Known as the “Gateway to the Hill Country,” Dripping Springs is filled with picturesque views that look like something you’d find in paintings hanging on the walls in a museum. The area has much more to offer with its wineries, nature trails, and master-planned communities like Caliterra in Dripping Springs.
You might start the day with a little time travel at Dr. Pound Historical Farmstead Museum where you can learn about the city’s history. The property has been restored to reflect the appearance and composition of the time when Dr. Pound lived there.
Next up is a trip to a winery or brewery. Check out this list of Dripping Springs wineries and breweries to find one that is your cup of tea, wine, or beer.
A good follow to that is New Canaan Farms where you can pick up some of their best jams and jellies made from local ingredients. They encourage you to sample any of their products. You might just find a new flavor you love. Their shelves also contain salsa, drips, and gift boxes.
Ready to commune with nature and exercise in a fun way? Head to any one of Dripping Springs’ five parks. If you want our recommendation, then we suggest going to the 130-acre Ranch Park across from Dripping Springs Elementary School. It has six miles of trails where you might spot wildlife. The kids can run off their energy on the playground.
By now, you’ve worked up a big appetite. Big on burgers? Check our list of favorite places for burgers or tacos in Dripping Springs. Then head to one of these Dripping Springs bake shops to top off your meal with something sweet.
Did you know that Dripping Springs is the first International Dark Sky Community in Texas and the world’s sixth Dark Sky Community? For a perfect ending to a perfect day, go stargazing. Enjoy the peacefulness and you’ll sleep well!
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