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 Beautiful and Secluded Texas Beaches Worth a Weekend Road Trip

It's beach weather right now. But who wants to end up on an overcrowded stretch of sand with someone blaring their radio…

By San Antonio Current Staff, Alisa Pierce

High Island
Bolivar Peninsula, Galveston County, houstonaudubon.org
High Island’s beaches stretch from Texas to Louisiana, giving East Texans hundreds of miles of secluded coastline to enjoy. Coarse sand peppered with colorful shells lie undisturbed as spring breakers and summer visitors head to better-known areas. Four nearby bird sanctuaries offer migrating herons a rest while allowing visitors to take a break from the water to view the wildlife.
Photo via Instagram / Johnny.mauldin
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20 San Antonio Food Trucks Worth Tracking Down

Don't miss out on these San Antonio favorite food truck favorites. If you're a foodie, this is the list that we made…

By San Antonio Current Staff

Cousins Maine Lobster
    (210) 951-8922,
    facebook.com/CMLobsterSanAntonio/
    Got a hankering for some lobster? Cousin Main offers the best lobster dishes on wheels.
    Photo via Instagram
    
    katiedellenback
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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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