The Texas Hill Country
The Texas Hill Country attracts visitors all year round. Whether it’s wildflowers in the spring, water sports in the summer, or dazzling displays of Christmas lights in winter, there’s always fun to be had. Here’s an extensive list of resources to help you customize your visit.
Hillside Acres Retreat
The perfect starting point for your Hill Country vacation, offering 6 luxurious cabins nestled around a grove of shady Oaks and a 1 bedroom guest house with kitchenette. Each cabin is fully furnished with 2 bedrooms, kitchen, living and dining area, private bath and front porch. Also available- disc golf course, pool, fishing pond, horseshoes, bocce ball, washers, volleyball, badminton, seasonal creek & fire pit. Enjoy outstanding lodging in a relaxed unhurried environment. Accommodates from 1-32.
10 minutes West of Dripping Springs, located right off Hwy 290 - 4032 RR 3232 Johnson City, TX 78636
All Wimberley Lodging
The original reservation service in the Texas Hill Country since 1978-featuring romantic cottages, beautiful vacation river homes and charming bed and breakfasts. Plan to make Wimberley a stop along the Hill Country Wine Trail.
14500 Ranch Road 12, Wimberley, TX 78676
Messina Hof Manor Haus B&B
Four individually-themed retreats of the Manor Haus B&B offer nostalgic traces of Messina Hof legacy, sharing the estate with yester-year winemaking traditions. Speciatly events abound year-round. Inquire with an associate today.
9996 U.S. 290 East, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Cotton Gin Village
Escape to a unique Bed & Breakfast. Authentic 1870s log cabin village, surrounded by limestone walls, waterfalls and herb gardens. Experience unparalleled Hill Country dining, featuring an extensive Texas wine list.
2805 S. Hwy 16, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Farmhouse Guest Cottage
Stay in our Cottage while we're up North growing grapes & farming! Wood Floors, WiFi, Newly Appointed Bath, Luxurious King Beds with to-die for linens. Choose a vinyl classic, open a bottle of wine, invite friends or simply meditate in the sunlit ray of our signature church window. Book via Faceook //AirBNB// or text 575-649-9578. Private tours & tastings with client wineries available but subject to availability & fee.
Historic Kuebler Waldrip Haus Bed and Breakfast
Come relax on a 43 acre German homestead between Austin and San Antonio and near Gruene, rivers, live music and wineries. View 10 unique rooms (4 in-room Jacuzzis) in 3 beautifully restored buildings: a cottage, an original German rock home, or an original one-room school. Enjoy a book, drinks, Blue Bell, birding, fishing pond & WIFI. Rent a room or for a group. Nightly room rates for 2 are $135-$350 plus tax. Call us to make a phone reservation with a friendly innkeeper.
1620 Hueco Springs Loop Rd, New Braunfels, TX 78132, USA
Live Oak Canyon Getaway
The Getaway, accommodating 6, is a furnished 3 bedroom, 2 bath house, with a kitchen, family room, dining area, large covered porches and covered parking. You can enjoy your own private picnic under the massive oak trees in the backyard, enjoy your coffee or wine on the upstairs covered porch, while viewing local wildlife. It is nestled near wineries and wedding venues, secluded, peaceful, private and fenced with gated access.
1000 Live Oak Canyon Rd, Dripping Springs, TX 78620
BLAIR HOUSE INN
Situated on 22 gorgeous acres, just minutes from the Wimberley Square. Twelve well-appointed rooms/suites. Spa services available. Fine dining on Saturday evenings is open to the public by reservation. Blair House Inn is also an art gallery and cooking school. Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015.
100 W. Spoke Hill Drive, Wimberley, TX 78676
Mt. Gainor Inn
Located within 15 minutes of 5 wineries and a short distance from Wimberley. Secluded German Texas farmhouse on 23 acres overlooking the scenic hill country. Well appointed rooms/suites. For romance or just peace and quiet. Life is good at the Mt. Gainor Inn.
2390 Prochnow Rd., Dripping Springs, TX 78620
The Back Forty of Fredericksburg
Wake up each morning in the beautiful Texas Hill Country to the comforts of home and enjoy breakfast in the privacy of your own cottage. Linger over a second cup of coffee while you watch the Peruvian Paso’s in training. Spend time in our European Spa Center, have a massage, or go out and throw a line in for a fish. The Back Forty is the perfect spot for a home base from which you can explore the Hill Country or visit the many wineries in the area.
457 Bob Moritz Dr, Fredericksburg, Tx 78624
Camp Lucy Cottages
Acclaimed for our stunning Hill Country venues, Camp Lucy in Dripping Springs is also home to luxury accommodations. Beautifully crafted rooms feature well-appointed comforts and amentities including plush pillow top mattresses and fine cotton linens to snuggle into at night for a romantic getaway. Awake refreshed and relaxed in the morning for a complimentary breakfast and a stroll to the creek in the fresh air.
3509 Creek Road Dripping Springs, Texas 78620
Full service reservation service featuring a collection of over 125 exquisite accommodations in Fredericksburg, Kerrville, Ingram, Hunt & Comfort. Make your Hill Country visit full of exceptional memories. Put Yourself in Our Place!
