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Texas Hill Country Retreat!

Friends. Adventures. Freedom. Renew.

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Join us November 9th to 13th on our own private 1000-acre ranch, on the banks of the San Saba River, under a big, starry Texas sky! Our ranch was featured in Travel and Leisure as one of their "Best Picks" for 2021!

We'll hike the granite dome of Enchanted Rock, see (and hike) the only fall foliage in Texas; the stunning reds and golds of Lost Maples State Park; we have 8 miles of private hiking trails on our ranch, wildlife, and caves if you're "down" for it, hayrides and kayaking on the San Saba. Plus, catered dinners, breakfasts, lunches out (or packed), and dinner with music in Fredericksburg.

EARLY BIRD PRICING
(ends 8/31/2022): $1050

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My kids couldn't believe I was going on this trip "Mom what are you thinking? You don't even know these people" what I was thinking is this sounds like a blast, and it was!

I wouldn't have been able to keep up and do everything we did if we hadn't had the Virtual Training Plan and the calls - this made all the difference for me! Brillant and I felt comfortable and prepared when I arrived. Thank you! JoAnn


Sign me up for the next Retreat, I don't care where we're going  The Smoky Mountian Retreat in 2021 changed my life. Knowing that I was going gave me something to train for, and I needed that push.

But, doing everything we did on the trip is what really changed me. I did hikes I wouldn't have tried on my own and guess what? I sailed through them and felt amazing. Add to that all the laughter, camaraderie, and just flat-out fun I want to be first in line for whatever is next!! )


What to expect...

Join us November 9th to 13th on our own private 1000-acre ranch, on the banks of the San Saba River, under a big, starry Texas sky!

We'll hike the granite dome of Enchanted Rock, see (and hike) the only fall foliage in Texas; the stunning reds and golds of Lost Maples State Park, we have 8 miles of private hiking trails on our ranch, wildlife, and caves if you're "down" for it and kayaking on the San Saba. Plus, catered dinners, breakfasts, and lunches out (or packed) and dinner and music in Kerrville.

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Where, when...

The Fit is Freedom Hill Country Retreat takes place November 9th to 13th in the Texas Hill Country near Bryan Texas (the center of the state)

...and what to expect?

  • 5 days, 4 nights' accommodation on our private, 1000-acre riverfront ranch
  • Luxury ranch accommodations, individual beds
  • Catered breakfasts, dinners (2) on the ranch, and lunches included
  • Welcome party with Texas cheeses, snacks, wine and non-alcoholic refreshments
  • Transportation during the retreat and pick-up from the Austin airport
  • Hike the Enchanted Rock trail and finish 1825' up on the top of the largest pink granite dome in the USA
  • Hike the red and gold foliage at Lost Maples State Park, the only fall foliage in the state of Texas
  • Gather around the campfire with amazing women who enjoy the adventures of the great outdoors under a canopy of Texas stars, expect laughter, heartfelt conversations and connection
  • Kayak/SUP the San Saba
  • 8 miles of private trails on the ranch
  • Hayride and cave tour
  • Morning yoga
  • Pre-trip meeting via zoom on August 25th
  • Friendships that will last a lifetime
  • Train virtually with us, and you'll be ready to go; we'll be following the Training for Trips, Trails & Trail Adventures Program so you'll be ready for any and all adventures coming your way.

Early Bird Pricing (changes 8/31) $1050

 

November in the Texas Hill Country is stunning, typically highs in the 70s and lows in the 40s. Sounds like heaven, right? 😇

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Meet Your Ringleader

Kelly Howard is the Fitness Consistency Coach with a touch of Adventure! She helps busy women prioritize their fitness so they can feel great and have more time and energy for the things they love. She believes when you feel strong, confident, and empowered, you can do anything.

Kelly loves adding fun and a little adventure into life with outdoor activities like hiking, biking, backpacking, kayaking, and stand-up paddleboarding. She empowers women to adventure out of their comfort zones and has lead 100's of people on adventures worldwide. She calls Houston, Texas home, but can often be found on rivers and trails across the globe.

Questions? Jump on Kelly's calendar and then get ready to pack your bags!

Kelly's Calendar Click HERE

FAQs

How do I get there?

If you are flying, the Austin airport, AUS is the closest airport and is approximately 2-2.5 hours. Please let Kelly know you'll be flying and we'll arrange for transportation. If you are driving you'll receive directions with your packing list 60 days prior.

When is check-in and check out?

Check-in is noon and check-out is 2PM

What if I can't keep up? How will I know I'm in shape for what we will be doing?

You'll be training with us virtually over the three months prior to the trip. Kelly has worked with 100's of women to get them trail ready and happy :) trails will be chosen for all levels and all abilities. Bottomline, you will be fine. AND, if you want a day off, you got it!

What do I need to bring? Do I need special gear?

You'll receive a packing list 60 days prior to the trip. All hikes can be done with hiking boots, trail runners, or regular runners. The trails will not be rough, rocky surfaces in most instances.What do I need to bring? Do I need special gear?

You'll receive a packing list 60 days prior to the trip. All hikes can be done with hiking boots, trail runners, or regular runners. The trails will not be rough, rocky surfaces in most instances.

What if I don't know anybody?

Get ready to meet the nicest, most welcoming group of women you will ever know. Plan on going home with new BFF's, best fitness friends.

What is the covid policy?

See all details below.

Other questions?

Join us on the Zoom call, August 25th or get on Kelly's calendar.

COVID POLICY

Due to the close quarters we'll be enjoying, all attendees must be vaccinated, boosted and tested 24-48 hours prior to arrival. If you have been exposed to the virus or contacted the virus please email kelly@fitisfreedom.com

CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY

We understand emergencies occur that may cause you to cancel your reservation. Our cancellation policy is as follows:

Refunds are available 90 days prior to the trip less a $75 processing fee 

Can I transfer my trip? 

Fit is Freedom will transfer 100% of funds paid including the deposit if the transfer is requested 60 days before the trip. Transfer can be applied to any future Retreat.

*Fit is Freedom reserves the option to modify trip itineraries at the discretion of your tour director as necessary due to weather, conditions, illness, injury, safety, or other unforeseen incidents.

Travel Insurance

https://goreadyinsurance.com/ covers the cost of your trip

World Nomads medical coverage includes benefits for serious illnesses, such as COVID-19, or being placed under strict quarantine by a physician or government mandate, among other scenarios.

  • You need Medical help for sudden illness or injury.
  • You need emergency medical evacuation for sudden illness or injury.
  • You have to cancel your trip due to unforeseeable events outside of your control.

*Please note that cancellations due to fear of travel are not covered. Please read your insurance plan documents carefully.