Fort Hood and the surrounding cities are not far from recreational and just plain fun opportunities. There are two lakes, Stillhouse and Belton minutes away. In a radius of 100 miles there are many day trips. Many people drive to Austin and the surrounding “Hill Country” to find their get away. 6th Street is the hot spot in Austin.
If you like wine, there are over a dozen wineries to visit. Fredericksburg is a favorite for its German heritage. You will find great restaurants and micro breweries to enjoy. The Nimitz museum is there. On the way to Fredericksburg you can stop and tour the LBJ. Ranch.
The Alamo is another must see destination in San Antonio along with the river walk. These and other great places to visit can be found in the Texas Travel Guide, your best source to find interesting places to visit in Texas.
Fort Hood’s recreation center is a great place to check into discount tickets and happenings. They also have rental equipment such as trailers and boats.