Modern Country style in the Texas Hill Country

 

Ranch Road Properties has a mission to bring a stylish, comfortable and hotel like experience to the vacation rentals in the Texas Hill Country. The area is the ideal getaway to explore outdoor wonders, shop small town treasures, and enjoy some of the many wineries and breweries. Known as the wedding capital of Texas, the Hill Country is the perfect place to relax and celebrate with friends and family.  

 

 

Hill Country Gem

 

Our first vacation rental home is in the charming town of Wimberley. Our guests have fallen in love with all that it has to offer from outdoor activities to shopping and wine tasting.

Wimberley is located 38 miles from Austin, 60 from San Antonio and a short 15 miles from San Marcos. The city sits on either side of the Blanco River and is home to well known outdoor attraction like Jacobs Well, Cypress Creek and the Blue Hole National Park. There are tons of great little shops on the Square and plenty of good restaurants and wineries to explore.

 
 

Things to do in Wimberley

Some of our favorites in the wonderful town we call home

DINING & SHOPPING

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THE LEANING PEAR

“This romantic eatery is a popular lunchtime spot, tucked on a quiet corner of downtown Wimberley by Cypress Creek. Fill up on sandwiches, wood-fired pizzas, or heartier dishes like duck confit and grilled hangar steak” - Austin Eater

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HAYS CITY STORE

“Great one of a kind venue. Great variety in the food menu and a full service bar with 52 beers on tap.”
- Mike Z, FB review

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VITTLES MARKET & EATERY

Gourmet grocery and lunch counter offering packed picnics + charcuterie.

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WIMBERLEY VALLEY WINERY

Offering wine tasting, wine club and events. Call for large groups.

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DRIFTWOOD ESTATE WINERY

Relaxed Wine presentation and tastings with one of the best views of the Hill Country.

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CAMP LUCY & TILLIE’S

Beautiful wedding venue in Dripping Springs with an excellent restaurant serving upscale brunch, lunch and dinner. About a 15 min drive from Wimberley.

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JOBELL CAFE & BISTRO

“I could not say enough nice things about our dining experience at Jobell. We met the owners who shared their wonderful story. In short they treated my family like family. The food was so delicious and perfectly presented.” - John L, FB review

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THE SHADY LLAMA

“Great family location. Kids have plenty to do while parents can sit back and enjoy food and drink. The view and the sunsets are amazing.” - Kristina C, FB review

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CYPRESS CREEK RESERVE

Small distillery, tucked away near Jacobs Well offering a small bar and large patio.

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VISTA BREWING COMPANY

A favorite spot for craft beer and farm-to-table lunch. Plenty of outdoor space and play for kids.

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DUCHMAN WINERY

Award-winning wines made from Texas vines produced in traditional Italian style varietals.

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MARKET DAYS

On the first Saturday of the month from March to December, you can find the most amazing flea market in Wimberley. It’s called Market Days and the outdoor flea market is packed with treasures.

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COMMUNITY PIZZA & BEER GARDEN

“Wow this place was great! The food was spectacular. Perfectly seasoned dough and local craft on draft what more could you ask for. We stayed for two days and visited Community pizza, twice! - Derrick R, FB review

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PHO-LISHA"‘S

“The food here is absolutely amazing!!! Home made and the most tasting Asian food EVER! Definitely recommend the egg rolls.” - Gemma, FB Review

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BELLA VISTA RANCH

Local maker of Wine and Olive Oil. Check hours for tours and tastings.

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SALT LICK BBQ

Features one of Texas’ most photographed BBQ pits, outdoor and indoor family-style seating spaces. (B.Y.O.B. option)

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TRATTORIA LISINA

Family owned Italian restaurant located on the Duchman Winery. Visit Website

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THE SQUARE

Downtown Wimberley is a charming square of unique and charming shops. You are sure to find something among the new and vintage furniture, art and clothes. You can also find wine tasing and great food. You must check it out!

OUTDOORS

CYPRESS FALLS

CYPRESS FALLS

BLUE HOLE REGIONAL PARK

BLUE HOLE REGIONAL PARK

 
JACOBS WELL

JACOBS WELL

WIMBERLEY ZIPLINE

WIMBERLEY ZIPLINE

Explore the Texas Hill Country

 

The Texas Hill Country is a general term for a large area of towns located west of Austin. The most notable cities for tourism, wineries and weddings are Dripping Springs, Driftwood, Wimberley, Johnson City and Fredericksburg. Each town has it’s own personality and attractions. Here some ideas as you start to explore and plan your vacation.

 

 
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Dripping Springs

Gateway to the Hill Country

Dripping Springs is well-known as the “Gateway to the Hill Country.” Located just 25 minutes west of Austin, Dripping Springs is home to spectacular natural wonders, historic treasures, unique shopping, eclectic live music venues, exciting rodeos, a plethora of wineries, craft breweries and local distilleries and legendary hospitality. 

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Driftwood

WEDDINGS AND WINE

Driftwood is the sister city to Dripping Springs as it sits just south of DS but also 25 miles west of Austin. This quaint city is home to the famous Salt Lick BBQ as well as several wedding venues, wineries and number of Breweries and Distillaries, making it a sough after destination to escape Austin for a day, night or weekend.

 
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Johnson City

HOME OF LBJ

Johnson City is a wonderful little town located 25 west of Dripping Springs along the Blanco River. It is home to the Lyndon B Johnson National Historic Park and Pedernales Falls State Park. For Wine lovers, it’s the starting place for the Texas Wine Trail that runs from Johnson City to Fredericksburg and hosts 19 Award Winning wineries.

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Fredericksburg

CITY OF BEAUTY AND CHARM

Fredericksburg is a favorite among Texans for it’s blocks and blocks of shopping, art galleries and wine tasting rooms. It has been said that Fredericksburg is the number 3 place in the world people travel to for wine, behind France and California. The city's German heritage is also on display at the Pioneer Museum, which features settlers' homesteads and artifacts.