The Wimberley Road Map 

Wimberley, Texas is in the heart of the Hill Country and has a lot to offer. Which lands it one of the best small towns to visit by

Planning your trip to the Wimberley Valley is key with so many fun things to do. 

Looking to Swim in one of the famous waterways? Check out Jacob’s Well Natural Area or Blue Hole Reginal Park. Both are sure to be a one-of-a-kind experience. Jacob’s Well is a swimming hole created from an artesian spring and underground cave system. There is hiking and swimming in the Natural Area, but make sure to make reservations if you want to swim. The Blue Hole is a swimming hole with tree swings and platforms, and it includes trails, picnic spots, an amphitheater, and more; again, a reservation is required for swimming so plan ahead. We recommend booking online well in advance. Plus, Cypress Falls Swimming Hole offers water toys and a bar. Wimberley Getaways also has properties on the water, click here to check them out.

Maybe shopping is what you love…if so, not only do we have some nice boutiques there are also Market Days on the first Saturday of every month (March-December). Some of my favorite shops are River House, Cypress Creek Lavender, Los Olivos, Rancho Deluxe, Blue Willow, and ACE Hardware (gift shop). Whether you’re planning a girl’s trip or looking for some unique gifts our little town will sure help create some memories.  

Many people also love the Arts and cultural side of our eclectic town. If this sounds like something right up your alley then let’s dive in. First off, there are some really great art galleries like: Art on 12, Pitzer’s Fine Arts, Wildflower Art Gallery, Wandering Oaks Fine Art Gallery, and Base Camp Gallery. My favorite is Bootiful Wimberley which is a collection of 50 Boots all over Wimberley that have been hand-painted by local artists, totally Instagram worthy if you ask me! Glass Art is also a thing in Wimberley. You should check out a demonstration at Wimberley Glassworks or stop by the Silo Gallery & Glass Studio.  

Drinks Please! Who doesn’t love to enjoy a refreshing drink while on vacation? There is something for everyone. Winery check, Brewery check, Coffee check, Rum check, Sweet Tea check. Here are my go-to places: The Wimberley Valley Winery, Middleton’s Brewery, and Cactus Coffee. Plus, there are plenty of great spots to enjoy a meal and a drink like Wimberley Café, Los Olivos, The Creek House, Chills on the Creek, Hays City Store, Savages, and more. 

There are so many things to do here that I could go on and on! Ultimately, I hope the information I have provided is helpful and you enjoy your time here in Wimberley. Don’t forget to check out our properties and find the perfect place to stay on your Wimberley Getaway. We have places for two like Messina Inn or Star Ranch for larger groups, we even have some pet-friendly homes as well. <Please Insert links> 


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Link 2: New Water feature section on Wimberley Getaways or River’s Edge Link 

Messina Inn Link: https://8be.9ba.myftpupload.commessina-inn-listing/ 

Star Ranch Link: https://8be.9ba.myftpupload.comstar-ranch-main-house/ 

Pet Friendly Link:  New pet friendly section or Mystic Hills Link 

Boutique Experience 

A boutique business focuses on serving clients who want a personalized or custom experience and who want to know that they are getting the very best products or services. … Because our town is primarily filled with small privately-owned businesses, there is also a one on one client contact that larger companies cannot match. When visiting a place like Messina Inn you will see that this Boutique Inn gives you a serene feel and the host provides personal touches to your stay. 

Speaking of Experiences, Wimberley has a lot ” of Experiences” transpiring this Month and you will definitely have lasting memories to cherish. Valentine’s Weekend Blue Hole Park is hosting ” LVE YOUR PARK”.  Bring a picnic and enjoy learning how to ID plants with Bio-bingo, and participate in the Hearts are in Nature Scavenger Hunt. Love is in the air and in nature!  

Join us for a relaxing weekend and enjoy complimentary activities hosted at Messina Inn. Our Boutique Experience includes an activity on Friday night as well as Saturday every weekend in February.  

Weekends of February 4-6th and 25-27th:  

  • Join us for Happy Hour Friday night from 5-8 PM. Sit by the fire and sip on some wine or nibble on some cheese.  
  • Saturday we will be diving into a Pinterest DIY project. Don’t worry I will provide all the supplies and an instructor. 

