Region: Kerrville

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Kerrville

Nestled on the borders of the Guadalupe River, with a population of just over 20,000, Kerrville still retains its old world charm.

Kerrville

History:

Kerrville, named after James Kerr (a major in the Texas Revolution), was founded in the early 1840s as a shingle-making town.

Tradition:

Kerrville Folk Festival:
The Kerrville Folk Festival was founded by Rod Kennedy in 1972. It is an 18 day music festival featuring many upcoming and original singers and songwriters from all over the world. It takes place in the spring and is a well beloved hill country event.

Schreiner University:
Founded in 1922 as a militia training ground, Schreiner University is now a well respected university home to several aspiring students.

James Avery:

Jewelry artisan James Avery started this Texan company in 1954 in Kerrville, TX. Famous all over Texas now for its unique charms and Christian themes, this gorgeous jewelry company is a big part of Kerrville.

Recreation and Relaxation:

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 , and Boerne are some of the sister cities 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 buds. You can get your choice of authentic and fresh seafood, steaks, barbecue, or sushi.

Nature:

People here are friendly and the landscape breathtakingly magnificent. Nature is at its best here, offering a picture perfect view of fresh water streams, surrounded by hills covered with cedar, oak and cypress. Wild flowers (especially Texas bluebonnets) add color to the already scenic city. White tailed deer, antelope, and other wildlife roam the area freely. The weather here is perfect for visiting anytime of the year. The temperatures peak in July with the mercury touching 93 degrees while 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. Make your stay in Kerrville memorable.

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sat31octAll DaysatArt2Heart presents: Family & Friends Got Talent(All Day: saturday) Art2Heart - Kerrville, 228 Earl Garrett Kerrville, TX 78028Cities/Lakes/Rivers:Kerrville

sat31oct8:00 amsat12:00 pmAnnual Pumpkin 5K/ 10K RUN/ Walk and Harvest Festival at The Salvation Army Kroc Center8:00 am - 12:00 pm The Kerrville Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center, 201 Holdsworth Dr, Kerrville, TX 78028Cities/Lakes/Rivers:Kerrville

sat31oct10:00 amsat4:00 pm"Fun for Two - Seriesly" HCAF Art Exhibit10:00 am - 4:00 pm Hill Country Arts Foundation, 120 Point Theatre Rd Ingram, Texas 78025Cities/Lakes/Rivers:Kerrville

sat31oct10:00 amsat4:00 pmThe Museum of Western Art presents: The 37th Annual Roundup Art Exhibition and Sale10:00 am - 4:00 pm Museum of Western ArtCities/Lakes/Rivers:Kerrville

sat31oct10:00 amsat6:00 pmAll Treats, No Tricks @ Riverside Nature Center10:00 am - 6:00 pm Cities/Lakes/Rivers:Kerrville

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Fun Stuff

There are 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. You can make yourself at home and still experience a multitude of adventures that are fun for the whole family. Here are just a few of the possibilities:

Kerrville > Fredericksburg

24 miles | 27 min

Kerrville > Fredericksburg

24 miles | 27 min
Directions

Kerrville > Luckenbach Texas

33 miles | 37 min

Kerrville > Luckenbach Texas

33 miles | 37 min
Directions

Kerrville > Comfort

18 miles | 20 min

Kerrville > Comfort

18 miles | 20 min
Directions

Kerrville > Boerne

34 miles | 33 min

Kerrville > Boerne

34 miles | 33 min
Directions

Kerrville > Fredericksburg

24 miles | 27 min

Kerrville > Fredericksburg

24 miles | 27 min
Directions

Kerrville > Luckenbach Texas

33 miles | 37 min

Kerrville > Luckenbach Texas

33 miles | 37 min
Directions

Kerrville > Comfort

18 miles | 20 min

Kerrville > Comfort

18 miles | 20 min
Directions

Kerrville > Boerne

34 miles | 33 min

Kerrville > Boerne

34 miles | 33 min
Directions

Kerrville > Bandera

26 miles | 29 min

Kerrville > Bandera

26 miles | 29 min
Directions

Kerrville > Leakey (on the Frio River)

66 miles | 1 hr 9 min

Kerrville > Leakey (on the Frio River)

66 miles | 1 hr 9 min
Directions

Kerrville > Concan (on the Frio River)

84 miles | 1 hr 29 min

Kerrville > Concan (on the Frio River)

84 miles | 1 hr 29 min
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Kerrville > Lost Maples State Natural Area

49 miles | 57 min

Kerrville > Lost Maples State Natural Area

49 miles | 57 min
Directions

Kerrville > Bandera

26 miles | 29 min

Kerrville > Bandera

26 miles | 29 min
Directions

Kerrville > Leakey (on the Frio River)

66 miles | 1 hr 9 min

Kerrville > Leakey (on the Frio River)

66 miles | 1 hr 9 min
Directions

Kerrville > Concan (on the Frio River)

84 miles | 1 hr 29 min

Kerrville > Concan (on the Frio River)

84 miles | 1 hr 29 min
Directions

Kerrville > Lost Maples State Natural Area

49 miles | 57 min

Kerrville > Lost Maples State Natural Area

49 miles | 57 min
Directions

Kerrville > Garner State Park

69 miles | 1 hr 24 min

Kerrville > Garner State Park

69 miles | 1 hr 24 min
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Kerrville > Enchanted Rock State Natural Area

42 miles | 49 min

Kerrville > Enchanted Rock State Natural Area

42 miles | 49 min
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Kerrville > The Alamo (San Antonio)

66 miles | 1 hr 2 min

Kerrville > The Alamo (San Antonio)

66 miles | 1 hr 2 min
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Kerrville > Schlitterbahn (New Braunfels)

85 miles | 1 hr 23 min

Kerrville > Schlitterbahn (New Braunfels)

85 miles | 1 hr 23 min
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Kerrville > Garner State Park

69 miles | 1 hr 24 min

Kerrville > Garner State Park

69 miles | 1 hr 24 min
Directions

Kerrville > Enchanted Rock State Natural Area

42 miles | 49 min

Kerrville > Enchanted Rock State Natural Area

42 miles | 49 min
Directions

Kerrville > The Alamo (San Antonio)

66 miles | 1 hr 2 min

Kerrville > The Alamo (San Antonio)

66 miles | 1 hr 2 min
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Kerrville > Schlitterbahn (New Braunfels)

85 miles | 1 hr 23 min

Kerrville > Schlitterbahn (New Braunfels)

85 miles | 1 hr 23 min
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Kerrville > Sea World (San Antonio)

64 miles | 1 hour

Kerrville > Sea World (San Antonio)

64 miles | 1 hour
Directions

Kerrville > Six Flags Fiesta Texas (San Antonio)

50 miles | 47 min

Kerrville > Six Flags Fiesta Texas (San Antonio)

50 miles | 47 min
Directions

Kerrville > River Walk (San Antonio)

65 miles | 1 hr 1 min

Kerrville > River Walk (San Antonio)

65 miles | 1 hr 1 min
Directions

Kerrville > Sea World (San Antonio)

64 miles | 1 hour

Kerrville > Sea World (San Antonio)

64 miles | 1 hour
Directions

Kerrville > Six Flags Fiesta Texas (San Antonio)

50 miles | 47 min

Kerrville > Six Flags Fiesta Texas (San Antonio)

50 miles | 47 min
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Kerrville > River Walk (San Antonio)

65 miles | 1 hr 1 min

Kerrville > River Walk (San Antonio)

65 miles | 1 hr 1 min
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