The Texas Hill Country is home to many things, including Jellystone Park™ Hill Country! Knowing this, it’s probably no surprise that the area sees many visitors throughout the season. People here love to shuttle and float down the Guadalupe River, explore nearby nature, and roast marshmallows over the campfire…but did you know that there are many other fun things to do while you’re in town? Whether you’re looking for beautiful nature, a thrilling afternoon, or seeking out your new favorite city, there are numerous ways to spend the day! Keep reading for 5 great things to do in the Canyon Lake area while visiting Jellystone Park™.
Photo: Animal World and Snake Farm Facebook.
Animal World and Snake Farm
Located in New Braunfels, only a short 21.4 miles from our camp-resort, there’s amazing wildlife to see up close and personal at the Animal World and Snake Farm Zoo. Between hands-on opportunities, field trips, birthday parties, and more, a trip to the zoo will be one to remember!
Photo: Canyon Lake by Chris Luczkow CC 2.0
Located only 3 miles from our camp-resort is the beautiful Canyon Lake, perfect for boating and fishing! Escape the hustle and bustle, take a load off and enjoy the stunning views. On a hot day start the day of swimming in our outdoor pools and and end the day watching the sunset at the lake – the makings of a perfect day!
Photo: San Antonio Skyline by Nan Palmero CC 2.0
Are you someone who likes the hustle and bustle of the city? Less than 50 miles away from our camp-resort San Antonio has endless options for adventure and exploration! Try out some new restaurants, grab a coffee at a cafe, walk around the city, and so much more. Check out all the best things to do here.
Photo: Wimberly Zipline Website.
Feel like you are flying and get a rush zooming down 10 different ziplines at Wimberely Zipline Adventures! Located in the Texas Hill Country between Austin and San Antonio, 48.7 miles from our camp-resort, this is sure to be an adventure you’ll never forget.
Texas Hill Country Wineries
Whether you’re looking to visit Austin, Fredericksburg, Lampasas, or New Braunfels, you won’t be far from our camp-resort! With over 50 wineries located all over the Hill Country you’ll be able to take a day trip and taste some of the delicious local wines. Check out the Texas Hill Country Wineries’ website for tons of information, including an interactive map.
Between all of these incredible attractions near our Camp-Resort, you’re guaranteed to never hear the words “I’m bored” during your vacation. There’s something for every family member to enjoy in the Texas Hill Country region, and we encourage you to try something new for your next visit! To see more attractions near our Camp-Resort, be sure to visit our Places to Go page! If you’re ready to start planning your next Canyon Lake getaway, book now! We’ll see you soon!