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Utopia

Crystal Clear Waters

Find Great Places to Stay, Eat, Play & More in the Utopia Area

Utopia offers a wide range of outdoor activities including swimming, tubing, horseback riding, hunting, hiking, cycling, and birding.

Utopia, a small Texas Hill Country community, was settled in the early 1850s in northeast Uvalde County.

It is on the crystal-clear waters of the Sabinal River among rugged canyons shaded by Bald Cypress, live oak, and pecan trees, only 12 miles south of Lost Maples State Natural Area. Utopia offers a wide range of outdoor activities including swimming, tubing, horseback riding, hunting, hiking, cycling, and birding.

You”ll love the scenic drives. Rolling hills spilling into secluded valleys make this city more popular. Explore the Sabinal River Canyon along R.R. 187, F.M. 1050, and Texas 337.

The Sabinal Canyon Museum exhibits pioneer farm implements and household items, Indian artifacts, geological exhibits, including fossils and minerals from the Sabinal River Canyon. There is also a World War II exhibit. Call 830-966-3747 in Utopia, Texas for information.

Hill Country Day Trippin’

There’s plenty of opportunities for day trips from the Utopia 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 this city, 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/AttractionMilesApproximate Drive Time
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Leakey24 miles28 minDirections
Vanderpool11 miles15 minDirections
Concan23 miles27 minDirections
Uvalde44 miles46 minDirections
Kerrville57 miles1 hr 7 minDirections
Hunt50 miles1 hr 2 minDirections
Fredericksburg81 miles1 hr 31 minDirections
Luckenbach Texas88 miles1 hr 40 minDirections
Comfort60 miles1 hr 10 minDirections
Boerne58 miles1 hr 12 minDirections
Bandera34 miles40 minDirections
Lost Maples State Natural Area30 miles38 minDirections
Garner State Park15 miles19 minDirections
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area98 miles1 hr 52 minDirections
The Alamo (San Antonio)81 miles1 hr 26 minDirections
Schlitterbahn (New Braunfels)112 miles2 hr 1 minDirections
Sea World (San Antonio)71 miles1 hr 21 minDirections
Six Flags Fiesta Texas (San Antonio)44 miles48 minDirections
River Walk (San Antonio)80 miles1 hr 30 minDirections
Lyndon B Johnson State Park & Historic Site96 miles1 hr 47 minDirections
Hill Country State Natural Area28 miles41 minDirections

Source: Google Maps

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