May 1st, 2019

Day Trip Destinations Near Dripping Springs

Did you know that vacations are good for your health? They can help reduce stress, improve your mental balance and create a better sense of well-being. And, you don’t need to plan an extravagant trip to feel the benefits. The beautiful Texas Hill Country is a vacation destination on its own, and the Dripping Springs area offers plenty of options for quick, stress-free day trips with your significant other or some good friends.

To make your planning even easier, here are five perfect destinations to add to your vacation goals, all an easy drive from Headwaters:

  1. Wimberley
    Just half an hour from Headwaters, Wimberley is a charming Texas town with tons to offer. Pack up your sunscreen and head over to Jacob’s Well or Blue Hole for a refreshing dip in crystal-clear waters. Afterwards, explore the Bootiful Wimberly boot trail with 50 larger-than-life cowboy boots decorated by local artists.
  2. Johnson City
    Johnson City has a lot going for it. If you have littles, they’ll love spending the day at the Hill Country Science Mill, learning about science and technology through interactive exhibits. And for the adults, there’s plenty of local breweries and wineries to try, plus national and historic parks to explore.
  3. New Braunfels
    New Braunfels is often overlooked, but it’s a town worth visiting. Hit up Schlitterbahn for exhilarating rides, or take it easy tubing on the Comal River. Learn about the history of transportation at the Railroad Museum, or visit the Animal World and Snake Farm Zoo. No matter what you’re looking for, there’s sure to be something fun to do in New Braunfels!
  4. Fredericksburg
    There isn’t a more idyllic small town than Fredericksburg. Filled with scenic wineries and historic downtown shopping, a day in this cheery town is sure to be packed with fun. Fredericksburg is also home to a variety of festivals throughout the year, so take a look and plan your trip during one of your favorites!
  5. Marble Falls
    If you love the great outdoors, then Marble Falls is the day trip for you. Pick seasonal berries at Sweet Berry Farm, perfect for a delicious cobbler. Wander through the Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge to enjoy the Hill Country views and birdwatch – you might even spot the endangered golden-cheeked warbler that calls this refuge home!

Headwaters is not only conveniently located near endless entertainment opportunities, but is also conveniently located near employment hubs and great schools. To learn more about everything Headwaters has to offer, join our Interest List to receive news and updates.