Nestled on the borders of the Guadalupe River, with a population of just over 20,000, Kerrville still retains its old world charm.
People here are friendly and the landscape breathtakingly magnificent. Nature is at its best here, offering a pictorial view of fresh water streams, surrounded by hills covered with cedar, oak and cypress. Wild flowers, especially bluebonnets add color to the already scenic sight. White tailed deer, antelope and other wild life roam the area freely. The complete ambience creates an atmosphere where you can relax and rejuvenate yourself. The weather here is perfect for visiting anytime of the year. The temperatures peak in July with the mercury touching 93 degrees, winter temperatures can drop to 33 degrees. While you are here you can be one with nature as you go biking on the mountain tracks or fishing in the river. Be adventurous, go boating, kayaking or canoeing and make your stay in Kerrville memorable.
If you feel nature trails are all this place has to offer then you are in for a surprise. There is more to this rustic town than its scenic beauty and quaint feel. Its cultural calendar is filled with numerous activities that you can be a part of. If you are looking for some fun things to do while in Kerrville, you will not be disappointed.
Play a leisurely round of golf at one of the many golf courses in and around Kerrville if you want to do something different. There are many golf courses strewn within a few miles of Kerrville. The golf courses are entertaining and challenging.
You can spend your time shopping or browsing through the shops selling genuine antiques. The shop owners will be happy to share with you the history of anything that catches your fancy. Fredericksburg, Comfort, Ingram Loop and Boerne are some of the joints you need to check out. There are more shops on Water Street where you can pick up interesting knick-knacks to take home. If you cannot resist fine jewelry, you must visit James Avery for they have some exquisite pieces.
A number of Mexican, Italian, Southwestern, American, and even Japanese restaurants can tickle your taste bud. You can get your choice of seafood, steaks, barbecue or sushi.
Hill Country Day Trippin’
There’s plenty of opportunities for day trips from the Kerrville area.
Enjoy a relaxing drive through the spectacular Texas Hill Country on wide-open roads lined with breath-taking flowers and trees. Relish views only available in the Hill Country. You’ll feel like you’re light years away from a crowded freeway…because you are.
And, you won’t have to pick up and move. No packing and unpacking. While based in Kerrville, you can stay as long as you want and experience an abundance of places to go and things to see and do.
Here are a couple of the possibilities:
|City/Attraction||Miles||Approximate Drive Time||Click Below for Directions|
|Fredericksburg||24 miles||27 min||Directions|
|Luckenbach Texas||33 miles||37 min||Directions|
|Comfort||18 miles||20 min||Directions|
|Boerne||34 miles||33 min||Directions|
|Bandera||26 miles||29 min||Directions|
|Leakey (on the Frio River)||66 miles||1 hr 9 min||Directions|
|Concan (on the Frio River)||84 miles||1 hr 29 min||Directions|
|Lost Maples State Natural Area||49 miles||57 min||Directions|
|Garner State Park||69 miles||1 hr 24 min||Directions|
|Enchanted Rock State Natural Area||42 miles||49 min||Directions|
|The Alamo (San Antonio)||66 miles||1 hr 2 min||Directions|
|Schlitterbahn (New Braunfels)||85 miles||1 hr 23 min||Directions|
|Sea World (San Antonio)||64 miles||1 hour||Directions|
|Six Flags Fiesta Texas (San Antonio)||50 miles||47 min||Directions|
|River Walk (San Antonio)||65 miles||1 hr 1 min||Directions|
|Source: Google Maps|