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4 Things to Do at the Dripping Springs Pioneer Christmas Event

Tis the season! It’s time to start celebrating Christmas in Dripping Springs with Pioneer Christmas! Here’s what you need to know about this wonderful community event near Caliterra and some of the things you can do at the event. (Image via facebook.com) A Pioneer Christmas When: Saturday, December [...]

Dripping Springs Farmers Market Named Best in Texas

This should come as no surprise to those of you who have gone to the Dripping Springs Farmers Market, but it was recently dubbed the best in Texas. That’s right! Not just the best local farmers market, but the best in TEXAS! Here’s some more info on this exceptional recognition for this delightful l [...]

Resort-Style Pool to Join Caliterra Amenities

Are you ready to dive into the newest of the Caliterra amenities? We’ve officially broken ground on the Overlook Pool. Okay, so it’s definitely too chilly to go swimming, but come next summer, the weather will be perfect! Here’s some more info on the latest addition to our Dripping Springs master-pl [...]

3 Reasons You Want to Live in Dripping Springs

Are you looking to live in Dripping Springs? First settled in the mid-1800s, Dripping Springs has been an oasis just outside of Austin for many families over the years. Being a master-planned community in Dripping Springs, we may be biased, but it’s also the perfect place to call home. In case you n [...]

3 Ways Master-Planned Community Amenities Can Improve Your Wellness

When considering a new home, do you also consider the impact master-planned community amenities can have on your health and wellness? When our developers planned our community, our goal was to make sure your surroundings and amenities would have a positive impact on your well-being. If you’re lookin [...]

Top 3 Events in Dripping Springs this October

Can you believe it? Fall is already here, and with it comes some super fun events in Dripping Springs. Here’s our list of the top three October events happening near Caliterra. Oktoberfest MusikFest at Homespun Kitchen and Bar (Image via destinationdrippingsprings.com) When: Friday, October 12 – Sun [...]

Get Ready to Shoot for the Stars with Stargazing at Caliterra

Our master-planned community isn’t like most other communities, as Caliterra is considered part of a dark sky community. With Dripping Springs being a certified Dark Sky Community, stargazing at Caliterra is unlike anything you’ve seen. Come see Orion’s Belt and the Big Dipper like never before at o [...]

Live the Caliterra Lifestyle in Dripping Springs

From the rolling banks of Onion Creek to the enchanting Hill Country views, our master-planned community in Dripping Springs welcomes residents to live the Caliterra Lifestyle by being at home with nature. Focusing less on where things are, but rather how you feel in your surroundings, our master-pl [...]

Top 4 Farmers Markets Near Dripping Springs

As a celebration of the summer harvest, this week marks the 19th annual National Farmers Market Week in the United States. One of the best ways to support local farmers is by visiting the exceptional farmers markets near Dripping Springs! Check out this list of our favorite farmers markets near Cali [...]

Celebrate the Dog Days of Summer Near Dripping Springs with Your Pup

What would life be without our furry, four-legged companions that give unconditional love, tail wags and kisses? Life is certainly better with dogs, and to help you spend as much time with your pup as you can, here are some of the best dog-friendly places near Dripping Springs. Family Business Beer [...]

2018’s Best Dripping Springs Wine Trail

We may be a little biased, but we don’t think you need to go to Napa to have a great wine tasting. You’d agree with us if you also knew about all the phenomenal Dripping Springs wineries that can be discovered along our Dripping Springs wine trail near Caliterra. (Image via facebook.com) Westcave Ce [...]

What to Do in the Dripping Springs Fair and Rodeo Near Caliterra

When it comes to fun things to do in Dripping Springs, there’s never a shortage of attractions and events near Caliterra! If you thought the Fourth of July celebration in Dripping Springs was something, just wait until the Dripping Springs Fair and Rodeo starts in 10 days. Saddle up and get ready fo [...]

The 2018 Best Swimming Holes Near Dripping Springs

Does this July Hill Country heat ever get you down? Don’t sweat, because we’ve got a list of the Hill Country’s best swimming holes near Dripping Springs! These spots are perfect when you really want to dive into nature and go swimming near Caliterra. Hamilton Pool Preserve (Image via parks.travisco [...]

