Planning a getaway is always an exciting moment, but never more so than when you’re putting together the ultimate boys’ trip to Dripping Springs, Texas. Whether you and your crew are up for an adventure that includes plenty of outdoor fun or you’re more for finding your way through new places by picking between savory stops, Dripping Springs has something for everyone. When your boys’ trip brings you this way, don’t miss out on the fun of the following destinations with these Fun Dripping springs things to do!
Go Fishing at Pedernales Falls State Park
Pedernales Falls State Park is one of the most scenic places that sits within reach of Dripping Springs and if you’re the type of friend group that bonds over time spent casting a line, this is the place to enjoy it. The river that runs through Pedernales Falls State Park winds across impressive limestone slabs that make it simple to settle in and see what bites. Other fishing areas include Cypress Creek in Wimberly, Blanco River in Blanco State Park, and Guadalupe River at Canyon Lake. No fishing trip to Dripping Springs is complete without a visit to Grande Bass lure shop. Located on E Highway 290, this bait and tackle shop has a huge selection of unique lures. Mountain biking and swimming are also popular activities to enjoy at Pedernales Falls State Park when you and your boys are looking for even more to do on a Dripping Springs bachelor trip!
Fun Dripping Springs Things to Do at Hike Reimer’s Ranch Park
Situated off of Hamilton Pool Road, Reimer’s Ranch Park is the perfect place to add to your boy’s trip itinerary when you’re looking forward to time spent on the trails. This destination offers up more than 18 miles of routes to explore that run by popular bouldering walls and ledges, ideal for those that are looking to incorporate some rock climbing into the journey as well. The rivers and lush foliage that define the landscape in this area make for spectacular hiking paired with idyllic views.
Hamilton Pool Preserve at Dripping Springs
After you spend your day fishing, hiking, or biking, hit the swimming area at Hamilton Pool Preserve. You can also hike the area, which has some rugged terrain and a bit more vertical than some of the other parks. Make sure you pack a pair of tough hiking boots for this one.
Enjoy Deep Eddy Vodka Tasting Room
No matter what activities are highlighted on your boys’ trip itinerary, there’s sure to be a moment along the way when cravings come calling and you’re ready to focus on the flavor. When this is the case, head over to the Deep Eddy Vodka Tasting Room where you can learn more about the production process together and of course, sample the goods as well! Tastings are comprehensive and options to purchase your favorite are always available before you go.
Dripping Springs Breweries
One of the hallmarks of a great boys’ trip to Dripping Springs is checking out all the local beverages. Craft breweries, once thought to be a passing fad, are here to stay, and there are plenty to choose from here.
The 12 Fox Beer Company boasts delicious brews like Your Shout, Mate (Australian), Julie (Belgian Tripel), a Hefeweisen, and a doppelbock as well as guest brews from other companies. The Acopon Brewing Company offers brews with whimsical names like Homunculus (English), Bellibone, and Norwegian Juice. Family Business Beer brews a beautifully colored Hay IPA, Cosmic Cowboy with pineapple and grapefruit notes, the ever-popular Grackle Imperial Stout and much more.
These are only a few of the 12 breweries you can enjoy on your Dripping Springs boys’ trip.
Distilleries at Dripping Springs
More of a spirits guy? Try one of several Dripping Springs distilleries. In addition to Deep Eddy Vodka mentioned above, you can sample sotol, bourbon, whiskey, gin and more. You can also book a tour of distilleries, as well as wineries and breweries. Talk with the experts at I Love Dripping Springs for more information on a tasty beverage tour.
Dripping Springs Music Venues
Everyone loves music, so treat yourself and your bros to a night touring the music scenes. Live music is hosted by most restaurants, cafes and tasting rooms, so be sure to check schedules and plan ahead to get your favorite fare served up with a side of local culture. You can also find a few outdoor venues for live music if you visit in the spring, summer, or fall while it’s warmer.
Hey, Guys Shop Too!
If you want to bring back a souvenir for the love of your life, your boys’ getaway in Dripping Springs is the perfect place to do it. Your best buds may have someone to buy for, too. Stop at one of the shops in the historical Mercer District. If you’re shopping for Mom or Grandma, too, check out one of the boutiques and vintage stores. They have lots of unique items all the women in your life are sure to love.
Book with the Experts
No matter when you have a boys’ trip on the books, the team at I Love Dripping Springs is here to help you get settled into just the right area vacation rental for your Dripping Springs bachelor trip. Contact our experts today to learn more about the many options and to begin planning!