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Adventurous Activities to do in the Hill Country

When it comes to active living in the Texas Hill Country, there’s always plenty of great activities and things to do in Austin. Next time you’re seeking a fun, outdoor adventure, try these heart-pumping activities to do in the Hill Country.

Man paddling kayak on a summer day

Go for a Swim

From the Blue Hole in Wimberly to Hamilton Pool in Austin, the Hill Country is absolutely full of amazing places to go for a swim! You can fly into the water on a rope swing, jump off a 40-foot cliff or simply slide into the water.

Kayaking and Canoeing

Whether you’re looking for white water or a calm lake to paddle on, there are plenty of rivers and lakes to kayak or canoe. You can enjoy the scenery of the towering cypress trees on the Medina River or soak up the Austin air on Lady Bird Lake.

Dig for Topaz

You can only find the state gem of Texas, Topaz, in Mason County, about an hour from Fredericksburg. This beautiful stone is usually clear or blue and are generally located close to the surface around granite outcroppings in creek beds.

Take a Hike

Obviously, with a name like the Texas Hill Country, you can expect amazing hiking trails. Whether it’s climbing enchanted rock in Fredericksburg or escaping the hustle and bustle of the city in Barton Creek Greenbelt in Austin, you’re in for an excellent adventure. For some of the best trails, read our blog about 6 Texas Hill Country Hiking Trails.

Embrace the active living of the Hill Country and discover your next great adventure in the Lone Star State. For more updates on things to do in Austin and information on the master-planned community of Caliterra in Dripping Springs, visit the Caliterra living website today.

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2018-07-23T13:14:03+00:00