stop and smell the bluebonnets
CNN Travel lauds the Hill Country as one of the best places to visit in the world
CNN Travel said the intention of the report was to highlight "places that are still largely undiscovered, or alluring in the offseason, or frequently overlooked for their larger first cities or neighbors." It also includes locales that it says are "making it easier for tourists to visit and those that pay close attention to encouraging tourism that's sustainable."
The Central Texas area is one of only three destinations in the U.S. featured in the report. The others are northwest Michigan and Florida's freshwater springs.
In the report, CNN Travel cited the Hill Country's springs, trails, wineries, dance halls and more as reasons for globetrotters to make a stop. Below is the full entry on the region:
"In the heart of Texas, Hill Country boasts its own natural springs. One prime spot, Krause Springs in Spicewood, lures visitors with more than its spring-fed pool and natural swimming hole — there’s also a butterfly garden full of magical wind chimes. And the Blue Bonnet Cafe — home to some of the world’s most divine cream pies — is just a short drive away in Marble Falls. [...]
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