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Explore Dripping Springs and Camp David Retreat

Welcome to Dripping Springs and Camp David Retreat, where the Hill Country’s beauty meets the thrill of exploration! If you're planning a stay at Camp David Retreat, get ready to immerse yourself in the charm of this vibrant destination. From picturesque hiking trails to unique local breweries and wineries, there's an adventure waiting for everyone. In this blog post, we'll highlight some of our favorite places to visit in the Dripping Springs area that are right down the road from Camp David, ensuring an unforgettable experience for your stay.

12 Fox Beer Co: Craft Beer Delight 🍺 

Start your journey with a visit to 12 Fox Beer Co, a local brewery that promises a craft beer experience like no other. With a variety of styles, 12 Fox Beer Co. is a haven for beer enthusiasts. This brewery is less than two miles down the road from Camp David Retreat is family friendly with an awesome playscape perfect for young kids and families. Sip on carefully brewed beer, or wine from a local Hill Country winery, and soak in the laid-back atmosphere that perfectly complements the Dripping Springs vibe.

Hawk's Shadow Winery: Savoring the Finest Wines 🍇 

For wine aficionados, Hawk Shadow Winery is a must-visit destination. Nestled in the hills of Dripping Springs and overlooking the Pedernales River valley, this winery boasts a scenic setting and a diverse selection of wines. Enjoy your glass of wine while you take in the gorgeous views, participate in a wine tasting session, and unwind as you savor the flavors of locally produced wines. Just a hop and skip down the the scenic drive from Camp David, this is a fantastic winery to visit for any discerning wine lovers.

Westcave Outdoor Discovery Center: Nature's Oasis 🌳 

Nature lovers, rejoice! Westcave Preserve offers a sanctuary of natural wonders, including lush trails, a captivating cave, and a serene waterfall that tumbles into a gorgeous emerald, green pool. Embark on a hiking adventure and discover the rich landscapes that make Dripping Springs a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. Capture breathtaking moments and connect with the beauty that surrounds Camp David Retreat.

Mercer Dancehall : Two-Step into the Night 🎶 

Dive into the local culture by visiting Mercer Dancehall, a rustic venue that hosts live music and dancing on their gorgeous wood floor. Experience the sound of a fantastic live band as you two-step your way into the night, creating memories that will last a lifetime. And, if you’re not too comfortable on the dance floor, make sure to attend Mercer Dancehall’s two-stepping classes they host on the weekends – you’ll be waltzing across Texas in no time at all!

Hamilton Pool Preserve: A Natural Pool Paradise 🏞️

Unwind at Hamilton Pool Preserve, a stunning natural swimming pool created by a collapsed grotto. Surrounded by towering limestone walls and lush vegetation, this natural gem offers a refreshing escape from Texas’ impenetrable sun. Make a splash, bask in the sunlight, and relish the tranquility of this world-famous oasis. Make sure to make your reservation only beforehand as Hamilton Pool requires reservations to enter.


Dripping Springs is a treasure trove of experiences, and your stay at Camp David Retreat is the perfect opportunity to explore its charm. Whether you're indulging in craft beer, sipping local wines, or immersing yourself in the natural wonders found throughout this region, this destination has something for everyone. As you plan your itinerary, be sure to include these highlighted spots, and let the enchantment of Dripping Springs enhance your retreat at Camp David. Start your journey now and make memories that will last a lifetime!

Contact us when you're ready to learn more about our experiences around Dripping Springs, TX and accommodations.

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