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Region: Dripping Springs

Gateway to the Hill Country – It All Starts Here!

Dripping Springs, is well-known as the “Gateway to the Hill Country.” Located just 20 minutes west of Austin and 14 miles north of Wimberley, Dripping Springs is home to spectacular natural wonders, historic treasures, unique shopping, eclectic live music venues, a plethora of vineyards, craft breweries and local distilleries and legendary hospitality. Also, recognized as the official, “Wedding Capital of Texas,” Dripping Springs is a premiere destination location, as well as being a great base for exploring the rest of the Texas Hill Country.  Jump in that car and head this way…Dripping Springs….It All Starts Here.

The Wedding Capital of Texas

Boasting over 30 wedding venues within a 15-mile radius, from extremely elegant to down-right rustic, Dripping Springs is an ideal location for weddings of all shapes and sizes. Tucked into the natural beauty of the Texas Hill Country, you will find a relocated 19th century Vietnamese chapel, rustic barns, historic mansions, churches, chapels, and more.

In addition to discovering their perfect venue, a couple can find everything they need in the Wedding Capital of Texas to create their dream nuptials a reality. Local wedding accoutrements include ministers, wedding planners, florists, bakeries, photographers, catering, and of course, all kinds of romantic honeymoon possibilities.

With our hills hosting over 1000 weddings a year, even the Senate agreed, Dripping Springs is the official, “Wedding Capital of Texas.”

Hill Country Day Trippin’

There’s plenty of opportunities for day trips from the Dripping Springs area.

Enjoy a relaxing drive through the spectacular Texas Hill Country on wide-open roads lined with breath-taking flowers and trees. Relish views only available in the Hill Country. You’ll feel like you’re light years away from a crowded freeway…because you are.

And, you won’t have to pick up and move. No packing and unpacking. While based in Dripping Springs, you can stay as long as you want and experience an abundance of places to go and things to see and do.

Here are a couple of the possibilities:

From Dripping Springs to -

City/AttractionMilesApproximate Drive Time
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Canyon Lake43 miles58 minDirections
Gruene36 miles47 minDirections
Wimberley14 miles19 minDirections
Guadalupe River State Park55 miles1 hr 1 minDirections
Boerne62 miles1 hr 12 minDirections
New Braunfels40 miles55 minDirections
Blanco25 miles29 minDirections
Johnson City25 miles28 minDirections
The Alamo (San Antonio)73 miles1 hr 19 minDirections
Sea World (San Antonio)81 miles1 hr 36 minDirections
Six Flags Fiesta Texas (San Antonio)68 miles1 hr 17 minDirections
River Walk (San Antonio)73 miles1 hr 21 minDirections
San Marcos Premium Outlets33 miles43 minDirections
Tanger Outlets San Marcos35 miles44 minDirections
Texas State Capitol, Austin24 miles30 minDirections
Source: Google Maps