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

Fredericksburg
About a 1.5 hour drive northwest of San Antonio
Fredericksburg is loved by tourists and locals alike and truly has something for everyone. History buffs will enjoy visiting the Vereins Kirche Museum, which honors the German pioneers who initially settled this Hill Country town nearly two centuries ago. Shopaholics have plenty of locally-owned boutiques to choose from, and there is a swath of wineries and craft breweries for those who like to drink. With an endless supply of rustic bed and breakfasts, Fredericksburg is the perfect weekend getaway for a couple, the gals or the whole family. 
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20 Texas Music Festivals Every San Antonian Should Attend At Least Once

Music festivals give us life. From good tunes to meeting new friends, and extra activities that make fests stand apart from one…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Euphoria Music & Camping Festival
Usually in May, 8500 Hergotz Lane, Austin, euphoriafest.com
With camping and music filling the weekend, Euphoria is one of those happenings that makes for memories that will last a lifetime. The annual offering lets you kick off the summer with a four-day weekend of all the electronic music you could ever want in your life. Don’t worry, there’s also acts in other genres, like hip-hop, indie and jam band. Whether you plan to make friends there or make it a vacay with the crew, this badass fest should definitely be on your shortlist.
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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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20 Beautiful Waterfalls and Swimming Holes Every San Antonian Should Visit

You need to witness these gorgeous bodies of water in the Lone Star State for yourself.

By San Antonio Current Staff

Dolan Falls on the Devils River State Natural Area 
    
    Del Rio, Texas 78840, (830) 395-2133, tpwd.texas.gove 
    
    While the Devils River is one of the most ecologically intact rivers in Texas, visitors must prepare for a rugged wilderness experience. A permit is required for all trips on the Devils River, as the course is highly strenuous. 
    
    
    
    Photo via Instagram (kimmayhem)
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25 Beautiful Texas Destinations You Probably Didn’t Know Existed

Texas boasts many beautiful hidden gems. Here are just a few of our favorite spots that are just off the beaten path.

By San Antonio Current Staff

Hamilton Pool Wildlife Preserve  
    
    24300 Hamilton Pool Rd, Dripping Springs, Texas 78620, parks.traviscountytx.gov 
    
    Hamilton Pool Preserve is a natural pool that was created when the dome of an underground river collapsed thousands of years ago. A preserve surrounding the pool is located about 23 miles west of Austin. 
    
     
    
    Photo via Facebook (Hailey Michelle)
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