- April 29, 2021

Day Trip Alert! Discover The Wonders of Marble Falls

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Looking for all things Hill Country, like shopping, breweries, wineries, galleries, hiking, boating, kayaking, fishing? Then Marble Falls is the spot for you! The best part? It’s the perfect trip to take on a whim. Marble Falls is only an hour from Austin.

Here’s your guide to the best of Marble Falls!

Eat & Drink

Pick up a little pick-me-up at Mojo Coffee on your way into town. With a wide assortment of lattes, teas, smoothies, and pastries you’ll find something delicious to start your trip off right. If you have more of a sweet tooth we highly suggest Choccolatte’s Fine Chocolates and Toffee. Not only do they have handmade chocolates, coffee, but they’re especially knowns for their Pecan English Toffee. It’s a must try!

For a small town Marble Falls has a variety of different cuisines. If you’re looking for good Mexico food try Super Taco. Try the Pechuga Ranchera, you won’t regret it. Check out Ginger and Spice if you’re a fan of Thai food and sushi. You can’t go wrong with any of their menus, it’s all good. Almost everyone loves Italian and Marble Falls definitely delivers. Bella Sera has all the Italian classics and more. Make sure you save room for their Amaretto Cheesecake! Last but surely not least is Blue Bonnet Cafe. It’s a town staple that’s perfect for breakfast, lunch, or dinner – but don’t forget the pie!

Hill Country is home to plenty of wineries and Marble Falls has a few of its own. Fiesta Winery, Flat Creek Enoteca/ Estates, and Torr Na Lochs are just a few!

Shop

One of the best parts about small towns, in our opinion, is the shopping! From boutiques to antiques there’s always some treasures to discover.

Photo via birdiesmarket

Experience

In Marble Falls you won’t be lacking in things to do. This town is surrounded by multiple state parks and natural wonders as well as dozens of local galleries.

Nature lovers try:

Marble Falls, like much of Hill Country is bursting with galleries full of wonderful artwork. Art is celebrated in a special way in the towns that make up Hill Country. Speaking of celebrating, Paint the Town, an annual Plein Air exhibition hosted by Highland Lakes Creative Arts is around the corner. Every Spring over 30 Plein Air artists from across the nation work in various mediums to capture the outdoor sights and scenes of historic Marble Falls and the panoramic Texas Hill Country. This week long celebration features an expansive exhibiting/ sales gallery, live demonstrations, a Quick Draw downtown, Sunrise and Nocturne painting, and a student competition. Plus, a nationally recognized judge will be presenting the award winners.

The 14th annual Paint The Town event is happening May 2 through the 8. Activities open to the public on Friday, May 7 with a FREE family day happening on Saturday, May 8. The Paint the Town family day features finger painting, bubble painting, watercolor, pastel, and acrylic stations open for the kids (everyone) to learn!

Find all the details here.

Stay

Marble Falls is the perfect day trip but it could also make a great getaway. If you’re going to stay, why not make where you sleep just as unique as the city you’re staying in? With the creation of Airbnb finding unique places to stay has become a big trend. Tiny homes and Airstreams are the new fad this town has a few great ones.

Don’t underestimate the small towns that make up Hill Country. They’re jam-packed with fun and activities that might take you multiple trips to experience!


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