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Willow City Loop

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Address: Fredericksburg, TX
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Cycling this route is a great way to see this area.

The blusebonnets when they bloom here is incredible. The valleys look as if they are filled with water they are so blue. I say we go by bicycle. Easter is the most popular time to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Rhonda H
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Richardson, Texas
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Richardson, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The blusebonnets when they bloom here is incredible. The valleys look as if they are filled with water they are so blue. I say we go by bicycle. Easter is the most popular time to experience the Willow City Loop. However while riding your bike be wary of those drive their vehicles.

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were visiting recently around Fredericksburg and Luckenbach, TX in general and needed to kill a few hours. Online I found a list of things to do in the area which included a scenic 13 mile drive described as one of the most picturesque scenes in TX. That description sealed the deal and we were off. Arriving in Willow City,... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

There is Peace on Earth. Don't believe me..take the scenic drive on the loop and see for yourself. The wildflowers in their natural setting are breathtaking. The endless meadows filled with the Texas State Flower the Bluebonnet make for remarkable views and wonderful backdrops for photos as long as you are respectful to the property owners and don't tresspass.

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Spring, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

This was a wonderful way to spend an hour or so. The scenery is so pretty, and the wildflowers were in bloom when we drove it last spring--simply delightful. I wholeheartedly recommend this activity :)

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Plano, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

A nice drive and a great way to see the hill country up close from you car. We were here in November, so the wild flowers were long gone. I imagine in the Spring this drive is beautiful. We saw lots of deer and some pretty vistas. NOTE: Google maps has the Willow City Loop road marked wrong. You want... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

It's fun to spend the afternoon with old friends from high school having lunch together and driving on the outskirts of Fredricksburg looking at the glorious wild flowers (especially the state flower - bluebonnets). If it's a good year for bluebonnets, this is a prime place to find them. The peak time is usually late March to April. This year... More 

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Boerne
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

This was my second visit to see the wildflowers. A camera is essential as well as a reliable vehicle. You don't need 4 wheel drive but a high clearance is recommended

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Lake Jackson, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We were looking for some 2 lane roads and stumbled upon this gem! The stretch from Hwy 16 to Willow City was fantastic and we drove it in October! Definitely worth the detour!

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Fredericksburg, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Willow City Loop is a great trip through the Hill Country even when the wildflowers are not in bloom. At times it looks like Colorado with very tall mountains and rocky cliffs. An easy drive from Fredericksburg, it is well marked and an incredible scenic tour. Plan to go in the morning and take your time on the loop. Expect... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Free to do and you may get some nice wildlife sightings. We sadly only saw roadrunners and of course deer. But a really nice safe drive. Road was much better than I anticipated and they are making improvements at the moment too. No places to stop en route for refreshments so be prepared.

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