4 Ways to Stay Cool at Caliterra This Summer

School’s out, summer’s here and you may be trying figure out how to beat this dastardly Texas heat. With these fun summer activities, you’ll be able to stay cool at Caliterra all summer long! Thanks to the amenities at Caliterra, our master-planned community in Dripping Springs gives residents a mul [...]

5 Things to Do Over Memorial Day Weekend in Dripping Springs

Are you and your family getting ready for Memorial Day? Sometimes finding the perfect event to go to can be hard when there are so many events near Dripping Springs, and that’s why we’ve put together this quick list of our top things to do over Memorial Day weekend in Dripping Springs. Memorial Day [...]

Top 4 Events Near Dripping Springs this May

Who’s ready to have loads of fun as we get closer and closer to another beautiful Texas summer? There are so many events near Dripping Springs this May that we just simply couldn’t talk about them all, so this is our quick list of the top 4 May events near Caliterra, our master-planned community. 1. [...]

3 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day near Dripping Springs

As the Gateway to the Texas Hill Country, Caliterra puts a huge emphasis on living with nature rather than destroying nature to live. With that being said, we just have a few more days until Earth Day! If you’re looking for things to do in Austin on April 22, here are a few ways you could celebrate [...]

5 Things to Do at the Race to Brunch 5K and Festival

We’re all so excited to be hosting the Race to Brunch 5K and Festival at Caliterra in Dripping Springs, and like most Dripping Springs events, there will be a lot more to this family-friendly event than meets the eye. Aside from participating in the 5K on Saturday, May 12, here are 5 other fun thing [...]

3 Ways to Celebrate Easter in Dripping Springs

Easter falls on the first weekend of April this year, which happens to also be April Fool’s Day. When it comes to celebrating Easter in Dripping Springs, you have quite a few options. It’s really up to how you and your family like to celebrate. With there being so many things to do in Dripping Sprin [...]

How to Train for Caliterra’s Race to Brunch 5K and Festival

We’re just a few weeks away from our Race to Brunch 5K and Festival at Caliterra in Dripping Springs, and if you’ve never run a 5K before, this is a great one to start. Not only will you get to enjoy the fresh Texas Hill Country air and breathtaking views, but you’ll also get to enjoy all the fun fe [...]

Best of Dripping Springs – Local Craft Products

If you've been following our community blog over the last few months, then you've certainly become familiar with our various blog series, especially our Best of Dripping Springs series. We've highlighted quite a few things to do in Dripping Springs, (like the best of Dripping Springs sandwich places [...]

A Dark Sky Community Event: Stargazing at Caliterra

You haven’t truly seen Orion’s Belt or the Big Dipper until you’ve seen them in a Dark Sky Community. Certified Dark Sky Communities like Dripping Springs make stargazing at Caliterra second to none. That’s why our master-planned community is having an entire event for residents to be able to stop a [...]

What to Look Forward to with Caliterra Phase II

Caliterra in Dripping Springs is quickly growing! With the start of Caliterra phase II, current and potential residents can expect to see new amenities and beautiful new homes in Dripping Springs. Here are some of the big things to look forward to in Caliterra phase II. Connecting Phase I and Phase [...]

Water Conservation Tips at Caliterra in Dripping Springs

With recent shortages happening in the area, it’s time that we all got smart about how we use the most valuable resource on the planet – water. To help you do your part for the globe, we’re sharing some great water conservation tips at Caliterra in Dripping Springs. Turn Off the Tap When… One of the [...]

4 Things to Know About Custom Homes at Caliterra

Along with Caliterra in Dripping Springs being a nature-focused community, we also offer beautiful custom homes at Caliterra. These new homes in Dripping Springs are gorgeous, and regardless of which custom homebuilder you choose, you’re sure to get your dream home! If you’re curious, here are four [...]

Reimers Observatory Near Caliterra

Of all the things to do in Dripping Springs and the many ways to enjoy nature at Caliterra, few things can beat the Reimers Observatory in Dripping Springs! Since Dripping Springs is a Dark Sky Community, it’s the perfect place for exceptional stargazing. As one of our favorite Dripping Springs attr [...]

