Local Attractions

Located in the heart of the Texas Hill Country and about an hour's drive west of San Antonio, Kerrville is a small city with a big heart. It is a place known for its beautiful scenery, abundant wildlife, friendly locals, and true Texas culture.

Take some time during your visit to explore our little town and those which surround us. Try kayaking the Guadalupe River, visiting the Museum of Western Art, or climb Enchanted Rock.

We are working on adding recommendations for enjoying the following interests.  In the meantime, contact us for suggestions of our favorites.

Hill Country Spirits
Wineries, Breweries, & Distilleries
  • Kerrville/Comfort
  • Fredericksburg/Stonewall
  • Hye/Johnson City
  • Tour Services
Hiking the Hills
  • River Walk
  • Hiking Trails
The Tastes of Texas
Hill Country Cuisine - Favorites to Wine & Dine
  • Restaurants
  • Wine Tastings
Boot Scoot'n & Swing
Hill Country Dance Halls & Entertainment
  • Dancing Venues
  • Bars & Nightclubs
Cycling the Hills
Beautiful Routes for Casual or Competitive
  • Cycling the Hills
Art, Antiques & Artifacts
History & The Arts
  • Museums
  • Galleries
  • Points of Interest
Shop Til You Drop
Shopping & Relaxation
  • Shopping
  • Antiquing
  • Spas & Massage
Family Fun
From Hike & Bike to Waterparks, Plays and Put Put Golf
  • Family Reunions
  • Action Activities
  • Movies & Plays
  • Science & Nature
Kayaking, Canoeing, Tubing & Paddleboards
  • Floating & Tubing
  • Kayaking, Canoes & Paddleboards
  • Skiing & Dam Sliding
Tee Up
A Golfing Mecca in the Hills
  • Golf Courses
Fly & Reel
Fishing the Streams & Rivers
  • Fishing
Tweeting & Soaring
A Birding Sanctuary
Hunting Widows Weekend
Folk Music Mecca
Spas & Message
Marriage & Group Encounters
Drama in the Hills
Community Theater abounds in the Hills
Cruising the Hills
Back Roads, Wildflowers & Hidden Treasures
Quilting & Crafting
Cowboy Culture
Second Hand Gold Mines
Rifle & Bow
A Base Camp for Big Game & Small
Red, White & Blue
July 4th Done Right!
Christmas Wonder
Celebrating Easter
Family Reunions
Girls Weekend Away
Man Time
Escape to the Hills
Holiday in the Hills
Marriage Encounter Weekend
Couples Escape
Church Retreat
Some of our Favorites!


Francisco’s – lovely atmosphere and great food!


1011 Bistro – beautiful view and sunset as well as very good food!


Grape Juice – cozy atmosphere, good wine selection and wonderful food!


Il Posto - really good Italian food downtown in the historic Pampell's building!

               No website but you can find them on Facebook

Rails Café – great outdoor patio and excellent food!


Bridget’s Basket – super fresh farm to table, excellent for breakfast, lunch and Sunday brunch!


Pint & Plow – local craft brewery with farm to table goodness!


Cafe at the Ridge - short drive north of town to a laid back cafe, bakery and garden center!


Camp Verde General Store - short drive south of town for lunch, great shopping and yummy food!


The Copper Pot - cute little place in Ingram that has a great Sunday brunch.

              No website but you can find them on Facebook

Pax Coffee & Bakery - a very nice local alternative to Starbuck's and right in the heart of Kerrville!


Turtle Creek Olive and Vines Winery - excellent wines and yummy small plates also in the heart of town!


The Boat - only 5 minutes down the road and great shrimp, oysters and other seafood right on the river!

              No website but you can find them on Facebook

Taqueria Jalisco – the best Mexican food in town…AND just around the corner!



Kayak and Paddle Board Rental:

Kerrville Kayak & Canoe - http://paddlekerrville.net/


Day Trips:

Fredericksburg – shopping and wine tasting

Comfort – shopping and wine tasting (much smaller than Fredericksburg!)

Lost Maples State Natural Area– hiking (day pass required; purchase online)  -                https://tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/lost-maples

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area – hiking (day pass required; purchase online)  -                https://tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/enchanted-rock


Fun for the Kids:

Yogi Bear Jellystone Park – water park, miniature golf and more…just around the corner!


Louise Hays Park – FREE city park includes splash pad, river access and playgrounds



Day Spas in Fredericksburg:

Fredericksburg Herb Farm Nature’s Spa - http://www.fredericksburgherbfarm.com/spa.htm

Inn on Baron’s Creek  Spa - https://www.innonbaronscreek.com/spa/


Wine Tours:

Texas Grape Tours - https://www.texasgrapeswinetours.com/

George’s on 290 - http://290winetours.com/

Fredericksburg Uncorked - http://www.fredericksburguncorked.com/

Hill Country Limos - http://www.hillcountrylimos.com/

290 Wine Shuttle - http://290wineshuttle.com/