Day Trips

Our vacation home on the south end of Canyon Lake is a good base for day trips into and around the Texas Hill Country.

Day Trip to Austin
Day Trip to Bandera
Day Trip to Boerne
Day Trip to Fredericksburg
Day Trip to Greune
Day Trip to New Braunfels
Day Trip to San Antonio
Day Trip to San Marcus Outlet Malls

Where to put geology of Hill Country, Edwards Acquifier, Balcones Escarpment? g. Why go, mileage, directions, best time to go, and a few photos.

Day Trip to Austin

How to get there. Take 2673 to 306 east onto I35 north, then exit near RiverDrive or 11th in Austin.

Highlights of Austin.

San Marcus Outlet Malls

San Marcus –  springs Bandera – Cowboy Capital of the World

Fredericksburg – peaches, wines, excellent Nimitz museum, German food.

New Braunfels – Restaurant McAdoos, winding Guadalupe River

Schlitterbahn – Get your tickets via on-line, get there early.

San Antonio – river walk, Alamo

Boerne – town square

Wimberley – Art shops

Gruene – Dance hall.

Austin – University of Texas, Bullock Museum, Texas State Capital, Blanton Museum across from Bullock, Town Lake, Barton Springs, Ransom Center