Everything’s bigger in Texas, including the motorcycle rides. If you’re looking for an epic experience in the Lone Star State, you’ll get all that and more on this journey. From can’t-miss views to legendary stops in between, you’ll enjoy a little bit of everything while you’re riding through this iconic Texas destination. Whether you’re looking to catch a glimpse at some of the most incredible views or sit down and get to know the locals, it’s easy to find your way through this ride. So, open up those Thirsty Biker apps and meet us in Texas. In episode 32 of the Thirsty Biker Chronicles, we’re gearin’ up for the Good Ol’ Texas Hills Loop.

Must-See Stops

11th Street Cowboy Bar

Our ride begins in Bandera at the 11th Street Cowboy Bar, otherwise known as the “biggest little bar in Texas.” You’ve come to the right place if you fancy live music, tasty dishes, and refreshing beverages. You’ll find it at this fine establishment, from concerts featuring national recording artists to car shows, cook-offs, and wine festivals. There’s always something going on at 11th Street, so show up and get ready to be entertained. After you’ve had your fun with the cowboys, head south toward Tarpley and take in the Texas Hill Country at its finest. Take Route 187 toward Utopia for stunning views of the canyon and other spectacular sights as you pass through.

Once you’re ready to stop and catch your breath, a trip to Bent Rim Grill in Leakey is a must. Keeping it simple with hot food and cold beer, Bent Rim Grill is a famous stomping ground for riders to sit back and enjoy some of the local fares. It’s also conveniently located next door to the Frio Canyon Motorcycle Shop, making it the top restaurant in the Hill Country for motorcycle enthusiasts. Once you’re ready to move on, head east toward Waltonia, a Texas Hill Country getaway and home to many lodges and other tourist destinations. Pass through to Kerrville and stop by some beautiful national parks and rivers for some mesmerizing scenery. Our journey ends at Luckenbach, Texas, in Fredericksburg, a traditional Old Western saloon and gift shop, the perfect place to reflect on everything you’ve seen on this epic ride. In addition to being a quintessential western spot, it’s also a music mecca, featuring the talents of many country music artists.

The Ride

Texas loop ride map

The Good Ol’ Texas Hills Loop is filled with scenery that will captivate you. There’s certainly an abundance of things to see, from rolling hills to canyons, rivers, and lush forests. The roads are as diverse as the scenery, featuring long expanses of highway, tight turns, and cliffside views. There’s a lot to see as you make your way to our must-see stops, making this ride even more exciting and popular with fellow riders. If you’re ready for a ride unlike the rest, the Texas Hill Country will exceed your expectations.

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