The city of Kerrville is home to many things, including Jellystone Park™ Guadalupe River! Knowing this, it’s probably no surprise that the area sees many visitors throughout the season. People here love to float down the river, explore nearby nature, and roast marshmallows over the campfire…but did you know that there are many other fun things to do while you’re in town? Whether you’re looking for beautiful nature, a thrilling afternoon, or seeking out your new favorite BBQ place, there are numerous ways to spend the day! Keep reading for 5 great things to do in the Texas Hill Country area while visiting Jellystone Park™.
Photo from Riverside Nature Center ‘About’ page.
Riverside Nature Center
Embrace nature, get outside, and enjoy the immense beauty of the Riverside Nature Center. Located a short 4.4 miles from our camp-resort, lies one of the most unique gardens in the Texas Hill Country. In addition to their extensive collections of plants, the center is home to a Butterfly Garden, Native Healing Garden, a Soil Making Factory, The Meadow with wildflowers and grasses, and so much more for your family to explore!
Enjoy a taste of Texas at one of the 50 Best BBQ spots in the entire state of Texas. Buzzie’s BBQ is a place that both locals and visitors will love! Work up an appetite at our camp-resort and stop on by for some lunch or dinner. Only 4.2 miles from our park, it’s the perfect place for your family to grab a bite during your stay!
Photo from Cave Without A Name Gallery.
Cave Without A Name
Looking for an exciting and educational experience? Check out Cave Without A Name to explore some of nature’s most prized possessions in this amazing cavern! This natural limestone cave is designated as a National Natural Landmark and a part of the National Cave Association.
Photo from Wilseed Farms Facebook Page.
Travel 36.6 miles from our camp-resort and explore over 200 acres of stunning wildflower fields in Fredericksburg, Texas at the Wilseed Farms. This Texas must-see is home to many different types of seeds and a new tasting room for visitors to enjoy! Sip on a glass of wine or grab a beer while you explore the plant nursery, award winning seeds, wildflower fields, and more!
Texas Hill Country Wineries
Whether you’re looking to visit Austin, Fredericksburg, Lampasas, or New Braunfels, you won’t be far from our camp-resort! With over 50 wineries located all over the Hill Country you’ll be able to take a day trip and taste some of the delicious local wines. Check out the Texas Hill Country Wineries’ website for tons of information, including an interactive map.
Between all of these incredible attractions near our Camp-Resort, you’re guaranteed to never hear the words “I’m bored” during your vacation. There’s something for every family member to enjoy in the Texas Hill Country region, and we encourage you to try something new for your next visit! To see more attractions near our Camp-Resort, be sure to visit our Places to Go page! If you’re ready to start planning your next Kerrville getaway, book now! We’ll see you soon!