Swimming Holes Near Dripping Springs

July is National Parks and Recreation Month, and what better way to recognize this time than by heading out to one of the many swimming holes near Dripping Springs? Stay cool when the temperatures are on the rise at these great natural attractions near Caliterra in Dripping Springs. Barton Springs P [...]

5 Ways to Enjoy Nature at Caliterra in Dripping Springs

Caliterra in Dripping Springs is all about living with nature. That’s why our master-planned community has been called “a development known best for what’s not being developed.” As a nature-focused community, Caliterra provides you and your family a multitude of ways to enjoy nature. Here are 5 ways [...]

Teaching Your Kids to Fish

It’s summer, and if you aren’t outside fishing, you’re not spending your summer the right way. Fishing near Austin is a great way to connect with nature and is a unique opportunity for you and your kids to spend some quality time together. Today, Caliterra in Dripping Springs is sharing a few tips o [...]

Horseback Riding in Dripping Springs

When it comes to finding things to do in Dripping Springs that bring you closer to nature, there’s no better way to do it than to trek through the Texas Hill Country on horseback! Here are some of the places where you and your family can go horseback riding in Dripping Springs near our master-planne [...]

Running on Trails vs. Running on Streets

Caliterra in Dripping Springs offers trails that accommodate all running enthusiasts, no matter what their running preference or their level of experience is! With summer fast approaching and more of our residents finding themselves with extra free time, we wanted to share information about running [...]

Top Family-Friendly Austin Events in June

If one thing is certain, it’s that there are plenty of things to do in Austin, especially with summer finally here! Caliterra in Dripping Springs is just a short drive from the capital of Texas and all the fun events happening in Austin this month. Here are our top picks for family-friendly Austin e [...]

3 Reasons to Buy One of Our New Homes in Dripping Springs

Have you been giving some thought to making the move to Dripping Springs? Buying a home can be a big decision and shouldn’t be made lightly. If you still want to learn a little more about this great city, or if your spouse needs a little more convincing, here are a few great reasons to buy one of ou [...]

Tips on being a Greener Parent

Being a parent isn’t always easy, especially when you also want to be environmentally conscious. Let’s face it, kids aren’t exactly eco-friendly. They forget to turn off lights and water or leave the door open with the A/C blasting. The best way to teach them how to be more eco-friendly is to lead b [...]

Best Places to Camp Near Dripping Springs

Being the Gateway to the Texas Hill Country makes Dripping Springs, TX a nature wonderland where you and your family can get back to nature and explore our great land. With so many options around our master-planned community, it can be hard to know which areas are actually worth visiting. That’s why [...]

Top 4 Most Scenic Places in the Texas Hill Country

The thing about treasure is that it is often hidden away somewhere. Without a guide, it is hard to know where to start looking. Some of the greatest scenic treasures of the Texas Hill Country are located just outside of our master-planned community. Here is our guide to the top 4 scenic places of th [...]

Caliterra Homeowner Spotlight: Jason

Caliterra in Dripping Springs, TX is growing fast. We’re making quick progress on the amenities in Caliterra, and we have homes available for quick move-in! To see all of the wonderful things planned come to life in our master-planned community in Dripping Springs, TX, it’s easy to see why residents [...]

Ring in the New Year with a New Home in Caliterra

The New Year is always seen as a time for change, and 2017 is the year to make the move to a master-planned community that has phenomenal homebuilders! Caliterra in Dripping Springs has plenty of modern homes available for the New Year. Here’s what you need to know about our new homes in Dripping Sp [...]

What Makes Caliterra Such a Great Place to Live?

If you’re looking for a beautiful place to call home in the Texas Hill Country, look no further than our master-planned community. Our new homes in Dripping Springs are ideal for families in all walks of life! If you don’t believe us, here are just a few of the things that make Caliterra such a grea [...]

Upcoming December Events in Austin, Texas 

The winter holidays are right around the corner! Our master-planned community is conveniently located near all the season’s festivities. Join in on these family-friendly Christmas activities and December events going on near Caliterra in Dripping Springs! (Image via austinot.com) Holiday Sing-Along [...]