231 West Main Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Fredericksburg Inn & Suites
Located within walking distance of downtown historic Fredericksburg in the heart of Texas Hill Country. Fredericksburg Inn & Suites offers a guest experience and ambience second to none. Nestled on 5 beautiful acres along Barons Creek, Fredericksburg Inn & Suites provides a relaxing scenic environment for all of our distinctive guests.
201 S Washington St, Fredericksburg, Tx
Horseshoe Bay Resort
Texas premier AAA four-diamond lake and golf resort featuring 72 holes of award-winning Robert Trent Jones golf, full-service marina, spa, tennis and waterfront dining on the shores of Lake LBJ. It features nearly 380 guest rooms with dynamic overnight options including 3-bedroom waterfront condos and tower suites. Home of the annual HSBR Wine and Dine Festival, live music, hill country wineries, celebrity chefs and great cuisine come together in early November.
200 Hi Circle North, Horseshoe Bay TX 78657
Cabernet Grill - Texas Wine County Restaurant
Escape to a unique Bed & Breakfast. Authentic 1870s log cabin village, surrounded by limestone walls, waterfalls and herb gardens. Experience unparalleled Hill Country dining, featuring an extensive wine list.
2805 S State Highway 16, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Hill Country Distillers
Want to try something new in adult beverages? Not a winery, not a brewery but a distillery! We are using Prickly Pear Cactus to make our Texas Moonshine Company “moonshine” and various Texas wines to make the first Texas Brandy. Seasonal flavors like apple, peach and strawberry will also be available. So come by and taste, have a special mixed drink with our products, and relax in the “comfort” of Texas.
723 Front Street, Comfort, TX
LARGE SELECTION OF WINES FOR COMPLIMENTARY TASTING! Representing over 46 Texas and 25 New World wineries, craft beers on tap, wine gifts and tasty bites. Open daily at 10am. In Gruene Historic District.
1613 Hunter Road, New Braunfels, TX 78130
Wildseed Farms/Wedding Oak Winery
Enjoy Wedding Oak Winery's award-winning wines grown from 100% Texas wine grapes as you visit the world's largest wildflower farm, located just seven miles east of Main St, Fredericksburg. Stroll the walking paths and view acres of colorful wildflwoers, shop in the eclectic boutique, select from the large plant nursery, buy the incredible wildflower mixes - all while enjoying the ambience of the winery patio and tasting room. Don't forget the camera!
100 Legacy Drive, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
UNIQUE WINE GIFTS - SterlingWineOnline.com offers an extensive collection of wine gifts, wine décor, wine jewelry and apparel. Browse our selection of quality wine barrel products for your home. Choose from unique personalized wine gifts and wine signs. These wine gifts are perfect for weddings, housewarming, birthdays and holidays. We know you’ll find the perfect wine gift for yourself or any wine lover in your life! Shop online now.
Online store only
Wiseman House Chocolates
Wiseman House Chocolates is a small gourmet chocolate company founded by Kevin Wenzel in 1996. Located in the Texas Hill Country off of Highway 281, Wiseman House Chocolates uses simple ingredients, fresh fruit and nuts, authentic liquors, and quality you can taste!
406 West Grubbs, Hico, TX 76457
Texas Hill Country Olive Company
The Texas Hill Country Olive Company is a family owned business, providing fresh, locally grown and pressed, extra virgin olive oil. In October 2013 we garnered Top 5 Best Olive Oil produced in the U.S. by the Wall Street Journal.We also have a large following for our balsamic vinegar, which is some of the tastiest you will find outside of Modena, Italy. A wide array of local Texas wines are available for sampling and purchase in the beautiful Tuscan style tasting room.
2530 W. Fitzhugh Rd., Dripping Springs, TX 78620
Texas Legato Winery
In the historic town of Lampasas at the intersection of 183/281 and 580 go west 8 blocks to Farm Road 1478 (aka Howe Street) turn left (south) go 4.3 miles, winery is on left. Bring a picnic basket and enjoy our smooth Texas wines on the new patio that overlooks the vineyard. Try our estate grown Malbec, Petite Sirah and Family Reunion.
2935 FM Rd 1478, Lampasas, TX
Friends of the Gillespie County Country Schools
The Driving Trail, established in 2006, links 16 historic schools to the Vereins Kirche, the first Gillespie County school built 1847 on Fredericksburg’s Market Square. The 120-mile Trail directs visitors into the countryside to see one or all schools, some of which existed when Comanches were still kidnapping settler’s children. Spend an hour or a day. All schools on National Register of Historic Places, many with Texas historic markers. Neighbors to the Texas Hill Country Wineries. Map on our webs
(830) 685-3321 or (830) 990-8059
Gillespie County, Texasq
We work hard at perfectin' hanging out! Stop By and visit us, relax under our 500 year-old oak trees, or sit around our old wood stove and listen to live music any day of the week. Take a look around our old General Store,shop or soak up the history. You can even scoot yer boots across our historical dance hall floor. We are located in the midst of the Texas Hill Country Wine Country!
