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Krause Springs A secluded waterfall flows gracefully into the crisp, cool waters of Krause Springs.  (Photo by Michael A. Murphy)

Krause Springs A secluded waterfall flows gracefully into the crisp, cool waters of Krause Springs. (Photo by Michael A. Murphy)

10 Amazing Waterfalls Within Reach - WESTCAVE PRESERVE Less than an hour's drive from Austin, Tex. Take a guided hike down into a cool cave formation featuring lush, green ferns under a canopy of cypress trees. The short trail ends in an enchanting grotto where water cascades over a broken rock formation, a unique setting in the heart of the Texas Hill Country.  Best time to visit: Year-round, but open to the public only on weekends.

10 Amazing Waterfalls Within Reach - WESTCAVE PRESERVE Less than an hour's drive from Austin, Tex. Take a guided hike down into a cool cave formation featuring lush, green ferns under a canopy of cypress trees. The short trail ends in an enchanting grotto where water cascades over a broken rock formation, a unique setting in the heart of the Texas Hill Country. Best time to visit: Year-round, but open to the public only on weekends.

The 50-Foot waterfall at Hamilton Pool spills over the enormous limestone grotto that forms the great swimming hole. (Photo by Michael A. Murphy)

The 50-Foot waterfall at Hamilton Pool spills over the enormous limestone grotto that forms the great swimming hole. (Photo by Michael A. Murphy)

Kayak the Devil's River, TX. Said to be the best river to raft or kayak in Texas.

Kayak the Devil's River, TX. Said to be the best river to raft or kayak in Texas.

Krause Springs is a well-known camping & swimming site located in the beautiful Hill Country of Texas. It is located in Spicewood, Texas approximately 30 miles west of Austin. There are 32 springs on the property, and several feed the manmade pool and the natural pool which flows into Lake Travis. There is primitive tent camping as well as 24 RV sites with water and electricity available.

Krause Springs is a well-known camping & swimming site located in the beautiful Hill Country of Texas. It is located in Spicewood, Texas approximately 30 miles west of Austin. There are 32 springs on the property, and several feed the manmade pool and the natural pool which flows into Lake Travis. There is primitive tent camping as well as 24 RV sites with water and electricity available.

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Hamilton Pool is approximately 30 miles southwest of Austin. Take Highway 71 west of Austin through the town of Bee Cave and turn left onto FM 3238 (Hamilton Pool Road). Travel 13 miles to the Preserve entrance, on your right.

Horseback ride through the scenic areas at Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort in Solvang, California

Horseback ride through the scenic areas at Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort in Solvang, California

The Blue Hole, Wimberly, TX travelandleisure.com

The Blue Hole, Wimberly, TX

Blue Hole | Flickr. Blue Hole in Leakey, Texas -You can only get to this Blue Hole by staying overnight at Running River Ranch, then hike or ride your mountain bike about a mile to it, take a steep set of stair down and traverse the stream several yards....whew! It is worth it!

Blue Hole | Flickr. Blue Hole in Leakey, Texas -You can only get to this Blue Hole by staying overnight at Running River Ranch, then hike or ride your mountain bike about a mile to it, take a steep set of stair down and traverse the stream several yards....whew! It is worth it!

Low-Key Locales: U.S. Beaches Off the Beaten Path

Low-Key Locales: U.S. Beaches Off the Beaten Path

10 Adventures in Texas' Hidden Hill Country: No. 6 - One of the most scenic wildflower drives in Texas takes you along State 16 through Llano and Ranch Road 501 to Colorado Bend State Park, to Gorman Falls

13. Hike to Gorman Falls - 16 Adventures in Texas' Hidden Hill Country

10 Adventures in Texas' Hidden Hill Country: No. 6 - One of the most scenic wildflower drives in Texas takes you along State 16 through Llano and Ranch Road 501 to Colorado Bend State Park, to Gorman Falls

Palmetto State Park for canoeing this Spring

Palmetto State Park for canoeing this Spring

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I want this tub in my house! AND I want to go to Ocean View Spa, Bora Bora too!