Lydia's Guidebook

Lydia
Lydia's Guidebook

Food Scene

Large menu & everything is DELICIOUS! Great hill country scene with live music often. Reservations recommended if you can. You must reserve tables at least 24 hours in advance & only M-Th. No reservations on the weekends so go early & enjoy live music & a cocktail while you wait!
40 recommandé par les habitants
Hays City Store
8989 Ranch to Market Road 150
40 recommandé par les habitants
Large menu & everything is DELICIOUS! Great hill country scene with live music often. Reservations recommended if you can. You must reserve tables at least 24 hours in advance & only M-Th. No reservations on the weekends so go early & enjoy live music & a cocktail while you wait!
The trifecta of great food, knowledgeable & friendly staff, and amazing ambiance. One of my all-time favs! Reservations recommended.
74 recommandé par les habitants
The Leaning Pear
111 River Road
74 recommandé par les habitants
The trifecta of great food, knowledgeable & friendly staff, and amazing ambiance. One of my all-time favs! Reservations recommended.
Delicious Wimberley eatery right in the heart of the downtown shopping square. Scrumptious brick oven pizzas, fresh salads, sandwiches and unique appetizers. A+ assortment of beer, wine & spirits! AND it's right next to a Mad Roosters location in case you want to bring the celebration back to the house! Reservations recommended.
45 recommandé par les habitants
Community Pizza & Beer Garden
111 Old Kyle Rd
45 recommandé par les habitants
Delicious Wimberley eatery right in the heart of the downtown shopping square. Scrumptious brick oven pizzas, fresh salads, sandwiches and unique appetizers. A+ assortment of beer, wine & spirits! AND it's right next to a Mad Roosters location in case you want to bring the celebration back to the house! Reservations recommended.
A quaint little upscale bar & eatery. Delicious food & craft cocktails, right in the downtown Wimberley Square. Reservations recommended.
28 recommandé par les habitants
Longleaf Craft Kitchen + Bar
314A Wimberley Square
28 recommandé par les habitants
A quaint little upscale bar & eatery. Delicious food & craft cocktails, right in the downtown Wimberley Square. Reservations recommended.
Newest addition to downtown Wimberley culinary scene & WE.ARE.SO.EXCITED! This place is an instant hit & the menu is on point for all the taste buds! No longer taking new reservations, instead CALL AHEAD or stop by to get your name on the wait list & they will text you when your table is ready. Groups of 8 or more, call in advance for coordinating. Their outdoor silo bar, green space on the creek & cocktail bar are 1st come, 1st serve.
16 recommandé par les habitants
CreekHouse Kitchen & Bar
14015 Ranch Road 12
16 recommandé par les habitants
Newest addition to downtown Wimberley culinary scene & WE.ARE.SO.EXCITED! This place is an instant hit & the menu is on point for all the taste buds! No longer taking new reservations, instead CALL AHEAD or stop by to get your name on the wait list & they will text you when your table is ready. Groups of 8 or more, call in advance for coordinating. Their outdoor silo bar, green space on the creek & cocktail bar are 1st come, 1st serve.
Located across the street from Shop the Treehouse boutique at 13620 RR12 right outside of the Wimberley downtown square heading towards San Marcos. You will not be disappointed! Fun coffee, teas, Lotus energy drinks, milk shakes & sweet/ savory treats w/ gluten-free options! If you're curious, you MUST stop by!
6 recommandé par les habitants
Cactus Coffee Shop
9595 Ranch Rd 12
6 recommandé par les habitants
Located across the street from Shop the Treehouse boutique at 13620 RR12 right outside of the Wimberley downtown square heading towards San Marcos. You will not be disappointed! Fun coffee, teas, Lotus energy drinks, milk shakes & sweet/ savory treats w/ gluten-free options! If you're curious, you MUST stop by!
YUMMY sweet treats, breads, full breakfast menu with tacos, hashes, bowls, biscuits 'n gravy & all the baked goods. Plus delicious soups & sandwiches at lunch! Cactus Coffee menu of specialty coffees & teas also served here. Has great open air patio & picnic table seating. Grab something for back at the house or dine in. Pick up some breakfast goodies to have for the next morning!
15 recommandé par les habitants
Sugar Shack Bakery
111 River Road
15 recommandé par les habitants
YUMMY sweet treats, breads, full breakfast menu with tacos, hashes, bowls, biscuits 'n gravy & all the baked goods. Plus delicious soups & sandwiches at lunch! Cactus Coffee menu of specialty coffees & teas also served here. Has great open air patio & picnic table seating. Grab something for back at the house or dine in. Pick up some breakfast goodies to have for the next morning!
Oh my gosh so much more than snow cones! DELICIOUS soups, salads, sandwiches, wraps, flavored teas & more! Try a Mangonada & hot Spinach dip as a snack! You won't be disappointed! NOTE: Location is iffy in Google. It's actually next to Wimberley Gardens off FM 2325. Look for the tiny white & blue walk-up hut!
Wimberley Shave Ice
411 Farm to Market Road 2325
Oh my gosh so much more than snow cones! DELICIOUS soups, salads, sandwiches, wraps, flavored teas & more! Try a Mangonada & hot Spinach dip as a snack! You won't be disappointed! NOTE: Location is iffy in Google. It's actually next to Wimberley Gardens off FM 2325. Look for the tiny white & blue walk-up hut!
Visitor favorite in Driftwood! Some of the best food around. Winery on site as well. Great ambience & live music often! Plan on this being an event, this is not a rushed process :-).
221 recommandé par les habitants
The Salt Lick BBQ
18300 Farm to Market Rd 1826
221 recommandé par les habitants
Visitor favorite in Driftwood! Some of the best food around. Winery on site as well. Great ambience & live music often! Plan on this being an event, this is not a rushed process :-).
In Driftwood. Amazing atmosphere & food is out of this world! Great for a couple or large group. A must visit for those on a romantic getaway! Reservations recommended.
21 recommandé par les habitants
Trattoria Lisina
13308 Ranch to Market Road 150
21 recommandé par les habitants
In Driftwood. Amazing atmosphere & food is out of this world! Great for a couple or large group. A must visit for those on a romantic getaway! Reservations recommended.
A local Dripping Springs favorite!
36 recommandé par les habitants
Mazama Coffee Co
301 Mercer Street
36 recommandé par les habitants
A local Dripping Springs favorite!
A great Dripping Springs dining experience! Delicious food & spirits! Reservations recommended.
27 recommandé par les habitants
Homespun Kitchen and Bar
131 East Mercer Street
27 recommandé par les habitants
A great Dripping Springs dining experience! Delicious food & spirits! Reservations recommended.
If you're just having a craving for some good ol' cheap & yummy pizza, the Wimberley Pizza Hut does deliver to the house. I highly recommend ordering via the app to save some $$$! Open 11a-10p weekdays & 11a-11p Fri/Sat.
Pizza Hut
101 FM2325
If you're just having a craving for some good ol' cheap & yummy pizza, the Wimberley Pizza Hut does deliver to the house. I highly recommend ordering via the app to save some $$$! Open 11a-10p weekdays & 11a-11p Fri/Sat.
Newest eatery to the Wimberley culinary scene! Renowned chef Ryan Hildebrand opens his Texas Dine-Inn! Check out the amazing menu online, plus skip the line & join the wait list online as well here: https://www.hildeeswimberley.com/
Hildee's
14111 Winters Mill Parkway
Newest eatery to the Wimberley culinary scene! Renowned chef Ryan Hildebrand opens his Texas Dine-Inn! Check out the amazing menu online, plus skip the line & join the wait list online as well here: https://www.hildeeswimberley.com/