Create an Outdoor Oasis Unique to You

When it comes to being at home with nature, no master-planned community can compare to Caliterra in Dripping Springs, TX. The whole focus of our active community is being a development known best for what’s not being developed. While Caliterra will already be a slice Hill Country paradise, sometimes [...]

5 Reasons Why You Should Call Dripping Springs, TX Home

As the Gateway to the Hill Country, Dripping Springs, TX is a beautiful city! If you’re debating whether you want to move here or not, Caliterra is going to give you 5 reasons why you should call Dripping Springs, TX home. (Image via destinationdrippingsprings.com) Dark Sky Community Dripping Spring [...]

What to Look for in an Amenity Center

When it comes to active living in a master-planned community, there are certain things that you want that community to have, such as an amenity center. Caliterra in Dripping Springs has an amazing amenity center called the Welcome Lounge and Event Pavilion that is sure to check all your boxes. Here [...]

Caliterra Welcome Lounge and Event Pavilion Now Open!

When it comes to having a good time and active living in the Texas Hill Country, few places can rival the great times being had at our master-planned community. That’s especially true now that the Welcome Lounge and Event Pavilion is open at Caliterra in Dripping Springs! Here are some of the great [...]

4 Ways Caliterra Fits a Social Lifestyle

The social lifestyle and active living found at Caliterra in Dripping Springs, Texas, makes it easy for residents to instantly feel at home when they move into our master-planned community. Here are 4 ways Caliterra fits a social lifestyle. Community Amenities Many of the amenities in Caliterra supp [...]

Update on Progress of Caliterra in Dripping Springs, TX

As a master-planned community, every part of Caliterra in Dripping Springs, TX has been meticulously thought about by our developers. That means everything from the multiple neighborhoods to the wonderful amenities in our active community. Here’s a quick update on the great progress being made in Ca [...]

5 Low-Maintenance Landscaping Ideas

Having the perfect yard isn’t always easy. You have to make sure everything is getting enough water, sunlight and most importantly, you have to keep those pesky weeds away. Caliterra living is all about being at home with nature, and that’s why the master-planned community of Caliterra in Dripping S [...]

Ways to Save Money on Lawn Maintenance

The cost of keeping your lawn green and beautiful can be pretty steep. While Caliterra living is all about being at home with nature, it’s not about spending all your time and money on having the greenest yard. So today, the master-planned community of Caliterra is sharing a few ways you can save mo [...]

Summer Landscaping Don’ts

Landscaping is difficult to master in the summer heat of Dripping Springs, Texas. The master-planned community of Caliterra in Dripping Springs discussed Summer Landscaping Do’s in our previous blog. Today, Caliterra is going to share the don’ts of summer landscaping: Don’t Plant Cool-Season Vegetab [...]

Summer Landscaping Do’s

Summer is a great time of year to have people over and spend time outside. However, it can be a nightmare for landscaping. So today, the master-planned community of Caliterra in Dripping Springs is sharing a few Do’s for your summer landscaping. Plant Hot-Season Vegetables Take advantage of the abun [...]

5 Family Activities to do in the Summer

Summertime is about spending time with family and enjoying the beautiful Texas weather. It’s hard to know where to get started but the master-planned community of Caliterra in Dripping Springs, TX is here to help. With these 5 family activities and Austin, TX attractions, you’ll have entertaining pl [...]

4 Best Swimming Holes Near Dripping Springs

Summer is here, and when the Texas heat is a scorching 90 degrees, and the sun is sweltering, the best thing to do is to grab that sunscreen and make your way to the water. Locals know that the best things for surviving the summer heat are the man-made pools and the natural springs near Austin! Ther [...]

Wineries Near Dripping Springs

Dripping Springs and all the surrounding cities have amazing Texas Hill Country wineries. Some of them are even on par with the wineries in California. Today, the master-planned community of Caliterra in Dripping Springs is highlighting a few of the great Texas Hill Country wineries near Dripping Sp [...]

5 Best Views in the Hill Country

While there are plenty of man-made Austin, Texas attractions, the best by far are the natural areas of the Texas Hill Country. The trails are winding, and the views are stunning. So if you’re looking for things to do in Austin, or near Austin, go on an adventure and experience these 5 purely breath- [...]

