Category Archives: Local Adventure

Reimers Observatory | Dripping Springs Adventure

Milton Reimer’s Ranch is just about my favorite place to go in Dripping Springs. When we first started exploring it I found out that they had an observatory program that you could attend and view the planets and stars. It had been closed for the last two years because of the pandemic and staffing issues,...

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Austin Bat Tour | Dripping Springs Day Trip

The best part about living in Dripping Springs is that you are in between the Texas Hill Country and the big city! You can drive 30 minutes to a remote state park or 30 minutes the other way and experience the bustling downtown capital of Texas! When we first moved to Dripping Springs a few...

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Westcave Preserve | Dripping Springs Adventure

This morning I ventured out to Westcave Preserve off of Hamilton Pool road in Dripping Springs for a little local sightseeing. This preserve is 76 acres right off of the Pedernales River and has been restored to its natural beauty since it was purchased in 1974. I had always heard of this beautiful place, but...

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Johnson City Exotic Zoo Resort | Dripping Springs Day Trip Adventure

My husband and I are suckers for zoos and aquariums. Give us up close and personal nature and animals and we are sold!!! We were so delighted to have found the Johnson City Exotic Resort Zoo and Safari when we moved to this area a few years ago. You can hand feed over 500 different...

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Krause Springs | Dripping Springs Day Trip

It’s supposed to be high 90s for the next week and that’s got me thinking about planning trips to all of my favorite TEXAS SWIMMING HOLES!!! I wanted to show you one of the best kept secrets in the Texas Hill Country… Krause Springs in Spicewood, Texas. Just a short 45 minute drive north of...

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Enchanted Rock State Park | Fredericksburg Adventure

If you are visiting the Texas Hill Country or planning to move here then there are so many Texas State Parks within an hour radius to visit! Enchanted Rock has been on my list for the last two years, but it was always booked out when we checked into reserving it. It looked like we...

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Hamilton Pool | Dripping Springs Adventure

It’s no secret that Dripping Springs is known for its’ craft alcohol, wedding venues, small town feel and beautiful NATURE!! Hamilton Pool is one of the most iconic outdoor tourist destination in Dripping Springs, Texas and I couldn’t wait to go and see it for myself last fall. Can you imagine being the first person...

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Jacob’s Well | Dripping Springs Adventure

Jacob’s Well is one of Texas’ most famous swimming holes and it was definitely on our summer bucket list! It is located 13 miles south of Dripping Springs close to Wimberley and is one of the coolest places I’ve seen! You are able to hike the 81 acre park for free and walk to the...

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Blue Hole | Dripping Springs Day Trip Adventure

The first time I heard of Wimberley’s Blue Hole was in Texas Monthly magazine about 15 years ago. I’ve always been a swimmer and nature lover and this article on Texas’ best kept secret swimming holes became a permanent photograph in my head. I wanted to visit them ALL! My Aunt Bren had just opened...

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Wanderin Star Farms | Dripping Springs Local Love

Wanderin Star Farms… I can’t say enough good things about this property, business and family who run it. Purchased by my brother in law’s family many years ago, Wanderin Star Farms was our first tie to exploring Dripping Springs. When the Barnards moved from Lubbock to their property off of Fitzhugh and Silver Creek five...

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