Spirits!

Wimberley's newest little gathering space on the square! Stay & hang or grab n' go! Also find wonderful charcuterie snacks from Hill Country Grazing Co.!
Social On The Square
107 Henson Road
Wimberley's newest little gathering space on the square! Stay & hang or grab n' go! Also find wonderful charcuterie snacks from Hill Country Grazing Co.!
If you're looking to bring your celebration back to the house, be sure to make a stop at Mad Rooster's! Two locations: downtown Wimberley in the Lumberyard & a stand alone location on FM 150 between Kyle & Wimberley.
Mad Rooster's Liquor, Beer, Wine and Cigars
111 Old Kyle Rd
If you're looking to bring your celebration back to the house, be sure to make a stop at Mad Rooster's! Two locations: downtown Wimberley in the Lumberyard & a stand alone location on FM 150 between Kyle & Wimberley.
Killer sunset! Many selections of draft beer & wine. Less than one mile away!
41 recommandé par les habitants
The Shady Llama
18325 Ranch Rd 12
41 recommandé par les habitants
Killer sunset! Many selections of draft beer & wine. Less than one mile away!
A brand new brewery & open air beer garden just 5 miles from us towards Drippin'! Food truck on-site for tasty fare! Check them out @ghostnotebeer. So excited to have these new neighbeers 😉
6 recommandé par les habitants
Ghost Note Brewing
23663 Ranch Road 12
6 recommandé par les habitants
A brand new brewery & open air beer garden just 5 miles from us towards Drippin'! Food truck on-site for tasty fare! Check them out @ghostnotebeer. So excited to have these new neighbeers 😉
Live music & dancing, full bar service, 5 minutes away.
30 recommandé par les habitants
Mercer Street Dancehall
23490 Mercer Street
30 recommandé par les habitants
Live music & dancing, full bar service, 5 minutes away.
Another fun destination just 5 miles down the road towards Driftwood! Great wine, on-site food & primo view of the hill country!
55 recommandé par les habitants
Driftwood Estate Winery
4001 Elder Hill Road
55 recommandé par les habitants
Another fun destination just 5 miles down the road towards Driftwood! Great wine, on-site food & primo view of the hill country!
Beautiful property in Driftwood near Trattoria Lisina. Farm to table offerings & craft made beer. A nice way to spend an afternoon!
23 recommandé par les habitants
Vista Brewing
13551 Ranch to Market Rd 150
23 recommandé par les habitants
Beautiful property in Driftwood near Trattoria Lisina. Farm to table offerings & craft made beer. A nice way to spend an afternoon!
A fun way to spend the afternoon. Down an old country road & on the way to Hays City Store where you can extend your fun into dinner & live music.
32 recommandé par les habitants
Wimberley Valley Winery
2825 Lone Man Mountain Road
32 recommandé par les habitants
A fun way to spend the afternoon. Down an old country road & on the way to Hays City Store where you can extend your fun into dinner & live music.

