What It's Known For
Starting 15 miles outside of the Austin City Limits, you’ll find yourself surrounded by gorgeous Hill Country views and peaceful towns. Covering the expansive area that extends west of Mopac and south of Lady Bird Lake, Southwest Austin includes Oak Hill, Dick Nichols, Circle C Ranch, Bear Creek, Cedar Valley, Driftwood, Dripping Springs, and Wimberley.
TO DO IN SOUTHWEST AUSTIN
As you head out of the city, the rolling hills play host to a number of small towns that have that signature old Texas charm. A popular spot for visitors, Wimberley has easy access to the Blanco River for days spent floating and swimming with friends, as well as a number of local maker markets to peruse.
Keep heading down 290 until you reach Dripping Springs, where you can tour the Deep Eddy Vodka distillery or enjoy craft beers and scenic views from Jester King Brewery. Plan a wine-tasting excursion to one of the area’s wineries close by—Fall Creek Vineyards, Duchman Family Winery, and Trattoria Lisina & Mandola Vineyard have our stamp of approval.
APARTMENTS IN SOUTHWEST AUSTIN
Apartments in Southwest Austin can be a little pricier due to being in such a gorgeous part of town. We’re here to help you navigate your Austin apartment options! Pair up with a local agent for free help finding your next place to call home.
Zip codes (some overlap): 78749, 78737, 78739, 78652, 78620, 78619
Hot Streets: FM-290, FM-71, FM-1826, SH-45 Escarpment Blvd., William Cannon, Slaughter Lane, Southwest Parkway, Nutty Brown Road, Fitzhugh Road
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