There’s nothing like the Texas Hill Country in the fall. Cooler temperatures offer the perfect opportunity to sample local wines, hike along scenic rivers, and take in the gorgeous views. Travel to Comfort this fall, and you’ll get the best of all the Hill Country has to offer.
Breakfast: High’s Café and Store
726 High Street
This local favorite in the heart of downtown offers espresso, delicious breakfast pastries, and hearty plates. Check out the adjacent store for all your Hill Country souvenir needs!
Joshua Springs Park and Preserve
716 FM 289
It’s hard to imagine a better place to experience the hill country than Joshua Springs. Here you can hike on trails winding through 365 beautiful acres, take in panoramic views from the top of Ring Mountain, and watch wild bluebirds in their natural habitat.
Lunch: Los Jarritos
1005 US Highway 87
Nothing beats a family-owned hole in the wall for an authentic Mexican lunch. With great salsa, cheap tacos, and small-town service, Los Jarritos is the place to get some real “Comfort” food.
Bending Branch Winery
142 Lindner Branch Trail
Bending Branch, one of the Hill Country’s premiere wineries, offers tours of the 20-acre estate by appointment only, so be sure to call ahead! They’re known for their award-winning Tannat wines, which pair seamlessly with Texas favorites such as steak and Brisket.
Dinner: 814 A Texas Bistro
713 High Street
End the day back on High Street for a relaxing dinner at 814. Their creative menu changes daily, so be sure to check ahead for each day’s specials—you’ll be sure to find something upscale yet truly Texan.
The Cocky Rooster Bar
7 Highway 87
This bar is the perfect place to relax after a day of…well, relaxation. Famous for a friendly staff and roaming chickens, the Cocky Rooster is a great small-town Texas treat.