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(Southern Livingexternal link) -- Before you hit the trail, consider putting some of the following events and Hill Country classics on your itinerary.

  • Wine & Wildflower Trail: April 21-23 and 28-30; http://www.texaswinetrail.comexternal link.
  • Texas Hill Country Wine & Food Festival: April 6-9, Austin; (512) 249-6300 or http://www.texaswineandfood.orgexternal link.
  • Burnet Bluebonnet Festival: Burnet Chamber of Commerce, Burnet; (512) 756-4297. Held the second weekend in April, this annual celebration includes everything from train rides to parades.
  • Cooper's Old Time Pit Bar-B-Q: 505 West Dallas, Llano; (325) 247-5713 or http://www.coopersbbq.comexternal link. Whether you're the President or a peasant, you'll love The Big Chop. Barbecue and dipping sauce now available by mail order.
  • Enchanted Rock State Natural Area: 16710 Ranch Road 965, Fredericksburg; (325) 247-3903 or http://www.tpwd.state.tx.usexternal link. The centerpiece of this park is a huge, pink granite rock that rises 425 feet from the ground.
  • Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park: Johnson City; (830) 868-7128 or http://www.nps.gov/lyjoexternal link. A bus ride ($6) through the LBJ Ranch near Stonewall offers great views.
  • Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center: 4801 La Crosse Avenue, Austin; (512) 292-4100 or http://www.wildflower.orgexternal link. Spring is the perfect time to visit this native plant garden. Admission: $6.
  • Wildseed Farms: 425 Wildflower Hills, Fredericksburg; 1-800-848-0078 or http://www.wildseedfarms.comexternal link. A great place to get those close-up photos of bluebonnets and other wildflowers.

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