Dripping Springs, considered the “Gateway to Hill Country,” is a small city southwest of Austin, Texas. It is located in Hays County, which is well-known for its wineries — such as Driftwood Vineyards, Bella Vista, Dry Comal Creek, and Mandola Estate.
But Dripping Springs isn’t all rural communities and wineries — it is known for local businesses, as well. Tank Town has been bottling water for over 20 years, Carved Stone, Inc. specializes in home accents and furnishings, Hill Country Swings makes the perfect outdoor seats, and New Canaan Farms makes and sells a wide variety of jams, jellies, and condiments.
Dripping Springs has an award-winning public school system. The DSISD repeatedly earns high marks for its academic and extracurricular programs as well as for its fiscal accountability. According to the Texas Education Agency, Walnut Springs and Rooster Springs Elementary are rated “Exemplary” schools. The High School and Middle School are rated as “Recognized” schools.
Austin is just 20 minutes away, so residents can easily enjoy the museums, nightlife, and culture of the metro area.