Destination guide

Hitch your wagon to Kerrville's (lone) star

Amid the rolling terrain of the Texas Hill Country, Kerrville is known for its vibrant wild-west history, its charming downtown, and a wealth of waterfront parks along the banks of the Guadalupe River. A small town with a thriving arts scene, Kerrville hosts a bounty of annual festivals, including the Texas State Arts & Crafts Fair and the Kerrville Folk Festival. A central Kerrville vacation rental will put you within easy reach of the Museum of Western Art, Kerrville Hills Winery, and the Stonehenge II sculpture.

Things to do

Kerrville – everybody must get Stonehenged

No visit to Kerrville would be complete without a visit to the strange, iconic Stonehenge II, a (somewhat smaller) reproduction of the British original, with a couple of Easter Island heads thrown in just to be safe. At the Museum of Western Art, you can peruse a rotating collection of works by regional artists, as well as an art library and a number of permanent exhibits. After you've gotten your culture fix, head over to the Riverside Nature Center, a sprawling arboretum and botanical garden with more than 300 species of trees, flowers, and native plants.

Activities

A different kind of live stream in Kerrville

The broad Guadalupe River is one of Kerrville's main attractions, and it's a major destination for rafting, fly-fishing, and canoeing. Kerrville boasts a number of riverfront parks, but the 517-acre Kerrville-Schreiner Park is one of the most popular. Here, you'll find hiking trails and campsites within a scenic, wooded area, and you can spot local wildlife like deer, rabbits, and several bird species. If your timing is right, the Kerrville Folk Festival is always worth checking out. The 18-day concert features local, national, and international musicians, and past performers have included Willie Nelson, Lucinda Williams, and Mary Chapin Carpenter.

Weather

The heat is on this summer in Kerrville

Kerrville has a humid subtropical climate, which means hot, muggy summers, generally cool winters, and plenty of sunlight in every season. Spring and fall are warm and wet, with average highs in the upper 70s in April and September. Summer highs reach the mid-90s in June, July, and August, while winters peak around 61ºF in December and January. Thanks to the mild winters, the area is a popular destination all year round, and you'll find that prices on Kerrville vacation rentals are generally about the same from 1 season to the next.

Natural features

Head for the hill country in Kerrville

Nestled beside the Guadalupe River, Kerrville lies amid the low peaks and rocky outcroppings of the Texas Hill Country, a unique ecosystem that marks the easternmost edge of the American Southwest. The region features granite escarpments, rugged hills, and low-lying scrubland, and you can spot deer, rabbits, and foxes, as well as a variety of migratory birds. Since the Guadalupe River is always close at hand, a Kerrville vacation rental would make a great base of operations for your next boating, fishing, or rafting trip.

How to get there

How to get to and around Kerrville

The nearest airport is in San Antonio, TX (SAT-San Antonio Intl.), located 53.7 mi (86.5 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Kerrville?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 294 vacation rentals near Kerrville. From 110 Houses to 101 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Kerrville for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Kerrville?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Kerrville. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Kerrville-Schreiner Park: 314 vacation rentals
  • Kerrville City Park: 303 vacation rentals
  • Hill Country Shooting Sports Center: 736 vacation rentals
  • Kerrville State Hospital: 291 vacation rentals
  • Riverhill Country Club: 299 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Kerrville listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Kerrville?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 110 Houses in Kerrville. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Kerrville include:

  • Cabins: 101 rentals available
  • Cottages: 101 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 101 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Farmhouses and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Kerrville?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 84 vacation rentals with pool available in Kerrville. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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