Journey to San Saba | The Daytripper

Before you journey to this quaint northern Hill Country town, you’ve gotta understand that this town is NUTS — well, they’re nuts about pecans, anyways

The Pecan Capital of the World (a well deserved title since they’ve got 8 pecan orchards), this town is also full of world class cuisine, beautiful nature and some of the friendliest folks around!

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Sweet 16(on Texas 16) | Texas Highways Magazine

Take the quintessential road trip from San Saba to Graham

Many folks currently residing in Texas arrived only in the past few decades. And while those of us who go much farther back make every effort to educate these newcomers on important aspects of being a Texan, some things must be learned through experience.

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San Saba, Texas | D Magazine

Just a bit slower, friendlier, and more relaxed than the rest of the state, San Saba is sort of the Belize of Texas.

There’s even a beach. Okay, so it’s a man-made one at Mill Pond Park, but that doesn’t mean it’s any less fun than the kind in the Caribbean. Certainly way more fun than a beach in Central Texas has any right to be.

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InstaTexas: Small-Town Hideaways | Texas Monthly

Just a bit slower, friendlier, and more relaxed than the rest of the state, San Saba is sort of the Belize of Texas.

There’s even a beach. Okay, so it’s a man-made one at Mill Pond Park, but that doesn’t mean it’s any less fun than the kind in the Caribbean. Certainly way more fun than a beach in Central Texas has any right to be.

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The 10 Best New Texas Hotels | CultureMap

There’s no shortage of luxurious hotel accommodations across Texas, and a host of new options abound for summer travelers. If you’re planning a Lone Star vacation — or just want to get away for the weekend — consider booking a room (or two) at one of these fabulous new spots.

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Getaway in San, Saba | Texas Lifestyle Magazine

#TravelTuesday: A Getaway to San Saba, Texas

For many Texans, life can get a bit hectic in the day-to-day — due dates, appointments, expenses and so much more add onto the daily chaos. When it’s time to get away from it all, one of the most peaceful options around is available just west of Austin, in the beautiful town of San Saba. When you arrive in San Saba, you’ll quickly notice the small town beauty that the community has to offer. Original buildings in full beauty, southern hospitality in full flare and just a completely relaxed atmosphere.

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A Girl’s Weekend in San Saba, Texas | ATX Woman

Grab your besties, jump in the car and head to the Hill Country.

Many towns may come to mind when someone speaks of Texas’ Hill Country—Fredericksburg, Llano, Marble Falls—but there’s one town on the cusp of major-destination status: San Saba, Texas. Nestled on the banks of the Colorado River, San Saba is picturesque and provides the perfect backdrop for a fun girls’ getaway.

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Hidden Texas | Texas Monthly

If you think you have to stick to the big cities to experience the state’s best dining, shopping, and culture, then you don’t get out enough. From fine art in Saint Jo and fresh farm fare in Kennard to a glimmering hotel in Big Spring and an idyllic garden in Orange, there’s a multitude of sophisticated surprises to be found in our smallest towns. So get going.

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Where to Stay for a Romantic Hill Country Weekend | The Texas Wildflower

With sweeping landscapes, rolling hills, and a clear blue sky, our part of the Lone Star State makes for a memorable, lovey-dovey weekend destination for young lovers and seasoned sweethearts alike.

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50 States: 50 Food Capitals – San Saba, Texas

A Food Capital in Each State

America is full of fun “capitals”, from the “bicycle capital of the northwest” to the “weather capital of the world”, and we found a place in each state that claims a food capital title. You can probably guess the potato capital and the cherry capital, but the homes of fruitcake, burgoo, and even ice cream, may surprise.

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12 of the Best Christmas Lights Displays in Texas | Wide Open Country

No matter where you go in Texas you are bound to find some absolutely magnificent Christmas lights displays.

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and though we may not be in for a white Christmas here in the Lone Star State, we’re still hauling out the holly and decking way more than just the halls. No matter where you go in Texas you are bound to find some absolutely magnificent Christmas lights displays. Grab your hot chocolate, pick out a Christmas tree, and check out 11 of the most impressive Christmas Lights displays in Texas.

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8 Must-see Texas Hill Country Holiday Light Trails | The Austinot

From now through the end of the season, festive holiday light trails adorn Texas Hill Country, and we’ve discovered the best and brightest dazzlers around.

We adore Trail of Lights at Zilker Park, but this article goes above and beyond for my kind of people who are truly extra in their love for shiny objects. I’m eternally beguiled by the night and mesmerized by shiny objects, so I’m way into the holiday light trail scene.

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Barbecue on Acid | Texas Monthly

Lay off the sugar

Barbecue has a sweet tooth. Sugar is the go-to enhancer in rubs, barbecue sauces, and injections, most of which become a candy coating that masks the flavor of the defenseless meat beneath. It’s an epidemic in competition barbecue, where honey, brown sugar, and any number of jellies are used to trigger our most primitive flavor reactions.

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San Saba, Texas: The Perfect Homestead for a Wine Weekend | Confetti Travel Cafe

Five million wine enthusiasts can’t be wrong, can they?

Five million wine enthusiasts can’t be wrong, can they? That’s how many visitors grace the country’s second largest wine region annually. Second only to Napa Valley in geographical size, the Texas Hill Country American Viticulture Area (AVA) consists of approximately nine million acres and 52 wineries. And crowning the top of Texas Wine Country is the small town gem of San Saba.

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San Saba: The Pecan Capital of the World | Texas Hill Country

If you were to put a bull’s eye in the dead center of Texas, you would probably end up in San Saba County.

In the heart of the county lies the county seat which is a city by the same name. Other than being the birth place of famed actor, Tommy Lee Jones, San Saba has also been dubbed, “The Pecan Capital of the World.”

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