Summer! Time for a Relaxing Weekend or a Week in Wimberley, Perfect Place to Enjoy Lazy Days
Birdwatching is a favorite Wimberley activity...and often requires nothing more strenuous than relaxing in a comfortable place beneath the trees.

Thoughts of a relaxed, happy extended weekend bring many people to Wimberley, Texas throughout the year. Less than an hour's drive away for those who live in San Antonio and Austin, with 3 to 4 hours of travel time for Houston and Dallas, Wimberley is a perfect destination for a weekend or the whole summer.

The fun can actually begin with choosing where you'll stay for your visit.  The lodging selections in Wimberley are numerous and most are quite unique. You can call a reservation service like All Wimberley Lodging to find the perfect place. Or enjoy learning about lodging options on your own by browsing through the Lodging Guide.

Check in at Abundance Hill Country River Retreat, a private and secluded in a prime location in the center of Wimberley. Visit Canyon Sunrise, with private cabins, panoramic views, kitchen, fireplace, private pool and hot tub. Or spend your mini-vacation at Villas in the Hills, or Hills of Romance enjoying luxurious private cottages with spa services and a long list of amenities. Mt. Gainor Inn, on 23 scenic and secluded hill top acres, is central to events and attractions in Dripping Springs, Driftwood, Wimberley, Blanco and  Johnson City, Texas.

Cypress Creek Cottages, Lake and Creek Horse Ranch, Mountain View Lodge, 7A ResortAAA Lazy R&R Cove, Wimberley Inn,  Wimberley Log Home Motel...even the names can gently slip you into vacation mode.

Don't forget your camera! You're likely to see wildlife in many parts of Wimberley. Savvy drivers watch for 4-legged residents sharing the road.
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Once here, what to do?

More than you'd think. Of course, if you're staying where you have access to the water, water  time will surely be part of your plan for an ideal Texas Hill Country vacation.

In the evenings (spring, summer and fall), see a first-run movie at the one-of-a-kind outdoor Corral Theatre. Enjoy a tour at Bella Vista Ranch, with an olive grove, winery, and the feel of Tuscany in the Hill Country.

Back at your wonderful lodging, after you've finished the best nap of your life, you'll surely want to go check out the shopping experience in Wimberley. Rancho Deluxe is a store filled with beautiful things reflecting the superb taste of owner, and features rustic and eclectic home furnishings you'll not want to miss. Wander up the street a hundred yards or so and you will find Melynda at Shop The Tree House. Unique gifts hand crafted by Texas artists along with wonderful furniture, fabrics and vinatge collectables are all under one roof.

If you suddenly discover that you don't have the room to pack your 'Little Bit of Heaven' back with you, fear not. The Mail Stop and all of its crew will quickly and efficiently handle all your packaging and shipping needs.

Check the Shopping Guide for addresses, telephone numbers and details about where to shop in Wimberley.

Wimberley's river and creeks are a popular attraction.
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If you're artistically inclined, Wimberley has long been recognized as an artist community. Inspiration abounds. Whether artist, collector, or someone who loves seeing fine art, you'll enjoy browsing through the artists featured here, and may want to take home a memorable work to enjoy for life.

Visit the virtual gallery for the works of Bernice Brown, Lilli Pell, Betty Rhodes, or Ellen Berman, Martha Moring, George Krause, Bob Fowler and Eric Slocombe.

While you're here, you may want to review the Guide to Events Facilities, because you could fall in love with this place and decide to plan a celebration or wedding in Wimberley at a unique setting like Veteran's Park, the Community Center, Winters-Wimberley House, the Red Corral Ranch, or Lotus Ranch Event and Wedding Facility to share its magic with your friends. Fortunately, it's the perfect place for gatherings and there are some wonderful event facilities in the Wimberley area available to help you enjoy an unforgettable occasion.

However you decide to spend your time away from the stresses of daily life, welcome to Wimberley!