Known for the it’s natural scenic beauty, Kerrville thrives in every season, but it shines the brightest in the summer. With a variety of attractions and things to do that cater to an array of ages and tastes, no one will be saying “I’m bored.” You may even find yourself planning more than one trip because there’s a reason why Kerrville is called the Capital of the Texas Hill Country.
Take a stroll in Kerrville’s historic downtown where you’ll find boutique shopping, unique eateries, art, and beautiful historic architecture. Be sure to sample from several local café’s, breweries, and tasting rooms boasting wine and locally sourced olive oil. Explore the local flora and fauna on the lush grounds of the Riverside Nature Center and be sure to take advantage of the regularly expanding River Trail as the Center is host to one of several trailheads. You will find that the trail not only leads you along one of the most scenic rivers in the Hill Country but one of the prettiest city parks as well, Louise Hayes Park, where you can enjoy a myriad of outdoor activities all a short walking distance from local shops and restaurants.
Maybe culture is more your thing. Well, just pick a venue! The Kathleen C. Cailloux Theater houses a variety of musical and theater performances that will leave you wanting to come back for more. Or you can have a truly unique live theater performance on the banks of the beautiful Guadalupe River at the Hill Country Arts Foundation’s outdoor Point Theater. But before you leave make sure to take advantage of snapping a selfie with the replica of Stonehenge and Easter Island heads that lives on their grounds. Take a walk back in time as you wonder at the galleries of the Museum of Western Art and relive the glory days of the Old West featuring artists such as Bill Nebeker, Frederic Remington, and Fred Harman. When you’re done exploring where the legend lives, make time to book a tour of Schreiner Mansion the historic home of who many call the ‘Father of the Hill Country’ Captain Charles Schreiner.
You may be familiar with the Guadalupe river, but Kerrville is blessed to have those beautiful waters flow right through it! In fact, the headwaters of the Guadalupe start right in Kerr County. Take one of many scenic drives where you’ll find public river access spots, and not to mention as some of the prettiest scenery, you’ll ever lay your eyes on. No matter your experience level, you’ll find that Kerrville and the Kerrville area a true outdoorsman dream. You’ll be itching to explore the natural beauty that lives here all year round.
For more information on what you can see and do in Kerrville, no matter the time of year, contact the Kerrville Convention & Visitors Bureau at 800-221-7958 or visit www.KerrvilleTexasCVB.com. Be sure to look out for and ask us about all the exciting events that will be happening this Fall! We’ll be happy to help you make plans so you won’t miss things like the Kerrville Chalk Festival, Kerrville Folk Festival, Texas Arts & Crafts Fair, or Kerrville Downtown Festival of the Arts. We’re here to help you plan your next adventure, we want you to stay safe and healthy, and when you’re ready we cannot wait to see you!