- The list below includes 97 free or cheap things to do in or near Wimberley, Texas, including 86 different types of inexpensive activities like Farms & Ranches, Parks, Ziplines and Specialty Museums.
- From Blue Hole Regional Park to Jacob's Well Natural Area, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Wimberley and in nearby cities within 25 miles like New Braunfels, San Marcos, Canyon Lake and Dripping Springs.
A rustic swimming hole is the focus of the Blue Hole Regional Park. In addition to the swimming area and bath house, it also features a full array of park amenities like a basketball court, playground, picnic area, tennis courts, and campground.
Jacob's Well Natural Area is a deep well and swimming hole fed by an artesian spring 140 feet below the surface. Local vegetation and wildlife surrounds the well, which also features an attached creek. Saturday tours and parking are available.
A variety of Bonsai styles are reflected in the collection at the Central Texas Bonsai Exhibit at Jade Gardens, including some of the finest Bonsai in the region. Many traditional trees are used, and it works to show Bonsai arrangements in an indoor environment.
Blue Hole is a popular local swimming hole and park commonly visited by residents and visitors throughout the year. In addition to swimming, visitors enjoy playing basketball on the courts provided or walking through the nature trails.
Celebrating and honoring the lifestyle of early pioneers, Jack Glover's Cowboy Museum features various artifacts and memorabilia related to the Wild Wild West. Located in Wimberley, the museum is just a short drive from Pioneer Town.
Tours of the Bella Vista Ranch include the winery, orchards, and gardens with the opportunity to learn about the agriculture and cultivation processes used for their olives, grapes, and other fruits. Guided tours are scheduled on the weekends and last roughly one hour.