Once you have experienced the beauty of the Texas Hill Country, you cannot deny the hold it places on your mind. With crystal clear streams, majestic giant oak trees, and wildflowers that blanket open fields this is a place that seems to be another country. Over 5 million visitors come to the Hill Country every year. Wimberley is located in the beating heart of this enchanting land and offers new wonders and experiences for every kind of traveler.
We have created our own top ten day trips for the Texas Hill Country that guest can enjoy:
#10 ~ Wimberley Square Shopping ~ Wimberley is full of unique shops that offer traditional and not-so-traditional art and wares. Although the primary shopping areas are clustered around the “Square” and “Olde Towne Plaza”, there are also shops sprinkled throughout other areas. Antiques and Art Galleries are mixed in and anyone is sure to find a dimond in the ruff. The first Saturday of each month, March through December, Market Days draw visitors from around the state.
#9 ~ Texas Wine Trail ~ Texas wineries have a special allure. Each is unique in its setting and personality, a distinctiveness found also in their wines. Wineries throughout the Hill Country offer public tours of their facilities and tastings for individuals and groups. It‘s an enjoyable day trip, weekend escape or vacation destination. In ever-increasing numbers, consumers are visiting Texas wineries, attending community wine festivals and enjoying
the delicious difference of a fine, Texas vintage.
#8 ~ Bella Vista Olive Ranch ~ Located in the hill country of Wimberley, Texas. Designed to reflect a traditional Italian family farm, the ranch is home to over 1,200 producing olive trees, seasonal fruit and vegetables, a frantoio (olive press), a winery, tasting room and gift shop. Bella Vista also offer tours of the frantoio, winery, orchards and gardens for individuals as well as groups. Tours provide you an opportunity to explore our orchards and gardens, learn about the agriculture and cultivation of their olives, grapes, and other fruit before participating in a guided tasting of our fresh-made products. Guided tours last about 1 – 1 1/2 hours long and there is a fee of $15.00 per person.
Just a taste of the Texas Hill Country and the colorful culture that awaits the creative traveler. Make sure to mark this as a destination for you to visit and this will just could become a top ten of your own!