- The closest you may get to flying! Zip across the Hill Country.
Sure, a picturesque drive through the Hill Country is nice. It's also boring. Experience the vistas of Central Texas breezing above the trees at Wimberley Zipline Adventures. Zig-zag down the hillside via 10 zip lines as you feel the wind rush across your exhilarated — or terrified — face. For any acrophobics out there, this may not be an ideal activity, what with the course's steep drops and all, but you have to check it off your list, because we said so. And don't worry, when you're done defying death with the assistance of Wimberley Zipline's well-trained staff and numerous safety measures, you can make a side trip to nearby barbecue mecca The Salt Lick and treat yourself to a meaty reward. Wimberley Zipline Adventures, 300 Winn Valley Dr., Wimberley, (512) 847-9990, wimberleyzipline.com; The Salt Lick, 18300 FM 1826, Driftwood, (512) 858-4959, saltlickbbq.com