Why Wimberley Is One of the Best Weekend Trips From Austin
Sometimes you need a quick break from the rest of the world. Whether you want to indulge in delicious cuisine or venture into the great outdoors, Wimberley is one of the best weekend trips from Austin. So, are you ready to escape the ordinary?
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4 Reasons Why Wimberley Is One of the Best Weekend Trips From Austin
1. Savor Delicious Cuisine
The highlight of our area’s foodie culture is the weekly Saturday Evening Dinner at our Inn. Here, you can sit down and savor a delicious meal highlighted by a weekly culinary theme in our beautiful dining room. Be sure to check our fine dining page to discover upcoming dinner menus! Trust us; you won’t want to miss out on one of these delicious adventures.
What makes our Inn one of the best weekend trips from Austin? Wimberley’s foodie scene is unlike any other in our area. Local favorites like Jobell Café & Bistro and The Leaning Pear offer modern twists on classic Hill Country fare. Ino’z Brew and Chew and Creekside Cookers also provide visitors a casual place to dig into local grub and barbeque in downtown. Milagros Hill Country is another great place to grab some delicious Tex Mex. If you venture further afield, you’ll also find Hays City Store and Icehouse, Salt Lick BBQ, and Trattoria Lisina.
2. Take in a Vibrant Art Scene
Wimberley is an art-lovers paradise. Our charming town is full of small galleries showcasing locally produced artwork. Wimberley Glassworks is home to a fantastic blown glass in their studio. You can also book a glass blowing demo to learn a new skill! As you visit various shops and businesses throughout town, be sure to keep your eye out for one of the many colorful, painted boots that are a part of the Bootiful Wimberley artist project (we have one here at the Blair House Inn). We also have an art gallery here at the Blair House Inn full of incredible works from local artists. Below are some of our favorite art galleries around town.
3. Explore the Great Outdoors
If you’re searching for one of the best weekend trips from Austin, we have more to offer than relaxation, art, and food. Our incredible area is perfect for visitors who love the outdoors. A collection of state parks and outdoor areas await you. Whether you want to enjoy the natural beauty of Jacob’s Well, fly through the treetops with Wimberley Zipline, or soak in the picturesque waters of Blue Hole Regional Regional Park, there’s something here to do for every outdoor enthusiast. Old Baldy and Canyon Lake are also worth exploring!
4. Enjoy a Romantic Retreat
Sharing a romantic getaway with your special someone is one of the best Texas Hill Country vacation ideas. Couples wanting to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life will love spending a weekend at our beautiful Inn, where you can enjoy some quality time with your significant other. We offer exquisite dining on Saturday evenings, an incredible array of spa services, an on-site pool, an art gallery, and private, luxurious accommodations that are second to none in the area. You can go for a stroll through our 22-acre hillside oasis on our nature trail and finish off your days taking in the stunning Hil Country scenery.
The Blair House Inn in Wimberley provides the ideal getaway to Hill Country. Our luxurious accommodations include guestrooms, suites, and cottages. Hop in the car and head out to explore one of the many fantastic things to do in Texas Hill Country!
Book your stay with us and start planning your trip today! We look forward to welcoming you to our beautiful Inn.