There are plenty of great things to do in Texas Hill Country, including wine tasting and enjoying a getaway at our top-rated Hill Country Bed and Breakfast. But if you’re looking for something a bit more unique and interesting, we recommend you drive along the Devil’s Backbone in Texas.
The Devil’s Backbone in Texas is actually one of the most haunted stretches of road in the state, but it also happens to be a very scenic stretch of road connecting the towns of Wimberley and Blanco. It’s particularly beautiful when you make this drive in the spring when the famed Texas Bluebonnets are blooming. The peak season for these popular wildflowers tends to be from the end of March through late April.
Haunted or not, the Devil’s Backbone in Texas really just allows our guests to get out and explore this beautiful part of the state. It’s the perfect activity for guests joining us for the rest and relaxation they crave this spring. There’s truly no better place to stay in Wimberley, TX, than our top-rated Hill Country Bed and Breakfast. Book your room today!
The Devil’s Backbone in Texas is a limestone ridge that runs through Texas Hill Country. Through a series of Highway and farm roads, the Devil’s Backbone in Texas can be turned into a beautiful scenic drive between our hometown of Wimberley and the nearby Lavender capital of Blanco.
Don’t let the fact that the Devil’s Backbone in Texas is haunted keep you from navigating this gorgeous section of highway. It’s well worth the trip! The scenic loop is made by connecting Texas Farm Roads 12, 165, 2325, and 32 and U.S. Highway 281.
The route is about 51 miles, and you can expect to take anywhere from 60 – 90 minutes, depending on how many times you stop to take photos and explore along the route. As you navigate the route along the Edwards Plateau, you’ll enjoy stunning views of the 400-mile-long Balcones Fault, along with the traditional rolling hills and winding roads of Texas Hill Country.
But what about the haunted history of the Devil’s Backbone in Texas? The area is purported to be haunted by various characters from Texas’ past, including Native Americans, confederate soldiers, and white settlers, all of whom encountered some violence in the expanding American west. There are several stories of haunted encounters on this stretch of highway over the years – but we’ll leave that to you to read about on your own.
While most guests seek out the gorgeous views along the Devil’s Backbone in Texas, we love that the road can be whatever kind of adventure you want it to be. Whether you feel haunted at the end of the road or not, you’ll be ready to be welcomed back into the comfort of our Hill Country Bed and Breakfast, rated as one of the best places to stay in Wimberley, TX.
There’s much to love about getaways at our Hill Country Bed and Breakfast. From admiring the views from our 22-acre property, swimming and relaxing in our 45-foot lap pool, or indulging in one of our signature spa treatments, we have no doubt you’ll feel relaxed and refreshed after a few days at our Hill Country Bed and Breakfast.
Whether you’ve come to our Bed and Breakfast in Wimberley, TX, for adventure, relaxation, delicious food, and wine or to celebrate a special occasion, the quiet town of Wimberley offers the perfect home base for your time away. Our Hill Country Bed and Breakfast offers eight well-appointed guest rooms and five romantic cottages set in the beauty and grandeur of Texas Hill Country.
Every morning of your stay, you’ll be treated to an exceptional 3-course breakfast, included with the cost of your stay. There’s so much to enjoy at our Hill Country Bed and Breakfast, not to mention the exciting world of Texas Hill Country beyond our walls. Book your room at our Hill Country Bed and Breakfast today!
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