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Top Hill Country Texas Vacation Rentals

Looking for vacation rentals in Texas Hill Country can be frustrating. There are so many different booking sites and so many options – where to even begin? That’s why I set out to create a comprehensive list of the best Hill Country vacation rentals from across the internet.

On this list, you’ll find Hill Country vacation listings. Most of the vacation rentals on this list are personal recommendations or recommendations from friends, and some are just super highly-rated Hill Country vacation rentals.

We’ve broken our list down into separate lists of vacation rentals for families, couples, and large groups, so you can easily find the property that works for your needs. Happy searching!

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Hill Country Texas Vacation Rentals for Families

This list contains family friendly hill country vacation rentals on this list with enough space for families and kid-friendly amenities.

Complete Serenity on the Guadalupe

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This two-bedroom vacation rental in Spring Branch, Texas has four beds and sleeps six. With 120-feet of private riverfront, you’ll have the best time fishing, floating, or kayaking in the kayaks that come with the property. The firepit is perfect for after-dark s’mores and ghost stories.

If you’re looking for a relaxing vacation to enjoy nature with your family, this home is perfect.

This vacation rental is centrally located near tons of Hill Country attractions. Spring Branch is 30 minutes north of San Antonio, just over an hour southwest of Austin, three and a half hours west of Houston, and just over four hours south of Dallas.

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Some other fun things to do nearby include:


Austin Hill Country Bunkhouse in Leander

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This Austin-area vacation rental has everything a kid could desire – a basketball court, private swimming pool, tree house, swing set, chickens, mini-horses, cows, a vegetable garden they can pick vegetables and herbs from, and triple bunk beds, each with their own saddlebag containing a little flashlight! Perfect for families or larger groups, this house is a MUST visit (and I don’t say that lightly). You can read our full review of this incredible hill country airbnb here.

This Hill Country vacation rental is located in Leander, just 30-minutes outside Austin, making it the perfect Austin-area vacation. Leander is just under three hours west of Houston, a little more than an hour and a half north of San Antonio, and just under three hours south of Dallas.

Some fun things to do nearby:


Waterfront Sunset Oasis in Burnet

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For a bit of a different experience, try this waterfront camper that sleeps six! Enjoy fishing or swimming off the floating deck, relax in the hammock, watch the beautiful sunset over the lake, and then gather around the firepit in the evening.

This vacation rental is located in Burnet, centrally located near tons of state parks and beautiful hill country sights. Burnet is an hour northwest of Austin, just under two hours north of San Antonio, just under three and a half hours northwest of Houston, and just over three hours south of Dallas.

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Some fun things to do in and around Burnet are:


Hilltop Haven in Marble Falls

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This beautiful and secluded cabin on four acres of land sleeps six in three bedrooms. The fenced in yard means you can let your pet (or your toddler) roam free, while you relax on the wrap around deck looking out at the incredible hill country views. At night, gather around the firepit and gaze up at a the country night sky.

This vacation rental is located in Marble Falls, an hour west of Austin, three and a half hours west of Houston, an hour and a half north of San Antonio and just under three and a half hours south of Dallas.

Some fun things to do in and around Marble Falls are:


Hill Country Texas Vacation Rentals for Couples

The hill country vacation rentals on this list are perfect for honeymoons or a romantic hill country getaway.

Romantic Luxury Log Cabin in Fredericksburg

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This beautiful rustic cabin features a hammock, hot tub, sauna and room for just two. Enjoy two and a half acres of beautiful nature from the porch swing and relax in the hot tub with a complimentary bottle of local wine.

Located just outside Fredericksburg, you are close to all the local wineries and attractions, but can still enjoy the peace and serenity of the countryside. Fredericksburg is an hour and a half west of Austin, a little over an hour north of San Antonio, four hours west of Houston, and just over four hours south of Dallas.

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While you may not want to leave the comfort of this cozy cabin, here are some fun things to do nearby:


Adults Only Romantic Hill Country Getaway

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If rustic isn’t your thing, try this professionally designed, luxurious guest house located on 100 acres in Fischer, Texas. Enjoy incredible views out the floor-to-ceiling windows, or relax on the beautiful patio. Take advantage of the fully equipped kitchen or enjoy a dinner out followed by a relaxing soak in the hot tub under the stars.

Fischer, Texas is an hour southwest of Austin, an hour north of San Antonio, just over three hours west of Houston, and just under four hours south of Dallas.

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Some fun things to do nearby include:


Hill Country Texas Vacation Rentals for Large Groups

The Hill Country Texas vacation rentals on this list are perfect for larger get togethers, so you can get away with multiple families, or host a family reunion!

Laura’s River Lodge in Wimberly

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With four bedrooms and four beds, this house sleeps eight comfortably and allows you to bring air mattresses for an additional four guests. Located right on the Blanco river, this house provides kayaks and tubes for your enjoyment. There’s also a grill, fire pit, and hot tub to make this the ultimate in relaxation. They even allow dogs!

This beautiful riverfront vacation rental is located in Wimberly. Wimberly is 45 minutes southwest of Austin, three hours west of Houston, an hour north of San Antonio, and three and a half hours south of Dallas.

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Some fun things to do near Wimberly:


Spacious and Beautiful Riverfront Home in Martindale

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If you’re looking to host a real crowd, this six bedroom, five bathroom home on two acres of riverfront property is jus the thing. With 14 beds, this vacation rental can sleep up to 21, perfect for family reunions or getting together with a bunch of friends! Relax on hammocks in the yard or on the deck over the river – or better yet, explore the San Marcos river yourself via private river access. Tubes and kayaks are included, as are tennis rackets and balls to use on the private tennis court!

Martindale is right near San Marcos, just 40 minutes south of Austin, two and a half hours west of Houston, just under an hour northeast of San Antonio, and three and a half hours southwest of Dallas.

Some fun things to do near Martindale include:


Falkenstein Castle in Burnet

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Sometimes it’s go big or go home. If you are looking to impress, choose this 14,000 square foot castle with six bedrooms and four and a half bathrooms that sleeps 16! Enjoy the incredible views from the balcony, or grab the troops for a game of pool or darts.

This castle vacation rental is located in Burnet, an hour northwest of Austin, and centrally located near tons of state parks and beautiful hill country sights.

Some fun things to do in and around Burnet are:


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