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!
There’s kid- and pet-friendly space for up to a dozen to enjoy the eclipses at the Cypress Star in Bandera! Entertain out back with a bar with a smart TV, fire pit, and combo BBQ grill and smoker; there’s even a croquet field! Three bedrooms and a bunk room inside offer sleeping space for 12, and there’s another smart TV, Wifi, a full kitchen, and coffee bar!
Up to three of your folks can enjoy the Great Heart Edwards Cabin, nestled on seven scenic acres near Bandera! This kid and pet friendly cabin is ideal for a couples’ or small family eclipse getaway. You can use the shared pavilion outside, charcoal pit, fire pit, and there’s even space for horseshoes! The Edwards Cabin also features a kitchenette with complementary coffee.
Private access to the Medina, with space for 10: those amenities and more make the Hacienda del Rio River Home a great eclipse hideaway! When you’re not enjoying the river, you can kick back on the shaded patio or BBQ on the charcoal grill. Inside, it’s cool and comfy with central air, along with a fully-appointed kitchen, laundry room, Roku-ready smart TV, and Wifi service.
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!
This riverside getaway in Bandera will make an awesome spot for up to 14 people for the eclipses! It’s right on the Medina River, it’s kid- and pet-friendly, and it’s right down the road from all the fun attractions of Bandera. Comforts and amenities here include central air, smart TVs, Wifi service, gas and charcoal grills, and a deck overlooking the river
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.
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.
The Cedar Loft at the Last Outpost in Bandera sleeps three, providing great accommodations for a couple or small family during the eclipses! Amenities include a charcoal grill, fire pit with firewood, and a cozy front porch. You’ll find complementary breakfast food and beverages here, a kitchenette with a stove top, a TV with VCR and DVD player, and a full bath with shower.
The Blue Retreat in the Hill Country is a luxurious way to celebrate the eclipse! This family-friendly getaway sleeps up to eight, and features extras like a multi-game outdoor gaming area, a soothing hot tub, an outdoor waterfall, spacious shaded deck, a gas grill and fire pit, three Roku-ready TVs, Wifi service, a full kitchen, and plenty of vehicle parking! Eclipse journey offers are being taken for this property.
Omie’s Ranch Haus is a family home that would make a perfect eclipse escape for your family! Its welcoming interior features central air, a full kitchen, washer and dryer, TV with DVD player, and Wifi. The guest home comfortably sleeps up to eight people, and outside there’s a fire pit (wood included), spacious porch, charcoal grill, and corn hole (bags) game.
Watch the eclipses in style at the Water’s Edge Guesthouse in Bandera! This big, beautiful home sleeps up to six, and features both a private creekside location and closeness to the Medina River. A fire pit, charcoal grill, and big patio round out your outdoor amenities. Inside, there’s central air, a fireplace, a full kitchen, a smart TV with DVD player, and Wifi Internet.
The combined Blue Getaway and Hill Country Memories properties in Kerrville offer picturesque eclipse-viewing accommodations for up to 20 people! The sky-blue Getaway and the Memories cabin are both loaded with amazing amenities like an outdoor gaming area, multiple hot tubs, spacious decks, Wifi service, Roku-ready TVs, gas grills, fire pits, and much more!