Wimberley is a small city in Hays County in Texas State. It is located between San Antonio and Austin. The Wimberley Valley is the heart and soul of the Texas Hill County. It is a very good place for all nature lovers to visit as it is top of the Edwards Plateau. Wimberley Valley is the central flyway for all kinds of migratory birds. The summers are hot and the winters are mild in Wimberley. The city is just 16 miles away from San Marcos.
If you are visiting Texas State, then make sure that you include Wimberley in your itinerary. This city is blessed with summer and spring wildflowers. With music festivals, local dining, shopping, art shows and water activities, Wimberley has everything to offer to its tourists.
Some of the major attractions of Wimberley include:
- Blue Hole Regional Park
This is an attractive location with trails that gives a unique experience to everyone in the family. It is a perfect place for evening walkers and kids to have some fun. The blue hole is a very good swimming place with natural trees surrounding the swim area. The natural swimming hole surrounded by pelican and cypress trees is a major attraction for the kids.
Address: 333 Blue Hole Ln, Wimberley, TX 78676.
Opens from 8 am to 8 pm.
- Devil’s Backbone Scenic Drive
If you love to explore nature, then take the Devil’s Backbone Scenic Drive. This is a scenic highway drive that runs between old towns Wimberley to Blanco. You will get a good sense of the old Wild West with steep elevations and picturesque surroundings. This is the best way to enjoy the beauty that the Texas Hill County has to offer. It is a peaceful and enjoyable two-lane road.
- Jacob’s Well Natural Area-Hays County Parks
Take a guided tour of this place to enjoy it to the fullest. A great shaded walk area with great scenery. You can get to the well area, but need to be careful as it is slippery. It is perfect for walkers with decent hiking. Kids will also enjoy the natural scenery in store at this park.
Location: 1699 Mount Sharp Rd, Wimberley, TX 78676.
Timings: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM.