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!
The Pony Cabin at Tabasco Ranch sleeps three, and is a perfect eclipse home for a couple or small family! Outside, there’s a front patio and shaded back deck, with both a grill and fire pit. The property’s big shared pavilion has an oven, fridge, and additional fire pit. There’s AC, satellite TV and Wifi, and a full kitchen inside the cabin. You can also board horses here!
The Lodge at Forse Mountain Ranch in Kerrville is a huge family-friendly eclipse escape for up to 14! There are 170 acres here, complete with swimming and fishing areas (paddle boats and kayaks included). Front and back seating areas include a fire pit and charcoal and gas grills. Inside, there’s a wood-burning fireplace, satellite TV and Wifi service, even a big gaming room!
Gather family, friends to see the eclipses at 7 Canyons Ranch near Tarpley! There’s space here for up to 28 people, all on 500-acre ranch where there’s plenty of wildlife as well as sky show.This property includes satellite TV, fire pit, hot tub, BBQ pit, Wifi service, dens with fireplaces and more. All Lodge suites are available for the 2023 eclipse, but ONLY lower-story suites (space for 16) are available for 2024
Treat your fellow eclipse-watchers to a riverfront getaway in Bandera! The Bandera River House gives you private access to the Medina River, and comfortably sleeps 12 people. You’ll also have a full kitchen, gas grill, fire pit, a tree-shaded outdoor seating area, Wifi service, and even a fireplace. This guest home is an amazing place for a large family or group of friends!
Getting fired up for the eclipses, but having trouble finding room for a large group? The Bandera River Retreat sleeps up to 14 people, it’s kid- and pet-friendly, and provides private access to the waterside fun of the Medina River! There’s a big patio and sun-shaded deck, charcoal grill, full kitchen, satellite Internet service, and even a washer and dryer.