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!
Let’s review the amazing extras you’ll enjoy at Mucho Gusto during your eclipse getaway: a pool, dry sauna, fire pit, pool table, bar, gas grill, and optional egg-based country breakfast. You’ll have all this to yourself, along with sleep space for four, central air, cable TV, Wifi, and a convenient kitchenette. The guest cabin, entertainment area, and courtyard are included!
A perfectly-located eclipse escape for a family of up to seven awaits you at the Carriage House Cottage! The best of Bandera is within walking distance (the 11th Street Cowboy Bar is right across the alley), and this pet- and kid-friendly getaway includes a spacious private patio, fire pit, outdoor fireplace, charcoal grill, Wifi, full kitchen, washer and dryer, and more. Offers are being taken for this property
The Highlander River House is six miles from Bandera, with private access to the Medina River! There’s sleep space for eight, making it a family-friendly eclipse getaway. There’s a spacious patio and deck over the river, and a wood smoker and gas grill for cookouts. Inside, there’s comfort and tech with AC and heating, Roku-ready TV, Wifi, a full kitchen, and a laundry room.
The best of Bandera is yours during the eclipses at the 11th Street River House! This kid- and pet-friendly guest home sleeps up to eight, is close to shopping, cuisine, and nightlife, and offers private access to the Medina River for tubing, swimming, and more. The fenced backyard keeps kids and pets safe, and the fire pit makes a great gathering spot for eclipse viewing.
Find your perfect family eclipse getaway on a 50-acre ranch with a private swimming hole! The Clark Creek Ranch Cabin near Medina is centrally located amid several parks and towns, comfortably sleeps up to seven, is kid- and pet-friendly, and has a screened gazebo and shaded patio, charcoal grill, satellite TV and high-speed Internet, wood-burning fireplace, and much more.
Make the Fall Creek Homestead and Casita your eclipse home! There’s family-friendly space here for up to 15 people, including access to the cool and refreshing creek and 230 beautiful Hill Country acres. There’s an outdoor fireplace, huge patio, gas grills, and pretty views outside, and you’ll enjoy wireless Internet, satellite TVs, and a pool table inside!
Enjoy the eclipses in a unique property that’s right in Bandera, but has that out-in-the-country feel: the Bandera Box Guest House! This kid- and pet-friendly home accommodates up to 13 people, and features a two-level deck that overlooks the Medina River, cable TV, Wifi service, a charcoal grill, and a gas fire pit. This location will be very popular for eclipse holidays!
The River Run Lodge is a massive kid and pet friendly riverside guest home that sleeps up to 15! There’s a tube shoot to the river, and you can swim and fish, there, too. You’ll find a shaded deck right off the dining room, along with a charcoal grill and picnic table. Indoors includes AC, a gaming room and bar, laundry facilities, cable TV and Wifi service.
Sleep a crew of six in comfort at the Texas Blue Apple Cottage! This kid- and pet-friendly guest home makes an awesome eclipse getaway, with a charming back deck and charcoal grill outside for cookouts. This former hairstylist’s shop has been remodeled to include Wifi, a smart TV, a full and modern kitchen, central air and heat, and a washer and dryer, too.
Make all of Bandera your eclipse holiday HQ with a stay at the Trails End Hideaway Cabin! It sleeps up to four, and offers close access to all the attractions of the Cowboy Capital of the World, including the Medina River. Inside, your space is kept comfortable with AC and heating, and you’ll enjoy a Roku-ready smart TV, Wifi Internet service, and a convenient kitchenette.
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.
Bandera is popular for Medina River's tubing, swimming, fishing, and kayaking, and the Texas Two Step puts you right in the action there, too! It's a block from Bandera City Park, where you can access the river for a modest fee. This alone makes the Two Step's location attractive to visitors, and as a bonus it's a 15-mile drive to the pristine beauty of the Hill Country State Natural Area.