After the business of summer comes to a close and the air turns cool, you're probably looking for a relaxing getaway that's not too far a drive. Enter Marble Falls, a Hill Country escape perfect for reconnecting with nature and kicking back.

Here are some places to see, things to do, and "glampsites" to help you unwind in Marble Falls:

Destination Texas: See the Relaxing Side of Marble Falls

Here are some awesome things to do, sights to see, and "glampsites" for a restful, relaxed stay in Marble Falls.

At the top of this list is the Udoescape "glamping" pods outside of Marble Falls that bring all the eco-consciousness (and creature comforts for the non-campers) you need to feel right at home in the Texas Hill Country. Pod #1 comes with a hot tub recessed in the outside deck and sleeps three, so it makes for a quality couple's getaway, too.

The adventurous types can head to Longhorn Caverns State Park, which offers both easy walking tours designed for beginners and cave-repelling excursions for the more daring. It's also one of the best places to see one of the smallest species of bats in North America — the tri-colored bat.

And for those who prefer the kind of adventure that lets them stay in the car, The Exotic Resort Zoo lets you experience over 45 species of exotic animals free-roaming across 137 acres of the Texas Hill Country from the comfort of your car. This is a newer offering, in addition to their tractor-pulled tours.

At the end of the day, this trip is about relaxing, so make sure to treat yourself to either a pint at the nonprofit Save The World Brewing Co. or a giant slice of Blue Bonnet Cafe's world-famous pie. (Or both! We won't judge.)

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