Adventurous Activities to do in the Hill Country

When it comes to active living in the Texas Hill Country, there’s always plenty of great activities and things to do in Austin. Next time you’re seeking a fun, outdoor adventure, try these heart-pumping activities to do in the Hill Country. Go for a Swim From the Blue Hole in Wimberly to Hamilton Po [...]

6 Texas Hill Country Hiking Trails

There’s nothing quite like getting some fresh air in the great outdoors. One of the best ways to do that is to take a hike. The master-planned community of Caliterra in Dripping Springs is the Gateway to the Texas Hill Country, which has undoubtedly some of the best hiking trails! Here are 6 Texas H [...]

5 Things to do Within 20 Miles of Austin

Summer is a beautiful season in Texas, especially for several Austin events and attractions. When you’re thinking of things to do in Austin, these five Austin, Texas attractions should be the first on your list to visit. All together they’ll make for a perfect summer day! Hamilton Pool An Austin nat [...]

Tips on Green Landscaping

As a master-planned community, Caliterra is focused on regeneration of the land and keeping the Texas Hill Country beautiful. One of the ways we do that is by promoting green landscaping. Here are a few tips on green landscaping your new home. What to Plant When making decisions on what to plant, it [...]

What to Avoid When Living an Eco-Friendly Lifestyle

When it comes to the master-planned community of Caliterra in Dripping Springs, TX, living an eco-friendly lifestyle is very important. To help you be at home with nature, here are the things you should avoid when living an eco-friendly lifestyle. Plastic Grocery Bags We all know that plastic grocer [...]

What does Green Building Mean?

Caliterra living is all about being at home with nature. From our homebuilders to our nature-focused amenities, the master-planned community of Caliterra in Dripping Springs is extremely environmentally conscious. Now, let’s dive deeper into what green building means and some of the benefits of gree [...]

4 Ways a Nature-Focused Community is Perfect for Retirement

Are you retired and looking to settle down in a community far enough away from the city to experience a laid back lifestyle surrounded by nature? Caliterra is located in the middle of the Texas Hill Country paradise making it the perfect place for retirement. Here are a few ways a nature-focused mas [...]

Top 10 Reasons to Live in Caliterra

The master-planned community of Caliterra in Dripping Springs is perfect for any lifestyle. If you’re looking for a new home to suit your lifestyle, here are the top 10 reasons to live in Caliterra. Active Living Being the gateway to the Texas Hill Country, Caliterra is surrounded by beautiful natur [...]

3 Outdoor Activities to do in Austin, Texas

Texans never run out of things to do in Austin because it’s rich with all sorts of events and attractions. While there are plenty of fun things to do indoors, it’s almost springtime, and that means it’s time to get outside and enjoy the fresh air! If you’re looking for your family’s next great adven [...]

3 Reasons Kids Need to Spend Time Outside

We all have those memories of being a kid and playing out in the yard. Whether it was running through the sprinklers or playing a sport, we could spend hours outside. Unfortunately, kids don’t seem to do that as much anymore. Here are just a few of the many reasons as to why kids need to spend time [...]

3 Benefits of Spending Time Outdoors

It’s March and spring is in the air. The weather will begin to warm up and the Texas Hill Country will be bustling as the trees regain their leaves and the wildflowers begin to appear. This is the perfect time to go outside and take a deep breath of fresh, Caliterra air. Residents of our master-plan [...]

3 Ways a Master-Planned Community Fits into an Active Lifestyle

When you live an active lifestyle, it’s important to find a home and an active community that fits your needs. We’ve already shared 3 Things to Look for When Home Buying if You Live an Active Lifestyle. Now, here are a few ways a master-planned community, like Caliterra in Dripping Springs, fits int [...]

3 Things to Look for When Home Buying if You Live an Active Lifestyle

There is a lot to think about when buying a home. You want to make sure it’s located in a safe area with good schools and that it offers the lifestyle you are looking for. If you’re an adult that lives an active lifestyle and enjoys being outside in the fresh air, here are three things you’ll want t [...]

Why Do Realtors Love Caliterra?

When you start looking for a home, it can be a little overwhelming. One of the best things to do when you begin your search is to hire a Realtor because they will know all of the perfect places to look. They’ll know to look at a master-planned community first because they know the houses are well bu [...]

