This 1872 home for sale in the Hill Country town of Fredericksburg started as an apartment building

The elegant facade of historical home recently listed in Fredericksburg for more than $1.4 million makes it a little hard to believe…

By San Antonio Current Staff

This 1872 home for sale in the Hill Country town of Fredericksburg started as an apartment building
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15 beautiful Texas Airbnbs perfect for a weekend getaway, including some near San Antonio

Airbnb is the go-to for vacation rentals, and the service has got plenty of Texas properties to choose from. That said, sometimes…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Bavarian Castle nestled in the Texas Hill Country, Burnet
$2,550 per night
The 14,000 square foot, Bavarian-inspired Falkenstein Castle in Burnet will let you live out a fantasy of European royalty in the Texas Hill Country. In addition to gorgeous architecture, the castle is furnished with over 100 works of art and other beautiful artifacts to admire, and the grounds has a 40,000 gallon koi pond with a waterfall where guests can hand-feed the fish.
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25 small towns within driving distance of San Antonio that are worth a weekend road trip

Certain times of year, wanderlust rises up and takes hold, but it's not always possible to plan a cross-country road trip. If…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Gruene
About a 45-minute drive northeast of San Antonio
Though considered part of New Braunfels (which can’t really be considered a small town these days), the Gruene Historic District should be a bucket list item for Texans. In addition to the legendary Gruene Hall, the district offers other live music venue options, the local general store, a prized antique shop, and the Gristmill Restaurant. This is the place to be for a good time packed with history.
Photo via Instagram / gruenetx
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20 San Antonio-area corn mazes and pumpkin patches to visit this fall

There's nothing that says fall fun like a pumpkin patch photoshoot or meandering through an endless corn maze. Though there aren't quite…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Sweet Berry Farm
1801 FM 1980, ​Marble Falls, Texas, (830) 798-1462, sweetberryfarm.com
For those willing to drive out to Marble Falls, the 60-acre Sweet Berry Farm is worth a visit. The crown jewel is a massive, Texas-shaped corn maze, but the farm also features a pumpkin patch, scarecrow stuffing, flower picking, hay rides and other fall-themed activities, open every day of the week except Wednesdays. Admission is free, but each activity is ticketed, so the money can add up if you're not careful.
Photo via Instagram / instasatx
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Texas' 10 Most Insane Weekend Getaway Rentals

There's a good chance you're planning some getaway time this fall. There's also a good chance that will involve finding a place…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Texas' 10 Most Insane Weekend Getaway Rentals
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This $1.6 Million Mansion for Sale Near San Antonio Looks Like an Updated German Farmhouse

The town of Fredericksburg northwest of San Antonio boasts plenty of homes that resemble old German farmhouses. Makes sense, because the area…

By San Antonio Current Staff

This $1.6 Million Mansion for Sale Near San Antonio Looks Like an Updated German Farmhouse
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The Best Food and Drink Festivals Happening In and Around San Antonio This Summer

If stuffing your face and/or getting boozy is your idea of a good time, then you'll want to make plans to attend…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Frozen Treats Fest
Free, Sat June 22, 1pm, Alamo Beer Company, 202 Lamar, eventbrite.com
Back for a third year, you can beat the heat with frozen treats! This refreshing festival has plenty up for grabs – paletas, milkshakes, ice cream sundaes, snow cones, mangonadas and more.
Photo via Instagram / egcollaborations
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20 Small Towns in Texas You Should Be Exploring Right Now

With a state as grand as Texas, there's something to do and somewhere to go in every direction. From a number of…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Dublin
About a 4 hour drive north of San Antonio
The former home of the oldest Dr. Pepper bottling plant, Dublin (not in Ireland) prides itself in being the Irish capital of Texas. Other sodas are still bottled here today, and the town really takes pride in that. So come on over and explore the Dublin Bottling Works, Ben Hogan Museum and plenty of Victorian homes to gush over.
Photo via Instagram / gvm727
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20 Small Town Texas Drinking Spots That Deserve a Weekend Road Trip

San Antonio has us spoiled with so many kickass bars and breweries. But that's not to say there aren't plenty of Texas…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Zelick’s
336 W Hopkins St, San Marcos, (512) 757-8787, zelickssmtx.com
Set up in a 1930s gas station, Zelick’s will catch your eye and keep your attention with all the booze and fun stuff. Enjoy pool tables, washers, horseshoes, and cornhole, as well as the atmosphere.
Photo via Instagram / lizardinsheepsclothing
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9 Gorgeous Hill Country Airbnb Rentals Perfect for a Quick Getaway

Sometimes all you need is to get away. Check out these charming Hill Country Airbnbs for the next time you need to…

By San Antonio Current Staff, Alisa Pierce

Durst Haus, Fredericksburg
This Fredericksburg home is a rustic-lovers dream.
Photos via Kim
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25 Festivals In and Around San Antonio to Check Out This Summer

Summer is here, which means there's plenty of cool festivals happening very soon! We gathered the best things to do and sights…

By San Antonio Current Staff, Alisa Pierce

PRIDE Bigger Than Texas Festival
Prices vary, Sat June 30, Crockett Park, 1300 N. Main Ave, pridesanantonio.org
The official San Antonio LGBT Pride Celebration is pulling out all the stops this year to encourage everyone to “live now - forever proud.” The celebration will have food and merchandise available while guests enjoy an illuminated night parade, a rainbow dash and a family fun run/walk.
Photo by: Julian P. Ledezma
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12 Texas Hill Country Airbnb Rentals Perfect for a Romantic Getaway

With all the hustle and bustle of life in and around San Antonio, it can be nice to enjoy a getaway every…

By San Antonio Current Staff, Gabriella Pawelek

Helotes Creek Bed and Breakfast, Helotes
The entire house is decorated with carefully selected antiques from the 1900s, making it a beautiful and romantic getaway. even more so for history buffs.
$100/night
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25 Small Town Texas Restaurants That Deserve a Weekend Road Trip

San Antonio has us spoiled with so many great eateries. Heck, even UNESCO thinks so, naming the 210 as a Creative City…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Kreuz Market
619 N Colorado Street, Lockhart, (512) 398-2361, kreuzmarket.com 
Kreuz’s barbecue stands on its own with meats being made up of 85% beef and 15% pork. No sauce or forks offered, so that’s how you know the meats are going to be lit.
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