- The list below includes 40 free or cheap things to do in or near Johnson City, Texas, including 82 different types of inexpensive activities like Art Gallery, Hiking Trails, National & State Parks and Historic Homes.
- From Pedernales Falls State Park to Johnson Settlement Trail, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Johnson City and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Dripping Springs, Marble Falls, Wimberley and Fredericksburg.
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93% 334 votes
RR 1 Box 450, Johnson City, TX 78636 MoreLess Info
Pedernales Falls State Park is popular for many river activities including hiking, river swimming, wading and tubing. Others enjoy horseback riding on a ten mile trail and hiking on a seven mile trail.
100% 3 votes
E Ladybird Lane, Johnson City, TX 78636 MoreLess Info
A one-mile loop trail, the Johnson Settlement Trail offers a relatively flat hike along green areas. The trail takes visitors to the Johnson Settlement - the former home of the grandparents of Lyndon Johnson - with log cabin and barns.
97% 123 votes
Route 290 West, Johnson City, TX MoreLess Info
Once home to Lyndon B. Johnson, former U.S. president, Texas White House offers guided tours of his estate. Visitors can get an inside glimpse to the life of this historical figure by viewing the artifacts in his house.
89% 100 votes
Johnson City, TX MoreLess Info
The Lyndon Banes Johnson Boyhood Home was the home where President Johnson lived from five until he graduated from high school. National Park Service rangers lead a tour through the home that is furnished with mid-1920s period furniture.
93% 88 votes
213 N Nugent Ave, Johnson City, TX 78636 MoreLess Info
At Taste Wine + Art, visitors can see and buy art including painting, drawing, sculpture, jewelry, and photography, as well as on occasion listen to live music. Visitors can also enjoy fine wines produced in Texas and beyond.
97% 35 votes
377 Shiloh Road, Johnson City, TX 78636 MoreLess Info
The Benini Studio and Sculpture Park is an indoor gallery featuring works by Walter Horak, Kevin Box, Benini, and Alan Burris. The main draw is the 100 outdoor sculptures by 44 artists that are placed over 147 acres.
100% 1 votes
207 N Nugent Avenue, Johnson City, TX 78636 MoreLess Info
Featuring artwork depicting Texas landscape, history, and culture, Texcetera showcases the work of local artists. This art includes mosaics, sculptures, jewelry, pottery, furniture, and more. The gallery runs monthly events where visitors can meet the artists.
50% 2 votes
104 N Nugent Avenue, Johnson City, TX 78636 MoreLess Info
Known for its mural paintings, Lee Casbeer Fine Art is a gallery covered with murals from local artists. The gallery also hosts live still-life painting classes, where visitors can watch artists draw people.
93% 60 votes
Canyon Lake, TX MoreLess Info
Located on a hilltop, high above Canyon Lake, Overlook Park provides the perfect viewing area to see the lake and the Canyon Dam. The park features a hiking trail that leads down to a small beach, and another accesses a walking trail across the Dam.
100% 17 votes
off of Hwy. 165, Dripping Springs, TX MoreLess Info
Located on top of one of the highest rolling hills of the Blanco River Valley, the Onion Creek Kitchens at Juniper Hills Farm is a prominent cooking school. All cooking skill levels can be accommodated in the food courses, and the venue can be booked for private events.