Crystal Clear Waters
Find Great Places to Stay, Eat, Play & More in the Utopia Area
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.
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/Attraction||Miles||Approximate Drive Time|
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|Leakey||24 miles||28 min||Directions|
|Vanderpool||11 miles||15 min||Directions|
|Concan||23 miles||27 min||Directions|
|Uvalde||44 miles||46 min||Directions|
|Kerrville||57 miles||1 hr 7 min||Directions|
|Hunt||50 miles||1 hr 2 min||Directions|
|Fredericksburg||81 miles||1 hr 31 min||Directions|
|Luckenbach Texas||88 miles||1 hr 40 min||Directions|
|Comfort||60 miles||1 hr 10 min||Directions|
|Boerne||58 miles||1 hr 12 min||Directions|
|Bandera||34 miles||40 min||Directions|
|Lost Maples State Natural Area||30 miles||38 min||Directions|
|Garner State Park||15 miles||19 min||Directions|
|Enchanted Rock State Natural Area||98 miles||1 hr 52 min||Directions|
|The Alamo (San Antonio)||81 miles||1 hr 26 min||Directions|
|Schlitterbahn (New Braunfels)||112 miles||2 hr 1 min||Directions|
|Sea World (San Antonio)||71 miles||1 hr 21 min||Directions|
|Six Flags Fiesta Texas (San Antonio)||44 miles||48 min||Directions|
|River Walk (San Antonio)||80 miles||1 hr 30 min||Directions|
|Lyndon B Johnson State Park & Historic Site||96 miles||1 hr 47 min||Directions|
|Hill Country State Natural Area||28 miles||41 min||Directions|
Source: Google Maps