Sightseeing & Nature

NO RESERVATIONS NEEDED! Great food & drink on site. SUP, tube & paddle boat rentals. This is a gem! For more info visit: http://thelodgeatcypressfalls.com/swimming-hole
7 recommandé par les habitants
Cypress Falls Swimming Hole
1 Woodcreek Cir
7 recommandé par les habitants
NO RESERVATIONS NEEDED! Great food & drink on site. SUP, tube & paddle boat rentals. This is a gem! For more info visit: http://thelodgeatcypressfalls.com/swimming-hole
Beautiful! Swimming reservations book up way in advance (many weeks at times) so try to book your time EARLY! If swimming is booked, still many miles of trails to explore!
29 recommandé par les habitants
Blue Hole Regional Park
29 recommandé par les habitants
Beautiful! Swimming reservations book up way in advance (many weeks at times) so try to book your time EARLY! If swimming is booked, still many miles of trails to explore!
A visitor favorite! Swim reservations book weeks, even months in advance, but hiking trails open year round with no reservation needed.
64 recommandé par les habitants
Puits de Jacob
64 recommandé par les habitants
A visitor favorite! Swim reservations book weeks, even months in advance, but hiking trails open year round with no reservation needed.
Great hike with 360 degree views of Wimberley Valley!
26 recommandé par les habitants
Old Baldy
26 recommandé par les habitants
Great hike with 360 degree views of Wimberley Valley!
In Dripping Springs. A visitor & local favorite! Beautiful hiking & photo opportunities, but at this time NO swimming for foreseeable future due to falling rocks.
49 recommandé par les habitants
Hamilton Pool Preserve
24300 Hamilton Pool Rd
49 recommandé par les habitants
In Dripping Springs. A visitor & local favorite! Beautiful hiking & photo opportunities, but at this time NO swimming for foreseeable future due to falling rocks.
In Dripping Springs. Beautiful location. Hiking, fishing, swimming. No reservation needed, but does reach capacity, so go early!
53 recommandé par les habitants
Milton Reimers Ranch Park
23610 Hamilton Pool Road
53 recommandé par les habitants
In Dripping Springs. Beautiful location. Hiking, fishing, swimming. No reservation needed, but does reach capacity, so go early!
Another beautiful Dripping Springs destination off Hamilton Pool Rd. Guided hikes to the amazing cave & grotto. Also self guided hiking. Reservations needed. NO swimming.
25 recommandé par les habitants
Westcave Outdoor Discovery Center
24814 Hamilton Pool Road
25 recommandé par les habitants
Another beautiful Dripping Springs destination off Hamilton Pool Rd. Guided hikes to the amazing cave & grotto. Also self guided hiking. Reservations needed. NO swimming.

Other Activities

A great family-friendly place for some outdoor recreation w/ good eats & drinks!
Dripping Springs Country Club
3000 West Highway 290
A great family-friendly place for some outdoor recreation w/ good eats & drinks!
A must-do for any adventurer!
39 recommandé par les habitants
Wimberley Zipline Adventures
376 Winn Valley Drive
39 recommandé par les habitants
A must-do for any adventurer!
Wimberley's local full 18-hole golf course. Open to the public.
Quicksand Golf Course
1 Pro Lane
Wimberley's local full 18-hole golf course. Open to the public.
New family-friendly, multi-activity venue! Pickle ball, putt-putt, playscapes, beer garden, concerts!
22 recommandé par les habitants
Dreamland Dripping Springs
2770 West Highway 290
22 recommandé par les habitants
New family-friendly, multi-activity venue! Pickle ball, putt-putt, playscapes, beer garden, concerts!
I have not personally had the pleasure of riding horseback here, but I know it is in a really scenic location and has been recommended by another host. I just wanted to share this fun option!
Horseback Adventures of Central Texas
300 Little Arkansas Road
I have not personally had the pleasure of riding horseback here, but I know it is in a really scenic location and has been recommended by another host. I just wanted to share this fun option!
BINGO every Friday night at the VFW hall! Seriously one of my favorite local activities! Fun for all ages & groups. BYOB. Win some cash! http://www.visitwimberley.com/articles/bingo.shtml
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #6441
401 Jacobs Well Rd
BINGO every Friday night at the VFW hall! Seriously one of my favorite local activities! Fun for all ages & groups. BYOB. Win some cash! http://www.visitwimberley.com/articles/bingo.shtml

