Desert Door Distillery in Nearby Driftwood

We’re fortunate to have an amazing number of breweries, wineries, and distilleries in the Texas Hill Country that rival some of the best in the world. Whether you’re after a full-bodied IPA or small-batch bourbon, a locally-made product is waiting to be discovered. One of those distilleries that is turning heads is Desert Door Distillery. …

Fruit of the Year Recipes

If you haven’t worked dragon fruit into your post-workout smoothie or morning breakfast bowl just yet, this is the year to do so! Dragon fruit is the fruit of 2023. At least, that’s according to food industry insiders who say the fruit exhibited record growth in 2022, popping up in everything from juice bars to…

Winter Birding in the Texas Hill Country

One of the many things that draw people to the Texas Hill Country is the nature that is around every corner. From acres of live oaks, winding creeks, to the wildlife that shares our home, nature is alive and well in the Hill Country—even in the winter months. In fact, there are hundreds of wild…

Nearby Must-Visit Cities

Whether you’re new to the Texas Hill Country or you’re a local who resided here originally, the area offers endless opportunities for activities and exploration. To the east of Dripping Springs is Austin, to the south San Antonio, to the north Burnet and Marble Falls, to the west Fredericksburg and Johnson City – with several…

Christmas in Dripping Springs

If you’re looking for a dose of holiday cheer to put you in the spirit of the season, you’ll find plenty of Christmas fun for the whole family in Dripping Springs. From holiday festivals to chili cook-offs and so much more, there are plenty of local events going on to kick off the season.  …

Summer Revival Wine Co.

Dripping Springs isn’t just attracting local Texans and out-of-state transplants, it’s also drawing native Texans who have moved out of the Lone Star state and are coming back home. This is the story of the owners of Summer Revival Wine Co., Becky and Ian Atkins. The husband and wife team are from Texas but had…

Fitzhugh Brewery

The Texas Hill Country might as well be dubbed “beer country” because as any beer fan knows, there are a plethora of fantastic breweries in the region worth checking out. Some have been around for decades while others are newer on the scene. Fitzhugh Brewery will celebrate its two-year anniversary this fall and if the…