Exploring a Hidden Texas Treasure

Exploring the Texas Hill Country River Region is a must if you are the outdoors type. If you are visiting San Antonio, the river country is located just 70 miles West of San Antonio. It is a day trip that you will not want to miss. The River Region is just waiting for you to explore its crystal clear waters, beautiful breathtaking scenery, and lots of activities to keep everyone interested. Grab the family and come explore all the wonders of nature that the Texas Hill Country has to offer.

Be ready for a wild Texan adventure as you will experience the natural beauty of the Texas Hill Country. When exploring the waters of the Sabinal, Frio, Dry Frio, Nueces and Leona Rivers you will experience raw nature. What a site to behold: to actually see the canyons created by these five rivers into the limestone hills. If you want to get a closer look, try taking one of the relaxing trips down river either via tubes, floats or kayaks. You definitely will have a blast with this popular pastime.

It does not matter if you are an outdoor enthusiast or not, the River Region of the Texas Hill Country has a lot to see and do while you visit. You will be amazed by the many rare and endangered bird species as well as the world’s second largest bat, the Mexican Free-tailed Bat. You can hike many of the trails along the water’s edge taking the time to enjoy all that nature has to offer you. While walking along the trails you will be able to see magnificent wildflowers and enormous trees. The weather is excellent year round making any time of the year is a good time to enjoy the beautiful side of this unique region.

There are many ways that you can enjoy the different sites of the River Region. The easiest way is to embark on a scenic drives in one of the many State Natural Areas. If you want a more up close and personal view of the sites, then grab a backpack and go hiking, cycling or horseback riding. But the best way by far to emerge into this beautiful side of nature is to take a trip along one of the rivers.

There are many small towns to visit as you drive through the River Country. Take time and stop in each town as you will enjoy a very unique look into history and understand the laidback culture of Texas a little bit better. As you make your way through the countryside, driving through Concan, Uvalde, Utopia and Sanbinal you will encounter some of the best restaurants in Texas. Make sure to plan on stopping for some excellent taste bud adventure!

If you are looking for a great place to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, start planning your trip to the River Region of the Texas Hill Country. You will not be disappointed by all that the area has to offer. From the great outdoors, finding a quiet fishing hole, or enjoying one of the great parks, festivals or stopping to enjoy a quick culinary treat, the Texas Hill Country will offer all this and more!