Dripping Springs is well-known as the “Gateway to the Hill Country.” Located just 25 miles southwest of downtown Austin, Dripping Springs is home to spectacular natural wonders, historic treasures, unique shopping, eclectic live music venues, a plethora of vineyards, craft breweries and local distilleries and legendary hospitality. Also, recognized as the official, “Wedding Capital of Texas™,” Dripping Springs is a premiere destination location, as well as being a great base for exploring the rest of the Texas Hill Country. After years of diligent work to help people protect birds and their habitat, Dripping Springs has been certified as an official “Bird City” by the Texas Audubon Texas and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Dripping Springs is also a Film Friendly & Music Friendly Community! Jump in that car and head this way…Dripping Springs....It All Starts Here.