Embark with us on an amazing eclipse journey! By astronomical luck, the Hill Country will be in the path of two upcoming solar eclipses. Saturday, October 14, 2023 will bring an annular “Ring of Fire” eclipse, and a full solar eclipse will occur Monday, April 8, 2024. We’ve got 125 great vacation homes in the region, covering 21 Hill Country towns, all in the eclipse “bullseye.” These properties are already sparking interest from travelers.
We value feedback, and we’d like to go even further. We’d love to have you chronicle your eclipse journey, highlights of which will be shown on our Texas Hill Country App Facebook page. Alongside a section dedicated to the eclipses, including articles, resources, and videos, we’ll also publish the details of your adventure!
Treat yourself to the best comforts and amenities during your eclipse journey! Browse the fantastic guest home rentals below, and keep in mind these premiere properties will be in high demand, under competitive bidding. Once you find an option that appeals to you, submit your offer as soon as possible. We’ll review and respond within 24 hours if your offer has been accepted, and you’ll be on your way!
Nature lovers will enjoy this oasis of 14 open acres of scenic countryside at the Casita at Madrona Ranch near Pipe Creek! The Casita comfortably sleeps up to four, and the grounds provide a scenic spot to view the eclipses. It’s kid and pet friendly lakeside getaway, with a hot tub, fire pit, charcoal grill, satellite TV, wireless Internet service, and more.
Enjoy the eclipses in the waterfront wonder of the River Ridge Bandera Cabin! This family-friendly property sleeps up to ten, with private access to the Medina, open-air and screened-in porches, and a fire pit and charcoal grill. Interior comforts include AC, a fireplace, a Jacuzzi tub in the master bath, satellite TV, Wifi, a laundry room, and full kitchen.
Treat your family to Hill Country Memories near Kerrville for a family-friendly eclipse escape! Comfortable sleeping accommodation for four lay the foundation for your stay here, along with a full kitchen and washer and dryer. There’s plenty of entertainment, with a multi-game outdoor gaming area, hot tub, shaded deck, gas grill, fire pit, Roku-ready TVs, Wifi, and more! Offers are being taken for this property.
Enjoy an intimate eclipse experience for two at the Antler Cabin at Tabasco Ranch! You’ll have a shaded front patio and back deck, along with a gas grill and electric fire pit. There’s a shared pavilion here, too, with another fire pit, oven, and fridge for your use. Inside the cabin, there’s a full kitchen, satellite TV, Wifi, and central air. Ask about horse boarding here!
Make the Guadalupe River Retreat your family’s eclipse home base! It’s a riverside rental with space for up to seven, with private river access, a shaded porch, fire pit, charcoal grill, and two porch swings...and that’s just outside! There’s a full kitchen, smart TV, Wifi, central air, and laundry facilities inside. Its many windows display Hill Country beauty everywhere!
Set up your eclipse holiday HQ at Hannah’s House on the Guadalupe! It’s right by the river, where you can swim and fish to your heart’s content; there’s also a tube shoot to the water! A charcoal grill and picnic table are provided for cookouts, too. Indoors, it’s kept cool with AC, sleeps four, and you’ll have access to laundry facilities, Roku-ready TV and Wifi service.
Warm and welcoming accommodations for up to six people await you at the Bluebird Cottage in Tarpley! It’s on 20 wildlife-friendly acres, and it’s a choice setting for eclipse-watching, too. Inside, there’s central air, Wifi service, a fully-appointed kitchen, and a washer and dryer. A charcoal BBQ pit and fire pit are outside, along with a cornhole (bags) game and a hammock!
The River Run Cabin sleeps up to four people, right by the Guadalupe River! There’s a tube shoot to the water, along with a shaded deck, picnic table, and charcoal grill for your outdoor enjoyment. Inside, there’s comfortable AC, laundry facilities, satellite TV and Wifi service. The River Run Cabin is kid and pet friendly, and fishing is allowed here, too!
Space for eight people, a pool, a hot tub, and private water access: all yours at the Summit House at Rockin’ B Ranch! Creek access includes kayaks to use; there’s a massive shaded patio alongside a gas grill and two fire pits, as well as the pool and hot tub! Indoors, there’s AC, Wifi, Roku-ready TVs, a huge professional kitchen, two fireplaces, and even a billiards room!
Spend your Hill Country eclipse getaway in the natural setting of the Red Cloud Cabin at Bandera Stronghold! It’s perfect for couples or a small family of three, with private access to a nearby creek for swimming and fishing. Sink into the soothing hot tub on the spacious deck, or have a cookout on the charcoal grill. Amenities inside include AC, Wifi, and a full kitchen.
Horse lovers will want to make the Doe Creek Horse Ranch in Bandera their eclipse HQ! There are stalls and exercise spaces for your horses, and comfy spaces for a family of five, too! The grounds feature two covered patios with furniture and outdoor lights, and a unique Blackstone propane griddle and stove top. There’s central air, Wifi, a smart TV, and full kitchen inside.
The Bluebird Cabin at The Nest sleeps three, so small families and couples can make it their eclipse HQ! The cabin has a shaded porch, and all cabins here are arranged for full privacy. The shared pavilion area has a swimming pool, tables, corn hole (bags) games, and an axe-throwing wall (axes not included). You’ll find a full kitchen and bath inside, along with a TV and AC.