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Best Watering Holes In Texas Looking for a place to cool off this Summer?

Here are some pretty chill road trip destinations for the whole family. Jacob’s Well

221 Wood Acre Drive. Wimberley, TX 78676 Reservation are required for swimming access $9.00 Per Adult $5.00 Per Person (Children 5-12 years) FREE for Children under 4 years Jacob’s Well swimming hole is situated over an artesian spring fed by the Trinity Aquifer. The aquifer is actually 140 feet below the water’s surface, and the well leads to one of the Lone Star State’s biggest underwater cave systems.

Hamilton Pool

Dripping Spring, TX 78620 Must make reservation prior to swimming Park Fee: $15 per vehicle Hamilton pool is a magnificent swimming hole that lies beneath a gorgeous 40-foot waterfall. The intimate grotto and accompanying pool were formed when an underground river caved in after millennia of erosion. If you are looking to mix fun with a backdrop straight out of National Geographic Magazine, Hamilton Pool is your place for a swim.

Hippie Hollow

7000 Comanche Trail, Austin, TX 78732 Park Fee: $15 per vehicle Hippie Hollow is Lake Travis’ famous “clothing optional” swimming hole. If you’re looking for true aquatic freedom, Hippie Hollow is your spot. Just don’t look to close, because there really are nude hippies in live 3D.

Krause Springs

404 Krause Spring Rd, Spicewood, TX 78669 Day Guests: $8 per Adult (12+ years) $5 per Child (4-11 years) FREE for Children under 4 years 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. The 115 acre property is listed on the National Registry of Historical Sites and has been privately owned by the Krause Family for over 50 years. Krause Springs has many natural sites to explore. There are 32 springs on the property, and several feed the manmade pool and the natural pool which flows into Lake Travis. It’s a refreshing treat to swim in the Springs during the hot summers of Texas!

Balmorhea State Park Swimming Pool

Toyahvale, TX 79786 $7 Adult: Daily FREE for Children under 12 years If you happen to be driving 60 miles west of Fort Stockton and find yourself desiring a nice way to cool down, you’ll be in luck. You’d be around the corner from Balmorhea State Park; the world’s largest spring fed pool. Not only is it huge, it’s in the middle of the desert. Along with providing humans 72 degree water, year-round, it’s home to fish, turtles, and various other creatures.There are even retro motor-court style cabins for folks who’d like to spend a few days at the park. continued

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