Enjoy the Guadalupe River, Hunting, Natural Beauty & More
Hunt, Texas is located at the junction of the north and south forks of the Guadalupe River, in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, where the rugged limestone hills separate the coastal plain from the Edwards Plateau. It was named for the friend of the founder, Alvie Joy in 1912. Alvie Joy built the first post office for Hunt, Texas residents, who were mostly farmers and shingle makers. Dating from the 1920’s private camps were built along the banks of the river and still thrive every season. 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 nearby 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. Take Texas 39 from nearby Kerrville to Hunt.
There’s plenty of opportunities for day trips from the Hunt 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 Hunt, 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||13 miles||21 min||Directions|
|Ingram||7 miles||11 min||Directions|
|Fredericksburg||40 miles||47 min||Directions|
|Luckenbach Texas||49 miles||56 min||Directions|
|Comfort||33 miles||37 min||Directions|
|Boerne||50 miles||50 min||Directions|
|Bandera||38 miles||46 min||Directions|
|Leakey (on the Frio River)||48 miles||55 min||Directions|
|Concan (on the Frio River)||65 miles||1 hr 14 min||Directions|
|Lost Maples State Natural Area||35 miles||43 min||Directions|
|Garner State Park||52 miles||1 hr 7 min||Directions|
|Enchanted Rock State Natural Area||57 miles||1 hr 9 min||Directions|
|The Alamo (San Antonio)||82 miles||1 hr 19 min||Directions|
|Schlitterbahn (New Braunfels)||101 miles||1 hr 40 min||Directions|
|Sea World (San Antonio)||80 miles||1 hr 20 min||Directions|
|Six Flags Fiesta Texas (San Antonio)||66 miles||1 hr 6 min||Directions|
|River Walk (San Antonio)||82 miles||1 hr 18 min||Directions|
|Lyndon B Johnson State Park & Historic Site||55 miles||1 hr 1 min||Directions|
Source: Google Maps