Just minutes southwest of downtown Austin, Dripping Springs is long-known for its enthusiasm of Texas culture and pride. Renowned for its picture-perfect starry skies, Dripping Springs was recently recognized as the first international dark sky community in Texas, with a conscious effort to reduce glare and sky glow by limiting the light pollution of larger cities. Dripping Springs has become a trailblazer for preserving the meaning behind the coveted name: The Lone Star State.
Dripping Springs offers small town charm unlike anywhere else in Texas. The natural surroundings add depth to the hassle-free lifestyle; historic Mercer Street is the coveted meeting spot for locals; and year-round festivals keep the community spirit lively through each season. From local breweries to wineries to dance halls, Dripping Springs knows how to make you feel right at home.