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 Crazy Horse Cabin at Bandera Stronghold is a great couples’ or small family eclipse getaway! The cabin sleeps up to three, and includes private creek access for swimming and fishing. Enjoy a fresh-air BBQ cookout on the charcoal grill, and cap off your day with a soothing soak in the hot tub. A TV with DVD player, Wifi, central air and a full kitchen await you inside.
With sleeping space for up to eight, the Rockin’ B Ranch Bluff House makes a great family eclipse escape! It’s a kid and pet friendly waterfront rental with private space for swimming, fishing, and tubing, with shaded outdoor spaces, a soothing hot tub, a fire pit and charcoal grill. Inside, there’s central air, a smart TV and Wifi, a full kitchen, and laundry facilities.
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.
Lantana Lodge and its neighboring pond were hand-crafted by the property’s original owner, creating a unique eclipse roost for 12 people! There are two shaded decks, a waterfall and wading pool, a fire pit and cooking pit, and several outdoor games here, and the interior features central air and heat, a full kitchen, washer and dryer, Wifi, and Roku-ready TV.
Make your Hill Country eclipse visit extra-special with a Texas-sized breakfast served each morning! It’s all part of your stay at the Double U Barr Ranch Cowboy Cabin. It’s on a 42-acre ranch, with a cool creek for swimming and fishing (paddle boat included!), along with a BBQ grill and fire pit. The Cowboy Cabin sleeps three, and includes satellite TV and wireless Internet.
Watch the eclipses from a 15-acre mountain retreat that’s family-friendly, pet-friendly, and motorcycle-friendly! The Antler Run Ranch Cabin near Pipe Creek sleeps up to five in a private and peaceful setting that’s ideal for the upcoming sky shows. You’ll also have a hot tub to enjoy, satellite TV, Wifi service, a charcoal grill and smoker, and astounding Hill Country views.
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!
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.
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!
Create an eclipse escape for a couple or small family at the Cardinal Cabin! The cabin sleeps three, has a shaded porch, and is arranged with other cabins so all have privacy. You’ll have access to the swimming pool, tables, corn hole (bags) games, and axe-throwing wall (bring your own axes) in the shared pavilion. Inside, you’ll find a full kitchen and bath, local TV and AC.
Make your eclipse visit a couples’ treetop getaway in the Hill Country! The 7 Canyons Ranch Tree House is literally that, with comfy space for two people. It’s located on a sprawling 500-acre ranch with plenty of wildlife to watch as well as the sky show. This beautiful and lofty guest house includes a fire pit, charcoal grill, Wifi service, marked hiking trails, 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.