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Where to Stay in Wimberley, Texas: The Lodge at Cypress Falls

If you’re looking for a comfortable but affordable place to stay in Wimberley, look no further than The Lodge at Cypress Falls. Nestled on the banks of Cypress Creek, this vintage lodge offers 22 rooms, each decorated in a different style. The lodge dates back to the 1940’s and has newspaper prints and advertisements framed …

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palmetto state park hidden swimming area

Palmetto State Park Hidden Swim Area

Palmetto State Park is a beautiful, other-worldly park located just northwest of Gonzales, Texas. (For more things to do in Gonzales, Texas, click here.) With lush palmetto fronds lining the trails, one might be tricked into thinking they’d been transported into Jurassic Park. The park is conveniently located just over two hours from Houston, and …

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Enchanted Rock State Natural Area Sign

Hiking Enchanted Rock Summit Trail

This post contains affiliate links. See our affiliate disclosure for more details. Enchanted Rock State Natural Area in Fredericksburg, Texas is a Texas gem and somewhere you must visit at least once. The park surrounds a giant dome-shaped hill with trails around the surrounding areas, as well as a trail straight up to the peak …

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Best Hill Country Vacation Rentals for families- Family Friendly Airbnb in Leander Texas near Austin

This Hill Country Airbnb Is The Stuff Of Dreams

We thought about keeping this incredible Hill Country Airbnb a secret, so we wouldn’t have to share, but our good conscience won out. Prepare to be amazed. Let’s first establish that finding this property was hard work! Our criteria for booking our early summer getaway was simple. We were looking for a place that was …

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Roadside America Museum

Roadside America Museum Is Your Destination For The Quirkiest Memorabilia

From advertising material, signs and mascots from the 1940’s, to a working juke box, to restored vintage cars, Carroll Estes, owner of Roadside America Museum, has curated it all for you. Located in Hillsboro, TX, a small city with a population of about 8,000 as of the 2010 census, Roadside America Museum is a must-visit …

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Buggy Barn Museum Old West Town

Buggy Barn Museum in Blanco, Texas

As the name suggests, the Buggy Barn Museum in Blanco, Texas showcases a collection of buggies from throughout history. Room after room awaits, filled with over 200 buggies – royal buggies, livery buggies, jail buggies, and pretty much every kind of buggy or wagon imaginable. The level of attention and detail that went into creating …

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