In This Issue — Canyon Lake, Wimberley, Bandera's Wild Hog Explosion, Destination Johnson City, and more.
Cover Photo — Canyon Lake is known as the water recreation capital of Texas. Photo by Sheryl Smith-Rodgers.
Canyon Lake: The Water Recreation Capital of Texas
Turkey vultures circled overhead as we trekked across the rough limestone bedrock. Ahead of us, docent Susan Bogle, though she’s made the same hike countless times, still couldn’t contain her excitement as we approached what most of us had come to see for the first time.
“If your heart is racing,” she announced, “then that means you’re about to meet THE CANYON LAKE GORGE!” With a flourish, Bogle waved her hand toward the colossal ravine, forged by the July 2002 flood that coursed ... Read More
Welcome to Wimberley
For such a small, out-of-the-way village, Wimberley has enough going on to fill up a weekend and keep you coming back for more. And more. And even more.
Nestled between San Marcos and Dripping Springs along Ranch Road 12, about 6,000 people call the Wimberley area home. The community, founded in the 1850s, is in the Wimberley Valley. Read More
Bandera Library Celebrates 10th Annual Wild Hog Explosion
Get ready! It’s that time again for squeals and spills at the 10th annual Wild Hog Explosion and All Bike Rally set to kick off March 16th and 17th! This fun - filled weekend includes the hilarious Wild Hog Catch, the always crowd pleasing BBQ Cook-Off, and an awesome All Bike Rally! Read More
Destination Johnson City
Johnson City is located in the heartland of the Texas Hill Country, just 48 miles west of Austin, 60 miles north of San Antonio, and 30 miles east of Fredericksburg. Johnson City provides the perfect getaway where you can visit our historic areas, enjoy our art galleries, visit our local vineyards, or shop in one of our many stores and boutiques. Read More
Texas Men’s State Chili Cook-Off
Good Chili - it’s a Texas tradition! The competition of cooking the “best” chili is another Texas tradition. Here in Johnson City, at the Blanco County Fairgrounds along the banks of the Pedernales River, men from Texas and beyond will compete in one of the largest cook-offs in the world, to become the chili-cooking champion. Read More
Wimberley Zipline Adventures
Visiting Wimberley? Why not see it from a bird’s eye view. No, not from way up in the sky in an airplane, but flying over the scenic valley all by yourself barely above the treetops.
Wimberley Zipline Adventures will get you there and teach you a little something in the process.
The entire experience takes about two hours. Read More