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Yurt · Dripping Springs
Yurt In The Trees #2, Elevated Yurt w/Lux Bathroom
Yurt In The Trees #2 was created in response to our guests loving the original! This 1400+sf deck rises with multiple levels under huge live oaks for a fun getaway in the heart of Dripping Spring's Fitzhugh District. The upper deck has cozy swing chairs with a fire pit, propane grill, and dining table. Hill country vibes 'soaking trough' on lower deck. Inside is Tuft & Needle bed looking out the skylight, full bathroom with tub, coffee bar, kitchenette, Roku TV, bose sound, wifi, & work table.
Jan 24 – 31
$212 per night
Treehouse · Dripping Springs
Brand-New Gorgeous Modern Treehouse!
Elevate your next stay! Reconnect with nature at this unforgettable escape. With a bird's-eye view into the trees from every room, this 1-bedroom, 1-bath modern treehouse sleeps 4 and features an expansive walk-out deck with a plunge pool for fun in the sun and a firepit for cozy nights under the starriest Texas skies. Indoor/outdoor living at its best! Welcome to bliss, y'all! We’re Woodsy. No trees were harmed in the building of this treehouse. 🦊
May 19 – 26
$192 per night
Dome · Dripping Springs
Travis - Modern Tiny House - Tom Dooley’s Hideout
Tom Dooley’s Hideout is located at the Gateway to the hill country, just minutes west of Dripping Springs off of hwy 290. It’s a unique 4 acre property with 5 modern tiny houses that sit on open range with free grazing livestock which occasionally show up as they do not belong to us. This tiny house comfortably sleeps 2 on a queen bed but we do have a sofa/futon thats great for kids. Enjoy sitting on the porch or at the picnic table under the trees to kick back and relax on a cool evening.
Dec 14 – 21
$117 per night

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Twisted X Brewing Company38 locals recommend
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The Barber Shop28 locals recommend
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Crêpe Crazy26 locals recommend
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Hudson's On Mercer24 locals recommend
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Acopon Brewing Co.12 locals recommend
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Homespun Kitchen and Bar31 locals recommend

Other great vacation rentals in Dripping Springs

Cabin · Dripping Springs
Joy Cabin @ 13 Acres Wellness - Yoga/Hike/Swim
Feb 10 – 17
$58 per night
Guest suite · Dripping Springs
Whitestone Haus: The Euro Suite
Mar 29 – Apr 5
$101 per night
Guesthouse · Dripping Springs
Small Studio in the Hill Country
Sep 26 – Oct 3
$58 per night
Cabin · Dripping Springs
New Modern Cabin with Secluded Hill Country Views
Dec 25 – Jan 1
$118 per night
Bus · Dripping Springs
The WanderBus - unique, creative and cozy!
Dec 19 – 26
$106 per night
Cabin · Dripping Springs
Adorable & Cozy Tiny House #3 @Infinity Ranch
Dec 15 – 22
$116 per night
Camper/RV · Dripping Springs
The Hill Country Camper
Dec 12 – 19
$55 per night
Cabin · Dripping Springs
Love Cabin @ 13 Acres Wellness - Yoga/Hike/Swim
Sep 15 – 22
$66 per night
Guesthouse · Dripping Springs
Casa Paradiso: Unique Artist Space w Yoga & Nature
Nov 6 – 13
$67 per night
Cabin · Dripping Springs
Quaint Country Cabin
Dec 21 – 28
$102 per night
Tiny home · Dripping Springs
↞Modern Hill Country Tiny Cabin 3 w/ Loft & Light↠
Jan 1 – 8
$166 per night
Cabin · Dripping Springs
Imagination Cabin @13Acres Wellness-Yoga/Hike/Swim
Jan 7 – 14
$61 per night

Your guide to Dripping Springs

All About Dripping Springs

Dripping Springs is a small town in Texas’ Hill Country, just outside Austin, set amid natural wonders, from the Pedernales River, which flows over huge slabs of cascading limestone to the springs that give the town its name. At the edge of downtown, you’ll find fern-covered ledges constantly dripping water into a small stream. This section of the Hill Country is home to nature reserves and state parks that lure hikers, mountain bikers, and swimmers all year round. The region is also well known for its plethora of birding sites, especially in the spring.

The appeal of the landscape may have initially drawn visitors to Dripping Springs, but a thriving cultural scene of its own has developed in this Austin suburb. The historical buildings along Mercer Street, many of which were built in the late 19th century, now house independent shops and art galleries. Live music pumps out of local bars and music venues, and craft breweries and wineries offer tastings.

When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Dripping Springs?

While the weather is fair all year round, the best times to secure your vacation rental in Dripping Springs are the fall and spring, when temperatures are at their most pleasant. In spring, you’ll see thousands of wildflowers in bloom, and the Founders Day Festival in April features a parade and a carnival with food and rides. Summers in Texas can be hot, making for difficult hiking conditions, although working up a sweat will make a dip in one of the area’s lakes or rivers even more satisfying.

Temperatures become more bearable in fall, and the autumn leaves make for the perfect backdrop for exploring the national parks. Winters are typically mild, and snow, very rare. Christmas on Mercer Street is a festive annual tradition with live music and a tree-lighting ceremony.

What are the top things to do in Dripping Springs?

Hamilton Pool Preserve

Located about 20 minutes north of Dripping Springs, Hamilton Pool is in the 234-acre Travis Country Park. While it’s no longer safe to swim here due to the possibility of falling rocks, the 50-foot waterfall from a limestone outcrop makes it a beautiful spot to visit, and the sheltered grotto offers a respite from the summer heat. There’s also a small beach where you can spread out a towel and enjoy a picnic. You’ll need to make an online reservation; this helps to keep crowds at bay.

Pedernales Falls State Park

This park, located 18 miles northwest of town, offers the best of Texas Hill Country scenery, including beautiful waterfalls and pools, lush greenery, and towering old-growth cypresses. There are several trails available for hikers, mountain bikers, and horseback riders to enjoy that will bring you to scenic overlooks and places to cool off with a swim.

Live Music

One thing you can be sure of no matter when you make your way to Dripping Springs: Live music will be happening somewhere in town. Self-proclaimed honky-tonks host live performances and line dancing most weekends, while local bands set up at bars to jam the night away. If you’re not visiting on the weekend, simply wander down the street and you’re sure to hear music beckoning.

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