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Hondo is a city in the Hill Country River Region of Texas.

Get in[edit]

Hondo is located about halfway between Sabinal and San Antonio on US 90. From Kerrville on I-10, you can also take Texas Highway 173 south past Bandera.

Get around[edit]


  • A total solar eclipse on Monday 8 April 2024 starts at 1:31PM local time and lasts 3 min. Chances of a clear sky are 50%. The track of totality is northeast from Mexico to enter the US at Del Rio then through Texas into Arkansas.
  • Raye Theater, +1 830 426-5757. A restored 1940s movie theater which shows first-run movies.
  • Medina County Museum, 2202 18th St. A one-block complex of exhibits on local history, including a 1942 barracks from Hondo Air Base.


  • 777 Exotic Game Ranch, Private Rd. 5327 (off County Road 531 just west of town), +1 830 426-3476. This 15,000 acre hunting ranch has 55 species of exotic wild game from four continents. Safari-style hunts are available by reservation. The ranch also offers accommodation at its lodge.
  • South Texas Maize, +1 830 741-3968. Get lost in a massive labyrinth cut into a tall cornfield. Kid's play area and concession stand are also on the premises.



  • Billy Bob's Backyard BarBQ, 1905 19th St, +1 830 426-5345.
  • Golden Dragon Chinese Restaurant, 1219 19th St, +1 830 426-4216.
  • El Restaurante Azteca, 1708 Avenue K, +1 830 426-4511. Cheap but good Mexican food.




Go next[edit]

Routes through Hondo
Del RioSabinal  W  E  CastrovilleSan Antonio
KerrvilleBandera  N  S  → Jct N SJourdanton

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