412 Luckenbach Town Loop, Fredericksburg TX 78624
30th Annual Gruene Music & Wine Festival, October 6-9, 2016
Four days. Four distinct events. This Americana event benefitting the United Way of Comal County features the best in live Texas music and the best in Texas food and wines at Gruene Hall and The Grapevine. All four days will be filled with vintner and music events, wine, food & beer samplings, and the Great Guitar Auction.
Gruene Historic District
MARQUEE EVENT GROUP
Marquee provides full service event rental, tents, lighting, linens and décor to Austin, San Antonio, the Texas Hill Country and beyond. Rentals are no longer afterthoughts; they are key elements to great events. Marquee has been providing custom, trend-setting event rentals for over 30 years and challenges you to rethink rentals.
Spicewood Vineyards Wedding and Event Facility
Nestled in the Texas Hill Country amongst 32 acres of vines, enjoy great wines and a relaxing atmosphere at Spicewood Vineyards. Visit us fo r awine tasting, glasss or bottle Wed - Sat 10am - 6pm and Sunday noon - 5pm. We are the Texas Hill Country location for unforgettable weddings, parties or special events. Don't miss out, come see us!
1419 County Road 409 Spicewood, Texas 78669
Whim Event Rentals
From high-glam to Hill Country chich, Whim's tents, linens, tables, chairs, flatware, dinnerware, glassware, furniture and more will satisfy your every special event whim. Whim Event Rentals is the area's exclusive provider of Sperry Tents, the acclaimed handcrafted sailcloth tents, and is proud to serve Austin, Houston, San Antonio and the Hill Country's very best venues and wineries.
Fredericksburg Food & Wine Fest
Saturday, October 22, Market Square, Downtown Fredericksburg. $25 per person, 12-7pm. A grand celebration of Texas wine & food. Grape Expectations Cooking School, Gargantuan Great Grape Toss, auction, entertainment. Featuring three special events: Thursday at Messina Hof Winery; Friday at Wildseed Farms & Saturday Patron Brunch on Marketplatz, each showcasing fabulous foods paired with Texas wines. Visit for Fest details and tickets.
Market Square, Fredericksburg, TX
Oktoberfest, 36th Anniversary
September 30, October 1-2, 2016. Oompah at its Best! German food & drink, music on 4 stages, all weekend. Local artists, kids area, souvenirs & much more. Special activities: OkTUBAfest Friday, Hauptstrasse Chicken Dance Saturday morning, 42 Tournament on Sunday. Fun for the entire family! Admission: $8 adults; kids under 12 $1; 2-day passes $14; 3-day passes $18. MarktPlatz, Downtown Fredericksburg. A fund-raiser for Pedernales Creative Arts Alliance.
MarktPlatz Downtown Fredericksburg
Majesty Wine Tours
The Blair House Day Spa
The Blair House Day Spa is open daily from 8am to 6pm. Comfortable and completely private massage rooms available for all treatments including massage, aromatherapy, hot stone, and facials. Enjoy access to a sauna and shower in the changing room.
100 W. Spoke Hill Drive, Wimberley, TX 78676
Marble Falls Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center
Marble Falls is where Hill Country meets Wine Country. Within breathtaking acres of wildflower-covered vistas, wine lovers enjoy bouquets of another kind at our nine area wineries. The types of wine are as varied as all the other fun things to do here. Say cheers to a delicious vacation!
100 Ave G, Marble Falls, Texas 78654
Dripping Springs Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau
Taste the flavor of the Texas Hill Country and enjoy true small town hospitality. Dripping Springs is home to breathtaking vistas, infamous pools and springs, olive orchards, lavendar farms, wineries, distilleries and breweries. Sit back and listen or get up and dance in quaint music venues. Shop for local treasures or art. Drink award winning libations and devour scrumptious food. Tie and jacket not required...anywhere.
509 W Mercer St Dripping Springs, TX
Fredericksburg Visitor Information Center
Free Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Hill Country and Texas travel literature & information on Fredericksburg & Gillespie County wineries. DVD presentation, public restrooms and off-street parking.
302 E. Austin Street, Fredericksburg, TX 78654
San Saba Chamber of Commerce at the Estep-Burleson Building
San Saba, known as the Pecan Capital of the World, offers Deer Hunting • San Saba River Golf Course • Early Texas Architecture • Beautiful RV Parks • Bicycle Routes • Local and State Parks • Historic Suspension Bridges • Oldest Active US Jail • Settlers Museum • Wildlife and Birding • Wineries and Wine Trails. Visit our historic downtown’s Sip ‘n Stroll Wine Tasting and Lighted Christmas Parade, 2nd Saturday in December.
120 South Cherokee, San Saba TX 76877
New Braunfels Convention & Visitors Bureau
New Braunfels is the Guadalupe and Comal rivers, Schlitterbahn Water Park, Gruene Hall, Natural Bridge Caverns, Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch, Texas Ski Ranch, McKenna Children's Museum and more. Add wineries, wine bars, craft beer microbreweries and a great variety of restaurants plus the widest range of accommodations in the Texas Hill Country and it's the ideal headquarters for a Texas Hill Country wine tour.
390 S Seguin St, New Braunfels, TX 78130