paid a visit to Georgetown, Texas, 30 miles north of Austin, to experience the Georgetown Wine Festival, but I ended up experiencing so much more! Marcy, from the Visitor’s Center, took me on a wonderful tour […]

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Enjoy Amazing Views from Texas Hill Country

Enjoy Amazing Views from Texas Hill Country

Texas Hill Country is beautiful. I have made it my duty to explore all of it and report back to you! Enjoy these views from Texas Hill Country.

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What to Do and See in the Texas Hill Country…Don’t forget LBJ!

What to Do and See in the Texas Hill Country…Don’t forget LBJ!

No visit to the Texas Hill Country is complete without visiting the LBJ State Park and Historical Site. Lyndon Baines Johnson was the 36th President of the United States, serving from 1963 through 1969. He was the Vice President of John F Kennedy, and took over the presidency upon Kennedy’s death. Many, even most, baby […]

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Have You Ever Been to a Grape Stomp? Amazing fun!

Filed in EMPTY NESTERS EXPLORE TEXAS, Reviews!, Travel by on August 22, 2017 8 Comments
Have You Ever Been to a Grape Stomp? Amazing fun!

The last Grape Stomp Event at Fall Creek Vineyards is on Saturday, August 26! Make plans and go! I grew up with one image in my mind when it came to Grape Stomps at Winery Harvests: I Love Lucy, going deeper and deeper into her barrel of grapes! Also, there is a video out there […]

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Why you will love Lake Travis in the Texas Hill Country!

Why you will love Lake Travis in the Texas Hill Country!

My husband and I have visited the Texas Hill Country a few times, and loved it. We plan to spend much more time in the area! Ah, the longer we stayed on Lake Travis in the Texas Hill Country, the more I liked it!  Lakeway is a wealthy, small town with all the amenities, easy […]

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Photo Friday: The Hill Country of Texas

Filed in Foto Friday!, Midlife, Texas Travels, Travel by on June 6, 2014 10 Comments
Photo Friday: The Hill Country of Texas

For non-Texans, the diversity of Texas scenery may come as a surprise.  From prairie to mountains to coast to piney woods to desert, Texas landscape changes are frequent.  Right now Randy and I are in the heart of Texas, the Hill Country.  The Hill Country encompasses Austin and San Antonio, Kerrville and Fredericksburg, San Marcos […]

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Hamilton Pool in Dripping Springs, Tx!

Filed in Texas Travels by on June 6, 2013 0 Comments
Hamilton Pool in Dripping Springs, Tx!

5/12/15:  a little reminder about how wonderful the Texas Hill Country is! First published on 6/6/13 I took a little trip this morning in order to hike to Hamilton Pool.  Hamilton Pool is an historic swimming hole, about an hour outside of Austin.  Hamilton Creek empties into the Pedernales River, spilling over limestone outcroppings to create […]

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