About Dripping Springs
- The vibrant and charming city of Dripping Springs
features majestic views, unbeatable sunsets amidst rolling hills, historic treasures, rock bottom creeks, eclectic live music, and legendary hospitality. This “Gateway to the Texas Hill Country” is a city in Hays County, and is well-suited for those who desire a restful alternative close to the bustling city of Austin
. Whether you’re coming for a wedding (it’s also known as the Wedding Capital of Texas
, after all) or just looking for a relaxing getaway, Owner Direct Vacation Rentals
offers accommodations as a home base for exploring Dripping Springs and the rest of the Lone Star State.
Where to Stay & Why - Those wanting to stay and play for a few days (or longer) will find this place dripping with accommodations to choose from! There are modern condo rentals, spacious villa rentals, or authentic yet luxurious house rentals that will make you fall in love with Texas.
The living area can offer comfortable furniture and a flat-screen TV with cable, and perhaps opens to the dining area with a breakfast bar and a fully equipped kitchen. The outdoor space is sure to impress with a beautifully landscaped front lawn and large fenced backyard that features a patio area, BBQ grill, and extra chairs - all set amidst gorgeous tree-filled grounds and countryside. Many of the lodgings include a HomeDroid Tablet providing home details, local suggestions, WiFi access, TV instructions and more. Other amenities can include stuff for babies and toddlers, washer and dryer, parking, starter supply of paper products, shampoo, soaps, and hotel-quality linens and towels.
What to See & Do - Pack your hiking boots and hit the trails of the Reimers Ranch Park, Charro Ranch Parks, or Dripping Springs Ranch Park. For history lovers, museums in and around Dripping Springs include The Pound House Museum, The Texas Music Museum, Texas Military Forces Museum, and The Blanton Museum of Art. For natural parks and pools surrounding Dripping Springs, a short drive will bring you to Hamilton Pool Preserve, Jacob’s Well, Pedernales Falls State Park, and Westcave Preserve.
Where to Eat & Drink - An array of local eateries, cafes, wineries, and distilleries are nearby the vacation rentals. Don’t miss Railroad Bar-B-Que, Crepe Crazy, Creek Road Cafe, Epicure, Pieous, and Rolling in Thyme and Dough. Book your accommodation during the Dripping With Taste Festival that boasts Texas wine, craft beers, gourmet foods, and spirits under one roof. Enjoy tasting sessions at Discover Texas Wine Tours, The Barber Shop Brewery, Dripping Springs Distillery, and more. Then enjoy an evening of dancing at Mercer Street Dance Hall.
How to Get Here & Getting Around - The closest airport is Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. By road, Dripping Springs is an easy drive along U.S. 290 West from Austin. Within the area, it would be nice to explore by foot or bike, but to make the most of your trip, why not bring or rent a car?
When to Go - The best time to visit is during summer, but any season is actually nice since the weather is warm most of the year.