On the Guadalupe River
Ingram, Texas is on the north bank of the Guadalupe River. Ingram, was founded 1883 by J.C.W. Ingram who built a store and conducted church services. A new section was started in 1936 following a disastrous flood.
Ingram is a trade center for surrounding camps, vacation and retirement homes. The Hill Country Arts Foundation is a visual and performing arts facility. Founded in 1958, it provides a cultural atmosphere for neighbors Kerrville and Hunt, as well as the entire Texas Hill Country. The campus is nestled on the banks of the Guadalupe River and includes an art gallery, four studios, a gift shop, and indoor and outdoor theaters. An array of art and theater workshops is offered for students of all ages and abilities. Famous artists conduct classes. The theater directed by top professionals. Gallery exhibitions, theater productions and educational classes are conducted year round. It is just west of Ingram on Texas 39.
Old Ingram Business buildings of the old section of Ingram now house art studios and galleries, antique shops, boutiques and restaurants. It is on loop off Texas 39 and Texas 27.
The Stonehenge II replica was built on the North Fork north of Hunt; in the summer of 2012, Stonehenge II it was moved to the front yard of the Point Theater in Ingram. Stonehenge II is 60 percent as tall as the original, and 90 percent as large in circumference. Along with the replica of Stonehenge are Easter Island-type statues.
There’s plenty of opportunities for day trips from the Ingram 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 Ingram, 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|
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|Kerrville||7 min||12 miles||Directions|
|Hunt||7 min||11 miles||Directions|
|Fredericksburg||34 miles||40 min||Directions|
|Luckenbach Texas||42 miles||50 min||Directions|
|Comfort||27 miles||29 min||Directions|
|Boerne||43 miles||44 min||Directions|
|Bandera||32 miles||39 min||Directions|
|Leakey (on the Frio River)||60 miles||55 min||Directions|
|Concan (on the Frio River)||77 miles||1 hr 14 min||Directions|
|Lost Maples State Natural Area||42 miles||52 min||Directions|
|Garner State Park||69 miles||1 hr 7 min||Directions|
|Enchanted Rock State Natural Area||51 miles||1 hr 1 min||Directions|
|The Alamo (San Antonio)||76 miles||1 hr 20 min||Directions|
|Schlitterbahn (New Braunfels)||92 miles||1 hr 52 min||Directions|
|Sea World (San Antonio)||74 miles||1 hr 13 min||Directions|
|Six Flags Fiesta Texas(San Antonio)||59 miles||59 min||Directions|
|River Walk (San Antonio)||76 miles||1 hr 21 min||Directions|
|Lyndon B Johnson State Park & Historic Site||49 miles||55 min||Directions|