Weekends of February 11-13th and 18-20th:  

  • After your drive, relax a little and hang out by the Fire Friday night; show off your strategic game skills while playing some cards or a board game. Light snacks are provided as well.  
  • Stay Cozy in your suite Saturday morning and we will deliver a delicious Breakfast to your door.  

Plus, the Wimberley Valley Arts and Cultural Alliance is putting on a story fest which will be an expanded four-day event featuring a mix of poets and authors, musicians and songwriters, dramatists, extraordinary traditional storytellers, and stories that have a compelling visual component – this is a story in all its forms. Each storytime will take place in an iconic Wimberley location. 

If you’d like to take advantage of our Boutique Experiences or come stay to attend one of these unique Wimberley Experiences. We would be happy to help you select a room that fits your needs as well as sign you up to attend our complimentary activities. Call 512.847.6000 to book your stay. 

“Absolutely amazing so peaceful and calming! I am definitely making this place one of my top getaways! The views of the river out of our bedroom window were breathtaking.”

Wimberley this Winter

If you are wondering what’s happening in Wimberley this Winter there is a lot of options. This little Hill Country town always has something to offer and whether you are looking for a fun activity for the family, a romantic getaway, or a wedding venue Wimberley definitely can accommodate. Most travelers visit Wimberley in the Spring and Summer to enjoy the famous waters of Blue Hole or Jacob’s Well, but there are plenty of reasons to visit in the Winter. 

In December one of our local non-profit’s Emily Ann Theater and Garden hosts the Trail of Light’s where the gardens from summer turn into a beautiful display of lights. Local business and such set up displays for all to enjoy. Definitely, a place to bring the kids, family, and friends. On Wednesday, December 22, 2021, Messina Inn will be hosting Hot Cocoa by the fire and Jesse Stratton Band will be playing some great Country Tunes. Bring the Kids to meet Santa, take fun photo’s with the interactive displays, and warm up by the fire with a cup of Hot Cocoa. Plus, Wimberley has several other Holiday related events throughout the month as well. 

Then we jump right into the new year with a Polar Bear Plunge and 5K on the 1st of January at Blue Hole. But there is more to do here than just events. Wimberley is full of arts and culture as well. There are 50 boots throughout our town that are each hand-painted by artists, there are several art galleries in the area too; each featuring something different. If you are looking to get out of the hustle and bustle of the big city and want something different to do then come to see what our town has to offer.

Wimberley is rapidly growing to be a destination of choice for vacations and weddings, so honestly visiting in the winter provides a nice relaxing stay filled with shopping, sightseeing, delicious foods, wineries, breweries, art, and more with fewer people. Wimberley Getaways has properties to match any style you are looking for including waterfront, large homes for big groups, or a romantic place for two. Click HERE to check out our properties.

Home Page – Wimberley Getaways Star Cottage This adorable cottage sits on a 200 acre Ranch and features concrete floors, tasteful rustic furnishings, and a spacious layout. The large fully equipped kitchen stocked with dinnerware, cookware, and utensils is just one of the abundant amenities that sets this cottage from the rest.


Home Page – Wimberley Getaways Star Cottage This adorable cottage sits on a 200 acre Ranch and features concrete floors, tasteful rustic furnishings, and a spacious layout. The large fully equipped kitchen stocked with dinnerware, cookware, and utensils is just one of the abundant amenities that sets this cottage from the rest.

Polar Bear Plung:

  Blue Hole Polar Bear Plunge and Fun Run – Splash Blue Hole Polar Bear Plunge and Fun Run – Splash – Celebrate the New Year on January 1st with Blue Hole Regional Park’s third annual Polar Bear Plunge & Fun Run! The event will start off with a 5K Fun Run at 10am and a 1K Fun Run will begin at 11am. Tickets are $20 per person and it includes admission to the 5K or 1K Fun Run, a special edition Blue Hole Polar Bear Plunge T-shirt, and a swag bag!

Emily Ann:

The EmilyAnn Theatre & Gardens, Wimberley, Texas 2021 Trail of Lights December 4-5, 8-12, 15-23, 26 Fridays & Saturdays 6:00-10:00 p.m. All other days 6:00-9:00 p.m. (on the 24th & 25th the lights will be on but no services will be operating)