Trinity University Press

Walking Hill Country Towns

41 Unique Walks in the Texas Hill Country

Diane Capito (author)

Forty-one carefully mapped walks in thirty-four Texas Hill Country towns

Walking Hill Country Towns is the classic guidebook that takes you deep into the hearts of picturesque towns that dot the Texas Hill Country between San Antonio and Austin, from Bandera to Buda, Kerrville to Kyle, Grapetown to Gruene. 

For those without enough time to slow down, the author keeps the routes on public streets that can be driven or bicycled. You’ll find precise directions plus the locations of convenient parking, restrooms, and restaurants. The index offers a checklist of cemeteries, courthouses, museums, parks, nature trails, and even, for five towns, eyewitness accounts of ghosts, one of which the author swears she encountered during the preparation of this book. 

Diane Capito’s carefully mapped walks in twenty-eight Hill Country towns—there are five more towns without walks—take you along familiar main streets and down the unbeaten byways that so often define a towns soul. A wealth of freshly unearthed historical information brings hundreds of small-town landmarks to life. 


“The most fun was learning about small towns that I had always just whizzed by without a thought or second glance. . . . I find myself putting the book in the car every time we head out of San Antonio, just in case there is time to drop in on a town I never knew I wanted to explore.”

San Antonio Current

Walking Hill Country Towns cover
  • Price: $21.95 buy »
  • Pages: 224
  • Size: 5 X 7.5
  • Published: Aug 2010
  • Status: Available
  • ISBN: 9781595346827


U.S. Southwest, Nature, Regional, Texas