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.
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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.
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23 secluded Texas camping spots worth a weekend road trip

Whether you're just trying to enjoy the gorgeous spring weather, get away for the long weekend, or have a summer road trip…

By San Antonio Current Staff, Gabriella Pawelek

Lockhart State Park
2012 State Park Rd, (512) 398-3479, tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/lockhart
Just a day trip from both Austin and San Antonio, a unique feature of this park is its historic golf course. It has the other classic amenities, too, like fishing, summer swimming, and camping.
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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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