This drive is rated as one of the most scenic drives in the state. Great to take any time of the year, but especially in the spring. You can enjoy the blooming of the flowers, trees, cacti & other plants & shrubs that are native to this area.
From Kerrville, take Hwy 16 south to Medina (24 mi), turn right on FM 337 (19mi) to Vanderpool. Then go North on Hwy 187 (19mi) to Hwy 39. Turn right and go to the center of Hunt (17mi). At the fork, turn left onto FM 1340 (21mi) to Mountain Home, then turn right onto Hwy 42 (15mi) to Hwy 27 and follow back through Ingram to end up back in Kerrville. Approximately a 4 1/2 hour drive.