Lake Travis – 8hr drive (101 miles)

Lake Travis is a BIG lake. There is no central/single point of access. The lake is 63.75 miles long, has over 271 miles of shoreline and its maximum width is 4.5 miles. The lake covers 18,929 acres. As the “Crown Jewel” of the Central Texas Highland Lakes, Lake Travis is THE most visited freshwater recreational vacation destination in the state. Lake Travis’ limestone bottom results in its unique crystal clear blue waters, making it a freshwater haven for water enthusiasts.

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Twisted Sisters 8hr drive (55 miles)

Nestled up in the Frio Canyon region of the Texas Hill Country are three highways that are known as the Three Sisters, or the Twisted Sisters. Roughly a hundred miles long, the FM 335/336/337 loop is popular among weekend warriors and motorcycle enthusiasts for its sharp turns, steep climbs, deep valleys and scenic views as the roads pass through some of the hilliest of the Hill Country.

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Luckenbach-1hr drive (52 miles)

Luckenbach is an unincorporated community 13 miles (19 km) from Fredericksburg in southeastern Gillespie County, Texas. Named for German nobleman Jakob Luckenbach, who helped settle the Texas Hill Country in 1845, Luckenbach is known as a venue for country music and for its German-Texan heritage.

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Devil’s backbone – 1hr (60 miles)

Hop in the car, put on some tunes, and let the gorgeous rolling hillsides pass you by. This 1.5 hour drive is full of stunning plateaus, lush vegetation, and never-ending skies. You’ll pass by some of the most awe-inspiring sights the Texas Hill Country has to offer. Take a ride around The Devil’s Backbone. This leisurely hill country drive has some of the most breathtaking views around Austin.

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Alamo –20 min (14 miles)

The Alamo is a historic Spanish mission and fortress compound founded in the 18th century by Roman Catholic missionaries in what is now San Antonio, Texas, United States. It was the site of the Battle of the Alamo in 1836, a pivotal event of the Texas Revolution in which American folk heroes James Bowie and Davy Crockett died. Today it is a museum in the Alamo Plaza Historic District and a part of the San Antonio Missions World Heritage Site.

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Willow City loop –1.30hr drive ( 80 miles)

The Willow City Loop is your chance to escape the day-to-day and wander into a bluebonnet-studded paradise. This is one of the most beautiful scenic drives in the Hill Country. This drive, once known only to locals, has become a sought-after jaunt for pretty spring wildflowers. For the best of views, March to May is the best time to visit if you are hoping to get a look at the wildflowers. The loop is rich with bluebonnets (the Texas State flower), Indian paintbrushes, sunflowers, and poppies.

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San Antonio Murals

8hr drive ( 80 miles)

There is no need to go to one location to view all the beautiful art San Antonio has to offer. If you're looking for beautiful areas to take memorable family or tourist photos, or just looking to do some local sightseeing this is an adventure you won’t forget. Spend an entire day seeing just how many murals you can visit and photograph.

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