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The Hill Country is as diverse as the people who inhabit it and the destinations that define it. It’s part of the land of “milk and honey”, as early settlers were told, with a history of immigrants, Indians, outlaws, buffalo herds, railroad expansion, open range, frontier forts, untamed rivers, and so much more. Hill Country Destinations briefly captures the essence of this proud history and gives the visitor a glimpse of today in its Cities & Towns listings, then describes Parks and Preserves along with Lakes & Rivers, all complemented by the Hill Country’s modern day status as a popular Wedding Destination area. Come explore!

From boisterous to quaint, urban to rural, the Hill Country is an eclectic mix of big cities, small towns, back road burgs, and even a ghost town or two. It’s a place where cultural differences abound and community pride runs deep. They’re all unique but share one thing in common…friendly folks and friendly spirits. Find the perfect community choices for your Hill Country adventure right here.

Serene deep blue-green lakes, rivers cutting through rugged canyons and rocky hills, and tributary streams coursing over limestone or gravel beds make the Hill Country a water enthusiast’s paradise. With fish aplenty, and populated with marinas, public parks, swimming beaches and swimming holes, camp grounds, boat ramps, and other facilities, Hill Country lakes rivers, and streams beckon fishermen, tubers, kayakers, water skiers, boaters, campers, and all other water sports devotees with open arms.

Whether you’re planning a family picnic, an overnight primitive or RV camp out, or something in-between, the Hill Country is likely to have exactly what you’re looking for. It’s a destination of parks, preserves, and camp grounds, both public and private, offering an array of facilities for your use and pleasure. Use our handy search tools to find the park, preserve, or camp ground that’s just right for you.

When romance is in the air, and a trip down the aisle is being planned, look no further than the Hill Country. It is a premier wedding and honeymoon destination area, bar none. You’ll find formal, informal, indoor, outdoor, on the water, in the woods, in the hills, and a variety of other wedding and reception venues to suit every taste and make your dream wedding come true. Honeymooning in the Hills is popular, too. Look now, say “I Do “and then stay awhile in the Hills.


This month's Featured City is Austin, capital of the great state of Texas!

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