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Texas Hill Country Trail Region

Participant in the Texas Historical Commission's
Texas Heritage Trails Program

Explore Region by Theme

  • Chisholm Trail Crossing, Round RockChisholm Trail Crossing, Round Rock
  • Real County Historical Museum, LeakeyReal County Historical Museum, Leakey

Theme Highlights


  • Queen City Heights Historic District, Dallas

    THE BRICK AND MORTAR OF HISTORY

    Texas communities, both large and small, harbor an abundance of historic districts. Some have achieved local designation, some national recognition, some have flourished under...

  • Road winding through the canyon with native plants

    ROAD TRIP!

    Nothing beats the feel of the freedom of the road. Texans love to get in their cars and just drive – as long as it’s not during rush hour! The state is fortunate in that it offers dozens of leisurely country...


All Themes by Name

  • WE BUILT A BIGGER TEXAS!

    Big dreams built the Texas towns and cities we live in today....

  • "CUE THE MUSIC, MAESTRO. READY? DANCE!"

    So you really DO think you can dance? Texas...

  • PROST! SALUD! CHEERS AND GEZONDHEID!

    Ask a visitor what they love best about Texas and...

  • BETWEEN UNCERTAINTY AND THE RIO GRANDE

    "Hardly had we begun to enjoy the pleasing...

  • GIT ALONG LITTLE...BOSSIE?

    Texans like to believe we invented the cattle drive, the 19th...

  • MAIN STREET REPRISE

    Main Street was once the heart and soul of communities all across...

  • ROAD TRIP TO RETRO!

    Antique horse trails aren't the only discovery options for historic...

  • "COME AND TAKE IT!"

    Texans have seen their share of the battlefield. The Mexican War for...

  • THIS LAND IS OUR LAND

    Although over 96% of Texas remains in private hands, we still have...

  • SIX FLAGS AND FOUR PRESIDENTS

    Texas’ politics are as complex and diverse as the millions...

  • OLD HISTORY, NEW LIFE

    Codifying the term "sacred places" helps us to embrace a concept...

  • YOURS, MINE, AND OURS – HISTORY IS FOR EVERYONE

    Victorian mansions, sacred burial mounds...

  • "OH GIVE ME A HOME WHERE THE BUFFALO ROAM"

    The history of the Texas Frontier begins...

  • DRIVE IT, PICK IT, MILL IT, PUMP IT

    Can you name the four main industries that elevated...