What are the Perks of Living in a Master-Planned Community?

When you’re thinking about buying a new home, there are some major things to look at. From the school district to the sense of community in the neighborhood, there are plenty of things to consider before you buy a home. You’ve probably heard the term “master-planned community” and maybe wondering, “ [...]

What to Look for When Buying a Home in the Winter

                  Buying a new home is a big deal. There are so many different issues you could face, most of which are unavoidable or completely out of your control. One of the biggest things out of your control is the weather, especially in Texas. So if [...]

10 Ultimate Treehouses That Will Get You Excited for Treehouse Park

Most of us probably wanted a treehouse as a kid because there was something magical about them. They could be your “fortress of solitude.” You could let your imagination run wild with a treehouse. We know those dreams, because we had them too. In fact, we’re so excited about Caliterra’s Treehouse Pa [...]

3 Differences Between Natural Gas vs. Propane

Natural gas has been prominently featured in the media recently, from both environmental and financial standpoints. As energy prices continue to rise, natural gas has increased in popularity among homeowners as cleaner, cheaper and more efficient alternatives to oil and electricity. At Caliterra we [...]

5 Tips for Summer Gardening in Dripping Springs

Even the most experienced gardeners may become discouraged when considering growing a garden in Texas during the summer heat. While there may be some challenges, our climate also has benefits that even novice gardeners can take advantage of. The following are 5 tips for gardening during the summer i [...]

Caliterra Community Feature: Parks & Open Spaces

One of the many reasons families will love living in Caliterra is the wide, open spaces. Our beautiful parks allow residents to enjoy the great outdoors without ever having to leave the community. Take a walk, jog, hike or bike down one of our nature trails, or just spend the day relaxing with frien [...]

THE PERFECT DAY TRIP IN DRIPPING SPRINGS

Dripping Springs is well known for many unique things including being the "Gateway to the Hill Country", amazing swimming holes, wineries, nature trails and more! Caliterra is a new master planned community located in Dripping Springs, which is why we know all the best places to make a day trip out [...]

CALITERRA COMMUNITY FEATURE: CALITERRA COMMONS

With its laid-back lifestyle and dramatic sunsets, Caliterra is the kind of Texas Hill Country community one dreams of living in. Caliterra will have a variety of community features located in the Caliterra Commons. Welcome Lodge At the heart of the community, residents will have a place to meet fri [...]

DRIPPING SPRINGS: THE WEDDING CAPITAL OF TEXAS

Brides and grooms from all over the country are making their way to Dripping Springs to say I do. The small town has attracted the attention of many brides dreaming of their perfect wedding day. There is a reason Dripping Springs has been named the Wedding Capital of Texas and here's why! Tie The Kn [...]

DISCOVER THE CALITERRA COMMUNITY IN DRIPPING SPRINGS, TEXAS

Fulfill your dreams of owning the home you have always imagined in the Caliterra community in the Texas Hill Country of Dripping Springs. Homeowners are able to leave the hustle and bustle of the big city behind them and enter into an enchantingly beautiful master planned community. With Caliterra b [...]

HOW TO PREPARE YOUR HOME AND GARDEN FOR SPRING

Spring has arrived, which means getting a jump-start on spring cleaning. Bring new, stylish d'ecor and fresh flowers into your beautiful garden. Here are some helpful tips on how to give your home a seasonal refresh! Spring Cleaning Give your home a good spring-cleaning this year by starting with th [...]

7 REASONS WHY YOU WILL LOVE DRIPPING SPRINGS

Known as the 'Gateway to the Hill Country', Dripping Springs, Texas offers beautiful views, rock bottom creeks, an exceptional school system and affordable living. Caliterra, a new home community, is the perfect addition to Dripping Springs. Here are seven reasons why you will love it! 1. Unique res [...]

5 UPCOMING EVENTS AROUND DRIPPING SPRINGS FOR ALL FAMILIES

The Caliterra community loves their location in Dripping Springs, TX! Not only do residents have the lovely hill country views, there are always events going on. Bringing the community together as a whole, here are just a few upcoming events around Dripping Springs for all families to enjoy! 1. Apri [...]