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2018-06-26 08:33:26
Central Texas Summer Road Trips

If the record high heats didn’t tip you off, summer has arrived in Central Texas! Do you have any fun trips on the calendar? Whether you’re planning a trip for the family while the kids are out of school or you’re looking for an escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life with your significant other, summer is the perfect time for a road trip.

To help you plan, here’s a look at some of the best destinations around the Central Texas area – along with the distance (from Austin’s city center) and what you should do while you are there:

Wimberley
Distance:
37 miles
Attractions: Bootiful Wimberley, Blue Hole and Jacob’s Well, Wimberley Market Days, Corral Theatre

Johnson City
Distance:
48 miles
Attractions: LBJ Ranch National Historic Park (“The Texas White House”), Sauer-Beckmann Farmstead, Exotic Resort Zoo, Pedernales Falls State Park, Hill Country Science Mill, Local Brewery, Distillery or Winery 

New Braunfels
Distance: 49 miles
Attractions: Schlitterbahn, Tubing the Guadalupe River, Animal World and Snake Farm, Railroad Museum, Landa Park, Stars and Stripes Drive-In Theatre 

Marble Falls
Distance: 49 miles
Attractions: Sweet Berry Farm, Balcones Canyonlands, National Wildlife Refuge, Krause Springs, Hidden Falls Adventure Park, Blue Bonnet Café

Canyon Lake
Distance: 66 miles
Attractions: The lake, of course. Head out for a weekend of lake fun: kayaking, camping, fishing, hunting and swimming.

La Grange
Distance: 66 miles
Attractions: Old Fayette County Jail, TX Quilt Museum, TX Czech Heritage & Cultural Center, Historic Faison House, Monument Hill and Kreische Brewery State Historic Sites, Jersey Barnyard, Swiss Alp Dance Hall, Weikel’s (award-winning kolaches) 

Fredericksburg
Distance:
78 miles
Attractions: Pioneer Museum, Main Street shopping, Wineries, Luckenbach, Enchanted Rock, National Museum of the Pacific War, Wildseed Farms

San Antonio
Distance: 80 miles
Attractions: Riverwalk, Alamo, San Antonio Missions NHP, San Antonio Zoo, SeaWorld, Six Flags Fiesta Texas, Museum of Art, McNay Art Museum, Briscoe Western Art Museum, Botanical Garden, Japanese Tea Garden

Waco
Distance: 102 miles
Attractions: Waco Mammoth Site, Texas Sports Hall of Fame, Dr. Pepper Museum, Magnolia Market, Magnolia Table

Searching for additional destinations? Give me a call. I would be happy to share my knowledge of the area with you!

 

 
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