Wimberley's Memorable Summer of 2011 Becomes a Gentler, Kinder Labor Day Weekend

Well! That certainly has been a long, hot, dry summer in the Hill Country!

Wimberley, Texas has struggled with record-breaking heat and drought for months, but vacation weather is making an appearance for the Labor Day weekend.

Temperatures in the mid-nineties in the day with mild 70-degree nights make for great weather in which Wimberley visitors can bask in the river and gaze at the stars at night.

What a perfect place to say a fond farewell to summer! Conveniently located just a pretty drive away, Wimberley is a favorite destination as an escape for city dwellers in San Antonio, Austin, Houston and Dallas.

There are many excellent options to help you choose where to stay in Wimberley.  The lodging selections in Wimberley are numerous and most are quite unique. Reservation services can be a good place to start. All Wimberley Lodging or Hill Country Accommodations can assist you in finding the perfect place, from a rustic cabin, a room at a Bed and Breakfast, across the gamut to luxury accommodations. Or enjoy learning about lodging options on your own by browsing through the Wimberley Lodging Guide.

Wonderful places to stay range from Abundance Hill Country River Retreat, private and secluded in a prime location in the center of Wimberley to choices in the greater Wimberley Valley. Check out 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 for 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 Resort, Wimberley Log Home Motel,
AAA Lazy RnR Cove… even the names can switch you directly into vacation mode.

Of course, just lounging about enjoying the natural features of Wimberley is a great restorative for busy minds. But should you feel more energetic, once here, there’s a lot to do.

Many overnight accommodations here offer access to the Blanco River and/or have private swimming pools for your cooling-off pleasure. 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 Sally Curtis, and features rustic and eclectic home furnishings you'll not want to miss. The Cedar Chest offers jewelry, jeans, and the latest in designer fashions.

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

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 Wimberley 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 Labor Day weekend, welcome to Wimberley where the stresses of everyday life are left behind!



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