SLEEP IN A GARDEN- Wake up to the smell of rosemary, thyme, and other fresh scents when you stay in one of the Sunday Houses at Fredericksburg Herb Farm, 830/997-8615. The cozy cottages are styled like the old-time Sunday Houses built by German farmers for weekend stays when they came to town for church and shopping. texan-by-the-grace-of-god
The Treaty Oak in Austin, Texas. Lost is shape and magnificent wingspan after a deliberate poisoning in 1989 by some lunatic who spent 9 years in prison for the crime. The tree was miraculously saved and is well over 500 years old . . .
9. Pick Peaches - 16 Adventures in Texas' Hidden Hill Country - Southernliving. You’ll have to wait a while—the first peaches don’t ripen until the end of May—but it’s worth it to taste a sweet Hill Country peach plucked fresh from a tree at Marburger Orchard, 830/997-9433, near Fredericksburg. Gary Marburger grows 13 varieties that ripen in stages until early August. Can’t wait till then? Strawberries!
Texas State Capitol. Most Austinite’s are quick to tell you that our state capitol building is larger than our nation’s capital building in DC. Made of Texas pink granite, its history, architecture, and impressive rotunda is worth the free guided tour.