- The list below includes 111 free or cheap things to do in or near Dripping Springs, Texas, including 82 different types of inexpensive activities like Farms & Ranches, Mini Golf, Trampoline Parks and Breweries.
- From Milton Reimers Ranch Park to Hamilton Pool Preserve, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Dripping Springs and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Austin, San Marcos, Canyon Lake and Wimberley.
Pinballz Kingdom is a castle themed entertainment center and arcade. Visitors can play indoor and outdoor laser tag, bowl, play arcade games, or race on go karts. Pinballz Kingdom also maintains a full service restaurant and bar.
An indoor playground full of inflatables, Hoppin House features a variety of amusements for kids. In addition to inflatable bounce houses, the facility features a foam pit and a party room that can be reserved for special occasions.
The Zilker Zephyr Miniature Train offers a 25 minute ride through Zilker Park with the help of a narrow-gauge light rain mini-train. Riders are able to take in the sights of Lady Bird Lake and Barton Creek on the train which departs every hour on the hour.
Fed from underground springs and measuring almost 3-acres in size, Barton Springs Pool, has been attracting swimmers to its natural water for decades. Now listed as a federally protected habitat, the pool is open for year round swimming.