Cowboys taking a break at Dixie Dude Ranch.

Myles New

Hill Country

New York has the Hamptons, San Francisco has the wine country, and Texas has the Hill Country. Just an hour or two's drive from both Austin and San Antonio, the area is an easy day trip or weekend getaway, and its natural beauty paired with its easygoing nature has inspired more than a few early retirements.


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A country band is playing in the bar of a music hall as patrons watch from small tables in the cramped quarters


Boot-scootin’: Texas Hill Country’s iconic music venues

Apr 8, 2019 • 7 min read


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