Wimberley is a popular tourist town in the famous Texas Hill Country.
Wimberley is a rural town located among the giant cypress trees along Cypress Creek and the Blanco River. The natural beauty of Wimberley has attracted many artists to live and work in the area and their work is evident throughout the town in numerous galleries. Wimberley is located only about 45 minutes southwest of Austin and 60 minutes northeast of San Antonio. Wimberley has become a very popular weekend getaway for the tourists.
The Texas Hill Country is famous for its beautiful live oak trees, the hills, the winding roads and the beautiful scenery. It is a popular vacation spot for Texans. Wimberley is one of the prettiest areas of the Hill Country and has become one of the most popular locations for tourists.
If you like to shop among quaint shops, antique and collectable shops, and art galleries, Wimberley will be popular with you, too.
You won’t want to miss the Glass Blowing Demonstration and the beautiful glasswork on display at the Wimberley Glass Works.
Many nature activities are available around Wimberley. You can go horseback riding, canoeing, rafting, hiking, birdwatching, or take a guided nature tour. Enjoy the clear blue water of the Blanco River and Canyon Lake is only a short distance away for boating and fishing. The Woodcreek Country Club has a challenging 18 hole golf course and has recently added a 9 hole course.
Local festivals offering live music as well as the local art shows are all popular with the tourists. Other events include the annual 4th of July Rodeo, Funfest, Hillaceous Bike Race and many more.
Folks love to come to the Wimberley Market Days the first Saturday of each month from April to December. The Market Day started in 1964 and has now grown to more than 450 booths showing crafts, baked goods, jewelry, clothing, books and just about anything else that a tourist or bargain shopper may be looking for. People come from all over Texas to experience this unique event.
Come experience the beauty of the creek and the river, the beautiful trees and winding roads in this unique country village. Spend the weekend or a week in the peaceful atmosphere of Wimberley and you will want to return often. The pace is slow, the people are friendly, the scenery is beautiful and you will go home feeling completely relaxed and renewed.