Shopping

Huge outdoor market w/ live music, food & beverage throughout. Open 8a-4p 1st Saturday March-December.
58 recommandé par les habitants
Wimberley Market Days
601 Farm to Market Road 2325
58 recommandé par les habitants
Huge outdoor market w/ live music, food & beverage throughout. Open 8a-4p 1st Saturday March-December.
Cute downtown Dripping Springs shopping!
10 recommandé par les habitants
Starrs On Mercer
209 Mercer St
10 recommandé par les habitants
Cute downtown Dripping Springs shopping!
People, the gift department is mind boggling. You will forget you are in an Ace Hardware. Clothing, homegoods, jewelry & accessories, fun gifts. You must check it out!
11 recommandé par les habitants
Wimberley Ace Hardware
14307 Ranch Rd 12
11 recommandé par les habitants
People, the gift department is mind boggling. You will forget you are in an Ace Hardware. Clothing, homegoods, jewelry & accessories, fun gifts. You must check it out!
Shopping, eateries, candy shops, coffee shops all along the beautiful Cypress Creek! A must see!
Historic Downtown Wimberley
101-A Wimberley Square
Shopping, eateries, candy shops, coffee shops all along the beautiful Cypress Creek! A must see!
OK. If you're looking for some SERIOUS shopping (& you don't find it in our little town of Wimberley), then head on down to San Marcos to the mammoth "outlet" mall off of I-35.
122 recommandé par les habitants
San Marcos Premium Outlets
3939 I-35
122 recommandé par les habitants
OK. If you're looking for some SERIOUS shopping (& you don't find it in our little town of Wimberley), then head on down to San Marcos to the mammoth "outlet" mall off of I-35.

Day Trips w/in an Hour

If you're planning an extended stay with us, you may want to explore some other areas of the hill country. You never know when you will be back this way again! Check out historic Gruene! Shopping, eateries, live music, water recreation, from the historic Gruene Hall to Schlitterbahn, there's a fun little day trip to be found in Gruene, Tx!
78 recommandé par les habitants
Gruene
78 recommandé par les habitants
If you're planning an extended stay with us, you may want to explore some other areas of the hill country. You never know when you will be back this way again! Check out historic Gruene! Shopping, eateries, live music, water recreation, from the historic Gruene Hall to Schlitterbahn, there's a fun little day trip to be found in Gruene, Tx!
Top-notch museums, German culture & food, Enchanted Rock! Wine for daaaaaays! You can plan a nice little day trip this way, all within an hour of our place!
229 recommandé par les habitants
Fredericksburg
229 recommandé par les habitants
Top-notch museums, German culture & food, Enchanted Rock! Wine for daaaaaays! You can plan a nice little day trip this way, all within an hour of our place!
Historic Johnson City! Mind blowing children's museum, historic home to President Johnson, some great eateries & shopping! A nice little day trip if you are planning an extended stay with us!
34 recommandé par les habitants
Johnson City
34 recommandé par les habitants
Historic Johnson City! Mind blowing children's museum, historic home to President Johnson, some great eateries & shopping! A nice little day trip if you are planning an extended stay with us!
What used to be a nice stop on the way to other towns, Blanco has grown into a cute destination in and of itself! Good food & shopping, Real Ale Brewery & Blanco State Park is a fantastic place to get into the Blanco River for the day!
17 recommandé par les habitants
Blanco
17 recommandé par les habitants
What used to be a nice stop on the way to other towns, Blanco has grown into a cute destination in and of itself! Good food & shopping, Real Ale Brewery & Blanco State Park is a fantastic place to get into the Blanco River for the day!

Conseils aux voyageurs

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Getting Around

We have many guests looking for drivers. While we do not have standard services like Lyft or Uber in the area we have some area van/car services that do tours & also cater to small to large groups. I encourage you to reach out with your specific needs to see which company may work best for you. I also highly recommend booking well in advance of your stay as this type of service is in high demand. All of the companies below service our area. Daniel Glass (423)360-4749 texastipsytours.com tasteofthehillstours.com hillcountrywinetours.com redstarpartybus.com